Lauren & John Philip



Here's what to expect during our wedding weekend. We can't wait to celebrate with you!

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Welcome Cocktails

8:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Bud's at La Playa
8th Avenue, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Semi Formal Attire

All are invited to join us for a welcome cocktail hour the night before the big day!

Thursday, July 11, 2024


4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This event is black tie preferred. Being a coastal wedding, be aware of a possible ocean-breeze or chill so make sure to pack a light jacket!

Champagne + lemonade will be poured at 3:30 PM and the ceremony will start at 4:00 PM in the Lower Courtyard. This will be an outdoor wedding with paved walkways and stairs. There are no elevators in this historic hotel that was originally the Ghirardelli family mansion.

Cocktail Hour + Reception

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Immediately following the ceremony, join us for cocktails, dinner and dancing in the Pacific Room and Terrace at La Playa Hotel. For those who would like to keep the party going, join us at Barmel for the after-party! Join us at Barmel from 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM. Barmel is located on San Carlos between Ocean Ave & 7th Ave In, Carmel Way Courtyard, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA 93921

Friday, July 12, 2024

Beach Day - Post Wedding Gathering and Farewell

11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Meet at the beach at the end of 13th Street.

Attire: Casual

Join us for a post-wedding gathering and farewell at the beach! We plan to bring some coolers and snacks, feel free to bring your children to this!

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