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'Real Housewives' star Teresa Giudice and Luis Ruelas got married in an opulent ceremony in New Jersey. Take a behind-the-scenes look at their wedding day.

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Teresa Giudice and Luis Ruelas married on Saturday in New Jersey.
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  • "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice and Luis Ruelas married on Saturday. 
  • The couple, who got engaged in October 2021, held the ceremony in East Brunswick, New Jersey. 
  • The wedding reception featured a stilt walker and an aerial performer. 

Teresa Giudice and Luis Ruelas officially tied the knot on Saturday. 

According to People, the newlywed couple said "I do" in front of 220 guests at the Park Chateau Estate & Gardens in East Brunswick, New Jersey. The ceremony was filmed as part of a TV special set to air on Bravo, so it was packed with "Real Housewives" royalty, the outlet reported. 

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Luis Ruelas and Teresa Giudice got engaged in October 2021 in Greece.
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The attendees included Giudice's "Real Housewives of New Jersey" costars Dolores Catania, Jennifer Aydin, Jackie Goldscheider, Margaret Josephs, and franchise newcomer Caroline Rauseo, the outlet reported. Other familiar faces like "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Phaedra Parks and "Real Housewives of Potomac" star Ashley Darby were there as well, People reported. 

Giudice's four daughters — Gia, 21; Gabriella, 17; Milania, 16; and Audrianna, 12 — whom she shares with ex-husband Joe Giudice were bridesmaids at her wedding. People reported that Ruelas' two sons from a previous relationship, Nicholas and Davis, also attended. 

The couple began dating around August 2020, Us Weekly reported, and they were later engaged in October 2021 when Ruelas popped the question during a vacation in Greece. 

Friends and family gathered together on Friday night for an intimate rehearsal dinner in New Jersey

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Teresa Giudice shared photos of her rehearsal dinner on Friday.
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Giudice shared a few behind-the-scenes moments from her rehearsal dinner on Friday at the Highlawn in West Orange. Photos shared on her Instagram Stories showed a cozy but simple candlelight dinner complete with pink roses. 

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Teresa Giudice showed off a black cake with her and Luis Ruelas' pictures around the base.
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Giudice later posted a photo of the dessert selections, which included a cannoli and a towering black cake with gleaming gold accents. The cake featured golf clubs, pictures of the couple, and the letter L, likely a nod to Ruelas. 

On Saturday, Giudice's costar and daughter offered a glimpse into the pre-wedding glam session

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Ahead of walking down the aisle, members of Giudice's bridal party began sharing photos of her while they got prepped and dressed.

Aydin shared pictures of Giudice in an Instagram post that highlighted her extravagant diamond headpiece, earrings, and wedding day glam. The bridal party wore robes, with Giudice in white and everyone else in light pink.

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"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Jennifer Aydin shared a picture of the wedding venue.
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Aydin also offered a glimpse at the outdoor wedding venue, where Giudice and Ruelas would exchange vows. 

Giudice's youngest daughter, Audriana, also shared pictures of Giudice on her Instagram Stories. 

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Audriana Giudice shared photos from her mother's wedding on Saturday.
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"The most beautiful bride," Audriana wrote in the photo before sharing a close-up of Giudice's pre-wedding outfit and a photo of her sisters.

Giudice wore a glittering headpiece and a form-fitting white wedding dress while walking down the aisle to "Ave Maria" 

According to pictures shared online, Giudice wore a strapless mermaid-style wedding gown with a sweetheart neckline and sheer white gloves, while Ruelas wore a white suit jacket, black slacks, and matching shoes. 

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Luis Ruelas' sister officiated their wedding on Saturday.
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People reported Giudice walked down the aisle to "Ave Maria," which was a tribute to her late parents, and the wedding was officiated by Ruelas' sister, Dr. Veronica Ruelas. Guidice's costar Rauseo shared a photo of the couple during the ceremony. 

The outlet said the couple's children also accompanied their parents in lighting unity candles for the occasion. Photos showed that the bridesmaid gowns were light pink. 

The reception was a ritzy affair that included aerial performers, dancers, and sweet moments between family

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Teresa and Luis' wedding reception was packed with performances.
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By Saturday evening, guests began uploading snaps from the larger-than-life wedding reception. 

Rauseo shared photos on her Instagram Stories, including the posh venue that featured chandeliers along the ceiling and flower bouquets.
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Teresa Giudice danced with Luis Ruelas (left) before her four daughters spoke on stage (middle) and she played the drums (right).
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According to Rauseo's posts, guests at the reception were entertained by dancers, an aerialist, live music, and a stilt walker. 

Guests also witnessed the couple's first dance, and all four of Giudice's daughters were photographed on stage. 

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