This Couple's Enchanting Disneyland Wedding Will Leave You Spellbound

Kelsey Borresen

Disney has been at the center of Sarah and Gilbert Hernandez’s relationship from the very beginning.

Sarah and Gilbert, who first met at UC Berkeley in 2005, said their "I dos" at Disneyland. (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

They watched “Up” on their first date, their first vacation as a couple was at Disneyland and they have annual passes to the park. Even their engagement photo session was inspired by the Disney movie “Tangled.” 

A photo from the couple's "Tangled" engagement session.  (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

So when it came time for the Bay Area couple to plan their wedding, they decided on Disneyland in Anaheim, California for their venue.

On Sept. 8, the couple tied the knot in a magical ceremony at the Rose Court Garden followed by a reception at the Trillium, all planned by Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings. 

Showing off their new bling.  (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

“We’ve both been going to Disneyland since we were kids, and it’s always been a home away from home for us,” the groom told HuffPost via email. “We love the feeling of magic that Disneyland gives us every time we go, whether it be a multi-day extravaganza or just passing by the parks to take a short walk and grab a churro and a corndog.”

The groom's face says it all. (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)
The bride wore a Ysa Makino gown on her wedding day.  (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

The big day celebration with family and friends was loaded with Disney details including: 

A ride in Cinderella’s carriage

The couple looked like Disney royalty in the Crystal Coach. (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

A cameo by Mickey and Minnie 

Mickey and Minnie are the best wedding crashers.  (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

An “Up”-themed caketopper and Disneyland food, such as churros and mini corndogs

"You are my greatest adventure" is a reference to the Pixar movie "Up," which the couple watched on their first date.  (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)
Mini corndog bites with Mickey condiments! (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

Disney-themed reception tables

The "Aladdin"-themed reception table.  (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

And a ‘World of Color’ show to enjoy with their family and friends

Guests got to watch the 'World of Color' show from a special area.  (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

The newlyweds and their guests even had access to the Toy Story Mania attraction after the park had closed to regular patrons: 

After the reception, the newlyweds enjoyed the Toy Story Mania ride. (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)
The bride incorporated a "Toy Story" touch on her wedding sneakers.  (White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

Of all the memorable moments, the groom’s favorite part of the day was seeing his bride in her wedding dress for the first time.

“Seeing her came with the realization that I would be spending the rest of my life with a real-life princess,” Gilbert told HuffPost. “I was overwhelmed with emotion and couldn’t handle myself. Nothing else in the world mattered in that moment.”

(White Rabbit Photo Boutique)

All in all, it was a day filled with love and a whole lot of magic, too. 

Below, even more photos from the couple’s Disneyland nuptials, shot by Jenna Henderson of White Rabbit Photo Boutique.

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H/T PopSugar

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.