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Offbeat Bride is published on Capitol Hill, so you KNOW we love our Seattle weddings! We’ve got real Seattle weddings, affordable Seattle wedding vendors, and creative Seattle venue ideas for you.

Why Offbeat Bride is rebranding

Offbeat Bride partied like it was the BeforeTimes! Scroll through the photos from Offbeat Bride’s Minglefest, and learn more about why we’re changing our name later this year…

Wheelie in love: a skater engagement shoot

Nicole and Matt incorporated their love of roller derby and skateboarding into a skater engagement shoot that WHEELIE reflected their personality!

Wait until you see the interactive puzzle game at this books & RPG wedding

Wait until you see the interactive puzzle game at this books & RPG wedding

Our wedding was VERY unapologetically us. I love books and reading, my husband loves D&D and roleplaying, and we both love puzzles and escape rooms — so our wedding encompassed all of it. Everywhere we could infuse a bit of flavor to fit these themes, we did. From my bridesmaid's book-bouquets and the groomsmen's d20 boutonnieres, to our wedding arch made of repurposed books, to the actual puzzles guests could solve.

Star Wars, Star Trek, Tolkien, and more: A medley of geeky wedding themes at this Seattle wedding

Dorothy Ann and Matthew’s Seattle wedding was a happy melange of geeky wedding themes, from Star Trek and Star Wars to Tolkein and How to Train Your Dragon.

A boat wedding on Lake Washington in Seattle

Keith and Andrew got married during a cruise on Lake Washington, near Seattle. They had cake, dancing — and great photos by Tom Ellis Photography.

West coast couples: hiring this inclusive & skilled wedding photo wizard will be the best decision yet

One of the OG wedding photographers who made their mark on the Offbeat Bride community is Seattle-based Jenny GG. Not only has she been capturing readers weddings for a DECADE, but we’ve even snagged her to capture some of our events in the past. She’s so open-minded, so ultra skilled, and such a fantastic personality to be around, that hiring her is a no-brainer. You’ll absolutely get the most intimate, artistic, authentic, and truly tear-jerking photos you could imagine.