With The Mandalorian streaming on Disney+, Baby Yoda filling our social feeds, and passionate YouTubers arguing over the fate of the Star Wars franchise, interest in the Star Wars universe is as strong as ever. For die-hard fans, a Star Wars-themed wedding is a fun and meaningful way to celebrate your big day — just check out these five epic weddings. Whether you are looking for an event planner to organize an escort of stormtroopers or a photographer to capture a lightsaber dance-off, PartySlate is here to inspire and connect you with the best event professionals and venues in the country. With the right party experts, “The Force will be with you, always.”
May the Love Be with You
Everything about this Star Wars-themed wedding had us feeling the love. The sweetheart table boasted a Darth Vader and Stormtrooper helmet (in addition to lavish crimson florals). The bride’s lightsaber bouquet, along with the geode wedding cake (complete with Star Wars-figure cake toppers), had our hearts beating at “lightspeed.” On-theme catering and an imaginative photo op for the bride and groom were a few of the additional details that made this wedding a four-star experience.
Duel to the
For Star Wars’ lovers, a lightsaber duel is just as romantic as that first dance. This bride and groom made their fairytale (or sci fi) wedding come true with gorgeous starlit backdrops, planetary centerpieces, and plenty of candlelight. Lightsaber props made for a perfect late night photo op. While this “elegant weapon for a more civilized age” might conjure scenes of incoming blaster bolts, we can’t help thinking of breathtaking weddings and true love.
photographer: Regina Hyman | planner: Disney’s Fairytale Weddings | décor: Occasions by Shangri-la| venue: Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Sign Your Name Among the Stars
This rustic wedding won us over with its Star Wars details. Cocktail napkins featured Yoda’s most inspirational quote, “Do or do not do; there is no try,” motivating us to head to the bar area. We certainly did not mind the nod to Tolkien, either. We especially love how the wedding guest book took an unexpected turn with a Millenium Falcon puzzle board. We’d readily traverse the cosmos looking for love like this.
photographer: Miranda Marrs Photography | planner: Each & Every Detail| décor: The Knot Shop & HighGarden Events | venue: THE SPRINGS in Denton| rentals: Big D Party Rentals| caterer: Low Country Quisine, Staffing Sweet Somethings by Ashleigh, & Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Soda Fountain
Forget Table Numbers, Show us C-3PO
While seating charts normally organize tables by numbers, this one used various Star Wars’ characters to direct guests to their seats. Dessert was just as out of this world with Star Wars-themed cookies, including our two favorite droids. Don’t let a Jedi fool you: these are definitely the cookies we’re looking for.
photography: LaCour Images| venue & catering: The Estate Chicago
Held Hostage to Love
Flanked by stormtroopers, this bride and groom were happily held hostage at the marriage altar — with no escape in sight. Other on-theme ceremony details included lightsaber bouquets for the bride and bridesmaids, along with a welcome sign in the style of the Star Wars’ opening crawl. After exchanging vows, these star-crossed lovers continued the celebration with a Star Wars-themed wedding reception. Table centerpieces featured glass-orb terrariums boasting (no, not plants) Star Wars action figures. And while no actual Sith were on hand to seduce guests toward the Dark Side, signature cocktails with names like Endor and The Force tempted guests to party all night long.
photographer: Rewind Photography | planner & décor: Burlap & Bordeaux| venue: Rockwood Womans Club | caterer: Catering Connection| invitations & print: LaurenLaurenLauren | rentals: Dreams America Linens& Amigo Party Rentals | dj & photo booth: DJ Zeke | gelato: Tondi Gelato