Posts Categorized: Lake Merritt

Oakland Wedding: The Bandstand and Children’s Fairyland


Bride and Groom? Nope, Bride and Broom. This is Marissa and Sarah’s wedding in Oakland. Marissa, from the start of the day, described herself as the Broom and her half of the wedding party as the Broomsmen. I didn’t ask her to expand on the portmanteau but I don’t think it’s an unfair assumption that…
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Intimate Lake Merritt Wedding

A portrait at the lake

Owen and Nikki had a small wedding ceremony at the McElvoy Fountain by Oakland’s beautiful Lake Merritt. Their reception stayed by the lakeside. A catered brunch and gondola rides awaited guests as the reception stayed by the lakeside at the beautiful Lake Chalet.