Sam + Hannah | A Gorgeous Waterfront Wedding at Eastport Banquets in East Peoria, Illinois

December 17, 2022

Hannah and Sam are just about the nicest people you’ll ever meet. They both have the biggest hearts and that rings true in all of their photos. Sam had the sweetest reaction at his first look of Hannah… and let’s be honest, can you blame him?!? Hannah was an absolutely stunning bride!

Their ceremony was beautiful, overlooking the river at Eastport Banquets. Hannah’s veil may have had a mind of its own! It even gave them a hug while they shared their first kiss as husband and wife. LOL! Boy, was it so gorgeous blowing in the wind. But what made their ceremony so beyond special, was that Hannah’s grandpa officiated. There were so many beautiful moments throughout their day that’ll be treasured forever.

We loved every minute of your special day, Hannah and Sam! We can’t tell you how blessed we are to have played a role in such an amazing day in your history. We love you both! Congratulations!


Bridal Dress // Cloud Nine

Bridesmaids Dresses // Cloud Nine

Groom + Groomsmen Attire // Cloud Nine

Ceremony + Reception Venue // Eastport Banquets

Catering // Barrack’s Hospitality

Florist // Le Fleur Floral Design

Cake + Sweets // Barrack’s Hospitality – Cheesecake Martini Bar; Trefzger’s – Cookies

Hair // Devin Gruber (bride); Brooke Owen (bridesmaids)

Makeup // Jen Helfers

Wedding Planner // Jonelle Thompson

DJ // Extreme Sounds

Invitations // Minted

Rings // Clean Origin


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