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Steff & James’ Viking Heavy Metal Halloween Wedding of Epicness

Happy almost-Halloween! Today marks our final post in our month-long celebration of Halloween weddings. The Offbeat Bride: Steff, Copywriter and Braille Transcriber Her Offbeat Partner: James, Geo-technician, Armourer and heavy metal drummer Location & date of wedding: Spookers, Kingseat Hospital Grounds, Kingseat, New Zealand — 1 November 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: James and […]

Regina & Alyx’s Gamer-Geek Druidic-Style Wedding

The Offbeat Bride: Regina, Pre-Press Technician (and OBT member “Parallax“) Her Offbeat Partner: Alyx, Psychology Student Location & date of wedding: Beardslee Castle, Little Falls, NY — October 11, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Once we finally started to plan our wedding, the biggest question we asked ourselves was “What is our wedding about?” […]

Katrina & Mikhail’s low-budget costumers’ wedding on a pirate ship

The Offbeat Bride: Katrina, Video and Event Production Specialist Her Offbeat Partner: Mikhail, Freelance Photographer Location & date of wedding: St. Louis Renaissance Faire Park, St. Louis, MO — July 19, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Our wedding cost us about $500 for about 60 people, but that’s not all! We had our fairy […]

Melissa & Matt’s Medieval Fantasy wedding

The offbeat bride: Melissa, Medical Lab Tech Student My offbeat partner: Matt, Locksmith/Night Club Owner Location & date of wedding: Stan Hywet Hall in Akron, Ohio. What made our wedding offbeat: My husband was dressed as a king, and I wore a Medieval inspired dress from a pattern that is discontinued (making it a rare […]

Stefanie & Aaron’s Renaissance Fantasy Church Wedding

The offbeat bride: Stefanie, Accountant/Opera Singer Her offbeat partner: Aaron, Web Designer Location & date of wedding: First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Francisco in San Fransisco, CA on December 13th, 2008 What made our wedding offbeat: The wedding was very detailed, complete with Renaissance music, vows rolled in parchment scrolls, a feather quill pen […]