Downtown Bar Harbor Maine Wedding for Kelly + Dan

Kelly + Dan married in mid-October in one of the best places in the world: Bar Harbor Maine! Although the day was chilly with some wind and overcast skies, they were still able to get married outside on the lush lawn at The Bar Harbor Club before the rain came through.

The couple has been busy not only with the pandemic throwing wrench after wrench into plans, but also because they were wrapping up medical school and residencies as well as making a giant move to New York City to grow their careers. I can’t imagine doing all of that and planning a destination wedding, let alone throwing in a pandemic but these two were troopers and managed to do it all and enjoy the day to its fullest with a fully vaccinated wedding guest list to boot.

And when you’re celebrating up in Bar Harbor where the water views are just about everywhere you turn and visits to Acadia National Park are just a short ways away, what’s not to love?!

After a blustery ceremony that quite a few times sent Kelly’s long cathedral length veil flying (and promptly sent her into fits of laughter as a result!) we took a quick walk downtown and to beautiful Agamont Park in downtown Bar Harbor for some quick photos before the chill got to great and it was time to send them back to the reception to warm up, have some delicious food, cut the cake and then cut up the dance floor late into the night with family and friends.

And I can’t forget their pup Otis who joined them on the day and voiced his opinion about not being able to sit right next to mom and dad while they said their vows. I love it when couples include their furry children on the wedding day, especially when they’re as funny as Otis.

It was a beautiful day with a great group of vendors supporting them every step of the way and I’m excited to share my favorite images from their day!

Kelly + Dan, you two have such incredible journeys you’ll be taking both personally and professionally and I wish you two all the best!

Ceremony + Reception: The Bar Harbor Club (Genesis was so wonderful at leading the day)
Wedding Photography: I AM SARAH V Photography (Mark McCall was my second!)
Videography: Tailwind Media (great team to work with and were seamless with us)
Flowers: The Bud Connection
Catering + Dessert: The Bar Harbor Club
Makeup: Echo Salon
Hair: Suzy Tye-Rosen
DJ: Maine’s Premier DJ
Dress: Pronovias
Suits: Indochino

Sharing a laugh on the wedding day

Bride with her snack and her handkerchief reminding her to not ugly cry on her wedding day

Getting the bride into her wedding dress

Bride and her bridesmaids outside on the fall wedding in Maine

The wedding couple's pet dog

Guys getting ready on the wedding day in Maine

Groom finishing touches on his hair

Groom and the groomsmen before the ceremony at Bar Harbor Club

Grandma greets the littlest wedding guest

Groomsman leads the ring bearers down the aisle

Groom smiles as he sees the bride entering the wedding ceremony

The wedding veil almost flies away during the windy wedding ceremony at the Bar Harbor Club in Maine

The bride laughs as her dad walks her into the Bar Harbor Club Maine outdoor ceremony

The couple during their wedding ceremony

Tearful bride during the outdoor Maine wedding ceremony

Smiling groom during the Maine wedding ceremony

First kiss at their outdoor ceremony at Bar Harbor Club in Maine

The married couple walks back up the aisle at their outdoor ceremony at Bar Harbor Club in Maine

Greeting guests after the wedding ceremony in Maine

Wedding couple in front of the islands off the coast of Bar Harbor Maine

Wedding couple in front of the islands off the coast of Bar Harbor Maine

Married couple in Bar Harbor Maine after their wedding reception

Married couple in front of a buoy wall in downtown Bar Harbor Maine after their wedding ceremony at Bar Harbor Club

Married couple and their pup in Bar Harbor Maine

Dipping the bride during their first dance at Bar Harbor Club in Maine

Laughing at the toasts during the wedding reception

Laughing at the toasts during the wedding reception

The first bite of wedding day cake

Guests dancing at the wedding reception

Bride dances with flower girls at the wedding reception

Maid of honor on the dance floor

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