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The most spectacular setting at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando made for a beautiful wedding for Lauren and Pete on December 6, 2021. The bride and groom exchanged their vows outside on the rolling lawn area, featuring a bright, white setting and fresh florals. Soundwave Owner DJ Les Kopasz played a selection of prelude music before announcing that the ceremony was about to begin.  The processional began to A Thousand Years by The Piano Guys, captivating 80 of Lauren and Pete’s closest friends and family. The bride looked  stunning as she linked arms with her father to walk down the aisle toward her groom. With beautiful moments captured by the extremely talented photographer Brandon Kari, the couple recited their vows before saying, ” I do.” Now officially husband and wife, Lauren and Pete paraded down the aisle joyfully to This Will Be An Everlasting Love by Natalie Cole. 

A Reception to Perfection at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando

Large windows and stunning chandeliers hallmark the elegance of the Four Seasons Palm Ballroom.  Soundwave provided an elegant LED Lighting Design that included 24 lights in a gentle, icy blue. In addition, 18 pinspot lights were carefully placed around the reception space to highlight specific features like the centerpieces, the newlywed’s table, and the wedding cake. Finally, mini uplights were added to the gorgeously-crafted tree centerpieces from Lee Forrest Designs. The entire room was transformed, and included personal touches organized by Runway Events. Additionally, DJ Les provided his all-white designer DJ system, which he calls “The Optimus,” that matched the couples decor perfectly with added lighting enhancements.

Cool and Classic Mix with Soundwave DJ Les

Of course, wedding guests of all ages showed their love of dancing late into the night.  Soundwave Owner DJ Les kept the dance floor full with a completely classic list of music curated by the couple. The mix featured incredible attention to detail, as all songs played were from before the 1980s. Guests loved the throwbacks, oftentimes singing the melodies aloud.  From classic rock, sing alongs, to motown, disco, funk, pop and hip hop, DJ Les kept guests dancing for 3 hours!

Digital Photo Booth Was a Huge Hit

Soundwave Entertainment’s Digital Photo Booth is always a guest favorite, providing fun signature photos from the event that they can cherish. Because it’s digital, guests immediately can send images to their social media.  After the wedding, Soundwave provides all the images to the couple via an easy dropbox.

Four Seasons Resort Walt Disney World 
Coordinator: Runway Events
Photo/Video: Brandon Kari Productions
Florist: Lee Forrest Designs

Soundwave DJ / MC: DJ Les Kopasz

Soundwave Lighting & Design, and Options:
24 LED Lights
Pinspots on table centerpieces, newlywed table, cake
Mini LED centerpiece uplights (added to base of centerpieces)
Moving Heads
Dance Lights
Digital Photo Booth
The Optimus Luxury all white sound system offered exclusively by DJ Les

Processional: A Thousand Years, Piano Guys
Bride Entrance: Canon in D, Mainz Chamber Orchestra and Gunter Kehr 
Recessional: This Will Be An Everlasting Love, Natalie Cole

Introduction: Get Up Off That Thing, James Brown

First Dance: Someone Like You, Van Morrison
Last Dance: We Are Family, Sister Sledge

A Four Seasons Resort Walt Disney World Wedding

Cristina and Jesse’s October 2, 2021, wedding at the Four Seasons Resort Walt Disney World was a magical affair. This luxury wedding venue in Orlando, Florida, offers unending possibilities for ceremonies, receptions, and destination wedding fun. We always enjoy events at this impeccable venue, so our Soundwave team was excited to help Cristina and Jesse bring their reception vision to life with DJ, LED Lighting Design and Digital Photo Booth.

Highlighting a Grand Reception Space Soundwave Lighting

While the newlyweds enjoyed a cocktail hour with guests on the outdoor terrace,  Soundwave DJ Ray Vales complemented the natural setting with a Tropical Deep House Instrumental Mix.  As the cocktail hour wound down, guests entered the reception space for the introduction of the wedding party and the newlyweds. The grand ballroom lived up to its name with some design help from Soundwave’s Lighting Team. Forty wall uplights gently illuminated the space in purple and amber hues. Easy Love by Sigala played as the wedding party and the newlyweds entered the glamorous space. After the guests settled into their seats, the new husband and wife shared a sweet first dance to I Wanna Dance With Somebody by Tyler Ward.

Making Memories – Photo Booth Style!  

After a quick dress change, the bride and groom were ready to cut their wedding cake. The stunning cake was highlighted with a pin spot provided by us, making for a picturesque moment. The newlyweds then had fun snapping silly photos at our digital photo booth, capturing smiles with friends and family. The conversations and laughter carried on through the night, and guests of all ages danced along to DJ Ray’s mix of high-energy music. Closing out the evening, DJ Ray played Shut Up and Dance by Walk the Moon. This was a fun-filled reception that we won’t soon forget, and we loved being part of this Four Seasons Resort Walt Disney World wedding.

Soundwave DJ / MC: DJ Ray Vales

Soundwave Lighting & Design:
Cake Pinspot
40 LED-Wall Uplights
Dance Lights

Soundwave Digital Photo Booth


Venue: Four Seasons Resort Walt Disney Orlando
Coordinator: Blush by Brandee Gaar
Photo: Rudy and Marta Photography 
Florist: Occasions by Shangri-La 

The love, laughter, and dancing kept coming at Benjamin and Allison’s wedding at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek. Their October 30th, 2021 wedding had it all: a romantic ceremony outdoors, extensive LED Lighting indoors, and even a photo booth for guests to make their own memories with the newlyweds.

Outdoor Ceremony on a Perfect Fall Day

The ceremony for this Central Florida wedding took place outside with a beautiful backdrop of palm trees and blue skies. The bride entered to Good for Me by Above & Beyond and she met her groom under a floral arch. After Ben and Allison exchanged their vows, they sealed their new union with a kiss. They made their way back up the aisle as husband and wife, while Soundwave DJ Justin played Happy Together by The Turtles.

Cocktails and Soundwave Lighting Design Magic

After the ceremony, guests enjoyed cocktails while listening to a custom playlist. The vibe was fun and easygoing, with songs like Knee Deep by the Zac Brown Band and Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison. The bride and groom enjoyed a sneak peak of their reception space before anyone else arrived, giving them a chance to see their reception design come to life.

Soundwave’s lighting design team had a lot of fun setting up the design for this space. The reception area featured 30 wall uplights in a soft white set against a soft blue drape. We provided over 15 Pinspots …each table centerpiece was illuminated, along with the wedding cake and newlywed table. Dance lights included large and small Moving Heads, with the larger Moving Heads mounted on totems.

The space was beautifully done and allowed for flexibility throughout the night. Whether the newlyweds needed soft, romantic lighting for their first dance – or dance lights and a booming bass for the afterparty – our design was ready for action.

Soundwave DJ Introductions and Formal Dances

Soundwave’s very own DJ Justin kicked off the introductions with One More Time by Daft Punk. Guests cheered as the parents of the newlyweds entered, followed by members of the wedding party. Finally, it was time to announce the new husband and wife!

The newlyweds took to the dance floor, enjoying their first dance to Twirl Me by Wildlight (feat. The Polish Ambassador and Ayla Nereo.) After the first dance, Allison was joined by her father for the father-daughter dance. Benjamin and his mother followed with their own dance, and then Ben shared a dance with Allison’s grandmother, swaying to Forever Young by Rod Stewart.

Dinner and Dancing, and AFTER PARTY for This Wedding at Hilton Bonnet Creek

After a welcome by the bride’s father and a blessing by the groom’s father, it was time to eat! Guests were treated to a plated dinner, and enjoyed heartfelt toasts from the best man and from Allison’s brother. Soundwave DJ Justin hosted an anniversary dance to songs like This I Promise You by *NSYNC and I Swear by John Montgomery. The couple cut their cake…and then it was time to dance the night away!

Unique to this wedding, the beginning of the reception, from 9:00 – 10:30pm, featured a music vibe of pop hits for all ages. Then at 10:30 the AFTER PARTY KICKED!  Soundwave DJ Justin went into total club mode with heavy mixing and scratching!  We turned off all the lights in the ballroom, increased the volume, turned on the subwoofer, and provided an extravaganza of dance lights changing to the music beat, mini Moving Heads and Large Scale Moving Heads  …total high energy with a mix of house, EDM, techno, and hip hop.

Some of the songs during the After Party included…

Cinema – Benny Benassi (Skrillex Remix) 
Everytime We Touch – Cascada (Hardwell & Maurice West Remix)
Get Low – Ying Yang Twins, Lil Jon 
Heads Will Roll – Yeah Yeah Yeahs (A-Trak Remix Radio) 
I Could Be the One – Avicii & Nicky Romero 
Pursuit of Happiness – (Extended Steve Aoki Remix) Kid Cudi                                  
Take Over Control – Afrojack

A highlight of the evening was our digital photo booth. Guests gathered around, doned some of the provided props, and smiled big. Our photo booth is always a hit at events, and gives guests a unique way to remember that special celebration!

Eventually, it was time to wind down the celebrations. This wedding at Hilton Bonnet Creek in Orlando was definitely one for the books, and we were honored to be part of this incredible day!


Soundwave Lighting & Design:
Designer Illuminated DJ Front Board
30 Wall Uplights in soft white
17 Pinspots (1 cake, 2 on newlywed table, 14 centerpieces)
Large Moving Heads on Totems with DMX
Mini Moving Heads
Dance Ligths

Soundwave DJ / MC: DJ Justin

Soundwave Digital Photo Booth

Venue: Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek
Coordinator: The Soiree Co.
Cake: Couture Cakes by Lia
Photo: Corner House Photography
Florist: Raining Roses Production

Deborah and Ryan’s Royal Crest Room wedding was truly a regal celebration from start to finish! The Royal Crest Room sits around lavish water features, and the mossy green golf course in Central Florida is full of charm. It’s hard to go wrong with this venue, and Deborah and Ryan’s November 20, 2021 wedding was no exception.

Getting the Party Started

After an intimate outdoor ceremony at the all white trellis that sits with the golf course in the backdrop, cocktails were served patio area under the market lights. Soundwave Entertainment’s DJ Justin set the stage for a grand entrance into the ballroom, with our Illuminated DJ Front Board. Soundwave provided 18 LED wall uplights throughout the ballroom in a warm, candlelight tone. As guests took their seats, Get the Party Started by Pink kicked off the wedding party introductions and the reception

DJ Justin introduced the newlyweds just before they shared their first dance as husband and wife to You Had Me From Hello by Kenny Chesney. After the first dance concluded, guests joined the couple in two more songs. Perfect by Ed Sheeran began the set, followed by I Gotta Feeling by the Black Eyed Peas.

When the Bride Becomes the DJ

As the night went on, guests enjoyed a few surprises from this fun bride and groom. During the anniversary dances, DJ Justin wished a happy anniversary to two of the couples who were on the dance floor. And at one point, the bride even took a turn behind the DJ booth, having fun at the mic and giving her friends and family some dance mixes. 

Finally, this Royal Crest Room wedding closed with an impressive surprise…an actual fireworks display! Afterward, the bride and groom returned to the ballroom for one last dance in private, swaying to The Rest of Our Lives by Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. Then, it was time to complete the incredible day with a sparkler send off!

Soundwave Lighting & Design:
Designer DJ Front Board (illuminated with LED lights)
18 Wall Uplights in soft, candlelight shades
Cake Pinspot

Soundwave DJ / MC: DJ Justin

Venue: The Royal Crest Room
Video: Seltzer Films
Cake: Sugar Divas Cakery
Photo: The Hendricks
Florist: In Bloom Florist

A Spooktacular Wedding at the Orlando Science Center

We had so much fun being part of Erika and Dustin’s October 31, 2021, Halloween wedding at the Orlando Science Center. It was a spooktacular event, set among the celestial bodies of the Planet Room and the towering bones of dinosaurs.

The ceremony took place in the Planet Room.  The 75 guests took to their seats and the music Imperial March, and Mad World ushered in the wedding party. The bride and groom exchanged vows under a picturesque full moon, with an exit to an instrumental This is Halloween. 

BOOsey Custom Cocktails in the Dino Room

It’s not every day that you celebrate your wedding on your favorite holiday. In keeping with the theme for this Halloween wedding, 18 lights in an array of purple from Soundwave’s lighting team illuminated the reception space. In keeping with the unique atmosphere of the event, Soundwave Owner, DJ Les played a custom-curated Halloween playlist for the bride and groom.

Ghouls Gather for This Halloween Wedding

As the reception began, DJ Les announced the wedding party to Ghostbusters by Ray Park Junior. The newlyweds entered the room and enjoyed a first dance to Into My Arms by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. After a heartfelt welcome message from the parents of the bride, DJ Les played more handpicked Halloween favorites during the plated dinner. Purple velvet dressed the couple’s sweetheart table. Matching purple wall uplighting added to the themed event. The wedding party surprised everyone with a rendition of Beetlejuice, performed by the bride and groom with the help of the entire bridal party and a few guests.

I Put a Spell on You

The black and metallic cake – perfect for a Halloween wedding – shimmered under Soundwave’s cake pinspot. Erika and Dustin cut their cake to I Put a Spell on You by Screamin’ Jay Hawkins. And finally, it was time for everyone to hit the dance floor! The lights dimmed and the energy amped up as guests were encouraged to hit the dance floor to all of their favorite songs. Guests were able to request songs, and a mix of fun favorites kept the party going well into the night. Late snacks were served before the final dance to Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen.

Soundwave Lighting & Design:
Cake Pinspot
18 Wall Uplights in Variety of Purple Hues

Soundwave DJ / MC: DJ Les Kopasz

Venue: Orlando Science Center
Coordinator: Simply Enchanted Events
Cake: It’s Tasty Too
Photo: Wedding Sidekicks
Caterer: Puff ‘n Stuff
Video: Petit Four Films
Florist: Lee Forrest Designs

Processional: Mad World, Vitamin String Quartet
Bride Entrance: As the World Falls Down, Vitamin String Quartet
Recessional: This Is Halloween, Vitamin String Quartet

Ghostbusters, Ray Parker Junior
First Dance: Into My Arms, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Cake Cutting: I Put a Spell On You, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins
Last Dance: Bohemian Rhapsody, Queen





Celebrating a Fall Wedding at Bella Collina

Fall in Florida is a great time to get married. We were so excited to be part of Katie and Kolby’s October 20, 2021, wedding at Bella Collina! This venue is classically beautiful, with a backdrop that transports couples and their guests to the Tuscan countryside.

Vintage Lace and a Ceremony to Remember

As they entered the ceremony to Known by Tauren Wells, the bridesmaids were perfectly poised for fall in their dark teal dresses. Katie looked stunning as she walked down the aisle to Prayed for You by Matt Stell. Her lace wedding gown was a modern twist on a vintage look, and Katie fit perfectly into the old and ethereal atmosphere of Bella Collina.

Cocktails and Introductions

Guests enjoyed a cocktail hour at Bella Collina’s Reflection Pool featuring a mix of modern love vocalist songs by Soundwave DJ Dennis Michael. When it was time to greet the newlyweds again, the DJ invited guests into the reception space taking place on the Bella Ballroom Outdoor Terrace. The wedding party entered to Levitating by Dua Lipa, then waited on the dance floor. DJ Dennis Michael announced the couple that everyone had been waiting for: the new Mr. and Mrs. Kolby Maddox!

A First Dance, a Blessing, and a Garter

Katie and Kolby enjoyed a first dance to Tip of My Tongue by Kenny Chesney. They then gave a heartfelt welcome to their guests before turning the microphone over to the father of the groom who delivered a blessing. The blessing was followed by dinner, and then the newlyweds cut their wedding cake to Love You Like I Used To by Russell Dickerson. The guests went wild as Kolby removed Katie’s garter, tossing it into the crowd while Hot In Herre by Nelly played in the background.

Not to be outdone, Katie threw her bouquet into the crowd – and then it was time to dance! DJ Dennis Michael kept the party going with a mix of current hits and old favorites. Guests danced to country, hip hop, Latin, and anything else with a great beat and high energy. Crowd favorites included Fancy Like by Walker Hayes and Everybody by Backstreet Boys.

Final Dances for This Wedding at Bella Collina

All good things come to an end, and it was eventually time to close the fun night. Guests danced to You Should Probably Leave by Chris Stapleton before heading out to wait for the newlyweds. Katie and Kolby enjoyed a private last dance to Florida Georgia Line’s song Island. They finished their dance and then made their way to the front of Bella Collina, where guests sent them off under a shower of bright sparklers and well wishes.

Venue: Bella Collina
Coordinator: At Last Wedding and Event Design
Photo: Cricket’s Photo + Cinema
Florist: Flowers By Lesley

Soundwave DJ / MC: DJ Dennis Michael

Processional: Known, Tauren Wells
Bride Entrance: Prayed For You, Matt Stell
Classic, MKTO
 Levitating, Dua Lipa
First Dance: Tip of My Tongue, Kenny Chesney
Cake Cutting: Love You Like I Used To, Russell Dickerson
Last Dance: You Should Probably Leave, Chris Stapleton


Natural Beauty in this Lake Nona Wedding

Olivia and Adonis’ wedding on October 9, 2021, was an elegant affair from beginning to end. The Lake Nona Country Club is a luxurious gem among Orlando wedding venues. Nestled in Lake Nona, Florida, this wedding property boasts lush gardens, a golf course, and spectacular views. The couple took advantage of every inch of this property with a ceremony on the grand lawn and then cocktails and dancing in the beautiful ballroom.

An Intimate Ceremony by the Lake

The groom beamed as the ceremony’s processional began. The blushing bride was accompanied by her mom and dad, and the trio walked down the aisle to Here Comes the Sun by the Midnight String Quartet. The couple exchanged vows by the lakeside, nestled under a cascading Florida Oak.

Bring Em Out!

The luxurious ballroom hosted the wedding’s cocktail hour, and the music featured a Lounge Mix from Soundwave Entertainment DJ Justin. Eventually, the guests entered the reception space, where the wedding party made a lively entrance to T.I.’s Bring Em Out. The Soundwave lighting team provided wall uplights in a very soft blush to create a warm, inviting atmosphere. The high-energy wedding party added an element of fun and excitement! Soundwave DJ Justin entertained from a designer DJ front board illuminated in white that really added a unique detail to the room. As the guests were asked to take their seats for dinner, the Maid of Honor and the Best Man delivered heartfelt toasts to the newlyweds. 

Dancing the Night Away with Soundwave DJ Justin

The party continued with favorite song requests, and the bride even had fun with her own turn at the mic! There was a particularly poignant moment during the night when Olivia enjoyed a dedicated dance with her four brothers to Isn’t She Lovely (acoustic) by Callum Wright. Snacks brought out made for a fun twist on keeping the party high energy as the wedding guests continued to dance the night away. It was a sparkling send-off as the bride and groom’s joy shined just as brightly as the sparklers!  

Soundwave DJ:  Justin Coulter

Soundwave Lighting & Design:
Cake Pinspot
14 Wall Uplights in Soft Pink
Designer DJ Front Board 

Coordinator: Melanie Paige Events & Design 

Photo: Alexis Kline Photography

Cake: Lake Nona Country Club 

Florist: Raining Roses Productions

Video: Elmwood Forest




A Picturesque Wedding at Four Seasons Resort Orlando

A picturesque setting at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando Walt Disney World made for a beautiful wedding on September 5, 2021, for Zaneta and Chris. The bride and groom choose the King Lawn location of the resort for exchanging their vows, with cypress trees all nestled within a secluded lakeside setting. As guests arrived and were seated under swaying palms, Soundwave DJ Ray Vales played a  selection of prelude music before announcing that the ceremony was about to begin. Beautiful in White Canon in D by Riyandi Kusuma played as the stunning bride proceeded down the King Lawn to her groom, who wore his dress white uniform to reflect his service for the United States Airforce. The couple recited their vows before saying “I do,”and it was all sealed with their first kiss as husband and wife.  

Intimate Indoor Cocktails 

As the wedding guests moved indoors for cocktails, a Deep House Vocalist mix played was played by Soundwave Entertainment. With close friends and family gathered, it was an intimate and heartwarming celebration. Finally, DJ Ray ushered guests into the reception space for the much-anticipated introduction of the wedding party and the newlyweds.

White Wedding Dress and Matching Airforce Uniform 

The elegance of the Four Seasons Palm Ballroom is hallmarked by floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning chandeliers.  Soundwave provided an elegant LED Lighting Design that included 24 Wall Uplights in very soft pink, Pinpspotting on the Newlywed Table, Cake and Tall Centerpieces, along with Soundwave’s Illuminated White DJ Front Board to add to the aesthetics.  With the groom in his white uniform and the bride in a white gown, their first dance to Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion was truly picturesque. A wireless mic was provided for the couple to give a personalized welcome greeting.

While guests celebrated the newlyweds with toasts from the best man and the maid of honor, parents danced with personally-requested songs.  The couple cut their cake Sugar by Maroon 5, a fitting song for a delicious cake.

Celebrating Veterans and Honoring the Happy Couple 

Wedding guests of all ages showed their love of dancing late into the night. With a mix of Latin and current pop,  DJ Ray Vales, Soundwave’s Latin Expert, kept the party going and the dance floor packed! The conversations and laughter carried on through the night, and the evening ended with a handpicked classic, I’ve Had the Time of My Life from the Movie ‘Dirty Dancing.’  As the guests left the reception space and gathered outside for a sparkler send off, the bride and groom remained on the dance floor to share a private last dance before joining everyone outside.  

Venue: Four Seasons Resort Walt Disney World 
Coordinator: Bella Sposa Events
Photo: Lunic Visuals
Florist: FH Events

Soundwave DJ / MC: DJ Ray Vales 

Soundwave Lighting & Design, and Options:
Pinspotting on the Cake, Newlywed Table and Tall Centerpieces
24 LED Wall Uplights in very soft pink
Designer Illuminated DJ Front Board

Processional: A Thousand Years, The Piano Guys
Bride Entrance: Beautiful in White / Canon in D, Riyandi
Recessional: Higher Love, Whitney Houston & Kygo

Introduction: A Sky Full of Stars, Coldplay

First Dance: Because You Loved Me, Celine Dion
Cake Cutting: Sugar, Maroon 5
Last Dance: I’ve Had the Time of My Life, Dirty Dancing (movie)



Setting the Stage for a Wedding at the Mission Inn Resort

Marissa and Adam’s September 5, 2021, wedding was held at the Marina Del Ray at Mission Inn Resort and Club. Located just outside of Orlando, the Mission Inn Resort offers three unique wedding venue options, including the stunning Marina Del Ray. Marissa and Adam held the ceremony of their fall Orlando wedding outside, with the season’s natural setting playing perfectly off of the waterfront. A gentle breeze moved with the bride as she walked down the aisle to her groom. Leaves in the trees above swayed quietly against the music. And within the magic of the natural setting, Soundwave’s DJ Dennis Michael made sure that the music and the officiant’s subtle lavaliere microphone only added to the natural setting, never distracting from the special moment. 

Cocktails and Classics 

After our bride and groom exchanged their vows and walked back up the aisle as husband and wife, it was time to celebrate. The evening began with guests sipping cocktails and mingling, all while enjoying a vocalist mix of songs from DJ Dennis Michael. As the cocktail hour wound down, DJ Dennis Michael ushered guests into the reception space for the much-anticipated introduction of the wedding party and the newlyweds. Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars played as Marissa and Adam were formally introduced as husband and wife. After the guests settled into their seats, the couple shared a sweet first dance to  I Won’t Give Up by Jason Mraz.

A Night to Remember

The reception space was beautifully decorated with cool neutrals and soft gold accents. We provided LED Wall Uplights in a soft green color, highlighting the natural outdoor ambiance. Guests celebrated the newlyweds with toasts, parent dances, and a three-tier cake from Sugar Sugar Cake Boutique – coupled with a perfectly-placed LED Pinspot supplied by Soundwave to illuminate the cake.

Sparkling Skies and Goodbyes at This Fall Orlando Wedding

The conversations and laughter carried on through the night. Soundwave DJ Dennis Micheal kicked the party into high gear with ’90s throwbacks, current pop favorites, and crowd-pleasers. Everyone was on their feet throughout the night! The bride and groom really kept the party going and the dance floor packed. Guests of all ages danced late into the night. Closing out the evening, DJ Dennis Michael played Don’t Stop Believing by Journey as requested by the newlyweds. As the last notes faded, guests gathered outside to grab some  sparklers as they cheered and bid farewell to the glowing couple!

Venue: Mission Inn Resort and Clubatelier
Coordinator: Bella Sposa Events
Photo: Flora Bloom Photography
Cake: Sugar Sugar Cake Boutique
Florist: Le Fleur Atelier

Soundwave DJ / MC: DJ Dennis Michael 

Soundwave Lighting & Design, and Options:
Cake Pinspot
LED Wall Uplights
Dance lights

Processional: Memories (violin cover, ItsAMoney)
Bride Entrance: I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing (violin cover, Javier Rodriguez)
Happy (Pharrell Williams)
 Uptown Funk, Bruno Mars
First Dance: I Won’t Give Up, Jason Mraz
Cake Cutting: Sugar, Maroon 5
Last Dance: Don’t Stop Believing, Journey


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Melissa and David Pagan’s Central Florida wedding was a lovely and fun affair from beginning to end. Held on July 24, 2021, their wedding at the Lake Mary Events Center featured plenty of opportunities for unique lighting designs from our experts at Soundwave, and we were excited to return to one of our favorite stomping grounds.

Lighting Design for a Wedding at the Lake Mary Events Center
The couple opted for an intimate ceremony in a room flanked with floor-to-ceiling windows and endless amounts of natural light. Their evening reception was classy and soft, bringing in lots of opportunity for understated and transitional lighting as the sun set on the venue.

We brought gentle color to the inside space with our LED lights, illuminating the room with a gentle purple to reflect the wedding colors of the bride and groom. Soundwave provided the Monogram in Lights on the stage wall with purple hues of LED Wall Uplighting providing a main focal point in the space and a beautiful backdrop for pictures.

We added Centerpiece Pinspot Lighting to highlight the newlywed table and the wedding cake from their positions within the alcove at the front of the room. We also used the lighting design to frame the newlyweds’ silver accents, complementing Melissa and David’s vision for their wedding at the Lake Mary Events Center.

Your Perfect DJ for a Central Florida Wedding
To ensure that it was truly a night to remember, the bride and groom had an ingenious idea: capture it through film…but with a twist! Before the start of dinner, when guests were all still at their seats, Melissa and David requested that our talented Soundwave DJ Ray Vales announce to the room:

“The bride and groom have a challenge for all of you: the newlyweds want to take a photo with each group of guests at each respective table.  Easy enough…however, here is the challenge: you all have only have 3 minutes to do this!  So, you all must work together at each respective table.  The photographer will come to each table and the assistant will get you all in position.  But, you must act fast, you have three minutes total!”

As DJ Ray started the clock on those three minutes, Hey Ya” by Outkast was the countdown song of choice. DJ Ray had fun with the countdown, keeping the energy going as the bride and groom rushed between tables and laughed with every guest in the room. This photo challenge was a fun twist on traditional wedding photos, and DJ Ray was happy to make the most of it!

In keeping with the fun and personal touches at this Central Florida wedding, the bride and groom had another surprise in store for everyone. After the food has been eaten, the cake had been cut, and the dancing had been going on for some time, DJ Ray asked all of the guests to make a circle around the dance floor. Melissa entered into the middle of the circle, and DJ Ray invited Melissa’s mom to join her for a very special surprise dance. The mother and daughter danced to “Mom” by Meghan Trainor, and Melissa’s surprise for her own mom was a successful and heartfelt one.

The dancing resumed and DJ Ray kept the party going until it was time to finally end what had been a fantastic day. Mr. and Mrs. Pagan shared their last dance with guests to “Last Dance” by Donna Summer. When the dancing ended and everyone left the room, the newlyweds were able to enjoy one last private last dance to Die a Happy Man” by Thomas Rhett. We were honored to be part of this beautiful Central Florida wedding at the Lake Mary Events Center, and we loved getting to see Melissa and David start their own happily ever after.   

Venue: Lake Mary Events Center 
Coordinator: Weddings in the City
Caterer: Levans Catering
Photo: Mike Briggs Photography
Cake: Carlo’s Bakery
Florist: Atmospheres Floral and Decor
Video: Cinemedia

Soundwave DJ / MC: DJ Ray, Latin Expert

Soundwave Lighting & Design, and Options:
3 Pinspots: 1 for Cake, 2 for Newlywed Table
18 LED Lights: Soft Purple Color
Monogram in Lights
Dance Lights

Processional: Stand By Me (piano), Toshiki Kato
Bride Entrance: Perfect (wedding version,) Paul Hankinson
Recessional: This Will Be An Everlasting Love, Natalie Cole

I Gotta Feeling, Black Eyed Peas
First Dance: Beautiful Crazy, Luke Combs
Father Daughter: My Wish, Rascal Flatts
Mother Son: A Mothers Song, T Carter
Last Dance With Guests: Last Dance, Donna Summer

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