Rollerskating wedding

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Many thanks to photographer Michelle Hayes for submitting these fabulous photos of Liz & Dave's rollerskating wedding.


I'm especially taken with Liz's bubbly uber-ruffled pink Betsy Johnson wedding dress — it makes me think of a cupcake or some other sugary baked good begging for some om-nom-nomming:

I'm not sure how Michelle managed to make the roller rink lighting turn so lush and delicious, but the photos are screaming with color and out of this world…

Comments on Rollerskating wedding

  1. Love it!! I used to play roller derby and I can tell you I have actually thought about having a wedding on skates 😀

    • As a derby girl myself, I had the same thoughts. That is, until my partner pointed out that he doesn't skate, nor do many of our friends and that it could potentially turn into team party (or just me showing off on skates) instead of 'our' wedding.

  2. Wow, this is one of the coolest, most unique weddings I've seen on here. This is what I love about OBB – I pop over from other wedding sites feeling like I'm not good enough; then I get here and there's such a good UNIQUE vibe going on with everything I see… it's so refreshing. Keep projecting the good self-esteem boosting vibes!

    • My thoughts exactly! This site is the perfect counter-balance to marthastewart.com!

  3. Loved this! Wanted to rent the old rink for a 30th b-day, but they only allowed it after midnight! Props to a couple who obviously had fun.

  4. That Betsey Johnson dress is to die for! It's perfect with the roller skates! I love it all…

  5. Lighting stuff: Looks like some Par can fixtures, trackspots, lasers, with ladder truss to hang it all from. This does look like it might be an installed lighting package at the roller rink, but you can get this look at any indoor locale.

    If you want an effect like this for your wedding, call around to entertainment rental houses in your area, some offer rental packages for individuals. You can usually use the same company to have some guys go to the venue and set it all up for you.

    I work at such a place, and unfortunately could not use the toys as we had planned to have the ceremony in a garden. Hope the tip helps you if you are interested in cool lighting!

  6. Wow! My friends just got married on Saturday in a rollerskating wedding in Baltimore! She's a derby-gal.

  7. I hate to play favorites, but this very well might be my favorite OBB wedding! OMG, the dress! The roller skates! How awesome!! And leg warmers to boot!

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