Getting married under a dinosaur!?: Surprising wedding venues

By on Mar 2nd

We know that you know about wedding venues like churches, hotels, restaurants, gardens and beaches… but have you considered having your wedding underground, or on the side of a cliff, or under a dinosaur? We've scrounged up some of our favorite offbeat venues from weddings past in order to give you all a little inspiration…

Get married IN FUNNY SHOES

If I ever have another wedding, I'm gonna do it up 11th birthday-style, at a Roller rink or Bowling alley!

Get married IN A TREE

treehouse-point-weddingTreehouse weddings are an amazing choice for super green couples.

Get married UNDER A DINOSAUR

Cake Table & T-Rex

Photo by Photography by Greg

Nerds of the world, get behind this idea: have your wedding at Museums, Art Galleries orPlantariums. Besides, getting married under a dinosaur FTW!

Get married WITH CARNIES

Photography by Harmony Nixon

The photos at amusement park weddings are always incredible.

Get married WITH YOUR LAWN CHAIR

DSC05019For a really affordable option, you can't beat your own backyard. And there's no curfew or anyone else telling you what you can and can't do.

Get married ON A BOAT MOTHERFUCKER

Boat weddings are especially good for the non-religious couple, because you can legally get married by a captain! And you can have sea turtles and whales as your bridal party.

Get married LIKE A DIVA

Portraits at the NaroHave an authentic old Hollywood-style wedding in a movie theatre.

Get married OFF THE MAP

Stephen's Gap (Explore #5)

Photo by Photo courtesy of Nathan Williams

Anyone can get married above ground — try doing it deep below the Earth's surface for a change in a cave wedding.

Get married AT YOUR FAVORITE HOT SPOT

Photos by Maxwel Lander

Bar weddings are perfect if you wanted to have a kid-free wedding.

Get married WITH GHOSTS

Haunted venues for the ghost enthusiast, or for those of you who want to pad your guest list with the undead.

Get married WITH YOUR CAMPING GEAR

State parks weddings are a gorgeous and affordably option. And they're also great for weekend camping weddings.

Get married IN A BLANK SLATE

Walking down the aisleLofts or warehouses are an open space just waiting for your wedding transformation… whatever form it takes.

Get married IN THE SKY

DSCN3056Mountain or cliff weddings because "I know that one day Veronica and I are gonna to get married on top of a mountain, and there's going to be flutes playing and trombones and flowers and garlands of fresh herbs. And we will dance till the sun rises."

Get YE OLDE MARRIED

christa_chris_0511For all you Renn Faire geeks getting married at a Renaissance Faire is WAY too perfect.

Get married WITH SHARKS

Photo by Benja Iglesis

Underwater weddings are perfect for divers and water-lovers, and all those who want a SUPER private ceremony. ;)