61 Spooky Halloween Wedding Ideas
Your wedding is a time to express your love for each other, but it's also an opportunity to throw a party that represents you and your significant other. If you both love Halloween, having a Halloween themed wedding on or around October 31st can be an excellent way to do that. You can incorporate Halloween themes into your traditional wedding or you can throw tradition out the window and make it creepy and costume filled.
Wedding planning often starts with the perfect dress, and a Halloween wedding is no different. This is a great opportunity to stray from tradition if you want to, and choose a dress that isn't white.
A black wedding dress will immediately set the mood for a creepy, gothic wedding.
A Halloween wedding is also the perfect opportunity to wear something colorful and dramatic. All eyes will be on you.
Black can still be glamorous, and if you want to feel dark and chic, a sparkly black dress might be the choice for you.
Incorporate the Halloween theme into your traditional white dress by wearing masks or other accessories like the ones listed below.
Accessories can be just as important as the wedding dress. They can take a traditional or plain dress and make it into something special and uniquely you.
This headpiece can be found on this etsy shop along with many other dark and dramatic choices.
Adding wings to your dress is a simple way to make it into a costume.
This bat veil is a subtle nod to Halloween.
Add a cape and a mask to your ensemble to feel like a super hero.
Your wedding party is filled with the most important people in your life, so make sure you incorporate them into the Halloween theme and help them get into the spirit.
Dress your crew in all black to set the tone.
Have your wedding party all wear costumes of their own choosing to make your wedding a real Halloween party.
You can also dress them up in costumes that match your own.
For a unique Halloween wedding experience, dress your wedding party in zombie makeup and turn the celebration into the apocalypse.
Flowers are a part of almost every wedding, so they play an important part in setting the mood. Here are some Halloween bouquet examples for you and your girls.
Black roses hold symbolic meaning that most people understand immediately. They are both creepy and romantic.
Putting your elegant flowers in a painted Halloween candy bucket is an easy way to bring Halloween into your traditional affair.
You can also easily add skulls to your regular flowers.
This classy bouquet would fit well at any fall wedding. The added pumpkins make it perfect for Halloween.
Black colors and skulls are perfect for every dark and gothic wedding.
Blood red is another excellent color to set everyone on edge.
Handmade paper flowers are great because you can make them whatever you want them to be.
Add chains to your flowers to instantly make them fit the Halloween theme.
Nothing says Halloween as well as dark colors. Add other elements such as feathers to your bouquet to make it even more dramatic.
Orange and black together immediately call Halloween to mind.
You can also put your flowers in a real pumpkin.
Purple can be a great Halloween color for your bouquets.
If you feel like you might have some dragons to fight on your wedding day, turn your bouquet into a sword.
eyeballs are another subtle addition to a creepy bridal bouquet.
Lets not forget about the men. This boutineer feels like it could belong to a pirate.
This Boutineer will fit right in with every creep Halloween wedding.
Intricate black details make this cake feel a little more creepy.
A tombstone cake will set your graveyard wedding apart.
Black accents to a white cake make the perfect combination of traditional and creepy.
Everyone will love this haunted castle wedding cake!
This cake is corpse bride themed, but the simple black and white details lend themselves to any Halloween theme.
Octopuses are taking over this beautifully designed cake.
So many Halloween elements make up this cake, but it is still not heavy handed.
Every part of your Halloween wedding doesn't have to be scary. This owl cake brings in a little bit of cute.
This is a great cake for any fall wedding.
Black and white stripes plus purple flowers play into the Halloween theme in a subtle and classy way.
This cake has elements that mimic the bride's dress.
This skull is a real cake! Plus the other cake in the background is classy and creepy as well.
Red drops that mimic blood instantly make a wedding cake feel like a Halloween cake.
Make your cake all black with a cascade of roses for a look that is both dark and romantic.
This spider web cake is simple and understated, but still feels like Halloween.
I love the tree at the top of this cake and all the autumn elements included throughout.
If you'd rather have cupcakes than a full cake, make sure to put your guests on edge for the night with a sign like this one!
Have a candy bar instead of or in addition to a cake because nothing says Halloween like candy.
Decorations are the final piece of your wedding and one of the most important pieces. Whatever you use to decorate your reception hall will tell people exactly what kind of part they're at.
This first element is location. Have a wedding inside of a cave to set a creepy tone.
Hanging bats create the illusion that they are flying around the room.
A fall decorated wedding arch at the ceremony helps set the stage for the rest of the day.
Incorporate the halloween spirit into your classy, traditional wedding by painting pumpkins white and adding them to your table settings.
Sheer, black drapery around the room makes the whole event feel more dark.
Painted pumpkins are adorable additions to your decorations and can be made to match any colors you choose.
Make sure your guests get a taste of the theme the moment they arrive.
Decorated pumpkins along the aisle help set the mood for the ceremony.
Allowing your flowers to wilt a little bit before the wedding gives them a creepier appearance without taking anything away from their beauty.
Candles can be added to the centerpieces to help set the right ambiance.
Make your centerpiece a detailed haunted house for a completely unique experience.
This centerpiece is simple and elegant, but still feels like Halloween.
This coffin ring pillow is the perfect place to store your rings as they make their way down the aisle to you.
Decorated Glass skulls are creepy and classy all at once.
Instead of rice or sparklers or any of the other traditional send offs, give your guests colored leaves to throw as you exit at the end of the night.