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Alternative wedding at Carnivale Restaurant in Chicago

Alternative wedding at Carnivale Restaurant in Chicago

This alternative wedding at Carnivale Chicago, I had the opportunity to work with Liana and Dan; mostly for their video wedding needs but being a hybrid photographer you know I snapped a few images as well. When they shared their plans to have the wedding at Carnivale Restaurant.  All I can say is that I was blown away by how amazing it looked! This place has so much character which was perfect for these two.


From the couple…

Our invitations and table number stands played off of Carnivale’s amazing design that we feel in love with. While our champagne glasses where from a vendor at the Ren Faire we attended like 10+ years ago and decided we wanted those pretty early on and followed through on using them for our wedding. We bought some Halloween decor from Michaels days before the wedding on a whim. The restaurant had great food and even had gluten-free options for Liana! Which was a plus!

You know that feeling you get right after you get home from a convention, “Wow, we’re done, time to return to our normal lives?” while still being super hyped and elated, where this energy will stay with me for many days.

Same advice everyone gives honestly; do what you want and don’t worry about other’s opinions. And really, don’t overthink it…

Continuing doing what we do.

When Westley was running around capturing everything at all different levels, on the ground, up high, it added to the hype and fun.

Liana and Dan’s Wedding Day Vendors:

Venue: Carnivale Restaurant in Chicago, IL // Bride’s Bouquet: Lilac Day’s Design on Etsy // Bride’s Dress: Agadesal Custom Couture in Roselle, IL // Performers: RaksGeek based out of Chicago, IL


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