Why not let your personality shine through with a theme wedding. With a little imagination you can plan a wedding that your guests will not soon forget.
Luau Make your guests feel like they are in Hawaii.
Decorate your reception hall with tiki torches; orchids; and palm fronds. Play traditional Hawaiian music (with Ukulele).
For food and drinks serve pupu platters and mai tais.
For party favors you could give each guest a flower lei
Patriotic Wedding Choose a historic site.
Bridesmaids' gown and accessories can be red, white, and blue.
You can have fifes and drums.
For food have an old fashioned barbecue.
Serve ice cream and cake with sparklers on top.
All decorations and table linens should be red, white, and blue.
A nautical wedding can be on a yacht, at a yacht club or, even a beach.
For decorations use colorful signal flags.
The bride can wear a straw boater hat instead of a veil and the men can wear blue blazers and khaki pants.
For food you could serve your favorite seafood.
Seashells make delightful centerpieces.
New Orleans Mardi Gras Wedding
Hire a Jazz or Zydeco band
For food you could serve: Cajun, gumbo, crawfish, jambalaya, and an oyster bar
For drinks serve Hurricanes
Give your guests beads as party favors
Kentucky Derby Theme How about a day at the races?
The bride and bridesmaids should wear fabulous hats.
Music should have a bluegrass feel.
For drinks serve Mint Juleps
Give your guests fancy paper fans as party favors.
You may want to arrive in a horse-drawn carriage.
Medieval Wedding - Take your guests back to another time
The couple and attendants should dress in period costumes
For food you could have a carving board, featuring a variety of roasts and other hearty foods.
You can even do the traditional medieval "hand fasting" ritual - The couple face each other, cross arms and hold hands. The best man then ties their hands with a ribbon so that they form the sign for "infinity" while reciting their vows.
Christmas Wedding - What a magical time of year!
The bride can wear a white velvet gown, red cape, and a white fur muff.
Bridesmaids can be dressed in red or white velvet.
For music you can play festive Christmas music. A cute idea would be to have children pass out song sheets and have a Christmas carol -sing-a-long.
For decorations you can use poinsettias, holly and pinecones for centerpieces. A sparkling Christmas tree will put your guests in a festive mood.
The bride can carry holly and gold painted pomegranates. While the bridesmaids carry holly wreaths with tiny silver bells.
Cute Christmas tree ornaments make nice party favors.
Harvest Weddings - Great for Fall Weddings
Decorate your reception hall in cranberry, pumpkin, deep greens, and sables.
For centerpieces use cornucopias with overflowing fruits and vegetables. Pumpkins and gourds also make cute centerpieces. You could cut out the pumpkins for flowers.
The bride could carry autumn flowers and leaves.
Serve comfort food such as a Thanksgiving style-buffet.