10 quirky wedding venues

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Why get married in a chapel or at City Hall when there are so many creative, fun and quirky wedding venues out there? Check out these 10 unusual wedding locations around the world.

Why get married in a chapel or at City Hall when there are so many creative, fun and quirky venues out there? Below, we round up 10 unusual wedding locations that make for truly memorable ceremonies.

The Eden Project, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Set in rainy England, the eco-friendly Eden Project is the world’s biggest indoor jungle. Celebrate your wedding in the Rainforest or Mediterranean Biome.

Lords Cricket Ground, London, United Kingdom

Cricket fans won’t want to miss the chance to get married at one of the sport’s most famous venues. Wedding packages include two tickets to a Test Match.

Roulotte Retreat, Scottish Borders

Comprising a collection of luxury gypsy caravans located on the Scottish border, the bohemian Roulotte Retreat can accommodate up to 24 glamping guests.

Underwater Wedding, Florida, United States

Thrill-seekers can don their scuba diving finest (white wetsuit for the bride, naturally) and wed underwater near Ft. Lauderdale. Specialized technology means all participants can speak clearly while submerged.

Underwater wedding (Image: C.K.Ma)
Underwater wedding (Image: © C.K.Ma, 2013. Used under license from Shutterstock.com)

Igloo Village, Lapland, Finland

This winter wonderland location in the Arctic Circle accommodates ceremonies in a snow chapel, glass tepees, or even on the surface of a frozen lake.

© Vladimir Melnikov, 2013. Used under license from shutterstock.com
Igloo Village (Image: © Vladimir Melnikov, 2013. Used under license from Shutterstock.com)

Glacier, Alaska, United States

Brought in by helicopter from neighboring town Juneau, guests can wed on either the Herbert or Mendenhall Glacier. After the ceremony, wedding parties can embark on sightseeing tours of the ice fields.

Glacier (Image: orangecrush)
Mendenhall Glacier (Image: © orangecrush, 2013. Used under license from Shutterstock.com)

Pai Elephant Camp, Thailand

Thailand’s first elephant camp that allows visitors to ride on elephants without a saddle, Pai also lets animal-loving couples marry atop the gentle giants. Wedding parties can stay in on-site bungalows and go bamboo river rafting.

A wedding among elephants (Image: Elephant Wedding © Leonid and Anna Dedukh , 2013. Used under license from shutterstock.com)
A wedding among elephants (Image: Elephant Wedding © Leonid and Anna Dedukh , 2013. Used under license from Shutterstock.com)

The James J. Hill Library, St. Paul, Minn., United States

Bookworms and bibliophiles should jump at the chance to break the rules and get loud in the library. Built in 1921, the elegantly old-fashioned James J. Hill Library is a popular venue for literary-themed ceremonies.

Voodoo Doughnuts, Portland, Ore., United States

Edgy, tattoo-adorned, and dessert-loving couples will want to venture to the notorious Voodoo Doughnuts in Portland for their sweet-tooth-friendly ceremony. Famous for making bacon-topped confections, Voodoo offers different packages that include doughnuts and coffee for the whole wedding party.

A wedding at Voodoo Doughnut (Image: wanderingone)
A wedding at Voodoo Doughnuts (Image: wanderingone)
Yum! Voodoo Doughnuts (Image: Samantha Marx)
Yum! Voodoo Doughnuts (Image: Samantha Marx)

Coney Island Roller Coaster, New York, New York, United States

Part of New York’s classic Coney Island boardwalk, the Cyclone Roller Coaster attracts a few dozen weddings each year. The informal ceremonies occur in the boarding area, and then wedding parties celebrate with a loop around the ride.

Coney Island (Image: Coney Island © pio3, 2013. Used under license from Shutterstock.com)
Coney Island (Image: Coney Island © pio3, 2013. Used under license from Shutterstock.com)

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(Main image: © Carlien Beukes, 2013. Used under license from Shutterstock.com)

10 quirky wedding venues was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Claire Bullen
Author: Claire Bullen (88 posts)

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