A Gorgeous Greek Wedding in Dutchess County, NY
We were absolutely smitten with Demetra and William’s enchanting Greek wedding. We’ve been eagerly waiting to share this one on the blog! From their vision of an elegant farm wedding to the heartfelt ceremony in a bespoke chapel, and the lively outdoor tented reception under the stars, every moment was simply magical. What made it even more special was that both the ceremony and reception took place on Demetra’s grandmother’s property, adding an extra touch of nostalgia and meaning to their beautiful day. We can’t wait to share our favorite moments. This was one to remember.
If you’re considering a home wedding in Upstate New York, we’d be thrilled to help turn your vision into reality. Home weddings come with added logistical considerations, but witnessing the creation of something extraordinary, where every detail is tailored specifically for your special day, makes it all worthwhile. Learn more about working with our team here.
Neutral Wedding Ideas + Inspiration
Demetra and William were drawn to neutral and muted tones, so we created their design to have the natural hues of white florals and greenery sitting at the center. When we started the planning and design process, both agreed that they valued their guest’s experience above everything else. In their words, they “just want our guests to have a good time in the place that we love.” Music to our ears!
Building a traditional Greek Chapel on the family property
One of the elements that made this wedding truly one-of-a-kind was the remarkable effort taken to create a custom chapel specifically for the ceremony. They chose to replicate a traditional Greek wedding chapel on their family farm. Trust us when we say that this architectural gem was simply awe-inspiring. As the guests eagerly gathered around the chapel, Demetra and William exchanged their heartfelt vows. The whole setting felt absolutely idyllic. You felt like you were attending a royal wedding. It was an unforgettable ceremony, that’s for sure!
An Outdoor Tented Reception
We love a family property wedding because of the freedom it gives us to design something unique for the couple. The gorgeous sailcloth tent provided relief from the sun as guests enjoyed dinner and dancing throughout the evening. For a personal touch, they hired a Greek band for entertainment for their guests to enjoy. On top of that, Demetra and William sat at their sweetheart table for toasts and to enjoy the food they had carefully selected. They both wanted to make sure that none of their guests went hungry. Overall it was an incredible evening, and it was worth all of the work behind-the-scenes to make it a reality.
A Gorgeous Greek Wedding to Remember
In the realm of weddings, few events can truly capture the essence of a couple’s love story and cultural heritage as beautifully as Demetra and William’s enchanting Greek wedding. As we reflect on this year’s weddings, it’s impossible not to be swept away by the romance, the traditions, and the stunning backdrop of Demetra’s grandmother’s property in Dutchess County, NY. From the very beginning, Demetra and William’s vision was clear: an elegant farm wedding that echoed their shared values of family, tradition, and an undying love for Upstate New York. The newlyweds relished every moment of their truly magnificent wedding day.
If you’ve fallen in love with Demetra and William’s incredible Greek wedding, we would love to learn more. At Elite Weddings, we specialize in turning these types of weddings into reality. Contact us today for more information on how we can make your countryside wedding a reality. We would love to save your date!
Planning & Design: Elite Wedding and Event Planning. | Photographer: After it All | Caterer: Fig and Pig Catering Makeup & Hair: One on One Salon + Blush Sparrow | Wedding Cake: Hudson Cake Studio | Entertainment: Vasili Patrikis| Rentals: Partner Rentals, Events Unlimited Party Rentals, Stone Industries, + Nuage Designs | Transportation: ANN Transportation