Be Our Guest

In October 2016,
Rafael Romeriz Robinson & Brittany Paige Thompson
invite you to celebrate their marriage.
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OurStory

The Proposal 07.04.15

At Lake Eola Park in Orlando, Florida, on the 4th of July. Then we watched the fireworks at Siesta Key beach.

First Kiss 03.02.13

The morning of the Color Me Rad 5K race in Lexington, KY.

First Date! 02.16.13

Zip lining in a cave in Louisville, KY – so neither of us had to spend Valentine’s Day alone!

Our First Race! 08.06.11

We became best friends, travel buddies and workout partners over the years.

First Vacation 10.23.08

London, England We took our first trip together in 2008, unaware it was the 6 year anniversary of the day we met!

First Met 10.23.02

As coworkers in Lexington. Brittany was 18, and Rafael had just turned 20. Please don’t blackmail us with these photos…

Our Bridal Party

Best Man Brad Allen

Douchebag

Groomsman Jeremy Muncy

Douchebag

Groomsman Evan Sparkman

Not a Douchebag

Usher Matt Howard

"In the Navy"

Bridesmaid Sonya Verma

Yogini

Bridesmaid Tiffany Barwick

Girl Gone Mild

Bridesmaid Tiffany Emerson

April Ludgate

Hostess Liz Thompson

Sister, Sister

Honorary Bridesmaid Renee Lainhart

Khaleesi

Honorary Bridesmaid Katie Gamble

Ditzy Wonder

Flower Girl Kirsten Gamble

Mini-Katie

Ring Bearer Pryson Robinson

Mini-Rafael

Where & When

Pre-Wedding Shindig
(Invitation Only)
The Beautiful
Bluegrass Lodge
Lexington, Kentucky
Sunday, October 9th, 2016 – 5:00pm (EST)

Join us in the bride’s hometown for pre-wedding celebrations at 2nd largest lodge in the state of Kentucky. Foods will be a potluck-style brunch theme so please let us know if you prefer to bring a certain breakfast dish. Children are welcome.

Elopement Ceremony
(Family & Bridal Party Only; Limited to 30 People)
The Majestic
Zion National Park
Springdale, Utah
Sunday, October 16th, 2016 at 4:00PM (MST)

The wedding will take place at Zion National Park’s Temple of Sinawava. The Temple of Sinawava is the beginning of the Riverwalk Trail leading to The Narrows, one of the most famous natural formations in Zion. Our ceremony will take place on the edge the ancient Virgin River, surrounded by trees, waterfalls and 30 of our loved ones.

Getting to Zion

Located in Springdale, Utah, Zion National Park is approximately a two-hour drive from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport and a one-hour drive from the St. George Utah airport. The Las Vegas airport is slightly further away, but is a major international airport and flights may be much cheaper if you travel through Las Vegas instead of St. George. The wedding is at 4pm MST on Sunday, Oct. 16th, 2016, and it is up to you how many days or nights you want to stay!

From Kentucky, Ohio or Tennessee – You can fly directly into Utah; however, you may find it cheaper to fly into Vegas and carpool to Utah. We recommend flying out of either Louisville, Knoxville or Cincinnati. The cheapest airlines seem to be either Allegiant or Frontier, and the cheapest days to fly seem to be Thursdays and Fridays.

From Las Vegas, NV – It is roughly a two-hour drive to Zion National Park from Las Vegas. Before you depart, we recommend filling up on gas, grabbing some road trip snacks, and plugging the address into your GPS (Google/iPhone works just fine). Take I-515 N / US-93 N / US-95 N then follow I-15 N to State Hwy 9 E / State St in Washington. Take exit 16 from I-15 N and drive to UT-9 E. Follow the signs for Zion National Park.

From California – You can fly directly into Utah; however, depending on your location, you may find it cheaper to fly (or drive) into Vegas first and then carpool from Vegas to Utah. Before you depart Las Vegas, we recommend filling up on gas, grabbing some road trip snacks, and plugging the address into your GPS (Google/iPhone works just fine). Take I-515 N / US-93 N / US-95 N then follow I-15 N to State Hwy 9 E / State St in Washington. Take exit 16 from I-15 N and drive to UT-9 E. Follow the signs for Zion National Park.

From Salt Lake City – You can fly directly to St. George (one hour outside of Zion); however, you may find it cheaper to fly into Las Vegas and carpool to Springdale. Another option would be driving 4.5 hours from Salt Lake City directly to Springdale. If you prefer to drive from Salt Lake City, take I-15 S to UT-17 S / UT-228 in Toquerville. Take exit 27 from I-15 S and drive to UT-9 E. Follow the signs for Zion National Park.

Hotel Reservation

Friday, Oct. 14 – Because it is cheaper to fly into Las Vegas, we recommend staying at Treasure Island on the Las Vegas Strip on Friday night.

Saturday, Oct. 15 – For those who will be spending Saturday night in Utah, we are looking into a limited number of rooms at an AirBNB lodge. Please let us know if you might be interested! There is also a campground in Zion and several hotels within driving distance.

Sunday, Oct. 16 – Since the wedding occurs at 4pm MST in Springdale, you have the option of either flying home late in the evening on Sunday (8pm MST or later) or staying an extra night in either Utah or Vegas. For those who are staying Sunday night in Utah, we are currently looking into a limited number of rooms at an AirBNB lodge for Sunday night. If you might be interested in staying in the group lodge, please let us know.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Optional Events

Explore Zion 02.24.16

Wade the Virgin River, visit The Narrows, or go rock climbing, hiking, canyoneering, horseback riding and more.

Grand Canyon 02.24.16

Spend an extra day touring the Grand Canyon and/or Hoover Dam, just a day trip from Las Vegas!

Las Vegas Adventures 02.23.16

Race cars. Sky diving. The world’s tallest ferris wheel. Bungee jumping. Zip lining. Exotic race cars. Desert dune buggies.

Bliss Out 02.23.16

Wake up with yoga in Springdale, then dine at the Bit and Spur or The Spotted Dog (veg options at both)

Date Night 02.23.16

In Utah: visit the Pahtempe Hot Springs, get a massage, or grab a romantic dinner. In Vegas: ride a gondola, the High Roller or ascend the Eiffel Tower.

Day Trips 02.21.16

Looking for a day trip from Utah or Nevada? Try California, Arizona, Lake Tahoe, Salt Lake City, New Mexico or even Colorado.

Join Our Party

Please RSVP by September 9th

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We’re excited to see you! If you have any questions, just call or text us.

Honeymoon Registry

We are simply honored to have you in our lives, and we are lucky to already have all the material belongings we could ever need. Celebrating with you is enough of a gift for us; however, we understand that some of you also want to get us a wedding present. If you know us, you know that we love to travel so it seemed fitting to create a registry where you can contribute to our honeymoon.

Remember, life is not about the things you own; it is about the people you love and the moments you share together. Regardless of whether or not you contribute to our honeymoon or attend our wedding celebrations, we would like to sincerely thank you for being part of our lives!