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Real Weddings: Western US

Here are some of the most freaky fabulous weddings from the shores of the Best West Coast all the way to the Rocky Mountain states — Offbeat Bride is based on the West Coast, and we definitely love our weird weddings in this part of the world including Seattle weddings, Portland weddings, California weddings, and more. Submit your wedding for consideration via offbeatbride.com/submissions.

Beautiful waterfall nerdy Halloween elopement

We had a Halloween elopment for insurance purposes, but we said our vows by a waterfall and the park was deserted and we really felt like we were the only two people in the world.

Wait until you see the outfits at this gothic gay cemetery wedding

Halloween day wedding at a cemetery! These two brides, Roberta and Cu, had a gay gothic wedding, complete with one of the most unique goth wedding dresses we’ve ever seen.

This Oregon micro-wedding with a $31 dress casts a spell

There were no bridesmaids, no flower girl, no Maid of Honor, no Best Man. There was no after-party, no toasts, no speeches. And you know what? It was fucking great.

This blended family non-denominational wedding was COVID-safe and broadcast via ZOOM

I come from a blended family, and there were no second thoughts when my partner disclosed him having two children from a prior marriage to me. When we met, everything settled naturally. Family is truly whoever you want it to be — I believe this whole-heartedly.

An intimate “Up” Adventure Party Leavenworth elopement with gluten-free pizza & donuts!

After we postponed due to COVID, many people asked if we were going to elope or downsize, but I was just so hesitant… I didn’t want to abandon all my wedding plans and dreams. By the end of 2020, I found myself actually considering an elopement.

When I asked Jeremy what he thought of the idea, he told me that all he cared about was marrying me (*heart eyes*) and I felt the same. At the end of the day, that’s all we wanted.

A quirky time travel transgender lesbian wedding

Time travel embraces change and innovation… that makes it the perfect wedding theme for these two. Jenn is a proud trans woman, an activist, a gamer geek, an IT professional, and an improv actor. Bree is a proud lesbian, a mom of two, a teacher of many, and a body positivity advocate.