An international elopement to Stonehenge with a Whovian twist ties together Anna and Erik in a ceremony dating back hundreds of years. After a legal ceremony at their local courthouse Anna and Erik traveled all the way to the UK for a personal and romantic handfasting at one of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge.
A chance encounter with a geeky bride-to-be and her fiance cosplaying as Amy Pond and Rory from Doctor Who made for the perfect match for Steve Long and his Tardis Photo booth. Originally built for his daughter’s wedding, the booth is completely portable and can be put together and taken apart by a single person in just a few minutes. Quickly becoming the star of the reception, Steve now rents out his life-size T.A.R.D.I.S replica so other couples can enjoy the booth.
Video games have played an important role in this quirky couple’s relationship from countless dates playing Portal (dying in the name of science) to Tim’s Mario Bros proposal game and their Nintendo themed wedding.
The Red Room (Sala Rossa Campidoglio) located on Capitoline Hill in Rome stands just steps away from the Roman Forum and Michelangelo’s Piazza del Campidoglio. Famous for its civil weddings within its red hall where many couples have said their “I dos”, but non quite like Ilaria and Edoardo.
Philadelphia-area couple Matt Conant and Stephanie Yuhas tied the knot in a less than traditional way, incorporating their love of filmmaking and geeky interests into their Philadelphia geek wedding.
Flying high above South Carolina’s Bleckley Inn the iconic blue TARDIS makes a stop at Laurie and Justin’s Doctor Who themed wedding.
The couple’s photographer Davey Morgan previously shot the couple’s engagement photos where Laurie and Justin portrayed Rose Tyler (Billie Piper) and the 10th Doctor (played by actor, David Tennant). “They chose to do a Doctor Who themed engagement session because it is their favorite show, and is something that is special that they enjoy together,” says Davey.
Choosing to continue that theme into their wedding made for some pretty amazing photos while still maintaining a traditional look and feel to their wedding.
The robotic dog K-9 from the Doctor Who made quite the entrance as the ring bearer at this Doctor Who themed wedding. The father of the bride built the remote controlled ring bearer, as well as, the TARDIS cake topper and sonic screwdriver cake cutter for his daughter Kelsie’s wedding.
Marlene and Rodolfo’s 8-bit retro game wedding is a blast from the past and completely handmade. “We did everything ourselves,” says Marlene, “from the stationary to the gifts as we didn’t want anything too “professional” looking and wanted more of a home made feel to it. Basically we wanted to have fun and relaxed feel to the wedding!”
This geeky couple met in college during their Computer Science degree in Portugal, and married on their 10th dating anniversary. “The first thing we knew about our wedding day was that it would be 8-bit games themed!”
When they wanted their wedding to be as personal as they could make Clara and Justin opted out of anything they didn’t feel connected to: the garter toss, the first dance and clinking glasses. Instead, says Clara, “we looked at each piece and tried to figure out how to make it represent one of our geeky interests.” They did just that, incorporating all their favorite fandoms from Doctor Who to Portal into their wedding.
Beginning with their Save the Date, made by friend and artist Violet Hope, the couple wanted to reference as many of their favorite TV shows, movies, and video games they both enjoy. Can you name all 30 of them?