We’re Getting Married!

We are so excited to celebrate our special day with you!

A quick note: please grab a Lyft up to the venue — we’ll have shuttles ferrying everyone back at the end of the night (departures from 9 PM to 11 PM).

When & Where

Ralston White Retreat
2 El Capitan Ave
Mill Valley, CA 94941

September 23, 2017

4:00 PM – Lawn Games and Lemonade
4:30 PM – Ceremony Begins

Transportation

Parking is extremely limited at the venue, so transportation will be provided. Please do not drive to the venue.

Getting to the wedding:

Take Lyft!

In the “Payment” section of the Lyft app, enter the code BLOOMQUIST17 before you request your ride. More info and screenshots here. For those driving locally, please park your car at the Holiday Inn Express in Mill Valley and order a Lyft from the hotel.

During the wedding:

The ceremony and dinner will be outside on grass. Consider this a warning for those pondering high heels — they may sink in! The average high of 81° is great, but it will drop to 50° by the end of the night so we recommend bringing layers.

Getting home from the wedding:

Shuttles will be provided back to the two hotels where we have room blocks in Mill Valley and San Francisco starting at 9 PM. Feel free to leave when you want, but we encourage you to stay with us and dance the night away (or until 11 PM when they kick us out)!

Sunday Brunch

The bride and groom’s parents welcome everyone to join us for Sunday brunch at Huntington Park in San Francisco on Sunday Morning. Nothing like a few tacos in front of Grace Cathedral before we have to go back to our real lives!

10 AM – 2 PM

Huntington Park
1100 California St
San Francisco, CA

For those driving, street parking is free on Sunday (but watch for signs) or use the garage at Grace Cathedral.

  • The garage entrance is on Taylor Street midway between California and Sacramento Streets.
  • Rates: $3.00 per 15 minutes or $33.00 per 24 hours.
  • If you arrive before 11AM and leave before 6PM, there is a $12.00 flat rate fee.

Our Story

She said

I moved to San Francisco after college not knowing what to expect. I moved cross country for something different. San Francisco looked beautiful and I knew I’d find work, so why not?! Once arriving and not knowing a soul in town, I joined a sports (read: drinking) league as a way to make new friends. Good idea, right? Well, I didn’t expect to meet the love of my life! At that point, he was just the super cute captain of our team.

He never actually got my number because he had the entire roster, but he reached out anyway. A few dates and motorcycle rides later, I had stars in my eyes! The rest is history!

Turns out, the real reason I moved to San Francisco was to meet Dave. What a great decision it was!

He said

We met at Sunday Recess, I was wearing jorts and the rest was history.

I mean, only a monster would say no to this!

When & Where

Ralston White Retreat
Mill Valley, CA

4:30PM
September 23, 2017

Transportation

Parking is extremely limited at the venue, so transportation will be provided. Please do not drive to the venue.

Getting to the wedding:

Take Lyft!

In the “Payment” section of the Lyft app, enter the code BLOOMQUIST17 before you request your ride. More info and screenshots here. For those driving locally, please park your car at the Holiday Inn Express in Mill Valley and order a Lyft from the hotel.

During the wedding:

The ceremony and dinner will be outside on grass. Consider this a warning for those pondering high heels — they may sink in! The average high of 81° is great, but it will drop to 50° by the end of the night so we recommend bringing layers.

Getting home from the wedding:

Shuttles will be provided back to the two hotels where we have room blocks in Mill Valley and San Francisco starting at 9 PM. Feel free to leave when you want, but we encourage you to stay with us and dance the night away (or until 11 PM when they kick us out)!

Accommodations

We’ve reserved room blocks with two hotels, the Holiday Inn Express in Mill Valley and the Stanford Court in San Francisco. The blocks are a two night minimum; book direct with the hotel if you’re just looking for a single night. We’ll provide transportation to and from the wedding venue in Mill Valley from either location.

Mill Valley

Holiday Inn Express

160 Shoreline Hwy, Mill Valley, CA 94941
Rate: $170/night
Parking: Free
Reservation Deadline: August 8
How to Reserve: Online with this link

San Francisco

Stanford Court

905 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108
Rate: $189-$209/night
Parking: $52+tax per 24 hours
Reservation Deadline: August 23
How to Reserve: Make reservations by calling 1-877-348-6879 and referring to the Bloomquist-Byrnes Wedding.

SF Favorites

We know you’ll be busy celebrating us, but if you get the chance take the opportunity to enjoy some of our favorite sights (and burritos!)

To See

Golden Gate Bridge – It’s obvious, and for good reason!
Presidio
 – An amazing park with woods, beaches, and hiking paths.
Lands End – Our favorite short hike in the city. It’s about 2 mile hike if you walk the full length, all along a (safe) beautiful cliff near the ocean. Affords you views of the full bay and golden gate bridge in once direction and the Pacific ocean in another.
Twin Peaks – One of the tallest hills in the city with a 360 degree vista. Best views in the city. You can drive or brave a hike to the top.
Clarion Alley – An alley near our old apartment n the Mission that’s filled wall to wall with murals.
Grace Cathedral & Fairmont Hotel – Iconic SF sights in our new neighborhood of Nob Hill.

To Eat

Hops and Hominy – Southern fare with an SF twist and great cocktails.
Taqueria Cancun – Our favorite burritos, hands down. In SF there’s plenty of options and Cancun excels.
Pizzeria Delfina – Neopolitan pizza in a cozy space with outdoor seating and great people watching.
Okoze Sushi – Best sushi in the city (in our opinion!). Located in Russian Hill, just off the Cable Car line.
Namu Gaji – Korean fusion. Awesome food, period!
Bar Bocce – One of our favorite restaurants, right on the water in Sausalito. There is a bocce court and a private “beach”, perfect for eating outside. Pizza just sweetens the deal.

To Consume

SF Moma – Modern art museum downtown; recently reopened after renovations.
De Young – Fine art museum in SF with variety of exhibitions and art from many cultures.
California Academy of Sciences – In case you need a dose of science with your trip out here, it’s right next to the de Young in Golden Gate Park.
Legion of Honor -Sister museum to the De Young, second fine arts museum in the city with views of the Golden Gate Bridge. Located in the Outer Richmond, so a taxi/Uber/Lyft ride is necessary, but worth it.

Registry

Photos

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