Category Archive

micro-wedding

We adore intimate weddings with very small guestlists, and this archive is filled with microwedding ideas and real wedding inspiration. If you’re skipping the guests entirely, be sure to browse our elopement archive. Elopements are the ULTIMATE microwedding.

Multicultural Feminist Weirdos Found family Sensory Microwedding 18 1 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Sensory-friendly wedding: how one bride avoided overload

Maybe our can give comfort to the weirdo who feels they fit too many ‘offbeat’ tags; the immigrant who loves a culture that doesn’t always respect them; the ill who can’t handle the sensory toll; the traumatized who struggles to believe that they are loved; the abused who can’t bring themselves to cut a toxic cord…

Barefoot Wiccan MicroWedding Photos by Elise Wolski Photography39 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This Wiccan micro-wedding was only $500

My high school sweetheart and I had a $500 Wiccan micro-wedding and only invited our immediate family plus a few of our closest friends. It was small and spiritual and honored us both exactly how we wanted.

tokien wedding on offbeat bride 37 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A stormy beach wedding on the beach complete with Tolkien wedding quote

We had no decor, only the crashing waves and stormy skies. Our friend and officiant started the ceremony with a reading of a poem JRR Tolkien wrote for his wife.

Rustic Fall Halloween Spooky Wedding Photography by Jocelyn Vassos46 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Rustic fall meets spooky in this COVID-safe Halloween wedding

We were determined to get married on Halloween 2020, which was a Saturday and a full moon; it just felt meant to be. Our chef also made a charcuterie presentation that included a little cheese graveyard.

Halloween Elopement on Offbeat Bride photos by Rachel Brookstein Photography 29 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Beautiful waterfall nerdy Halloween elopement

We had a Halloween elopment for insurance purposes, but we said our vows by a waterfall and the park was deserted and we really felt like we were the only two people in the world.

Bridesmaids in white photos by MA wedding photographer Emma Thurgood Photography as seen on offbeat bride 14 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

When the bride’s in a black wedding dress with bridesmaids in white!

Have you ever asked yourself it’s ok for bridesmaids to wear white? Ever wondered what it might look like to see a bride in a black wedding dress and the bridesmaids in white? Get yourself ready, because Mari & Anthony’s wedding is about to answer all these questions in the affirmative!