When I first saw the invitation for Enchanted Springs Ranch on Josh and Briana’s rehearsal dinner invite I admit I thought it sounded cheesy. However, as I started to type out this blog, I had forgotten the name of the ranch and began with “have you ever been to a place that really feels enchanted”. I then had a second thought and decide that I was wrong and it really is aptly named.
As we pulled into the long winding dirt road that led to Enchanted Springs, we passed a number of llamas grazing in the lush green field by the side of the road, we then passed a small lake and came around the corner to a little western town that look so authentic I felt like I had jumped back 150 years in time. Standing on the side of the road was a real Texas cowboy who directed us to where to park. (I think he was the ranch owner in fact, talk about friendly).
The evening started with a wagon ride where we saw long horn cows, horses, a red stag, deer, antelope, egyptian geese, wallaby, llamas, buffalo, emu, oryx, yak, and even a number of zebra all wandering around munching on the field grass. No fences, or walls, just hanging out there in enjoying themselves as we passed.
The evening progressed into the saloon where we had tri-tip and live country music and dancing. Dinner and dancing was followed by a gun twirling show by Pistol Packin Paula the worlds fastest gun slinger.
Suzy and I almost never go to rehearsal dinners, but this is one I’m glad we didn’t miss. It truly felt enchanted! If you’re anywhere near San Antonio I would suggest planning your wedding at Enchanted Springs Ranch. Well even if you’re not from around there I would still suggest it! I hope to go back sometime soon! =)
Thank you Josh and Briana for inviting us! We had a blast!