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We're getting married...again!

Thank you for joining us to celebrate our special day. For many, this will be the second wedding of ours that you are attending, but for some, this will be the first... we appreciate your presence!

We are very excited to celebrate with you all and we can't wait to eat some great food, party hard, and most of all, celebrate love. 

Please read all of the details below and please do not hesitate to reach out to either one of us if you have any pressing questions. We will continuously be updating this page as well as sending you all emails as we get closer to the day, so please keep an eye out!

Important Announcements

Questions? Please contact :

Mark Sarpaneva: +358440332202

 

PLEASE NOTE: There is no wifi available in any of the hotel rooms on site (the hotel is rustic), you can connect to WiFi in the restaurant. 

 

Friday Sept. 29: 

- For our overseas guests that arrive early at Svartå on Friday, the restaurant will be open for lunch from 12 - 3pm if you need food. 

Saturday Sept. 30 (Wedding Day):

- For our guests staying at Svartå, lunch will be available at the restaurant from 11-1pm, please keep in mind the ceremony start time and the champagne drinks (see timeline below)

Shuttle pick-up and Drop-off Locations:

Please scroll down to see the time table.

 

Wedding Timeline:

Please scroll down to see the timeline

Weather:

We are currently keeping an eye on the weather but if it rains, we do ask that all guests bring their own umbrellas to the wedding! Thank you.

Check-in at Hotel:

- reception is located in the main restaurant building

Svartå Slott address:

Hållsnäsintie 89, 10360 Mustio, Finland

Dates / Venue / Dress Code

September 29 - Welcome drinks and nibbles

Venue: Holiday bar in Helsinki, Finland (Kanavaranta 7, 00170 Helsinki, Finland)

What: pre-wedding party to get to know new people and mingle with some familiar faces!

Time: 6:30-11:30PM

Dress Code: City chic / evening party

September 30 - The big day

Venue: Svartå Slott /Mustion Linna in Svartå, Finland

What: The wedding day, please arrive promptly!

Ceremony Start time: 3pm

Dress Code: Black tie formal (Men: Tuxedos / smoking jackets, Women: formal evening wear, if you are wearing heels please note it is both an outdoor (grass) and indoor event, bring heel guards if you want) Please AVOID Stilettos, the manor we will be having dinner is a heritage site.

Colours: Please avoid white. (black and red are okay!)

* Please note that the weather can be unpredictable in Finland during the Fall season, it will most probably be between 8-15 degrees celsius, dress appropriately!)

October 01 - Recovery brunch

Venue: Svartå Slott /Mustion Linna in Svartå, Finland

What: Brunch at the venue, great time to say your goodbyes to the happy couple.

Time: 12-3pm

Dress Code: Casual

Accommodation

As we do have close to 140 people attending and have a limited number of hotel rooms available on-site, we kindly ask those who are Finland natives (or have places in Finland) to use their own homes as an accommodation to provide our foreign guests with enough rooms in the hotel on site. 

For our foreign guests, we have hotel rooms available for you, please read and reply to the email we sent you at your earliest convenience. As we mentioned in our email, if you are traveling to Finland with someone who is not invited to our wedding, we would suggest booking a hotel in Helsinki as we have booked out the entire Svartå Slott property for our wedding guests and the restaurant will not be open to the public.

* The hotel on-site will be booked only from Sept 29-Oct 01 and the expenses are covered, no need to pay for the rooms.

Transportation

Shuttle Services:

There will be shuttle services that will be operating to and from the wedding venue for all guests staying in Helsinki. 

For those of our guests staying at the hotel at the venue, there will be a shuttle service from Svartå Slott to the Holiday Bar in Helsinki, as well as a return service to Svartå Slott on Sept 29 for the welcome drinks event.

SHUTTLE TIMES / LOCATIONS: Please be on time

Friday, Sept 29: 

5:30pm - Shuttle pick up from Svartå for all guests staying at the hotel, heading into Helsinki for Holiday Bar drinks

11:30pm - Shuttle pick up from Holiday Bar, heading back to Svartå (same location at drop off)

Saturday, Sept 30: Day

1:30pm - Shuttle pick up for guests in Helsinki, heading to Svartå for wedding day 

pick-up location: Kaserntorget 00130 Helsinki

Saturday, Sept 30: Night (2 separate shuttle pick-up times available)

12:00am - from Svartå, heading back into Helsinki 

drop-off location: Kaserntorget 00130 Helsinki

2:30am - from Svartå, heading back into Helsinki

drop-off location: Kaserntorget 00130 Helsinki

Saturday, Oct 01: Brunch

11:00am - pick up from Helsinki, heading into Svartå

pick-up location: Kaserntorget 00130 Helsinki

3:00pm - pick up from Svartå, heading back into Helsinki

drop-off location: Kaserntorget 00130 Helsinki

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Wedding Timeline

Friday, Sept 29

6:30-11:30pm - Welcome drinks at Holiday Bar (see shuttle pickup times above)

Saturday, Sept 30

1:30pm - Champagne welcome for all guest staying at Svartå hotel, at main restaurant

3:00 - 3:30pm - Ceremony 

4:00 - 6:00pm - Cocktail hour in pavilion

7:00 - 10:00pm - Dinner in manor

10:15 - 3:00pm - party!!

Sunday, Oct 01

12:00-3:00pm - Goodbye brunch

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