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Banff National Park 5 Year Anniversary Session | Cedar Lane Weddings

5 Year Anniversary in Banff National Park – during the Summer Solstice

On June 21st, Brittany and Nate came all the way from Alabama to celebrate their 5 Year Anniversary in Banff  at Lake Minnewanka!

What better way to honour and reflect on your own love story, than to get dressed up in your finest and have an amazing sunset session during the summer solstice?

Popping champagne was a must to help celebrate both their milestone and the coming of summer. Brittany and Nate shared the sweetest most intimate promises with each other, in some of Canada’s most beautiful scenery we have to offer. We even saw a grizzly bear driving up to Lake Minnewanka and what a truly Canadian way to welcome them to Banff National Park! We had the whole lake to ourselves and stayed out past 10:30 to watch the sunset on the longest day of the year.

Watch this amazing video of their gallery, or take a look through some of my favourites from their session below!

Florals by Dutchess Flower Company
Macrame Free Spirit Designs

Thank you for visiting my Blog, I am Melissa – the girl behind Cedar Lane Weddings! Are you planning your elopement and looking for someone to help guide you through process?

There’s nothing I love more than helping couples create an authentic intimate wedding day of your dreams, where you conquer an amazing adventure together, and have the privacy & safety to truly be yourselves. Elopements bring the focus of a wedding day back to you two as a couple, and don’t have the “performance” or “production” vibe of a normal, traditional wedding day. You can design the best day for the two of you, from start to finish, and at some point in your grand adventure, be in a gorgeous & unique location and commit your lives to each other.

If you enjoyed this stunning 5 Year Anniversary Banff Lake in Lake Minnewanka, please make sure to read my recent Takakkaw Falls Elopement or Moraine Lake Adventurous Anniversary session and Adventure Elopement at Peyto Lake, both featured by the magazine Rocky Mountain Brides!!


these are gorgeous! Beautiful lighting. Nice work!

OMG YES!!!!! Every couple should do a anniversary session! Love how adventurous this one is

Mollie Adams

Ahh I am loving this location! The couple looks so happy as well and her dress is stunning 🙂

I love when couples celebrate their anniversaries with session so fun and special!

amazing session you had with this couple! the light and the location are wonderful as well

Beautiful! Absolutely loving those wide, far away shots. Great work!

Wow this is such an amazing session!! I love the colors!


Beautiful read and images. Loved everything about this.

Obsessed with this!
The colours the lighting the love! its got it all!

These are stunning Melissa! They truly look like they had so much fun celebrating with you, what an amazing way to ring in 5 years of love ❤️

Omg these are stunning!!

Love the slideshow! Always puts a smile on my face to see real emotions (and bottle pops don’t hurt either) !!

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