Greenhouse Garden Wedding in Pontiac, Michigan


Julia and Nick are no strangers to being in front of my camera. Just last year I was out in Pontiac, Michigan capturing their engagement photos and now here we are just one year later documenting their wedding day. It’s full-circle moments like these that get me all teared up, I swear. Their Goldner Walsh Pontaic Michigan Wedding was everything that they could have ever hoped for. From the moment I met them, I knew that their love was magnetic and it became signed, sealed, and delivered on their wedding day. I’m obsessed! 


Goldner Walsh Garden & Homes | Pontiac, Michigan


Goldner Walsh Garden & Homes may seem like your run-of-the-mill garden and home store. However, this hidden gem in Pontiac, Michigan is one of the most beautiful Michigan wedding locations that I feel is vastly underrated. Goldner Walsh offers workshops and events that make them a perfect wedding location, especially for more intimate-style weddings. They combine natural beauty and landscaping with the history of this 100-year-old space. This greenhouse wedding venue gives couples the opportunity to be surrounded by lush greenery that not only looks beautiful but photographs beautifully as well. 


A main benefit of having a Goldner Walsh wedding is the wide variety of event spaces that they offer. From The Gardens & Amphitheater to The Cedar House Greenhouse and The Bocce Court. For any couple, you will find an event space that fits your wants and needs to a tee.


Goldner Walsh Garden & Homes Wedding Guest Capacity


One of the many reasons couples choose to get married at Goldner Walsh Garden & Homes is because of its versatility when it comes to wedding guest capacity. This Michigan wedding venue is perfect whether you’re looking for a more intimate style wedding or something a bit larger. Goldner Walsh’s event spaces can accommodate up to 200 wedding guests for their event spaces. However, I highly recommend checking which event space you want to book to ensure that their wedding guest capacity complies with have RSVPs you get. 


Goldner Walsh Garden & Homes Wedding Amenities


Not only is this Michigan wedding venue a true beauty, but they also offer some amazing wedding amenities for their guests. Some of the wedding amenities that they offer include:


  • Wedding Tables & Chairs
  • Linens, Flatware & Glassware
  • Furniture & Decor Rentals
  • Indoor & Outdoor Event Site Options
  • Pet-Friendly
  • ADA Accessibility
  • On-Site Bridal Suite/Changing Areas
  • On-Site Parking

Julia & Nick’s Goldner Walsh Pontiac Michigan Wedding


Julia and Nick both live in Pontiac, Michigan. It’s where their engagement photos took place and is now the center of their wedding day. When I arrived, I was ready to take on the day with full force. Nick came in wearing his baby blue suit with his blue suede shoes which made him look incredibly dapper. Ready to take on his wedding day for sure! Julia was finalizing her wedding day look in the on-site getting-ready areas at Goldner Walsh. She slipped into the wedding dress that fit her like an absolute glove as she awaited the moments before her first looks.

First Looks


At the time of their wedding, Goldner Walsh Garden & Homes was still open to the public. This means that trying to find a first-look location seemed like a very difficult task. However, we were able to make it work and find this gorgeous nursery for Julia and Nick to have their first look and read their wedding vows. It’s in moments like these that tend to get very emotional, so always be prepared for the waterworks people! Well worth it, but waterproof mascara and tissues never hurt either.

Portraits


Shortly after their first look, we seized the opportunity to take some wedding portraits. The lighting was just perfect and we were surrounded by all of these beautiful plants and flowers, so why not? Julia and Nick, again, no strangers to the camera absolutely killed it during their wedding portraits. I felt like the ultimate fly on the wall, which is honestly what I want for your wedding day. You could tell that Julia and Nick got lost in the moment and were completely consumed by one another, which is all that I can ask for on your special day. These photos turned out to be some of my favorites throughout the day.

Ceremony


Game time officially struck when it was time for their ceremony. Unlike a traditional ceremony, there was no center aisle for Julia and Nick to walk down. Instead, guests' chairs were propped on stone stairs while the entrance aisle was to the side of the altar. Accompanied by Julia’s Maid of Honor and Nick’s Best Man, an emotional wedding ceremony took place. Despite the first look and slew of emotions, the wedding ceremony was just as touching and intimate.


Once Julia and Nick were pronounced Mr. and Mrs., they took some time alone with their MOH and Best Man to sit back and relax. Opening up a bottle of champagne, exchanging gifts, and just spending some time unwinding and calming down from all of the excitement. Something that you don’t get to see too often on wedding days but it's something I absolutely loved.

Reception


I just have to say, that this wedding reception was L-I-T, LIT! Both Julia and Nick know how to throw a party and everything from the speeches to the food to even their music choices absolutely spoke to who they were. It was a night that was filled with so much laughter and dancing, seriously we just couldn't get enough of it. It was the perfect way to end a beautiful night celebrating Julia & Nick's love.

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