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Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez wedding preparations underway: What to know about the venue, officiant and more

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Ben Hen Affleck and Jennifer Lopez marry again this weekend in his lavish three-day gala at his sprawling mansion in Riceboro, Georgia It's a schedule.  

The 50-year-old actor and her 53-year-old singer got married for the first time last month in a midnight ceremony at her Little White Wedding chapel in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Now they are celebrating with elaborate ceremonies – and this weekend's festivities will be the culmination of the couple's 20-year journey to the altar.  

In images obtained by Fox News Digital, party trucks and cars can be seen driving down the driveway leading to Affleck's sprawling Georgia estate on Thursday. 

18} The three day long celebration of their love is set to take place over the weekend at Ben Affleck's estate in Georgia. 

A three-day celebration of love held over the weekend at Ben Affleck's mansion in Georgia.  (Fox News Digital)

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Staff members were also checking drivers' IDs upon arrival at the facility. was seen 

The couples first wedding was more intimate, but this time around it will be more elaborate, with more people in attendance to celebrate with them.

It was intimate. But this time it will be more elaborate, with more people attending and celebrating together. (Fox News)

Affleck and Lopez's first wedding was intimate with a small number of people in attendance, including their three children. , The next wedding is a more elaborate festival. 

Things to know about the 3-day festival:


Affleck purchased the wedding venue back in 2003 when he was dating Lopez the first time. He tried to sell it in 2018, and took it off the market in 2020 when it failed to sell.

Affleck purchased the wedding venue in 2003 when he first dated Lopez. He tried to sell it in 2018, but withdrew from the market in 2020 when it failed to sell.(Engel&Volkers via The Grosby Group / BACKGRID)

Affleck first purchased a sprawling Georgia estate in 2003 while he was dating Lopez. The Oscar-winner listed the property for his $8.9 million in 2018, but pulled it from the market in 2020 after a failed sale.   

The estate is located in the Hampton Island Preserve about an hour from Savannah and consists of three of his buildings overlooking the Newport River. The 

plantation-style primary home offers 6,000 square feet of living space and features four bedrooms, 25-foot tall Doric columns, and a wraparound porch.  

Wedding preparations have begun on the estate.

Wedding preparations begin at the mansion I was. (Fox News)

In addition to the main house, there is a small cottage for entertaining and his five-bedroom guest house with three master suites . 

Matt Damon, Jimmy Kimmel and Drea de Matteo were reportedly among her wedding guests staying in her 10,000-square-foot cabin known as the Oyster House over the weekend. is.  


Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez's wedding is to be officiated by a life coach and former monk Jay Shetty. Shetty and Lopez worked together on an episode of "Couch Conversations" on YouTube. 

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez's wedding will be officiated by life coach and former monk Jay Shetty. Shetty and Lopez worked together on an episode of "Couch Conversations" on YouTube.  (Amy Sussman)

Life His coach and former monk Jay Shetty will officiate Affleck and Lopez's wedding weekend . 

British native Lopez and Lopez collaborated on an episode of the "Couch Conversations"YouTube series in January 2021. The actress appeared on her On Purpose podcast on Shetty in March 2021. Joining a long list of past celebrity guests including the late Kobe Bryant, Gwyneth Paltrow, Khloe Kardashian and Alicia Keys. 

Lopez later asked Shetty to officiate at her four weddings during her press tour for her 2022 romantic comedy "Marry Me." Shetty has experience as a celebrity wedding officiant, having officiated the wedding of Lily Collins and director Charlie McDowell last year. 


The three day celebration will kick off with a rehearsal dinner on Friday, with the ceremony taking place on Saturday, and the weekend concluding with a BBQ on Sunday.

The three-day celebration began with a rehearsal dinner on Friday, with ceremonies on Saturday. It takes place and the weekend concludes with a barbecue on Sunday.(Engel&Volkers via The Grosby Group / BACKGRID)

The wedding weekend celebration kicked off on Friday night with a rehearsal dinner, followed by the main ceremony. is held on Saturday. 

The celebration concludes with a Sunday barbecue.  

Fox News Digital has learned that attendees may receive a yoga session and enjoy a spectacular fireworks show during their stay.  

Affleck and Lopez were originally scheduled to walk down the aisle in September 2003, but postponed the wedding just a few days, so her three-day wedding weekend was a long way off for the couple. It took her twenty years. news. The couple, nicknamed "Bennifer," called off their engagement in early 2004 after dating for two years.  

The "Argo" star married Jennifer Garner, 50, and has daughters Violet, 16, Seraphina, 13, and son Samuel, 10. Affleck and Garner separated in 2015 and finalized their divorce in 2018 after 13 years of marriage. 

Although Lopez married 53-year-old Marc Anthony in 2004, , the two are parents to 14-year-old twins Max and Emme, and divorced in 2014. 

The "On the Floor" hitmaker called off her engagement to Alex Rodriguez in March 2021, and she and Affleck rekindled their romance. Lopez announced that the couple got engaged for the second time in April 2022. 

Ashley Hume is her entertainment writer for Fox News Digital.