There’s something about hearing the words “I do” that makes people say, “I can’t wait.” There are roughly 2.5 million weddings annually in the U.S., and the events tend to be a highpoint of the year, not just for the bride and groom, but for the guests as well. Friends and family eagerly gather to celebrate life and love and have a good time. Still, more couples are seeking ways to entice guests to the big event and make the wedding a unique and memorable affair. Here are two ideas to add something new to your nuptials.
Get into Costume
Themed and costumed weddings are quickly gaining in popularity. It’s a great way to show off your personality while also encouraging guests to be more involved in the event. Seeing friends and family dressed as characters from Star Wars, Harry Potter or Lord of the Rings may make your wedding feel more like a Halloween party, but it also will make for an interesting photo album. Costume ideas can extend beyond movie and comic book characters, however. Visit a retailer for wedding costumes Fort Worth TX or in your area for ideas ranging from renaissance weddings to Viking ceremonies.
Have a Destination Wedding
While these weddings tend to be slightly more expensive than a traditional event, it’s usually money well spent. It’s like a vacation for everyone to spend a few days or more somewhere beautiful, sunny and warm like Hawaii, Mexico or the Caribbean. With everyone staying together, it also provides more opportunities to spend time with loved ones. In many cases, these wedding also are less stressful, since many resorts and cruise ships employ wedding coordinators to plan and prepare the perfect event.
A wedding is one of the biggest events in an individual’s life. Try making it a truly memorable affair by using one of these ideas.