It’s not every day you get to propose to the love of your life on top of the world.

So when Jake reached out to us asking to document his wedding proposal at ASPIRE One World Observatory – obviously we couldn’t say no.

Jake and Jackie have been dating for six years.

It’s hard to believe that fate didnt have a part to play in bringing them together!

Jake’s dad and Jackie’s mum were actually colleagues at one point. They only found out that their kids were dating years later!

On the day of the proposal, Jake tricked Jackie into thinking that they were going to check out the ASPIRE Observatory.

When they arrived, an event manager came up to them and said: “Congratulations! You’ve won a special pass to get to a private room!”

As they entered the space, the glass room was bathed in a beautiful evening light. It was complete with rose petals, a dessert table and of course a diamond ring from Tiffany’s.

It was by far, the most beautiful and intense wedding proposal we have ever done!

But the surprises didnt end there for Jackie. She was surprised by their friends who had come to celebrate the occasion.

It was a truly breathtaking experience – with the stunning views of Manhattan marking the perfect end to the day.

What’s the best time of day to have a session?

Pro-tip, if you’re thinking of proposing or doing a photoshoot at the ASPIRE observatory – why not try a sunset session?

With glass walls everywhere, you get tons of natural light.

Jake timed the proposal to happen around 1.5 hours before the sun was setting. The result? A stunning sunset view from up in the skies.

The Aspire Observatory also makes for an amazing wedding venue. Perfect for impressing your out of town guests who will be rewarded with a breathtaking view of Manhattan!

To get to the Aspire Observatory you have to go through security and you take the elevators all the way up to the highest floor.

How much does it cost to host a wedding at ASPIRE One World Observatory?

For small weddings with 50 guests, the cost of hosting a wedding at ASPIRE One World Observatory is $30,000.

Wedding Proposals at ASPIRE One World Observatory starts at $900 and $1200 for a sunset proposal.

Why host a wedding at ASPIRE Observatory?

  1. ASPIRE is right in the heart of downtown Manhattan. Other must see spots to see as a tourist is The Oculus, 911 Memorial, Wall Street and the Statue of Liberty.
  2. Wow your guests with beautiful views of Manhattan
  3. Have your wedding ceremony in the skies with cotton candy sunsets behind you
  4. This 9000 square feet event space is so customizable to any floor-plans for your dream wedding
  5. You wont need to plan for a rainy day alternative!

Here are a few pictures from the day Jake proposed to Jackie – we hope it inspires your own wedding!

Check out other related articles that can be helpful to planning your dream wedding day:

ASPIRE: A wedding proposal on top of the world

September 9, 2021




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