The concept of "getting married in Vegas" certainly isn't anything new. From Elvis impersonators as officiants, to drunken same-day decisions, getting hitched in Sin City is often viewed as a mixture of delightfully kitschy, spontaneous, and romantic in its own unique way.
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In addition to being an over-the-top location to tie the knot, Las Vegas is also in one of the few states where you can get a same-day marriage license — Nevada. In combination with the highly encouraged drinking and partying, you can probably see how Vegas weddings have become such a "thing."
But if you're anything like me — well, me yesterday before I started researching this article — you probably think that the cute but kitschy chapels, and Elvis officiants, are pretty much the only options in that wild city.
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As I looked into whether or not that was true, I was quite surprised to find that there are some unbelievably unique, glamorous, niche, insane, and, at times, pricey wedding venue options in Las Vegas.
From elitely private helicopter ceremonies, to a handful of the most well-known landmarks in the area, the list of interesting places to get married in Vegas is much longer than you might think.
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Without further ado, let's take a closer look at 36 of the coolest places I stumbled upon.
1.The Mob Museum
2.The Titanic Staircase
3.The Flagship Taco Bell Location
4.The High Roller Ferris Wheel
5.The Pinball Hall Of Fame
6.The Neon Museum
7.Planet 13 Cannabis Dispensary
8.Twilight Zone Or KISS-Themed Mini-Golf Courses
9.Aboard A Romantic Gondola At The Venetian
10.The Eiffel Tower Restaurant
11.Aboard A Maverick Helicopter
12.Wolfgang Puck Restuarants
13.The STRAT SkyPod
14.The Shark Reef Aquarium At Mandalay Bay
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For the breakfast lovers who have fallen in love, Denny's on Fremont St. in Las Vegas is the perfect place to get hitched. According to their website, the $199 package includes:
- Use of the chapel
- Silk presentation bouquet & boutonniere Available in red, white, pink or yellow
- Wedding Pancake Puppies® cake
- Champagne toast
- Two wedding T-shirts
- Two Original Grand Slams® - (good for your next visit)
While it may seem odd to some, Denny's is a lovely, low-key, and low-cost wedding venue option. Apparently, they perform about 25 weddings per year at their Vegas location!
16.The Big Apple Coaster
17.The Smith Center For Performing Arts
19.The Graceland Wedding Chapel
20.Paiute Golf Resort
21.Mandalay Bay Beach
22.Penthouses At The Nobu Hotel At Caeser's Palace
23.The Little White Wedding Chapel
24.The Las Vegas Motor Speedway
25.The Bellagio Fountains
26.Keep The Memory Alive Event Center
27.The Chandelier Lounge At The Cosmopolitan
28.Aboard The Song Ship At Treasure Island
29.The Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino
30.The Minus5° Ice Lounge at Mandalay Bay
32.Love It Loud
33.The Silverton Hotel & Casino's 117,000-Gallon Aquarium Tank
34.The Little Church Of The West
35.The ARIA Resort & Casino
36.The Iconic Las Vegas Welcome Sign
There are a number of chapels that offer ceremonies in front of the famous Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas sign, located at the south end of the strip. From The Little Church Of The West, to the countless other chapel options, you can customize this iconic option by choosing the chapel that speaks to you the most.
If you're seeking a simplistic, stress-free Vegas wedding, getting hitched outdoors in front of the sign makes for an easy day and iconic wedding photos.