Make the holidays feel more festive with our roundup of 2017's local celebrity weddings!
TV host-actress Camille Prats married her grade school classmate John "VJ" Yambao in an intimate ceremony on January 7 at the Nayomi Sanctuary Resort in Batangas City.
On September 22, Camille gave birth to her and VJ's first child together, Nala Camilla Prats Yambao. They are now a family of five—Camille has a son, Nathan, with late husband Anthony Linsangan, while VJ has a son, Ice, from a previous relationship.
Actress Bangs Garcia and Filipino-British property developer Lloydi Birchmore got married for the third time (it was the first one they publicly announced) on January 24 at the Asya Premier Suites in Boracay. The following day, Bangs revealed on Instagram that they had been married twice already. She captioned the post: "Finally, FIRST day to the public as OFFICIAL Mrs. Valerie and Lloyd Birchmore since yesterday was honestly our third wedding already! 1.Civil Wedding in London 2. Church Wedding 3. Beach Wedding."
The love month was made sweeter for actor Luis Alandy and his non-showbiz girlfriend Joselle Fernandez, as they tied the knot on February 17 at Two Gardens Tagaytay.
Luis and Joselle, who are fans ofThe Notebook, chose to have their prenup photos in theme with the movie.
Fashion designer Francis Libiran and his businessman partner Christian Mark Jacobs tied the knot on March 17 at The Lind Boracay.
Among the guests spotted at the event were actor Robin Padilla, actress Kaye Abad, celebrity hairstylist Jing Monis, entrepreneur Tim Yap, and Miss International 2016 Kylie Verzosa.
Actress and TV host Julia Clarete revealed on July 28 via Instagram that she got married to her Irish fiance Gareth McGeown. The couple tied the knot at the Ballynahinch Castle Hotel in Ireland.
In an interview with GMA program Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho, Julia shared that she met Gareth in 2011 during a golfing event. They now happily reside in Malaysia with Sebastian, Julia's son from a previous marriage.
Congressman and actor Alfred Vargas and wife Yasmine Espiritu-Vargas had their church wedding on July 23 at the Manila Cathedral. Alfred and Yasmine were married in a civil ceremony in 2010. Among the guests were big names in showbiz and politics, including Kris Aquino, Dingdong Dantes, Vice President Leni Robredo, Mar Roxas, Feliciano "Sonny" Belmonte, and Lolit Solis.
The bride wore a Cary Santiago gown, while the groom was dressed in a Francis Libiran suit.
Dancer-actress Rochelle Pangilinan married actor Arthur Solinap on August 8 at the Los Arboles events place in Tagaytay City. The two had been together for nine years.
Rochelle wore a three-meter train and gown by Michael Cinco, while the groom wore a Randy Ortiz suit.
Arguably the grandest wedding of the year, doctors Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho tied the knot on September 2 at The American Church in Paris, France. The wedding reception followed at the Opèra Nacional de Paris. In a report by PEP.ph, the couple reportedly spent P80 million.
The couple's first dance as husband and wife was as magical as the rest of the ceremony.
Singer-actor Kean Cipriano and actress Chynna Ortaleza held their church wedding on November 7 at the Parish of the Hearts of Jesus and Mary in Quezon City. The couple previously wed in a civil ceremony in 2015. They have one daughter, Stellar, who was born in April 2016.
The IT girls and boys flew to New Zealand to witness actress Anne Curtis and entrepreneur Erwan Heussaff tie the knot on November 12 in a private ceremony at the Thurbly Domain in Queenstown.
The couple also held a rustic pre-wedding celebration that was equally lovely!
Actor Wendell Ramos and his longtime girlfriend Kukai Guevarra wed on December 9 at the National Shrine Mary Help of Christians in Parañaque City.
The Wildflower actor, of course, invited his friends from showbiz, including Gabby Eigenmann, Antonio Aquitania, Joross Gamboa, Eric Fructoso, and Dingdong Dantes.
After five years together, actor Pancho Magno and actress Max Collins tied the knot in a Christian ceremony on December 11 at the Manila Mariott Hotel in Pasay City.
Pancho and Max shared their beautiful wedding vows in front of their tearful guests.
Pancho: "Seeing you now, in front of me, you made me realize how God blessed me with you. Finally marrying you… the privilege of loving you, taking care of you. Of course, growing old with you as my wife and as the mother of my children. And baby, you're just too beautiful to be sad. So, I shall make you happy."
Max: "I promise to put God first and you second. To love you unconditionally all the days of our lives, and to never give up on us… You have the most beautiful heart and soul, my love. You are my light, my angel, and I promise to cherish you and give you all the love you deserve. I'm excited to fall in love with you each and every single day, over and over again."
Actress Martina Eileen "Ai Ai" Delas Alas married her boyfriend of three years Gerald Sibayan on December 12 at the Christ The King Church in Quezon City. The bride wore a hand-painted veil by Louie Ignacio and a Frederick Peralta gown.
One of the highlights of the wedding was this touching moment between Ai Ai and her son Sancho, who walked her down the aisle.