Margaret & Dave met while traveling in South Korea. They bonded over a shared love of the itinerant lifestyle. Their ceremony reflected this. The had completed the old sailor's tradition for travel which includes taking two shots of rum!
This is Offbeat Bride's archive of Real Weddings: Northeast US posts.
From New England to New York, couples in the Northeast have their own distinct brand of offbeat. A little urban, and little upstate, and a bit of an edge — we love you East Coast Offbeat Brides!
After six years together (four of which were spent mostly apart due to Rob's Army enlistment and Iraq deployment) Caitlin & Rob finally decided to get married. They both donned their best converse and rocked out at Caitlin's grandparents' property overlooking the ocean in Maine!
Marcella & Derek are both gamer geeks who met while playing World of Warcraft. Since they met through the game they had to include it in their wedding. So they had a spanish carnival meets World of War craft themed wedding!
Kavisa & Schuyler's goal was to make their wedding as eco-friendly as possible while expressing themselves and their religious beliefs. Since Kavisa is Baha'i her mom read a Baha'i prayer. Then as a tribute to her heritage they jumped the broom at the end!
Most of April & Zack's friends don't dance, so they were forced to come up with a creative form of entertainment for their wedding. Their solution: murder mystery game!
Marisa & Patrick based the theme of their wedding entirely on the location. Since they are science/comic nerds the venue of their dreams turned out to be a science museum. So they held their ceremony in the planetarium and used science paraphernalia as decorations!
Angela & Nick celebrate their inner child with a candy-filled colorsplosion, not to mention an EPIC cake smash!
Amanda & John scrapped their planned two-year engagement for a intimate Vedic ceremony six weeks later. Then nine months later they threw a celebratory square dance!
Jill & Peter's wedding plans went awry when it started raining, but they didn't let that stop them from celebrating! They turned it around by squeezing all 100 guests into a one of the Vineyard's tiny tasting rooms.