Nowadays you can wave goodbye to the conventional Church settings and shout hallelujah to the unconventional way of choosing alternative wedding venues. Whatever wedding venue you want you can get (within reason, don’t turn bridezilla on us) and these unconventional wedding venues come in many different shapes and size often awe-inspiring.
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The great thing is that the space you choose to say “I Do” can reflect you and your partner’s personality and style making the big day even more special. We’ve had a look through some amazing unconventional or alternative wedding venues and put together our ultimate guide below for you to follow.
Museums Wedding Venues
Museums are a great venue not only because the buildings are normally spectacular but because there are so many different options to choose from. Think art, natural history, aviation, and science. The backdrop to your wedding photos will be completely unique.
You’ll not see many brides posing with a magnificent dinosaur skeleton making this just one of the reasons why a museum wedding would be awesome.
No matter where you are in the world, your town or the nearest town should have a museum that is able to host events such as weddings. Do a quick search online and find your dream wedding venue today.
The Canadian Museum of Nature – Photo Nicole Amanda
Offshore Wedding Venues
Take to the sea to say your wedding vows on a boat, yacht or riverboat. Guests will love being taken offshore in this unconventional wedding venue option and if you tend to get a bit seasick don’t write this venue off just yet.
There are many decommissioned military vessels or historical ships that remain firmly docked but still offer the feeling of being off the land.
This is a unique and amazing way to wow your wedding guests. It’s the perfect solution for your alternative wedding venues option and ideas to go with. If you were dreaming of hosting your wedding by the river, looking for something different, then this is the best way of achieving just that.
Treehouse Wedding Venues
If you are looking for truly unique alternative wedding venues, then I must admit our inner child squealed a little bit when we saw this one.
But these aren’t your typical backyard treehouses that could fall down at any minute, these are jaw-dropping designs with intricate canopy walkways. With amazing lush green backdrops and being high in the air, this option will make for some kick-ass wedding pictures.
National Park Unconventional Wedding Venue
Whether it’s a place that is special to the two of you or you just love, the outstanding scenery a national park can bring, they can be the perfect wedding venue to add an extra special touch to an outdoor wedding.
They are great for those that are looking to have a relaxed wedding but also want to have that wow-factor and again the wedding pictures are going to look amazing.
Get Married at a Villa
This intimate alternative wedding venue idea is perfect for those looking for a small gathering with close friends and family. It’s perfect if you want to have a destination wedding too.
With villa’s available to hire all around the globe you have no end of choice as to where to have your big day. A lot of Villa’s also have wedding packages available with little extra perks for the lucky couple.
We totally love villas in St Lucia. St Lucia is full of gorgeous wedding venues to inspire your wedding looks and style. This luxurious Akasha Villa is located in St Lucia. You can check out a full review of the Akasha Villa in St Lucia here.
An Aquarium or Zoo Wedding location
Aquariums and zoos are becoming ever more popular for wedding venues now and no wonder. With an amazing backdrop and the chance to see some exotic animals photobomb your wedding pics they really are a fun and exciting place for your wedding.
This chic and creative garden wedding took place on the grounds of the Alexandria, at a petting zoo. Two words – Creative Bride! I fell in love with every detail of this unique wedding which could be found on Junebug Weddings Blog.
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