MEGAN & NICK



Nick and I first met at college orientation at Hofstra University on Long Island where we were both studying to be Physician Assistants. After three years of college where we shared classes and similar social circles, we both started our master’s degree program in our senior year. We began studying together and he quickly became one of my best friends. Over packed pints of Stewart’s ice cream that Nick brought back from his hometown of Amsterdam, and many hours of studying, our friendship turned into a relationship.

After 3 and a half years of dating, Nick and I were on a camping trip at my favorite place of Montauk, NY, in August of 2019 when he asked me to marry him on the beach at sunset. It was the most thoughtful and beautiful proposal!

Working full time as PAs, we both decided on a long engagement with plenty of time to plan a wedding. We found our perfect date, 10/10/21, at the perfect venue, Franklin Plaza Ballroom in Troy, NY.

We got married over Columbus Day weekend, so we really made it an event. We had a welcome party the night before, an after-party at the wedding venue and a brunch the morning after for our guests.

Our wedding day was truly magical, and we are so thankful to our vendors, friends, and family members for truly making this such a wonderful experience in such a trying time.

DETAILS

Wedding Date: October 10, 2021

Ceremony & Reception Venue: Franklin Plaza Ballroom

Photographer: J. Foley Photography

Videographer: Lovecraft Productions

Wedding Gown: Kleinfeld Bridal

Bridesmaids' Dresses: Here Comes the Bridesmaid - JLM Couture

Hair & Makeup: Jessica Lynne Hair and Makeup

Groom's & Groomsmen's Attire: Tuxego

Rings: Frassanito Jeweler

Event Decorator & Flowers: On Thai at Surroundings Floral and Franklin Plaza Staff

Stationery Suite: The Knot

Caterer: Michael's Catering (Schenectady), Franklin Plaza

Cake: Villa Italia

DJ or Band: NonStop Music, DJ Vinny Vin

Photo Booth: Social Booth Co. / Smile Lounge Interactive

Party Favors: Photo booth photos

First Dance:  "If you Love Her" by Forest Blakk feat. Megan Trainor

Honeymoon Destination: Cancun, Mexico

Special Touches...

  • Photos of parents’ and grandparents’ weddings on the cake table
  • Celtic knot tying ritual during ceremony using the graduation cord from the couples' alma mater
  • Signature drinks including one named after Megan and Nick's dog
  • Rehearsal Dinner/Welcome Party Location: Brown’s Malt Room
  • Custom Denim Jacket: Dearly Threaded
  • Live Portrait Artist: Kaitlin Funkhouser
  • Dance Lessons: Dance Reverie

Advice Megan & Nick Would Like To Pass Along...

"If you can, make a timeline of the days events (hair and makeup, photos) so you have a better idea of what to expect. Have a point person for the day of (head waiter, day of wedding coordinator), it makes it much less stressful! Enjoy every moment!"


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