Brianne & Michael's Time Travel costume wedding with a TARDIS #Real Weddings: Western US#california#costumes#doctor who#geeky#groomsgirl#movies#non-floral centerpiece#plus size#retro#sci-fi#steampunk#theater#tv#wedding dogs November 19 2013 | Offbeat Editors offbeatbride Photos by: Tosha Pascuzzi The Day of the Doctor is coming in honor of Doctor Who's 50th anniversary. What better way to relish one of our fave fandoms than to have a Doctor Who theme week? Allons-y! Photos by Tosha Pascuzzi The Offbeat Bride: Brianne, third grade Waldorf Teacher Her offbeat partner: Michael, driver for The Cultured Kitchen Date and location of wedding: Veterans Memorial Amphitheater, Fair Oaks, CA — August 4, 2012 Our offbeat wedding at a glance: We decided that the focus of our wedding was going to be having fun and making sure that we could have absolutely EVERYONE we ever wanted there (which ended up being about 250 people). We skipped a lot of traditional things like a wedding cake. We got married in a theatre where I work as an actress, which we got for free. We were married by a family friend and rented a parks and recreation hall right behind the theatre. We asked friends and family to help with planning, decorating, and food. Our friends even did our makeshift photo booth and DJed! All of these helped our budget. Our wardrobe (aside from my dress) were a lot of inexpensive pieces put together. My mom's outfit came from my costume closet and other outfits were rented cheaply from a local costume shop. We also had a friend bring his Delorian and his TARDIS to go with our time travel theme. Tell us about the ceremony: I walked down the aisle to music from Back to the Future. Our officiant wore a jacket with "Time Lord" on the back, and we stood in front of the life-size TARDIS on the stage. I sang my vows with the assistance of my musical cousins, too! Our biggest challenge: The main challenge came with finding personal touches to put in the wedding. We thought that a time travel theme would fit us and also be understandable for all the guests. They could dress up from any era they liked! Light-up centerpieces made by the groom! I also had big dreams of a beautifully decorated wedding, but lacked the skill to do it. Solution: the best friends a couple could ever ask for. They helped pull the decor together on theme, while also working around some interesting decor from "The Great American Trailer Park Musical" that was going on at the theater. My favorite moment: We both went to the same college and I was part of the committee that planned the end of the year ball. We formed a tradition of playing Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" as the last song, and forming a big circle to sing it at the top of our lungs. Since we had over 40 theatre students and professors at the wedding, we ended the night in the same fashion. The non-theatre people also joined in and we had a HUGE circle. I also loved dancing with Michael to goofy music from different eras, and dancing with my brother in his blue Dumb and Dumber-style polyester suit! My funniest moment: Having our chihuahua in a dress as our ring bearer was pretty funny. I also saw from the lighting booth that the groomsmen were dancing in a line to entertain guests while they waited for the ceremony. Care to share a few vendor/shopping links? Dress: Sparkle Bridal Couture Photography: Tosha Pascuzzi Enough talk — show me the wedding porn! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo PREVIOUS A sticky WIC-ket: Offbeat Bride is part of the Wedding Industrial Complex NEXT Light a bonfire after your beach wedding Show/Hide comments [ 4 ] This is awesome! I love the bohemian rhapsody tradition. You guys look like you had a blast. Congratulations!! Reply SHUT THE FRONT DOOR! This wedding looks AMAZING. Not having my pooch at our wedding was one thing I regretted but I just didn't want to have to put someone in charge of keeping track of her! But I love your little doggie ringbearer! So cute! Reply It's great that so many of the guests got in costume as well! And my compliments to your chihuahua for its excellent ring bearing skills. Reply Hi! Loved your theme. We are trying to get together a Doctor Who themed wedding. We just need to find a TARDIS. Where did you get yours? Our wedding will be in the San Fernando Valley, CA. We need all the help we can get. Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. 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