As far as alternative venues go, caves are pretty rad. The lighting, the water, the flippin' ambiance… it's a recipe for us digging the hell out of it. We don't see many weddings in this type of venue, but when we do, it's photo time. Here are some of our favorite cave weddings from Offbeat Bride past.
This is Offbeat Bride's archive of cave posts.
Traditional Czech weddings usually take place somewhere indoors, but this couple couldn't imagine a ceremony that was not in the open air. So they chose a gorgeous cave location and matched their DIY decor with mossy centerpieces and green details. They also tackled the challenge of accommodating lots of different diets including gluten-free, lactose-free, and diabetic foods. There was a ceremony near-disaster, but it ended up working out just fine.
We've seen Tribesmaids Kiona and Jennifer before in this sneaky peeky of their engagement photos. So when I saw this wedding photo show up on the Tribe, I snagged it right up! Sometimes the Tribe, the Offbeat Flickr Pool, and Pinterest just give us a little more awesomeness than usual. This is one of those weeks.
Fairy lights in an underground cave set a pretty magical tone for this epic wedding straight out of a fantasy tale. A toadstool cake and lots of Metallica complete the eclectic day for all us fantasy geeks at heart.
The offbeat bride: Marie-Gael, disabled Her offbeat partner: Michael, student English Literature Education Location & date of wedding: Ash Cave, Hocking Hills, OH — 14 November 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: What wasn't offbeat!? It was in the middle of the forest, in a cave, at sunrise. The actual wedding and reception (not counting…
I cannot WAIT to tell you all about this amazing wedding next week. Here's what I can tell you now: it happened at dawn… …in a cave… …and the budget was $100. The rest of the story is coming next week!
Lately, I've been hearing about more cave and cavern weddings. Yay for getting married underground!
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