A sports arena is the wedding ceremony site chosen by the bride, a former champion skater.
Guests enter through a dramatically draped passage.
The "ice" theme is carried through via sheer white drape, Waterford crystal vases and abundant white floral.
Mirror boxes and white floral grace the entrance to the ceremony area, which sits on the ice.
Another view of the entrance to the ceremony area.
The stunning ceremony area. Silver Chameleon chairs sit on the carpeted ice; the event team gave ivory shawls to women to ward off the chill.
A closer view of one of the crystal floral arrangements lining the aisle.
Floral in whites and ivories features bright blue accents to carry through the "ice" theme.
Crisp white lighting makes the floral pop.
A Waterford vase perched on an inverted ice bucket makes a dramatic statement. Remember these pieces--they will be moved from the ice rink ceremony to the reception at a hotel.
A floral arrangement with the couple's custom monogram in the background.
Hedges of white dendrobium orchids line the ceremony area.
Tall tufted boxes topped with floral flank the altar.
The ceremony chairs will be moved to the hotel for the reception.
A closer view of the dendrobium "hedge."
After the ceremony, guests enjoy brunch in a tent at the arena's parking lot.
A brunch buffet. Afterward, guests returned to the rink to watch the couple perform their first "dance"--a performance on the ice.
After performances on the ice by the bride's students, guests are transported to the hotel for a cocktail reception and dinner. Here, the escort card table, with vases repurposed from the ceremony.
A closer view of the escort card table.
White-draped high boys at the cocktail reception.
The stunning dining area. A white dance floor echoes the ice rink, and strands of crystals dangle from above.
Elegant lounges flank the ends of the dance floor.
A mirror tabletop features beaded chargers.
The chairs from the reception get a new look with chair backs.
The vases on inverted champagne buckets from the ceremony reappear at the reception.
Another striking tabletop.
The famed faceted Waterford crystal is an essential design element for the "ice" theme.
A closer view of the transforming chair backs.
More detail of the crystal "chandelier" pieces; note the wedding cake at rear.
The couple's monogram on the white dance floor. Note the dendrobium "hedges" from the ceremony used again here.
The elegant white cake, topped with the couple's monogram.
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