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Wedding Venue Closing Leaves Tulsa Couple Out Thousands Of Dollars

Posted at 6:42 PM, Feb 10, 2020

TULSA, Okla. — A Tulsa couple's wedding date almost turned into an I-do nightmare. Kelsey Leonard and Joseph Gordon tie the knot on Feb. 28, but last minute find themselves out of thousands of dollars.

The couple booked Noah's Event Venue in Tulsa last May as the spot for family and friends to watch them walk down the aisle. Both worked two jobs and a lot of overtime to pay for their big day.

Engagement pictures, caterers and family set to travel to Tulsa. The only thing left, Kelsey's bachelorette party. A night of fun turned into a night of heartbreak.

While at her party, Kelsey saw a Facebook post saying Noah's Event Venue filed bankruptcy and closed all it's locations.

"I was in disbelief, because we had worked so hard for so long to make sure we had this beautiful white wedding," Kelsey said.

The couple are out almost $8,000. Family and friends were able to chip in to help the couple pay for another venue.

Now, their honeymoon is likely not going to happen.

"The money that we did have left over was going to be going to our honeymoon, and we unfortunately had to dig all that out just to get the venue that we do have," Joseph said.

Kelsey and Joseph thought they would have to cancel the wedding at one point, but said with family coming, that was not an option.

Noah's Event Venue is based in Utah and filed bankruptcy in May of 2019. In a statement on their website, the venue stated that anyone effected can file an administrative claim.

2 Works for You reached out to the Tulsa location several times. Those calls were not answered.

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