How to Make a Virtual Wedding Just as Special as the Real Deal
Many things don’t look the same this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and nowhere is that more evident than weddings: Big groups of people traveling to drink and hit the dance floor is a whole checklist of “pandemic don’ts.” Many couples have chosen to elope, scale down their ceremonies to something very intimate or postpone until next year.
But for those getting married who want to have their whole community present, the internet has made it possible to include loved ones from afar. And it doesn’t have to feel like yet another Zoom meeting, advises wedding planner Ashley Lindzon: “Don’t lose sight of the fact that your virtual wedding can be filled with the same amount of love and warmth as the wedding you had originally planned.”
Below, check out tips from couples and wedding planners who’ve pulled off spectacular virtual weddings, to help you decide if a virtual wedding is right for you – and to make it the best, most memorable one it can be.