The Spookiest Halloween Weddings We’ve Ever Seen

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There’s absolutely nothing bad about having a Halloween theme wedding. In fact, for non-traditional couples, or a couple looking for something outside of the box, Halloween weddings are genius and the answer to their nuptial prayers. So, if your big day falls about Hallow’s Eve, it is definitely something to consider. For a wedding that would be out of this world and conjure up lots of fantastic memories, you can create the Halloween-inspired wedding of the year.


For the classiest Halloween wedding, we have put together some of the most inspiring and haunting Halloween wedding ideas that will leave your guests in awe of your creativity. From your wedding decor to the wedding cake, florals, venue, and even your wedding attire, you can be sure to give off the right vibes for the occasion. Expect interesting colors, decorations, and confectioneries that are fit for the season.

Brides Often Ask

Is it OK to get married on Halloween?

Getting married on Halloween is a great idea, especially if you plan to take advantage of the season and make a wedding theme of it. Any couple looking for a celebration that’s different from the usual would enjoy the idea of a Halloween-themed wedding.


Halloween Weddings Decoration

The most popular color palette for Halloween involves black and burnt orange. There are numerous ways of incorporating this in your wedding celebration. Pumpkins and jack-o’-lanterns are popular elements of Halloween decor. To switch things up you could consider black painted jack-o’-lanterns and pumpkins placed strategically throughout your wedding reception venue. These would also make for perfect props which can help produce fantastic haunting wedding photos.

Other decor elements include skeletons and skulls which can be used as centerpieces and escort card holders or table number holders. Floral arrangements in colors of deep green, merlot, and black to keep your guests seated in the right ambiance for the season. Neon signs that say, “till death do us part”, can complete the spooky scene.


Dresses for Halloween Weddings

One of our favorites in Halloween-themed wedding ideas, is alternative attires for the couple, bridal party, and even the guests if they desire. For such a celebration, you could choose to wear dark colors like a black gown or suit for the bride, or even go on full gothic. A Halloween bride in a dark dress of flowing tulle in deep layered shades, complete with a birdcage veil is sure to remain in character throughout her big day and wow her guests.

Don’t keep the Morticia Addams vibe to yourself. Bridesmaids can embrace the burnt orange color with dark accents, such as dark makeup, dark net tights, and other spooky details to complement the bride. The perfect bridal ensemble for a gothic Halloween wedding.


Halloween Wedding Make-up

But, remember makeup for the bride and groom who want to get into the Halloween spirit! For the ladies, dramatic smoky eyes are perfect as they give a touch of mystery. Add this to bold red lipstick for a striking contrast. Dark, dramatic arrows are perfect for that Halloween look, do not shy away! Men may go for gentle make up enhancements as complementary to the theme, say, dark eyeliner or a trace of glitter.


Halloween Themed Bouquets

Florals should not be left out of your Halloween wedding theme. Some tasteful Halloween wedding ideas for wedding bouquets include harvest-inspired blooms such as orange roses, burgundy hydrangeas. Also, burgundy hanging Amaranthus, maple tree branches, and thistles, all tied together with dark silk ribbons for the most tasteful floral arrangement for an elegant Halloween wedding. For a cascading Halloween-themed bouquet, you could also add miniature skulls and pumpkins for the ultimate bouquet arrangement. elegant Halloween wedding ideas would be incomplete without wedding bouquets that are on theme.

Halloween Wedding Invitations

Your Halloween wedding invitations establish the spooky tone for the occasion. To get into the Halloween mood, choose deep purples, eerie black and blood reds. You can seal envelopes with wax stamps with designs like skulls, bats or witches. Halloween-inspired invitation suites should be composed of Gothic fonts and eerie shapes to enchant your guests.


Halloween Cakes and Dessert Table

Forget about the traditional white cake and embrace the black if you are aiming for a Halloween wedding reception. If you must go with the white cake, consider a skull or skeleton cake topper to steal the show. Your cake can be decorated with black, pink, or red wedding flowers alongside other spookier details. How about a cake baked in the shape and design of a haunted mansion complete with scary elements and pumpkin spice flavor?

Create a dessert table in line with your Halloween wedding decoration ideas. For instance, macarons in the colors of your wedding theme, from dark to even darker. Other treats can include Halloween-themed wedding cookies in pink and black, displaying phrases such as ‘til death do us part’, in line with the ghoulishly spooky theme.

Halloween Wedding Cocktails

Spook up your Halloween wedding with signature cocktails that will send shivers down the spines of your guests. Picture blood-red drinks with a drop of grenadine, spooky smoking potions with dry ice, and pumpkin spice concoctions. In addition to satisfying your guests’ thirst, these scary drinks will give your special event a little magic.


Halloween Wedding Entertainment

Entertainment is central to a Halloween wedding, where the opportunities are countless to bewitch guests. Why not hire tarot card readers and fortune tellers to reveal the mysteries? Enchant your guests with the illusionist’s magic. Plan a costume contest for your guests to flaunt their best Halloween costumes. Alternatively, organize some entertainment such as scavenger hunts or pumpkin carve contests to keep everyone excited and in the spirit of Halloween from start to end of your wedding celebration.

Whether you choose to have a Halloween costume wedding where your guests show up in Halloween compliant attire; or you choose only to have decorations that would serve your Halloween wedding pictures, Halloween weddings are a genius idea. If you are looking for an unusual way to celebrate a wedding close to Halloween, between skulls, goblins, skeletons, and ghosts, you are sure to have a swell time.