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Browse our real New Jersey weddings for wedding venue ideas and more. Oh and be sure to check out our listing of New Jersey’s best wedding vendors who are all offbeat-friendly.

An extravagant Indian two-day wedding that took our breath away

A totally luxe New Jersey Indian wedding that took our breath away

Deep and Avi had a luxe New Jersey Indian wedding over two days that left us dewy eyed. Whatever you do, don’t miss the groom’s entrance on horseback, the intricately gorgeous dress changes, and the many dance performances. And don’t stop scrolling until you see what awaits you at the reception. The desserts! The dancing! The smoke machines! The decor! It’s wild and will blow your mind…

Hankies at the ready: this couple made the decision to have a last-minute hospital bedside wedding

Hankies at the ready: this couple made the decision to have a last-minute hospital bedside wedding

Life continues to happen even as we plan weddings. Alysson and Adam’s circumstances led them to make a pretty huge choice. They decided to get married at Hackensack University Medical Center to be with Alysson’s ailing father. Photographer Stefanie Murphy had received an inquiry for a “last minute wedding ceremony” and soon realized that it was imperative that she take it.

I hope you’re wearing waterproof mascara for this one, y’all…

The 11th Doctor travels through time with his TARDIS: it's Doctor Who wedding inspiration!

The 11th Doctor travels through time with his TARDIS: it’s Doctor Who wedding inspiration!

Cosplayer Jazzmin Jolly and Eleventh Doctor Josh had a stellar time traveling through space and time (and New Jersey beaches!) for this Whovian shoot. There was an on-trend bouquet for the groom (on a budget, too– only $30 for all the flowers!), an envy-inducing TARDIS dress, and even a sneaky reference to the Doctor’s wife — hello sweetie!

Venue search DONE: industrial meets rustic at this chic New Jersey wedding venue

Venue search DONE: industrial meets rustic at this chic New Jersey wedding venue

The venue search can easily be one of the hardest parts of wedding planning. You don’t want to be stuck with a venue that isn’t you at all and you know you want one that can become a part of your whole wedding aesthetic. So when we found this chic New Jersey wedding venue, it was love at first sight and we knew that it was ideal for any and all offbeat couples in the Northeast U.S.

Doctor Who meets fairies and anime at this geeky swords and wands wedding

Doctor Who meets fairies and anime at this geeky swords and wands wedding

Where do I even begin with all of these killer pop culture references in this geeky swords and wands wedding? The groom, Jon, wore 10th Doctor-inspired suit and accessories, there were Sword Art Online swords, Harry Potter wands, and gorgeous wings (made my a Victoria’s Secret wing creator!).

But really, the stand-out here is Kate’s majestic Mak Tumang gown that steals the show.

Board games, dance-offs, and inflatable unicorns: a traditional Jewish wedding with a twist

Board games, dance-offs, and inflatable unicorns: a traditional Jewish wedding with a twist

Think a traditional Jewish wedding is all solemnity and seriousness? Merav and Adam didn’t think traditions had to mean super serious. They’re as chill and ready to party as anyone! There were traditions like a gorgeous chuppah, an intricately designed ketubah, and a hora dance, all intermingled with random dance-offs and partying down. Let’s see how they combined it all for mega fun…