Category Archive

BIPOC

Based on reader feedback that it was “hard to find any weddings of people of color,” we started tagging posts that featured a BIPOC bride and/or groom — and/or means you’ll find tons of interracial couples in here! Increasing visibility for BIPOC folks has been a priority for us since 2008, and note that we always allow folks to self-identify. More about how and why we do this here.

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Haley & Joe’s infamous porange Buddhist hippie party wedding

Haley & Joe are totally Burners, and since half my friends are at Burning Man this week, I figured it was the perfect time to feature this fabulously PORANGE wedding! The offbeat bride: Haley, Nanny Her offbeat partner: Joe, Engineer Location & date of wedding: Joaquin Miller Park Cascade, Oakland, CA. June 29, 2008 What […]

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Kristina & Todd’s classic punk-rock wedding

Tattooed bride and bridal party, a custom ceremony performed by a self-described atheist minister, and punky music selections… Kristina and Todd present the “classic punk rock wedding.”

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Karen & PJ’s nerdy gamer zoo wedding

The tender union between two child-at-heart game industry kids is, of course, *unnormal* to say the least.

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Elisa’s Leap Day wedding in Miami

The offbeat bride: Elisa, Secretary/Adjunct Professor/Grad Student cum Rock Star Her offbeat partner: Evan, Sound Engineer/Guitar Player Location & date of wedding: Friend’s home in Miami, FL. 2/29/2008 What made our wedding offbeat: Evan and I spent the whole day together with our bridal party, bucking tradition. We also had a Pagan handfasting, complete with […]

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More from Sarah & Fernando’s punk Hawaiian wedding

Remember this post about the fabulous punk-rock Hawaiian wedding? Well, I found the bride’s wedding MySpace (titled Sarah & Fernando: THE MERGE) and so I’ve got more gorgeous shots for you… (And thanks again to Red Heart Photo for taking such gorgeous photos!)

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Chrissy Wai-Ching’s Puerto Rico wedding

Wai-Ching’s wedding dresses are the stuff of legend here on offbeatwed.com — but what about Chrissy’s OWN wedding, exactly a year ago today? The offbeat bride: Chrissy Wai-Ching Fashion Designer/Fiber Artist Her offbeat groom: Vasili Zolotov, Software Engineer Location & date of wedding: The Gallery Inn, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, 12/31/06. What made our […]