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A Fort Worth Fairytale: Lillian and Noah’s Hotel Drover Wedding

November 22, 2023

We’re thrilled to share Lillian and Noah’s beautiful Fort Worth wedding. The couple recently tied the knot in a spectacular wedding at the iconic Hotel Drover in the heart of the Stockyards. They put so much thought into their guest experience and made sure no detail was overlooked. We can’t wait to share this incredible Hotel Drover wedding with you!

Hotel Drover Wedding

Lilian and Noah began their search for the perfect Fort Worth wedding venue and decided on Hotel Drover. They loved that the hotel was located in the Stockyards so it provided a true Texas experience for their guests. Hotel Drover is one of our favorite Fort Worth wedding venues because it offers several different ceremony and reception areas which means there’s something for everyone.

Picture-Perfect Arch & Altar

For their ceremony altar, Lillian’s dream began with a vision inspired by a celebrity’s wedding. After an extensive search to find someone who could recreate it, we partnered with Coalesce Companies to custom build an awe-inspiring altar. The intricate design, now a cherished piece installed in their backyard, created a magical atmosphere for their wedding ceremony. 

Bride and groom kissing under custom wedding arch adorned with hanging flowers

Sunset Ceremony at Hotel Drover Wedding

Against the backdrop of a Texas sunset, Lillian and Noah exchanged vows outdoors in front of their breathtaking arch adorned with white, orange, and burgundy flowers and lush greenery. It was the perfect fall floral installation, creating a picturesque scene for their heartfelt vows. Lillian looked breathtakingly beautiful in her off-the-shoulder ball gown designed with flowy fabric that looked so dreamy. She carried a timeless bouquet of white flowers including orchids, roses, and baby’s breath which were surrounded by greenery. The way the light was shining through the trees during the ceremony made these some of our favorite Hotel Drover wedding photos!

An Unforgettable Guest Experience

Planning truly is in the details! Lillian and Noah aimed for nothing less than an unforgettable experience for their guests at their Hotel Drover wedding. During a rental meeting, we spent a lot of time deliberating on chairs with cushions or without. Each person sat in both types of chairs for five minutes to get a feel for what was the most comfortable. The result? No cushions, ensuring guests were comfortable all night long.

Documentary-Style Wedding Video

Another unique aspect of their guest experience was the documentary-style cocktail hour they offered. The videographer interviewed their guests with questions about them to create a unique wedding video. This continued throughout the night in front of their custom altar and neon sign so the couple was able to get multiple uses out of their arch. The couple also offered flip flops so their guests would be comfortable during their all-night dance party. Every detail was designed to create lasting memories. 

And let’s not forget the late-night snacks—churros, street tacos, and honey butter chicken biscuits—the perfect fuel for a night of celebration. To conclude the night, Lillian and Noah made a grand exit, surrounded by foam glow sticks and dazzling firework fountains—a finale fitting for their love story.

Lillian and Noah’s Hotel Drover wedding was a fairytale come to life. From the custom altar to the unique guest experience, no detail was overlooked at this Fort Worth wedding! If you’re dreaming of a wedding that reflects your unique love story, we’d love to help you craft your own fairytale celebration. Reach out to us, and let’s make magic happen!

More from the Hotel Drover Wedding

Creative Team

Wedding Planner // Annie from the CM Dream Team!
Photo // Haley Rynn Ringo
Venue, Bar, Catering // Hotel Drover
Florals // Trophy Blooms
Cake // The London Baker
Dress // Warren Barron Bridal
Lounge Rentals // Sugar Creek Event Rentals
Rentals & Chairs // Grand Events
Wedding Altar // Coalesce Companies
Video // VirtuReel Productions
DJ // It’s Your Night Entertainment @therichd0g
Cold Sparks // Elevate Entertainment
String Trio // Serenata Strings

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