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Harbin Hotsprings wedding

A couple weekends ago, a dear friend of mine got married at Harbin Hotsprings in Northern California. If you love hippie weddings as much as I do, you must see these photos from Rara & Jumana’s Harbin Hot Springs wedding. …Those antlers! …so, so sad I missed this one. 🙁

Megan & Aaron’s shark-tastic beach wedding

You might know Megan as the Managing Editor of Offbeat Bride. But do you know about her insane wedding to a shark-attack survivor!?

Han & Wood’s Steam Train Hippie Funk Fest Wedding

The offbeat bride: Han, Safari Company Her offbeat partner: Woody, Director of Safari Company Location & date of wedding: Talyllyn Railway (for ceremony) and Abergynolwyn Station and Teepee Village (for reception) north of Machynlleth in mid Wales on January 24th, 2009 What made our wedding offbeat: My man loves his steam trains and the countryside, […]

Bridesmaids as chakra fairies

You know it’s a left coast hippie wedding (secretly, my very favorite kind) when you’ve got your bridesmaids dressed up as chakra fairies: If you lean towards the hippie/raver forest fairy end of the offbeat spectrum (which GOD KNOWS I do!) you need to see all the photos on Facebook of this very Northern Californian […]

Why put a ring on it? Go for a wedding anklet

In the past, I’ve answered advice questions from folks who are like “We don’t want to exchange rings! How do we do a ceremony without wedding rings?” Well, here’s one more idea to consider: a wedding anklet.

Rosemary & Christopher’s hippie pagan eco diy celebration of love

The offbeat bride: Rosemary, graduate student Her offbeat partner: Christopher, graduate student Location & date of wedding: June 21, 2008 in a friend’s wild back yard and forest, near Montreal, QC What made our wedding offbeat: We made up our own ceremony to be exactly what we wanted it to be, which meant throwing out […]