This Disneyland Wedding Is The Most Magical #RelationshipGoals

" ... we wanted to share the magic and wonder we feel when we're at the parks with our closest friends and family."

Bay Area couple Sarah and Gilbert Hernandez's love story began with Disney's Up — the movie they watched on their first date — and it's also where their next chapter began. Gilbert Hernandez even proposed to his now-wife with a custom "Adventure Book" inspired by the movie, followed by a lantern-filled engagement photo session straight out of Tangled.

The Disney-loving couple are Disneyland annual passholders, and even went on their first vacation there together. 


So it only makes sense they chose the amusement park as the perfect place to begin the rest of their lives together.

"We were inspired to have a 'Fairy Tale Wedding' at Disneyland because we wanted to share the magic and wonder we feel when we're at the parks with our closest friends and family," Gilbert Hernandez told POPSUGAR. "Sarah's always been my princess, and I wanted us to have a wedding that truly makes her feel like one."

"It's always been a home away from home for us," Hernandez told HuffPost. "We love the feeling of magic that Disneyland gives us every time we go, whether it be a multi-day extravaganza or just passing by the parks to take a short walk and grab a churro and a corndog."

Churros and corndogs were just one of the many Disney-themed surprises the couple had planned for their guests (with a little help from the fairy godmothers at Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings, of course).

"All of our guests were excited to attend our wedding at Disneyland, but they had no idea what we had up our sleeves!" Sarah Hernandez added to POPSUGAR. "The entire day was so under wraps that ... everyone was constantly on their toes, not knowing what to expect next."

Because music is so intrinsic to every Disney movie, a live singer belted out tune after tune from everyone's favorite soundtracks. The reception was sprinkled with little, magical touches, from guests being escorted to their seats via personalized Fastpasses to glowing wristbands controlled by the DJ in time with the music to the couple's Up-inspired cake toppers, of course. 

The night wasn't complete until the ultimate Disney couple — Mickey and Minnie Mouse — made a guest appearance honoring the newlyweds.

And if that weren't enough the Hernandez's guests had the one-of-a-kind experience of watching the last showing of World of Color in their own reserved area and taking over the Toy Story Mania ride after the park closed. 

How did the bride and groom end their magical evening and begin their happily ever after?

With a bit of faith, trust, and pixie dust, which is to say — a proper wand send-off followd by a ride on the Main Street Fire Engine. 


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