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Real Weddings: Southern US

There are some who say the South will rise again — and it’s true, if you’re talking about Southern nontraditional weddings! From Atlanta to Texas and North Carolina to Florida, we love our Southern offbeat couples. Submit your wedding for consideration via offbeatbride.com/submissions.

A $1k backyard costume wedding with a potluck and a pickled bride

Lindsey and Jesse wanted their costume wedding to be filled with wacky fun. They combined everything they loved: pickles, hot dogs, and Twin Peaks into a big backyard festivity. Lyndsey even dressed like a pickle and her daughter was a baby gherkin!

This classy bar wedding proves nontraditional wedding venues are the best

Cassie and Chris had a classy wedding at a cocktail bar! We love how they leaned into this nontraditional wedding venue. Their theme was black tie, but they had minimal decor since the bar was already oozing with style.

See how this couple beautifully pivoted their Wizard of Oz wedding

This couple initially planned an Emerald City Wizard of Oz themed wedding, but thanks to Covid-19 they had to pivot. Their intimate wedding was a vintage green and gold theme that still rocked subtle vintage Wizard of Oz wedding vibes.

A Georgia wedding with a spoken word performance

Candice and Steven had a gospel choir, live band, spoken word performance, and even a Soul Train Line at their tent wedding. Candice even got on stage in her sparkly jumpsuit and rocked out to Prince! Don’t miss this epic love party (plus Candice’s sparkly jumpsuit!).

Venezuelan-American rustic rave wedding with a Hora Loca

Stephania and Jon wanted to fuse the traditional American wedding with a little Latin spice from Venezuela. What made it extra special was how they incorporated the Venezuelan tradition of the “Hora Loca” into their wedding reception.

A stormy beach wedding on the beach complete with Tolkien wedding quote

We had no decor, only the crashing waves and stormy skies. Our friend and officiant started the ceremony with a reading of a poem JRR Tolkien wrote for his wife.