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ceremony script

Trying to write your wedding ceremony script? Or are you acting as an officiant at a friend’s wedding? We’ve got unique, modern, and funny wedding ceremony scripts and vow examples. We also suggest reading Wedding Ceremony 101 to get a feel for the general structure… and then check the examples below to get some inspiration.

Queer Wedding Dolly Parton Skeletor Photos by Andrew and Melanie Mishler Photography17 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A queer wedding ceremony script with a ring warming ceremony

This queer wedding ceremony script’s got absolutely everything! An interactive moment for guests to share their favorite memories of the couple, a ring warming ceremony involving Skeletor and Dolly Parton, and so many opportunities for the couple to infuse personality and fun. If you’re looking for a nontraditional wedding ceremony to inspire yours, this is the one!

Brooklyn 99 Wedding Ceremony Script Reflections of Grace Photography9 scaled e1661030218204 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This funny wedding ceremony script is packed with science & pop culture references

When a reader told us they had a reading from Brooklyn 99 in their wedding ceremony, we had to learn more! Here’s how the couple incorporated their favorite quotes from TV shows like The Good Place and Star Trek in their wedding ceremony script.

Steampunk Dungeons and Dragons Photos by Empiria Studios20 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This cute wedding script proves marriage is the greatest adventure

Caro and Colleen wanted to impart the sense that life is an adventure and marriage is the not the beginning, but the next step. See how they created a beautiful adventure-filled ceremony script with a subtle Lord of the Rings reference and a guest acknowledgement.

Middle Earth Wedding Hobbit Photos by Johnny Darwish Daniel Michael13 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This handfasting script feels straight out of a Tolkien novel

Jess and Sarah’s handfasting script was inspired by their love for Middle Earth and Tolkien. Lord of the Rings fans will love how the four elements are symbolized in the four cords this couple used for their handfasting ceremony.

Genderqueer Halloween Viking Wedding photos by Carmelisse Photography5 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A Viking Halloween wedding ceremony script with a weapons exchange

This Viking Halloween wedding ceremony script has it all: a medieval weapons exchange, Dungeons and Dragons, and a whole lot of love. Whether you’re having a spooky-themed wedding or a Viking wedding, this Halloween wedding ceremony script will cover all your bases.

housewarming party surprise wedding ceremony ideas on offbeat bride alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Surprise wedding ideas, venues, and ceremony script wording!

Are surprise weddings a thing? OH YES INDEED THEY ARE! We’ve featured a whole bunch of surprise weddings and today we’re going to round up some of our favorite inspiration for you… from the excuse for the surprise wedding, to a few venue ideas, to even some wording for your surprise wedding ceremony script…