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Claire + Gareth (along with a few of their closest friends and family), traveled all the way from the UK to create a small, perfectly personal wedding in the Southern California desert. Claire + Gareth, were engaged at Pappy + Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace on a previous visit, which is why they decided to get married down the road. They chose Pipes Canyon Lodge for their stay, catering and their ceremony. It couldn’t have been a better one-stop shop. Pamela and her husband Steve were incredibly warm, fun and friendly hosts. Pamela catered the wedding with the most delicious southern-style bbq. Claire took the lead on the handmade, desert-inspired decor, enlisting her friends and family to help. Toasts took place on bales of hay under the bright starry night before heading over to Pappy’s to enjoy the music of  The Lonely Wild. Click on over to East Side Bride today for more!

Claire + Gareth

Pioneertown, CA
Ceremony + Reception Venue: Pipes Canyon Lodge, Pioneertown, CA
After Party Venue: Pappy + Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace, Pioneertown, CA
After Party Band: The Lonely Wild
Catering: Pamela Galvin Pipes Canyon Catering
Officiant: Minister Marie Burns Holzer from Let’s Get Married So Cal
Flowers: Bride + Family
Dress: Miguelina
Suit + Shirt: Zara + H&M