Spooky Halloween Wedding with Eerie Details

Spooky Halloween Wedding with Eerie Details

Brittny Drye Founder + Editor-in-Chief of Love Inc. Magazine | On-Air Wedding Expert | LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in the Wedding Industry

Love Meets Halloween: A Wedding Celebration Full of Eerie Romance

When love and Halloween collide, magic happens. Meet Kate and Gregory, a couple who always had a spooky theme in mind for their wedding day. Their love for each other and their shared passion for Halloween came to life in their beautifully crafted celebration on October 30, 2022.

Their ceremony was the epitome of romance and Halloween charm. Their friend created a hauntingly beautiful processional song that would forever hold a special place in their hearts and also worked her magic to create a spooky “directional” sign, now adorning their home as a cherished memento.

Bringing their Halloween vision to life, Kate and Gregory embraced classic Halloween themes, enhanced with autumnal details and vivid colors. Picture a palette of orange, red, purple, and blue enchanting everyone in attendance.

Every detail of their celebration was carefully curated to reflect their love for the holiday. From the witchy lighting and mist-filled atmosphere at Historic Mankin Mansion to the intricately designed flower arrangements, their wedding was a masterpiece of eerie romance.

The groom, Gregory, donned a royal blue suit from Alton Lane. The suit featured colorful skull lining and subtle “secret” embroidery paying homage to their three beloved cats. Meanwhile, Kate found her dream gown at Church Street Bridals, where the purchase of her beautiful ivory lace dress supported the YWCA, an organization aiding women and children facing domestic violence.

What caught their eye, and of course, delighted their taste buds, was a cake like no other. Created by Sugar & Salt, their wedding cake boasted stunning werewolf claw marks while the cupcakes featured creepy details like fingers and broken glass. It was a true treat for the eyes and the palate.

From the eerie decor throughout Mankin Mansion, including tombstone-adorned pathways and a spine-tingling maze, to the classic Halloween candy bar lovingly arranged by Kate, every inch of the reception space was transformed into a haunted wonderland. Professional lighting and fog machines added to the ambiance, creating an unforgettable atmosphere for their guests.

For entertainment, the esteemed No BS Brass Band set the stage on fire with their infectious energy and upbeat tunes. Their rendition of Michael Jackson's “Thriller” was a show-stopper, igniting the dance floor with joy and reminiscent Halloween vibes.

Amidst all the meticulously planned details and intricacies, Kate and Gregory found their most memorable moments in the small, fleeting glances they shared. The anticipation leading up to their ceremony, the entrance of the bride to the surreal melody provided by their talented friend Dorthia, and the cutting of their unique cakeā€”these moments will forever be etched in their hearts.

In the end, Kate and Gregory's wedding was a magical experience, blending their deep love and Halloween spirit into a celebration that was authentically them. It was a day filled with laughter, love, and memories that will last a lifetime.


Wedding Vendors!

Photography: Nathan Mitchell Photography

Venue, Planning & DJ: Historic Mankin Mansion

Floral Design: Strawberry Field Flowers & Finds

Cake Design: Sugar & Salt

Catering: A Sharper Palate

Photo Booth: Richmond Photo Booth

Lighting Design: The Wedding Lighting Co.

Ceremony Instrumental Performance: Dorthia Cottrell

Band: No BS! Brass

Favors: GhostWolf Pepper Co.

Gown Boutique: Church Street Bridal

Suit: Alton Lane

Alterations: The Gilded Thimble

Rings: Diamonds Direct

Transportation: James Limousine

Accommodations: Omni Hotel


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