Most adults don’t really get into Halloween as much as children. However, if you are one of those rare couples who really get into the spirit -Halloween is one of the most perfect times of year to get married. From the invitations to the decor, there are endless possibilities to get you and your guests in the Halloween Spirit. You can keep it low key and lighthearted or use this as the perfect opportunity to have a full costume ball.
GREAT Halloween Wedding Ideas:
Have your reception in a mansion or historical venue to take advantage of the ‘haunted feeling.
Lighting can go a long way to create a spooky effect without being ridiculous.
Choose a bridal gown with black accents; belt, beads, headpice, etc for a Gothic look.
Bridesmaids gowns in deep fuschia or purple with black accessories will create the same effect as ‘Halloween’ Orange.
This would be the perfect time for the groom to wear tails. Very Phantom of the Opera.
Monogrammed, carved mini pumpkins as place card holders – complete with candle.
Dramatic centerpieces, maybe tall twigs that have crooked branches wrapped in lighting.
There are only a few mistakes you can make – the worst is making the entire event cheap with candy corn, spidery ghosts, trick drinking glasses or fake blood of any kind for any reason. Other than that, this is a spook-tacular time of the year to get married!
-Penny Frulla for Bridal Expo Chicago