50 Amazing Superhero-Themed Wedding Ideas

From Captain America to Spider-Man to X-Men, this summer is jam-packed with superhero movies. Here are some of our favorite ways for you to include your most beloved comic book character in your wedding.

By: 
Kristen Klein

  • Bride

    Bride's Attire

    This bride is so obsessed with Batman that in high school, she wore a Bat-Signal belt buckle nearly every day, and her fellow students took to calling her Batgirl — so it was only natural for her to gear up for her wedding day as well. 

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Bride

    Bride's Attire

    A superhero-themed garter makes for a fun surprise at the reception. 

    Photo Credit: Something Blue Wedding Photography

  • Bride

    Bride's Attire

    Wear these adorable knee-high socks under your gown.

    Photo Credit: Superherostuff.com

  • Bride

    Bride's Attire

    For the true comic book enthusiast, have a pair of shoes customized with pages from your favorite issue. 

    Photo Credit: Moonlight Decorator/Etsy

  • Bridesmaids

    Bridesmaids' Attire

    The bride and bridesmaids wore capes and masks for the celebration.

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

  • Bridesmaids

    Bridesmaids' Attire

    Let your maid of honor stand out with a different-colored cape.

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

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  • "Bridesdudes" Attire

    "Bridesdudes" Attire

    These “bridesdudes” worked in the Bat-Signal on their boutonnières, which perfectly accentuated their black and yellow attire. 

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • "Bridesdudes" Attire

    "Bridesdudes" Attire

    Underneath their formalwear, they donned Batman t-shirts.

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Attire for the Groom & Groomsmen

    Attire for the Groom & Groomsmen

    This groom chose to include Batman in a more subtle way — on the face of his watch. 

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Attire for the Groom & Groomsmen

    Attire for the Groom & Groomsmen

    Wear superhero cufflinks as a subtle nod to your favorite character. 

    Photo Credit: Photography by Brea on Bayside Bride via Lover.ly

     

  • Attire for the Groom & Groomsmen

    Attire for the Groom & Groomsmen

    This groom's superhero of choice is Nightwing (the first Robin's eventual superhero identity). He and his groomsmen channeled the character's blue and black costume for their attire. 

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Attire for the Groom & Groomsmen

    Attire for the Groom & Groomsmen

    Wear a T-shirt of your favorite superhero underneath your wedding-day attire; reveal your true identity whenever you see fit.

    Photo Credit: Photography by Brea on Bayside Bride via Lover.ly

     

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  • Flower Girls & Ring Bearers

    Flower Girls & Ring Bearers

    Including your pet in the wedding? Dress him up in a cute themed costume.

    Photo Credit: Bridal Musings via Lover.ly

  • Flower Girls & Ring Bearers

    Flower Girls & Ring Bearers

    Your smallest bridal party members will love these personalized capes.

    Photo Credit: Etsy Shops via Lover.ly

  • Bouquets

    Bouquets

    A bouquet made from comic book pages will last forever.

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Bouquets

    Bouquets

    A natural fit for a patriotic Fourth of July wedding, this bride turned her bouquet into a floral version of Captain America's shield. 

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  • Boutonnières

    Boutonnières

    Attach mini action figures to your boutonnières.

    Photo Credit: Sweet Little Photographs

  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    Inspired by Northstar, the first openly-gay superhero in the Marvel universe, this couple tied the knot in a comic book store when Astonishing X-Men #51 was released, which tells the story of Northstar's wedding to his partner.

    Photo Credit: Ron Gejon Photography

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  • Reception Entrance

    Reception Entrance

    This Batman-loving couple made a grand entrance by breaking through Gotham City.

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Reception Entrance

    Reception Entrance

    The superhero bridesmaids and groomsmen soared into the reception.

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

  • Reception Entrance

    Reception Entrance

    The bride and groom followed suit!

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

  • Wedding Stationery

    Wedding Stationery

    Batman vs. Superman: The Wedding! This save-the-date certainly sets the tone for the big day.

    Photo Credit: Rachel W. Miller on Lover.ly via Lover.ly

  • Wedding Stationery

    Wedding Stationery

    For your guest book, have friends and family members channel their inner Lois Lane or Clark Kent by penning letters. 

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

  • Place Cards & Escort Cards

    Place Cards & Escort Cards

    Superhero Pez dispensers make for fun escort cards.

    Photo Credit: Heather Kincaid

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  • Place Cards & Escort Cards

    Place Cards & Escort Cards

    Get your guests in on the fun by giving each a superhero identity for the day.

    Photo Credit: Jagger Photo on Bridal Musings via Lover.ly

  • Place Cards & Escort Cards

    Place Cards & Escort Cards

    Have each guest solve a puzzle in order to find his or her seat (just be sure to put the answer on the back in case anyone gets stuck!).

    Photo Credit: Jagger Photo on Bridal Musings via Lover.ly

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    This bride and groom had comic versions of themselves designed for their wedding-day stationery.

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    Name your tables after common comic book action phrases.

    Photo Credit: Heather Kincaid

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    Display action bubbles throughout the room.

    Photo Credit: Heather Kincaid

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    Include cartoon versions of yourselves in your décor.

    Photo Credit: Heather Kincaid

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  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    “Super bride” and “super groom” displayed messages to each other on their chairs.

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

  • Reception Décor

    Reception Décor

    At the reception, guests took turns standing in as their own versions of Batgirl and Nightwing.

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Perfect for a morning wedding or a day-after brunch, give your guests the breakfast of champions by creating a superhero-themed cereal buffet.

    Photo Credit: Jagger Photo on Landlocked Bride via Lover.ly

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Create signature drinks named after your favorite superheroes.

    Photo Credit: Jagger Photo on Bridal Musings via Lover.ly

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    For dessert, this couple had an ice cream truck stashed with superhero-themed treats pull up. The bride's choice? A Bubbles popsicle from The Powerpuff Girls series. 

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    Place baskets full of Batman-wrapped chocolates throughout your venue for a sweet treat. 

    Photo Credit: Ashley Gerrity Photography on DIY Bride via Lover.ly

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  • Cakes & Desserts

    Cakes & Desserts

    The wedding cake was designed to reflect Gotham City— topped with a pair of action figures and the Bat-Signal, of course.

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Cakes & Desserts

    Cakes & Desserts

    The cake set and toasting glasses were personalized with Batman comic book covers.

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Cakes & Desserts

    Cakes & Desserts

    A Captain America shield stands out even more on a naked chocolate cake. Add action figures around the delicious dessert for good measure.

    Photo Credit: Soli Photography on Southern Weddings via Lover.ly

  • Cakes & Desserts

    Cakes & Desserts

    Their wedding cake displayed scenes from Astonishing X-Men #51, which features Northstar's wedding to his partner.

    Photo Credit: Ron Gejon Photography

  • Cakes & Desserts

    Cakes & Desserts

    Add a fun touch to a traditional wedding cake with a superhero peeking out from under it!

    Photo Credit: Jennifer Skog

  • Cakes & Desserts

    Cakes & Desserts

    Place action bursts on cupcakes for a sweet surprise.

    Photo Credit: Heather Kincaid

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  • Cakes & Desserts

    Cakes & Desserts

    Top your cake with a descriptive bubble.

    Photo Credit: Heather Kincaid

  • Must-Have Photos

    Must-Have Photos

    Channel your superhero alter ego for a unique photo, like this Spider-Man-inspired idea.

    Photo Credit: JR Pena Photography

  • Must-Have Photos

    Must-Have Photos

    The bridal party struck a classic superhero pose.

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Must-Have Photos

    Must-Have Photos

    The groom and groomsmen revealed their secret identities.

    Photo Credit: Hoffer Photography

  • Must-Have Photos

    Must-Have Photos

    This group took flight after the ceremony.

    Photo Credit: Farrah's Photography

  • Must-Have Photos

    Must-Have Photos

    A jumping picture is a must!

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

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  • Must-Have Photos

    Must-Have Photos

    Photo Credit: Cat Norman Photography

  • After the Wedding

    After the Wedding

    The perfect after party: Going to see the latest superhero movie in theaters!

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography