25+ of the Most Unique Wedding Themes We've Ever Seen

From pop culture themes to nostalgia-filled affairs, we've covered a ton of creatively-themed weddings over the years. Here, check out some of our favorites.

By: Kristen Klein

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  • Apples


    Nothing says fall quite like a trip to the apple orchard. Celebrate the season with an apple bouquet, themed food and drinks, apple escort cards, and more. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Meg Smith Photography on Snippet and Ink via Lover.ly

  • Alice in Wonderland

    Alice in Wonderland

    Go down the rabbit hole for a tea party with the Mad Hatter and friends. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Sarah Kathleen Photography

  • Baseball


    Play ball! This couple found a way to include their love of the game and both of their hometown teams  — the New York Yankees and the Baltimore Orioles — in their wedding. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Rachael Foster Photography

  • The Beatles

    The Beatles

    "All you need is love" at this Beatles-themed bash, filled with fun musical touches like cassette tape escort cards, a songwriting guest book, and tables named after Beatles albums.See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Ashley Rose Photography

  • Honeybees


    Honeybees are a symbol of spring, and they're popping up everywhere in weddings, from using beeswax candles as décor to giving out jars of raw honey as wedding favors. See more photos ►

    Photo courtesy of beeculinary.net

  • Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast

    Surround yourself with your favorite books  — and a candelabra, a clock, a teapot, and a teacup to represent the castle's servants. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Sarah Kathleen Photography

  • Old-Time Carnival

    Old-Time Carnival

    Create a playful atmosphere with cotton candy, ticket centerpieces, a kissing booth, balloons, and more. See more photos ►

    Photo courtesy of Chronicle Books

  • Eco-Friendly


    Let's face it — a wedding can generate a ton of waste. But the good news is that there are plenty of ways to reduce your wedding's carbon footprint, like using solar-powered lighting. See more photos ►

    Photo courtesy of Ashley's Bride Guide

  • Cinderella


    Celebrate your own happily ever after with this classic princess theme. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Sarah Kathleen Photography

  • Game of Thrones

    Game of Thrones

    Pay tribute to this fantasy epic with a medieval theme. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Mollie Tobias Photography

  • The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby

    Gatsby is all about glitz, glamour, and opulence — making it the perfect inspiration for a luxurious wedding theme. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Misty Miotto Photography

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    How the Grinch Stole Christmas

    Getting married around the holidays? Add some fun Grinch touches for the kids to enjoy. See more photos ►

    Photo courtesy of ForYourParty.com

  • Harry Potter

    Harry Potter

    After a ride on the Hogwarts Express, guests visited the Sorting Hat, where they found their table assignments (Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, or muggles) attached to magic wands. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Geoff White Photographers

  • Books


    Incorporate your love of reading in your big day through literary centerpieces, card catalog escort displays, or custom-wrapped books. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Two Birds Photography on Style Unveiled via Lover.ly

  • The Hunger Games

    The Hunger Games

    Katniss and Peeta's relationship may not be a classic love story, and Panem is far from a romantic wedding setting, but these Hunger Games wedding ideas are proof that you truly can pull inspiration from anywhere. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Meghan Christine Photography

  • Legos


    These couples came up with plenty of fun and quirky ways to include the interlocking bricks and minifigures in their big-day celebrations. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Infused Studios

  • Lovebirds


    A pair of birds make for super sweet wedding décor, and they can fit in with any theme, from vintage to rustic to modern. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: DeFiore Photography on Bridal Musings via Lover.ly

  • Peter Pan

    Peter Pan

    Escape to Neverland for a fantasy celebration. Have your bridesmaids — dressed in Tinker Bell green — toss pixie dust after you say "I do." See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Andy Sams Photography

  • School


    Are you high school sweethearts? Pay tribute to where you first met with these cute school-themed wedding ideas — we promise the homework will be much more fun this time around. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Wilton Photography

  • Sports


    Athletes will love these sporty touches, from trophy centerpieces to stadium-inspired late-night snacks to a grand exit with pom poms. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Mike Larson Inc. on Panacea Event Floral Design via Lover.ly

  • Sleeping Beauty

    Sleeping Beauty

    Include Maleficent’s horns in your centerpieces, surrounded by pink (or blue!) flowers to represent Princess Aurora's ever-changing gown during the final dance scene. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Sarah Kathleen Photography

  • Snow White

    Snow White

    You’ll definitely be the fairest one of all on your wedding day. Incorporate Snow White with plenty of mirrors, and transform your reception into a forest filled with apples. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Alex M. Photography

  • Superheroes


    Every bride feels a sense of power and responsibility on her wedding day; maybe that’s why so many couples are incorporating superheroes in their weddings! From themed attire to creative décor elements, channel your favorite comic book character. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Dianne Personett Photography

  • Twilight


    Bella and Edward’s swoon-worthy celebration in Breaking Dawn has been inspiring weddings ever since. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Segerius-Bruce Photography

  • Travel


    This couple met by chance after being seated next to each other on a flight, so they decided to fill their wedding with travel-themed wedding details. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Lars Wanberg Withers of Wanberg Pictures

  • Video Games

    Video Games

    From nostalgic favorites, like the Super Mario Bros. and Zelda, to modern classics, like Halo and Rock Band, couples are embracing their favorite hobby in their weddings. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: S6 Photography

  • Up


    Fill your wedding with whimsical details and colorful balloons to reflect this tale of endless love.

    Photo Credit: Ty Boyce of Disney Fine Art Photography & Video

  • The Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz

    Follow the yellow brick road to this couple’s wedding, held at Land of Oz, a mostly-defunct Wizard of Oz theme park in North Carolina. See more photos ►

    Photo Credit: Brett & Jessica

  • Wrestling


    Are you ready to rumble? This couple hosted their own spin on WrestleMania — Wedding Mania! See more photos ►

    Photo courtesy of Patreeeek on Reddit

  • The Walking Dead

    The Walking Dead

    Yes, couples are even including zombies in their weddings — giving new meaning to the phrase “until death do us part.” See more photos ►

    Photo courtesy of Josiahx on Reddit

  • Football


    This couple wasn’t afraid to get a little down-and-dirty with a pre-reception game of football at their wedding! See more photos ►

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

25+ of the Most Unique Wedding Themes We've Ever Seen


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