Citizen Hotel Wedding Getting Ready Photos
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Citizen Hotel Wedding Getting Ready Photos

Citizen Hotel wedding getting ready photos of a groom buttoning up his suit vest before the start of his wedding events for the rest of day. Here in this photo the groom was standing in the perfect window light as he was finishing getting dressed.

The Citizen Hotel, Autograph Collection is one of the few luxury hotel and event centers located in downtown Sacramento California. This hotel is one of the last standing historical buildings in Sacramento. It was built in 1925 and was one of the earliest high rises in Sacramento. It served as the California Life Insurance building for many years. This historical building now host 198 boutique hotel rooms and is home to the Grange Restaurant. The Citizen Hotel also host wedding and events year around on the 7th floor in the Metropolitan Terrace room and on the ground level in gorgeous ballroom.

The Citizen Hotel has is an all inclusive wedding location. This starts off with having the ability to stay in one of the many hotel rooms on your wedding day. This is always a huge plus for me when photographing weddings. It’s so nice not to have to travel to different locations during a wedding day. By being able to stay in one of their hotel rooms this gives you the opportunity to get ready at your own pace and not be rushed. The other bonus is that at the end of the end of your wedding night your guest and you hope on an elevator and walk to your room.

The ceremony site is located on the 7th floor in the Metropolitan Terrace room. This ballroom has jaw dropping views of the downtown Sacramento skyline and the state capitol. The views even get better at night when the city lights up. You’ll be able to have up to 250 friends and family watch you tie the knot on your special day. Once your ceremony is finished you and your guest will head downstairs to one of the other ballrooms for you cocktail hour.

While your guest are enjoying cocktail hour you’ll be able to take your family, bridal party and bride and groom portraits around this vintage hotel. Most couples using the amazing looking lobby entrance as a location for their wedding pictures. Other couples venture outside to capture an urban feel of downtown Sacramento. You also have access to Cesar Chavez Plaza across the street and are within a couple of blocks of the state capitol.

Once your back from having your wedding photos taken your guest will be waiting for you back up on the 7th floor in the Metropolitan Terrace room. During cocktail hour the hotel staff was busy flipping the room from a ceremony site into your dinner and dancing location. This is when the fun really starts to happen on your wedding day. After your dinner service and your formal reception events you’ll be able to dance the night away with your family and friends.

If you are interested in wanting me to photograph your wedding day please fill out the contract form on this website. You can also email me directly or give me a call at 916-422-2256. I look forward to hearing from you.


Location: 926 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814.

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