Your marriage isn't official until you say "I do" during the wedding ceremony. We have all the ceremony ideas you need, including advice on writing your own vows and beautiful décor inspiration.

grandmother officiating granddaughter's wedding
How to Choose a Non-Religious Wedding Officiant for Your Ceremony
Young ring bearer carrying a ring security box down the aisle with two older ring bearers dressed as security guards trailing behind him
15 Unique Alternatives to the Traditional Ring Bearer Pillow
couple kissing during their civil ceremony at a courthouse
How to Plan a Civil Wedding Ceremony—And Make It Feel Special
bride and groom wearing suits holding hands
The Ultimate Guide to Renewing Your Wedding Vows
Bride and groom holding hands at the altar during wedding ceremony
This Bride and Groom Recreated the Iconic “Parent Trap” Handshake Before Their First Kiss—Watch the Video Here
Ethereal Wedding Gift Welcome Wedding Sign on a white background
The 17 Best Wedding Welcome Signs in 2024
Two brides holding hands and reading vows from book in front of verdant landscape
How to Elope and Make It Absolutely Unforgettable
Wedding ceremony with florals on staircase
20 Wedding Arch Alternatives for a Stunning Ceremony
Couple saying wedding vows
20 of the Best Heartfelt Wedding Vows for Everyone
black-and-white image of bride walking down the aisle solo with an embroidered veil trailing behind her
31 Unique Bridal Processional Songs That Sum Up This Major Moment
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How to Find an Officiant for Your Wedding
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22 of the Most Romantic Quotes from Literature
Groom's Holding Hands Getting Married in Courthouse Wedding
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Bride and Groom Exchanging Vows at the Altar During a Christian Wedding Ceremony
10 Christian Wedding Ceremony Traditions
standing guests at wedding ceremony
Can We Ask Guests to Stand During Our Ceremony?
couple exchanging rings
23 Bible Verses About Love for Your Wedding Ceremony
monica and chandler
The 30 Best Movie and TV Wedding Vows to Inspire Your Own
catholic wedding ceremony
What to Include in a Catholic Wedding Program
couple completing handfasting ceremony at wedding
Everything to Know About the Handfasting Ceremony
newlyweds at city hall
How to Plan a Courthouse Wedding
bride and groom under chuppah with greenery
35 Stunning Chuppahs from Jewish Weddings
Tables set for an outdoor event dinner
The 19 Best Wedding Decorations To Fit Every Style
Man in white pants and shirt with woman in cream silk dress holding a bouquet of pink and white flowers standing on a tropical beach shore
The Ultimate Elopement Checklist: Everything You'll Need
convalidation couple at catholic church altar
What Is a Convalidation Ceremony?
bride and groom
6 American Wedding Traditions You Need to Know
ceremony script in cursive on deckled edge paper with peach flowers, ring, and vow cards on silver charger,
Tips for Writing Your Elopement Ceremony Script
welcome drinks station
13 Wonderful Ways to Welcome Your Wedding Guests
two grooms at wedding ceremony
7 LGBTQ+ Couples Share How They Personalized Their Wedding Ceremony
bride and groom posing in traditional clothing during a sikh wedding ceremony
8 Sikh Wedding Traditions
Two women stand under an arch of white roses at their wedding.
What Is a Commitment Ceremony?
bride and groom outdoors in front of a cherry blossom tree
Quaker Weddings: What Is a Self-Uniting Marriage License?
bride and groom at a church altar
30 Church Wedding Décor Ideas to Inspire Your Own
bride and groom laughing during vow exchange
45 Funny Wedding Vows to Exchange During Your Ceremony
meghan and harry
Why You Should Consider Exchanging Vows Before Your Wedding
two brides at mountain elopement
The Ultimate Guide to Planning an Adventure Elopement
reading vows
Who Traditionally Says Wedding Vows First?
bride and groom recessing down wedding aisle
24 Irish Wedding Blessings and Prayers for Your Ceremony
beach wedding ceremony with dried grasses and cacti decorating aisle
The History Behind “Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace”
Exclusive: Here's Why the 'Bridgerton' Wedding Was So Low-Key, and How to Recreate the Intimate Ceremony
A Sake ceremony in a mountain landscape for a traditional Japanese wedding.
5 Japanese Wedding Traditions
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11 Hawaiian Wedding Traditions
Korean wedding ceremony
Everything You Need to Know About the Korean Paebaek Ceremony
interfaith wedding
How to Plan and Create an Interfaith Wedding Ceremony
Filipino bride and groom in wedding wedding attire smiling at outdoor wedding ceremony.
13 Filipino Wedding Traditions
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9 Korean Wedding Traditions and Customs
bride and groom at an altar in the desert
What Is a Spiritual Wedding Ceremony and Should You Have One?
A couple walking through the mountains during their elopement.
What Is a "Leave No Trace" Elopement?
Buddhist Wedding
10 Buddhist Wedding Traditions
couple pouring sand in vase during wedding unity ceremony
Everything You Need to Know About the Unity Sand Ceremony
Bridesmaids in colorful one-shoulder dresses holding bouquets and passing rings
What Is a Ring Warming Ceremony and What Does It Signify?
Libation Ceremony
Everything You Need to Know About the Libation Ceremony
Muslim couple exchanging rings at their wedding ceremony
How to Plan and Prepare for a Nikah Ceremony
A Catholic cathedral
What Is a Betrothal Ceremony and What Does It Signify?
What Is a Padrino?
Madrinas and Padrinos: Everything You Need to Know
Chinese tea cup and saucer with floral design
How to Plan a Chinese Tea Ceremony for Your Wedding
A couple elopes in Wyoming.
32 Picture-Perfect Elopement Ideas From Real Couples
Bride and groom at Chinese tea ceremony
12 Chinese Wedding Traditions
Persian Wedding Traditions
10 Persian Wedding Traditions
Wedding Coins
Everything You Need to Know About Las Arras Matrimoniales
nigerian couple leaving their wedding reception amongst a sea of sparklers
10 Nigerian Wedding Traditions and Customs
a couple walking up the aisle at the end of their wedding ceremony
The History and Meaning of the Yichud Tradition
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6 Black American Wedding Traditions to Include in Your Celebration
Everything You Need to Know About the Baraat
South Asian bride in sari with henna and jewelry
How to Plan a Mehndi Party