Ashley and Brandon will exchange vows on 6/10/17 at The Sanctuary at Amala Foundation in Austin, TX.
In April of 2015, Ashley and Brandon met at Lupe Tortilla while eating TexMex with mutual friends. The first of many notable queso experiences for the two, although perhaps the cheesiest, it was love at first sight. They went on their first date the next day, and the rest is history.
Brandon proposed to Ashley on September 4th, 2016 after finishing the Disneyland Half Marathon together in California. A bystander quickly pointed out that long distance running is probably a really good metaphor for marriage, so feel free to insert your own pun about starting matrimony off on the right foot.
Both Ceremony and Reception will take place at The Sanctuary at Amala Foundation located at 1006 South 8th Street. Austin, TX 78704.
Learn more about the Amala Foundation and their humanitarian work here.
The Sanctuary is located off of South Lamar Blvd and can be accessed via Treadwell Street or Gibson Street. It is across from the Lamar Union shopping center and almost directly behind behind Gibson Bar.
Ashley and Brandon have curated Airbnb listings for Austin near the venue. Airbnb is a great way to feel like a local in Austin, and is often much more cost effective than staying in a hotel. In general, if the listing is provided from a "Superhost," it is probably very good. Please contact Brandon or Ashley if you have any questions about location.
7pm Dinner at Polvo's - All Welcome
Drinks and Merriment to Follow - All Welcome
9:30am Ceremony Rehearsal - Invitation Only
10am Rehearsal Brunch at Kerbey Lane Cafe - Invitation Only
7pm Welcome Party at Salt Lick BBQ - All Welcome (BYOB & Cash Only)
4pm Cocktail Hour
5pm Ceremony & Reception
12pm Brunch @ Café No Sé - All Welcome
Drive, fly to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, or take a train to the Austin Amtrak station (1.2mi from the ceremony venue!).
There is limited street parking on Gibson, 8th, and Treadwell Street. However, it is probably easier to park in the parking structure next to the Alamo Drafthouse across the street, or find street parking near the Mary Lee Foundation. Most street parking is free around the venue, however please do NOT park in front of the residential house next to the Sanctuary.
If you're parking downtown for any reason, ParkX is another great app to pay the meter from your phone
Please remember to not drink and drive ♥
Please note that the dance floor is the foundation's yoga studio and most of the venue is outside; it is not recommended to wear stilleto-type heels if you plan on shaking your groove thang with us (which you should!). Flats, wedges, and wider heels are fine.
Beer and wine will be provided.
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