Sugar skulls, succulents, and lanterns abound at this Dia de los Muertos wedding (with bonus GROOT CAKE!)

October 28 2015 | bijouxandbits  
Photos by: Janae Shields Photography
Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride
Photos by Janae Shields Photography

Arlene and Jared have always wanted to get married in the fall as it’s their perfect weather in Northern California. They're also fully into all things Halloween, their Mexican culture, Dia de los Muertos, and sugar skulls, so this Dia de los Muertos wedding theme was a no-brainer.

They chose a restaurant with authentic and fresh Mexican food and decor, Milagros Cantina, which meant decorating was far easier. But a few skulls, lanterns, terracotta pots, and succulents made an appearance. Jared’s brother Rian helped out by hiring a few of his music students to be our string quartet for the ceremony. Let's peek at this Dia de los Muertos wedding in Redwood City, California.

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Groot cake at a Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Groot cake at a Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Dia de los Muertos wedding as seen on @offbeatbride

Vendors

Photography: Janae Shields Photography • Venue: Milagros Cantina • Dress: Amy Kuschel • Cake: Studio Cake Design • Flowers: Twig and Petals

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  1. That bouquet steals the show! Especially combined with that dress, that hair…! Flawless bride, quite handsome groom, and colors galore. I'm in love. ? What a beautiful wedding, thank you for sharing it with us. 🙂

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