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We co-produce the Lovesick Expo, a nation-wide alternative wedding expo that’s the most inclusive expo you’ll find — gay-friendly, guy-friendly, poly-friendly, EVERYONE-FRIENDLY! Come join us!

OBWparty22 41 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Why Offbeat Bride is rebranding

Offbeat Bride partied like it was the BeforeTimes! Scroll through the photos from Offbeat Bride’s Minglefest, and learn more about why we’re changing our name later this year…

Offbeat Bride event May 16th 2022 2 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

May 16th in Seattle: meet Suki at our first in-person event in YEARS!

Offbeat Bride and whole Seattle wedding scene has been through a LOT these past few years… let’s celebrate survival and sur-THRIVE-al with a tasty meet up! If you’ve been loving Suki’s reels on @offbeatbride’s Instagram, this is your chance to experience her magic in person.

Get your 50% off ticket to the best freaking wedding expo in Philadelphia!

Get your 50% off ticket to the BEST wedding expo in Philadelphia (for people who hate wedding expos!)

If you haven’t heard of it, Lovesick is basically a wedding show for people who hate wedding shows. There’s live music, drag queens, burlesque performances, and the best wedding vendors Philly has to offer. Our friends (we call them “the boys of Lovesick”) know how to throw a party and they attract some of the coolest engaged couples ever (we call them “our readers”). On August 12, 2018, they’ll be back at World Café Live in Philadelphia once more, with a special discount for Offbeat Bride readers…

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TSA hates sequins: lessons learned at NY & Philadelphia Lovesick Expos

This weekend was the kickoff of the 2016 season of our Lovesick Expo, and it started with a bang (and a gag!) in New York on Saturday, and then Philadelphia on Sunday. I flew out for both shows, and over the course of the two days, met almost 800 people including some faaaabulous Offbeat Bride readers. I also learned a few things that I want to share… like why TSA hates sequins.

lovesick triad alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Seattle, SF, Denver: see you at Lovesick Expos very soon!

If you’ve been reading for a while, you know that we’ve teamed up this year with the Lovesick Inc boys to spread guy-friendly, gay-friendly, offbeat-friendly wedding expos across the US. The Lovesick Expo is heading west, starting this weekend in my hometown of Seattle…

offbeat empire panel alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Offbeat Bride at Geek Girl Con

So! This weekend was the Offbeat Empire panel at Geek Girl Con. Wondering what we talked about? Wondering who’s BFFs with a Stormtrooper? Wondering who had an epic life-lesson metaphor about bunny hats? Curious about who lists “going open source” as the smartest geeky decision they ever made?! CLICKY!