After their recent wedding, Hollywood heartthrob Chris Evans and his newlywed, Alba Baptista, continued their celebration at Evans’ stunning Boston-area residence. The couple, who tied the knot on a beautiful Saturday, extended their joyous festivities surrounded by family and friends.
According to an insider who shared details with PEOPLE, the couple hosted a lavish celebration at their home. A spacious tent and a dance floor were thoughtfully arranged, ensuring guests had a memorable evening. The sounds of music resonated throughout the night on September 9, as laughter and dancing filled the air. Notably, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt were spotted at their hotel in Boston after the lively gathering, radiating happiness and warmth.
In addition to the home-based celebration, the wedding weekend included a gathering at a private estate in Cape Cod, as confirmed by sources to PEOPLE.
The star-studded guest list in Boston featured Chris Evans’ Avengers co-star Robert Downey Jr. and his wife, Susan Downey, who enjoyed a delightful dinner at Puritan & Company in nearby Cambridge, Massachusetts, accompanied by Scarlett Johansson and her husband, Colin Jost. Also spotted in town were Chris Hemsworth, his wife Elsa Pataky, and Jeremy Renner, adding to the celebrity allure of the event.
Back in November 2022, a source revealed to PEOPLE that Chris Evans and Alba Baptista had officially become an item. At the time, insiders shared that their relationship had blossomed for over a year and was decidedly serious. The source added, “They are in love, and Chris has never been happier. His family and friends all adore her.”
In a heartfelt interview just before the news of their relationship went public, Chris Evans expressed his desire for a family and love. He spoke of the significance of relationships and families in the lives of many celebrated artists, emphasizing the importance of tradition and ceremony.
Chris Evans and the talented Portuguese actress, Alba Baptista, made their relationship Instagram official in January. Evans shared a delightful video on his Instagram Story, providing an intimate glimpse into their relationship as they shared laughter and pranks while doing laundry.
Their affectionate journey continued on Valentine’s Day when Chris Evans revealed another sweet interaction on his Instagram Story. He proudly shared how he introduced Alba Baptista to the joys of playing Super Mario Bros. 3, affectionately noting, “She hates this video but I LOVE it.”
A source shared with PEOPLE that their relationship intensified rapidly after they met in Europe, with Evans consistently believing Alba Baptista was “the one.” He had been eagerly anticipating settling down and starting a family, waiting for the right person to come into his life.
The source described Alba Baptista as beautiful, smart, and genuinely compassionate, emphasizing her dedication to charity work and doing good. The news of their marriage was celebrated as the best news, signifying a bright and loving future together for the newlyweds.