bride and groom embracing at Ian's Chapel at Camp Lucy Wedding

Unforgettable Camp Lucy Wedding: Savana and Casey’s Vibrant Spring Celebration in Dripping Springs, Texas


Nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Camp Lucy in Dripping Springs stands out as a premier wedding venue, offering a perfect blend of rustic charm and modern elegance, and hill country views. Known for its breathtaking landscapes and meticulously designed event spaces, Camp Lucy provides couples with a picturesque setting for their special day. Whether you’re dreaming of an outdoor ceremony under ancient oaks or a grand celebration in a charming chapel, this wedding venue caters to every couple’s vision. The tranquil atmosphere and stunning vistas of Dripping Springs make Camp Lucy an idyllic location for creating unforgettable memories.

Savana & Casey

The newlyweds share a kiss in the lush gardens of Camp Lucy, with the charming Ian's Chapel behind them.

Savana and Casey’s love story is a beautiful testament to fate and connection. They met in Tuscaloosa at Savana’s college house. Casey was fresh out of the military and Savana was a Junior at the University of Alabama. Their journey together culminated in a vibrant, colorful spring wedding day at Camp Lucy in March, reflecting their joyful, fun-loving, relaxed personalities.

Pre-Wedding Preparations

At Camp Lucy, the bridal suite and groom’s preparation area are designed with both comfort and elegance in mind, providing a perfect start to the wedding day. The bridal suite is a luxurious space adorned with vintage furnishings, soft lighting, and large mirrors, creating a serene and beautiful environment for the bride and her party to prepare. The suite features ample space for hair and makeup stations, a cozy seating area for relaxation. The groom’s preparation area, known as the groom’s suite, exudes a rustic charm that complements the venue’s overall aesthetic. It’s a stylish and comfortable space with plush seating, a well-stocked mini-bar, and a variety of entertainment options to keep the nerves at bay.

The morning preparations are a blend of excitement and anticipation. As the sun rises over the Hill Country, the bridal suite buzzes with activity. Savana and her bridal party started their day with a light breakfast and mimosas, setting a festive tone. The suite’s beautiful natural light provides the perfect setting for capturing candid shots of laughter, shared memories, and the loving camaraderie between Savana and her best friends.

One of the most cherished moments from the morning preparations was the emotional first look between Savana and her father. As she stood in her stunning wedding gown, radiating beauty and joy, her father entered the room, his face beaming with joy at the sight of his little girl all grown up and ready to walk down the aisle. Following their heartfelt embrace, Savana’s father had the honor of putting on her wedding shoes. It was a sweet moment and intimate gesture that symbolized his love and support as she stepped into this new chapter of her life.

The bride stands under the ancient oak trees near Ian's Chapel, holding her bouquet and looking serene

Meanwhile, in the groom’s suite, Casey’s morning was spent in the groom’s suite, surrounded by his best men. The room echoed with laughter and camaraderie as they reminisced about old times and looked forward to the joyous day ahead. Dressed in their finest suits, the groomsmen helped each other with final adjustments, ensuring everyone looked their best.

The Ceremony – Ian’s Chapel

Romantic Ian’s Chapel at Camp Lucy

The ceremony took place in the romantic and moody Ian’s Chapel, a hallmark of Camp Lucy. Ian’s Chapel, with its rich wooden beams, stained glass windows, and enchanting atmosphere, provided a stunning and intimate setting for Savana and Casey’s vows. It was the perfect spot for timeless photos.

Inside and outside the chapel, the space was beautifully adorned with florals by Disch Events, adding an extra touch of elegance and romance. The floral arrangements featured a vibrant mix of spring blooms, perfectly complementing the colorful theme of the wedding.

As guests took their seats inside the chapel, a sense of anticipation filled the air. The ceremony began with the soft strains of live music from the string quartet, creating a magical atmosphere. Casey, standing at the altar looked both excited and emotional as he awaited his bride.

Savana made her grand entrance, walking down the aisle arm-in-arm with her father. The sight of Savana in her stunning gown, with the chapel’s ethereal light filtering through the stained glass, was a moment to remember. As she reached the altar, her father gave her one last loving look before entrusting her to Casey.

The ceremony was filled with many heartfelt moments. Savana’s uncle officiated the ceremony, sharing touching words, personal stories, and jokes that resonated with everyone present.

Bride and Groom & Bridal Party Portraits

While guests enjoyed cocktail hour, Savana, Casey, and their wedding party took a moment to capture some unforgettable portraits. The picturesque grounds of Camp Lucy and the iconic front of Ian’s Chapel provided the perfect backdrops.

Romantic Bride and Groom Portraits at Camp Lucy

The Reception

Enchanting Reception at Camp Lucy

The indoor reception was a dazzling celebration held indoors at one of Camp Lucy’s elegant event spaces. As guests entered the reception area, they were greeted by a breathtaking display of floral artistry. Disch Events outdid themselves, hanging lush floral arrangements from the ceiling that cascaded gracefully over the tables. The floral installations created a dreamy, garden-like ambiance indoors, making guests feel as though they were dining under a canopy of flowers. Soft candlelight flickered, adding a warm and intimate glow to the setting.

The reception kicked off with heartfelt and tear-jerking speeches, one of the most memorable being from Savana’s sisters. Their touching words and shared memories brought tears to many eyes, highlighting the deep bond of family.

As the evening progressed, guests enjoyed various activities and entertainment options. The outdoor lawn provided a perfect spot for mingling and enjoying the fresh Hill Country air. Homestead Photo Booth complete with fun props and backdrops, was a hit among guests,

Dancing the Night Away at Camp Lucy’s Indoor Reception

Inside, the dance floor was alive with energy. Hype Rhythm kept the music flowing, and guests of all ages danced the night away. The joyous atmosphere was infectious, and the dance floor remained packed until the very end of the celebration.

As the night drew to a close, Savana and Casey shared a private last dance. This intimate moment allowed them to reflect on the day and savor a quiet, romantic dance together. The grand finale of the evening was a spectacular sparkler exit. It was a magical and fitting end to an unforgettable day.

Why Choose a Camp Lucy Wedding Venue?

If you’re a couple considering a Camp Lucy wedding its versatile spaces can accommodate a range of wedding styles, from elegant indoor receptions to romantic outdoor ceremonies. The enchanting Hill Country backdrop adds a touch of natural beauty to every event. 

Perfect Destination Weddings at Camp Lucy

Camp Lucy is also perfect for destination weddings, offering luxury accommodations on-site that allow you and your guests to immerse yourselves in the celebration without worrying about travel logistics. The venue’s experienced team is dedicated to bringing your wedding vision to life, handling every detail with care and professionalism.

Thank you for joining me in reflecting on Savana and Casey’s beautiful wedding day. For more inspiration be sure to follow along on Instagram and Pinterest. If you’re ready to start planning your own unforgettable wedding at Camp Lucy, contact me HERE for inquiries and consultations. I can’t wait to help you capture the magic of your special day.

The Team: 

Planning and Design: @me.slaughter @lilalaneevents
Venue: @camplucyweddings @camplucyoncreek
DJ- @hyperhythm
Strings- @terravistastrings
Photography- @amy_odom
Video- @juanjosephoto
Photobooth- @homesteadphotoboothco
Beauty- @luxbeautyandbridal
Florist- @disch_events
Lighting- @ilios_productions
Rentals- @whimhospitality
Cake- @lilacsugarcakes
Transportation- @4_leaf_limo

Amy Odom Photography is an Austin, Texas based wedding photographer who makes timeless images for couples with classic style. Amy services anywhere in Texas your love story takes you.

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