Everyone wants their wedding to be unique and memorable, but some couples really go out of their way to make their weddings stand out from the crowd. They eschew the standard wedding venues options like hotels and banquet halls in favor of locations that have a little more shock value. The following are some of the most unusual places that couples have chosen to get married.
A couple in Belgium got married on a bungee-jumping platform 160 feet in the air and then celebrated their union by jumping over the edge. The party continued with a mid-air reception including an elegant three-course meal. In addition to fine linens and tableware, the venue provided seat belts for the dining chairs to keep the diners from falling off the edge.
Two skydivers in Alabama exchanged vows at 15,000 feet during a three-way jump. Their officiator read the vows via microphone, and the bride and groom communicated their assent with the thumbs-up sign.
An Illinois couple celebrated their 25th anniversary by renewing their vows at an abandoned mental hospital, once known as the Illinois Asylum for the Incurably Insane. They didn’t actually enter the building, as it was not structurally sound at the time, but they celebrated on a shady porch with the building looming behind them.
A couple in Greece held a wedding at a gas station owned by the groom’s family. With plenty of outdoor lighting, the bride and groom danced around the gas pumps while guests sipped white wine at tables covered in white linen tablecloths or joined in the dancing on the pavement.
Two avid scuba divers in New York City got married inside a shark tank at an aquarium. The bride wore a white wetsuit and the groom wore a black one along with their scuba gear, birthday parties and they exchanged vows in an underwater cage inside the tank as sharks, eels, and other fish swam around them. They used radio transmitters and microphones to communicate with the officiant and each other.
If you’re looking for wedding venues in Singapore, you don’t have to go to such extremes. If you do a little advance planning to prioritize your desires and needs, finding wedding venues can be easy. Start with a list of wedding venues and check them for your top priorities, like size, cost and amenities. You can choose all the details to make your wedding a special and memorable experience for you and your guests.