When a party turns out to be a SURPRISE summer camp wedding

November 15 | bijouxandbits  
Photos by: Sentiero Photography
surprise wedding in Oregon
Photos by Sentiero Photography

Shay and Chris had one main goal for their wedding: for everyone to have major fun. To achieve this, they made a drastic move and didn't tell their guests that a wedding was happening! Yep, it was a surprise summer camp wedding in Oregon with games, bonfires, and loads of fun. They even kept their engagement secret while planning the awesomely low-key wedding.

To keep the wedding a secret, they started a rumor that Chris was going to propose to Shay after she returned from picking up a friend at the airport. But instead, she was secretly getting ready in a room at the camp. Cameras were there to capture the "proposal," but once Shay appeared in her wedding dress, the jig was up. Then it was time for cheers and tears and celebrations well in to the night. Let's take a look at the surprise wedding shenanigans…

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise summer camp wedding

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise summer camp wedding

surprise summer camp wedding

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise summer camp wedding

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise summer camp wedding

surprise summer camp wedding

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

surprise wedding in Oregon

Vendors

Photography: Sentiero Photography • Venue: Camp Lane • Florals: Ash and Oak • Coordinator: Autumn Rose • Decor: Country Chic Wedding Rentals

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  1. I *love* the surprise part – such a great way to get everyone there, by thinking they'll see a proposal and then – bam! – WEDDING! VERY cool!!!

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    • Thanks! My friends and family know me too well and if they knew we were already engaged I know they would have suspected a surprise wedding…. plus it was a easy way to make sure all our special people were there 🙂

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  2. You both look fantastic and this wedding is so sweet! I love Chris' vest and we are hoping to find something similar for my guy! Do you remember the maker/where you got it? Thanks!

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