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.

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Two brides holding hands and reading vows from book in front of verdant landscape
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catholic wedding ceremony
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ring bearers
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bride and groom under chuppah with greenery
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wedding decor
The 19 Best Wedding Decorations To Fit Every Style
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What Is a Convalidation Ceremony?
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6 American Wedding Traditions You Need to Know
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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
sikh wedding
8 Sikh Wedding Traditions
Two women stand under an arch of white roses at their wedding.
What Is a Commitment Ceremony?
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Quaker Weddings: What Is a Self-Uniting Marriage License?
bride and groom kissing
25 Church Wedding Décor Ideas to Inspire Your Own
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40 Funny Wedding Vows to Exchange During Your Ceremony
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two brides at mountain elopement
The Ultimate Guide to Planning an Adventure Elopement
reading vows
Who Traditionally Says Wedding Vows First?
wedding exit
24 Irish Wedding Blessings and Prayers for Your Ceremony
The History Behind “Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace”
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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
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interfaith wedding
How to Plan and Create an Interfaith Wedding Ceremony
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13 Filipino Wedding Traditions
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9 Korean Wedding Traditions and Customs
bride and groom
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
Everything You Need to Know About the Unity Sand Ceremony
Ring Warming Ceremony
What Is a Ring Warming Ceremony and What Does It Signify?
Libation Ceremony
Everything You Need to Know About the Libation Ceremony
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Betrothal Ceremony
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What Is a Padrino?
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How to Plan a Chinese Tea Ceremony for Your Wedding
A couple elopes in Wyoming.
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Bride and groom at Chinese tea ceremony
12 Chinese Wedding Traditions
Persian Wedding Traditions
10 Persian Wedding Traditions
Wedding Coins
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Nigerian Wedding Traditions
10 Nigerian Wedding Traditions and Customs
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two brides dancing
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
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couple at alter
Everything You Need to Know About the Wedding Lasso Tradition
Outdoor wedding ceremony with a wedding officiant, white flowers on a sunny day.
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What Is a Dowry?
holding hands
8 Sample Wedding Ceremony Scripts To Borrow for Your 2022 Wedding
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Wedding Blessings and Prayers From Different Cultures and Religions