Spooky wedding ideas for Halloween lovers and alternative couples

We couldn’t let October go without some Halloween inspiration. If you are all over Day of the Dead and trick or treating, you came to the right place! If you don’t like scary things, don’t worry, this is a safe space and the only sorcery and spells here are love-related! So keep on scrolling to find some spooky wedding ideas for Halloween lovers and alternative couples.

Themed weddings are the way to go for many couples looking to express themselves and do things differently. And just because you’re having a themed wedding means that it can’t be your version of elegant and romantic! It’s all about the choices you make and for that inspiration is the key!

The look

For this gorgeous editorial, the groom wore a deep purple jacket with an unbuttoned shirt that complemented the bride’s black and white Monique Lhuillier gown.

The rings

If your soon-to-be bride is a total spooky babe, this ‘Winter’ natural black onyx in 14k black gold coffin cut twist ring by Sapphire Studios Design could be her dream (or nightmare?) ring!

wedding ideas for halloween

Image by Flora + Fauna

It’s all about the details! This lovely little coffin ring box is the perfect little accent for a ring bearer.

The bridesmaids

wedding ideas for halloween

Image by This Rad Love

Your bride squad could look more like a coven! With black dresses, dark lips and floral crowns. And what if you switch the bouquets for candles? Even more dark and moody.

The ceremony

wedding ideas for halloween

Image by Cory Ryan.

This super moody decoration couldn’t have a better backdrop than a misty mountain. The image is completed by a leafless tree, candles and rugs to set a spooky mystery mood.

The reception

wedding ideas for halloween

Image by Chuy Photo / Florals by Spell Bundle.

If your biggest inspiration is the Day of the Dead, this gorgeous traditional styling could be your go-to decoration. Keeping traditions alive, using photos from your loved ones who passed away, candles and cempasuchil flowers (Mexican marigold) your reception could be something heart-warming and ghostly. Also, you could cater Mexican food to stick with the tradition!

The table set-up

wedding ideas for halloween

Image by Kate LeSueur / Styling Chanel Dror.

This black-on-black table set-up by Chanel Dror, is the perfect combination of dismal and elegance. The red rose brings romance to the table (literally) while the rest of the styling sets a dark moody vibe.

The invitations

Your wedding invitations are the first hint of what your wedding is going to be like, so setting the theme/vibe is one of things you should consider when choosing your design.


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These stunning hand-made calligraphy invitations, are to die for! Elegant, dark and gorgeous, and definitely will set the bar high for your big day.

Your bridal table

wedding ideas for halloween

Image by Jami Laree / Styling by Joy n’ Company Events.

Last but not least, your bridal table. This beautiful styling by Joy n’ Company Events, could be the perfect inspiration for the first table that you and your significant other will share as a married couple. Completed with a ‘Til death neon sign.

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