Funeral Home as a Wedding Venue?January 24, 2011 | Categories Ceremony + Inspiration
It’s true. Many a couple are saying “I Do” in funeral homes … errr I mean, event centers. And, whether it’s desperate times forcing “funeral homes” to reinvent themselves or simply because it’s a great opportunity for couples to save on their wedding budget, this has trend written all over it.
To be honest, my mind goes right to those stereotypical images of pedestals, outdated furniture, urns, gladiolas, closed doors that lead to … well, you know.
But, what are we if we’re not flexible right? What do you think of this reinvention of funeral homes into celebratory places for every stage of life ~ including weddings? Some “event centers” are absolutely gorgeous and celebratory in feel … Just don’t forget to pause and allow your guests to get the snicker out of their systems when the minister says … til death do you part.
According to USA Today in this article, a lot of brides and grooms-to-be don’t seem to mind getting married in a funeral home.
What do you think? A little spooky? Not at all? Could you do it?
Why or why not get married in a funeral home?