Planning where you’ll host your wedding is a big decision. You have to find the perfect balance between your guest list, your ideal wedding venue and the theme of your wedding. When you have the whole world to choose from, it makes it a complicated process. But it’s easy to get inspiration from celebrity wedding destinations!
Many brides form their list of venue options based on where celebrities get married. People take endless photos of celebrity weddings, which gives brides plenty of pictures to flip through to get to know the location. You might even fall in love with a venue because your favorite celebrity started their happily ever after there!
Check out these nine celebrity wedding destinations you’ll want to steal. They capture the beauty and magic every wedding should have & maybe you’ll be inspired to pack your bags and head to these destinations for your big day!
1. Charleston, South Carolina
Any bride who’s spent more than a few minutes flipping through wedding inspiration online has seen other brides recommend Charleston, South Carolina. It’s a historic city with romantic charm, which is why it’s also one of the most popular spots in the nation for bridal showers and bachelorette parties.
Research popular engagement photo shoot spots or visit on vacation to enjoy the scenery for yourself. You’ll quickly realize why celebrities like Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds chose to tie the knot in the romantic coastal city.
2. Turks and Caicos Islands, Caribbean
People travel to the Caribbean every year for its picturesque beaches. It’s the ultimate dream vacation, which is why it also becomes an amazing wedding venue. The Turks and Caico islands offer multiple locations and venues for your wedding, plus more space for friends and family to stay. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner chose the private isle of Parrot Cay for their 2005 wedding! It’s a celebrity wedding destination with plenty of options for those of us not on a celebrity budget!
3. Big Sur, California
California is known as a state for dreamers, especially those dreaming of a wedding. It has endless beaches and gorgeous cliffside venues to explore. Choose one with a water backdrop or look at inland venues, like the private estate Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman picked for their celebrity wedding.
4. Dublin, Ireland
Dublin is home to ancient castles and estates that host weddings every year. Book a ticket to go visit the city and see gorgeous nearby venues that are thirty minutes or less from the city. Rory McIllroy married at the Ashford Castle in Mayo, Ireland – the gorgeous image above!
5. St. Barts, Caribbean
If you’re one of the countless people who admire Beyonce, you’ll want your wedding to happen in St. Barts. It’s a tropical island getaway that Beyonce visits to escape daily life, transporting anyone who vacations there to a paradise nestled between beaches and jungles.
6. Lake Como, Italy
Lake lovers will adore the venues around Lake Como. It’s an Italian dream destination surrounded by historic locations and rolling hills that drew in celebrity couples like Emily Blunt and John Krasinski & Amal & George Clooney.
7. New Orleans, Louisiana
New Orleans is known for being a place of fun, which is why so many brides choose it as their wedding destination. Cater beignets and gumbo at your reception to copy Serena William’s wedding and think about sticking with greens, yellows and purples for a festive color scheme.
8. Florence, Italy
Florence has always been a romantic spot for lovebirds, but Kim Kardashian West made it famous when she married Kanye at Forte di Belvedere in their lavish 2014 ceremony. Chateaus just like it are all over the Florence countryside, so brides have plenty of venues to tour.
9. Walland, Tennessee
Brides looking for more of a mountain backdrop will adore Walland, Tennessee. It’s a quiet town with one of the most popular venues, Blackberry Farm. Brides have traveled to the farm for their ceremonies for many years, but Kelly Clarkson made it popular in 2013 when she married Brandon Blackstock there.
Book Your Vacation
It’s always a good idea to tour potential venues before signing any papers. Book your future vacation to see the celebrity wedding destination of your dreams. You’ll quickly see why celebrities and people from around the world fall in love with these venues and before long you’ll claim one as your venue too!
Dress Like a Celebrity
Planning on staying local for your wedding day? Well you can still look like a celebrity by renting high-end, designer bridal accessories from Happily Ever Borrowed! Find the veils, hair accessories and jewelry of your dreams, and with our longer 8-day rentals, you can even bring them along to your celebrity wedding destination if you do decide to choose one of the venues above! Need more inspiration? Check out The Borrowed Blog for more styling and destination tips for your Wedding Day!