MarryAbroad's Top 6 Unusual Weddings

From getting hitched on a roller coaster to marrying in a gold mine, destination wedding site chooses its six most unusual weddings worldwide.
THURCASTON, U.K. - Feb. 8, 2015 - PRLog -- With Valentine’s Day around the corner, many couples will no doubt be preparing to make that ultimate commitment and get engaged.

But not all will opt for traditional white weddings, as destination wedding experts MarryAbroad know all too well.

Charlotte Hand, co-founder of says, “There are so many unusual wedding locations around the world, it can be difficult to choose which type to go for, which is why we have picked six “best of the best”. We love the ceremonies we've chosen here as they make getting married even more unique, and definitely have the wow factor – a must for any wedding!”

From weddings in caves, on coasters or just plain crazy, MarryAbroad runs down its Top 6 most-unusual weddings worldwide – all available via’s network of planners and venues.

1. Get married in a Gold Mine, Nevada

Specials fans will love Eldorado Ghost Town, or Nelson’s Landing, as otherwise known – a deserted town in Nevada, USA. Here brides and grooms can marry in a real mine location, with a tour of the ghost town and its sparse barren scenery. Costs from $1799.00.

Joni Moss-Graham of The LV Wedding Connection states: “At just one hour away from Vegas, this rustic town  has an amazing array of old buildings, barns and props, like antique cars, rusted out buses, gas pumps and even a crashed plane (as seen in the movie 3000 Miles to Graceland).

“Ceremonies can take place inside the existing Gold Mine or outside surrounded by antiques and desert scenery. These locations offer amazing photo opportunities with a built-in vintage theme. It is truly for the eclectic,” says Moss-Graham. For more information please visit

2. Spooky splicing in Niagara, Canada

Couples who love Halloween, can opt for a one-of-a-kind experience, as they wed alongside guest of honour Jack Skellington - character from movie “The Nightmare before Christmas”. The wedding officiant, also in a ghostly costume, pronounces the couple “Ghouly-weds”. Costs from $295.00 with Elope Niagara. For more information please visit

3. Say ‘I do’ in a cave, Croatia

Deep down under a hotel in Dubrovnik, marine-loving couples can join in matrimony in a cave, with a glass floor looking down in to the ocean. Significantly, the name of the resort is More, which translates to Hotel Sea. Costs from €5300 with Yes I Du. For more information visit

4. Be a bride in a balloon at Disney

Cartoon-fans can tie the knot in a hot air balloon, at Walt Disney World in Florida. The ‘Characters in Flight’ package can include a ceremony 400ft in the air, inside one of the largest helium balloons in the world, with stunning views of all four Disney parks and the surrounding area. Priced at $1,500 with Elegant Weddings Orlando. For more information please visit

5. FC Barcelona stadium, Spain

Couples more interested in playing footie than footsie, are now able to marry in the Catalan stadium in Spain, home to soccer giants FC Barcelona. With football-related wedding photo-opportunities galore, from goalie shots to trophy pics, this ‘back of the net’ option is highly popular for true Barca fans. Offered by Catalonia Weddings Boutique. For more information please visit

6. Nuptials on the New York New York coaster

Gazing up at the New York New York casino on the Las Vegas Strip from the street, passers-by cannot fail to notice the huge roller coaster, which zooms around the outside of the building at 67 miles per hour. Thrill-seekers can say ‘I do’ in a NYC taxi cab-themed carriage, as the coaster lifts them up 203 feet and down 144, with views of the glittering Vegas Strip. Costs from $700.00 with The LV Wedding Connection. For more information please visit

Stephanie Bishop
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