Category Archive

outdoor

How can you make an aisle in nature? What to do on a rainy wedding day? This is an archive full of all the outdoor weddings we’ve featured.

Queer burlesque handfasting Heather Schofner Photography37 e1643171900948 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

A queer burlesque hand fasting ceremony in the woods

We’d love to stumble upon this queer burlesque hand fasting ceremony in the woods. See what this burlesque performer and cannabis medical consultant describe as a “queer, witchy hoe, burlesque” hand fasting with a non-possessive ceremony script.

70s Theme Garden of the Gods Elopement 32 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

1970s-themed Garden of the Gods elopement

Jamie and Sam planned a unique elopement with their friends in September of 2019! They decided to make it 70s themed and everyone dressed accordingly, complete with the bride in pants and a gorgeous hat.

Outdoor Camping Wedding Jewish Traditions Photography by Lyn Leland Photography26 alternative wedding ideas from Offbeat Wed (formerly Offbeat Bride)

Jewish outdoor camping wedding in the woods

We wanted to honor and connect to the outdoors as much as possible. I was barefoot for the entire ceremony and reception (so was my mother and many of our friends! Husband could not be since he had to smash a glass). We had a fairly traditional Jewish ceremony.

We are shooketh by this sunlit forest elopement in Cougal Cascades

We are shooketh by this sunlit forest elopement in Cougal Cascades

Sharon and Bryan’s intimate forest elopement had us gob-smacked by the scenery, the golden hour, the romantic moments, and the sheer magnitude of the beauty of this couple and this environment. We are still shook. It took place at Cougal Cascades in Queensland, Australia, and had subtle Twilight wedding vibes with that dress and those epic trees. We just need a little of Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years” and we’ll be ready to sob…

A Maine camp wedding photobombed by the couple's doggo

A Maine camp wedding photobombed by the couple’s doggo

Ollie is Leigh and Noah’s rescue pup. Ollie can be an anxious dog, so the pair thought she would stay in the cabin for their Maine camp wedding festivities. But Ollie wouldn’t stand for missing out on the fun. Who could blame Ollie for making an appearance after seeing the gorgeous style, cozy cottages, lakeside views, and twinkle lights. It was a camp wedding none could forget — rustic meets glam meets completely them.

A chill & rustic California redwoods wedding with pups

A chill & rustic California redwoods wedding with pups

We wanted to have backyard celebration with a chill, Sunday afternoon vibe gathered with all of our closest friends and family. Obviously, our backyard wasn't big enough, so we went to our other “backyard,” a county park near where we live. The redwoods reminded us of our first dates, which consisted of many hikes amongst the redwoods.