Are virtual weddings legal? Plus a virtual wedding ceremony outline!

Virtual weddings aren't just for pandemic times. Are you an introvert? Virtual wedding. All your friends and family are abroad? Virtual wedding. Is your budget small, but your community large? Virtual wedding. They're legal in many states, and we've even got a virtual wedding ceremony outline for ya!

Vintage-Inspired DIY Train Wedding

When their original venue canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, Lerin and Brian were left scrambling to look for a reception for their train wedding. Then, the Red Caboose Motel stepped up and offered the couple train cars to get ready in, and a large tent for their reception… Wait until you see how the bride walked down the aisle!

Wedding invitation wording during covid-19: Maybe, possibly, depending of the state of the plague

Hi Offbeat Bride! I'm getting married to my partner at the end of May 2021. We are hopeful that we will be able to have some sort of reception in May, but with covid-19, who knows. Will we be able to invite 4 people, 20, 50? None? I would love to hear some ideas on wording a "you may or may not, possibly, be invited to our wedding, but we would like you to save the date, for now"-invitation.

So you had a covid elopement, but still want a wedding… do you need an officiant?

We recently got this question from an Offbeat Bride named Samantha:

"Hello, I was wondering about tips for people who don't want to have an officiant. As in, we get married legally beforehand, and then we're having the wedding afterwards."

In this Coronavirus era, where many couples are choosing to elope or have microweddings out of concern for not wanting to gather in large groups, we're likely going to be seeing lots of these kinds of questions…