Elvis and Priscilla got married at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas NV. Then, of course, there was Bruce Willis/Demi Moore and Britney/what's-his-name who got married at the Little White Wedding Chapel on the Las Vegas Strip. Betty Grable, Mickey Rooney, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Judy Garland, David Cassidy, Bob Geldof, Noel Gallagher, Angelina Jolie and Billy Bob Thornton all got married at the Little Church of the West in Las Vegas.
Dennis Rodman and Carmen Electra married at A Little Chapel of the Flowers, Jon Bon Jovi married Dorothea Hurley at the Graceland Wedding Chapel, Wayne Newton married at The Flamingo Vegas hotel (as did Joan Crawford), Frank Sinatra and Mia Farrow married at The Sands Hotel (so did "Golden Girl" Betty White and actress Rita Hayworth) and Paul Newman married at the El Rancho. These are just a few of the celebrity weddings that took place in Las Vegas chapels. You can have a celebrity-caliber wedding at a reasonable price too!
At "Viva Las Vegas Weddings", you'll find a whole host of themed Las Vegas NV wedding packages. Since getting married is a (hopefully!) once-in-a-lifetime occasion, many couples want to express their unique interests and creativity by choosing a theme.
For $777, you can get a "Pink Caddy" themed wedding, which includes the use of the Elvis Wedding Chapel, Elvis memorabilia decor, the chance to roll down the aisle in a vintage pink Cadillac, an Elvis impersonator/minister who will marry you, theatrical lighting/fog, Elvis music, a bouquet of flowers and boutonniere, 36 different photo poses, a wedding video/CDROM, candlelight service and a limo. Other themes include: Rock N Roll, Las Vegas, Elvis Blue Hawaii, Harley, Wassup Pussycat, Sigfried and Roy, Pirate, Rockabilly, Gangster, Phantom of the Opera, Egyptian, James Bond, Hollywood Starlet, Camelot, 50s and 60s Disco, Western, Blues Brothers, Liberace, Woodstock, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Alice Cooper and Intergalactic. There's no limit to how movie-like your Las Vegas wedding can be!
If you would like, you can choose one of the Las Vegas hotels as the setting for your Las Vegas NV wedding ceremony, reception and honeymoon! How convenient is that? Las Vegas wedding packages can be found at The Bellagio Hotel, Caesars Palace, Circus Circus, Excalibur, Imperial Palace, Las Vegas Hilton, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand Hotel, Monte Carlo, Paris, Planet Hollywood, The Stratosphere, The Venetian and The Wynn. For packages starting at $1500, The Bellagio Hotel has two wedding chapels; the South for 130 guests or the East for 30 guests, as well as ceremonies on the Terrace of Dreams, which overlooks the lake and a dancing fountain show.
For $899 and up, Caesar's Palace can seat up to 196 guests and you can choose from elegant Old World Tuscany decor, with an outdoor garden venue with Roman architecture, a koi pond, fountain, tiled aisle and palm trees. Excalibur is a cool choice because it offers medieval-themed weddings for $155 and up.
The Mandalay Bay ($1100 and up) offers receptions with the Shark Reef aquarium backdrop and The Stratosphere's Chapel in the Clouds is on the 103rd and 104th floors, high above the Las Vegas Strip.
There are some cons to having your wedding in Las Vegas NV. Not all friends and family members are able to attend far-away weddings. Also, to some, no matter how extravagant the ceremony, a Las Vegas wedding seems tacky. You also won't get that feeling of exclusivity on your wedding day, as you'll likely encounter several other couples tying the knot that same day.
Unless you marry at one of the resort-hotel chapels, you will have to find a separate place for the reception. Lastly, standard packages aren't for everyone, as some people really enjoy laboring over every last detail to ensure perfection. You'll have to discuss your visions with your spouse, friends and family to see if Las Vegas is the right location for you.
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