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COVID-19

DUH alert: 2020 was an unprecedented year for weddings, with the Coronavirus pandemic postponing and canceling weddings worldwide… and the concerns about COVID-19 have just kept on rolling through 2021, with the added excitement of talking to guests about vaccinations. This is the spot for covid wedding advice, info, inspo, and invitation wording examples. You may also want to check out our related archives dedicated to canceled weddings and overcoming adversity.

Alannah and Hunter B Horro Movie Bash 8 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

This horror movie wedding had a Lydia Deetz Gown

When these two first started dating back in 2018, one of the things that they bonded over was their love for horror movies – specifically, ones most people would consider “bad.” So of course they had a horror movie wedding!

Unique Hip Hop Wedding Photos by Jully and Alex Photography4 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Steal this idea: honoring Covid wedding couples on the dance floor

Here’s a special way you can honor folks who had a Covid wedding on your wedding day.

Nerdy Fandom Wedding Blue Jar Photo14 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Geek out over this nerdy fandom wedding

How many fandoms can you count in this nerdy wedding theme? From Doctor Who to Star Trek, this couple knows how to get their nerd on (spoiler: barrels of homemade mead are involved).

Rustic Fall Halloween Spooky Wedding Photography by Jocelyn Vassos46 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Rustic fall meets spooky in this COVID-safe Halloween wedding

We were determined to get married on Halloween 2020, which was a Saturday and a full moon; it just felt meant to be. Our chef also made a charcuterie presentation that included a little cheese graveyard.

satanist wedding on offbeat bride 9 scaled alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Satanic wedding in Hell on Devils Night – with vows!

We got married in Hell, Michigan and did most of our photos beforehand at the Elmwood Cemetery in Detroit. We wanted a whole “Wed Til’ We’re Dead” mood, and the location definitely helped…

Bridesmaids in white photos by MA wedding photographer Emma Thurgood Photography as seen on offbeat bride 14 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

When the bride’s in a black wedding dress with bridesmaids in white!

Have you ever asked yourself it’s ok for bridesmaids to wear white? Ever wondered what it might look like to see a bride in a black wedding dress and the bridesmaids in white? Get yourself ready, because Mari & Anthony’s wedding is about to answer all these questions in the affirmative!