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New Script! Sweet & Spooky Horror Movie Themed Wedding Ceremony

Published Monday, Aug. 14th, 2023

You might want to keep the lights on for this one…



We’ve added a new wedding officiant script to our library! 


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This themed ceremony script was written especially for horror movie fans – with just the right amount of spookiness, suspense, sweetness, and humor to keep your guests on the edge of their seats from the opening line to your first kiss as newlyweds. 


From the script: 


“As most of you know, (Partner A) and (Partner B) share a love of all things spooky, suspenseful, and delightfully scary. They are both "a little strange and unusual"*... and they live life on the edge of their seats, facing whatever comes their way, fearlessly.”


*Quote from Beetlejuice



You’ll find quotes from all your favorite classic horror movies and spooky scenes sprinkled throughout the script, including lines from The Poltergeist, Dracula, Beetlejuice, Psycho, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Witch, Bride of Frankenstein, and more. 



From the script: 


“As a man someplace once said, ‘We all go a little mad sometimes.’* In the years to come, you’ll share in each other’s successes and failures, joys and sorrows, and the ups and downs of life. There might even be a little madness. 


You’ll be challenged, and strengthened, and there may be a few jump scares… The secret is sticking together, because everyone knows what happens if you wander off alone…”


*Quote from Psycho 



Small skull statue with wedding bands resting on top

Photo: Mihail Macri / Unsplash


With a little help from your wedding officiant, this ceremony can be as ‘low-key’ spooky, cult-classic campy, or seriously spine-tingling as you want it to be – it’s all in the delivery! Include costumes, a creative venue (like a cemetery), themed wedding decor, and the participation of friends and family members for a truly unforgettable experience. 


This ceremony script is perfect for a Halloween wedding, October elopement, or a sweet and spooky wedding any time of year! 



From the script:




Now, to seal this eternal and undead… I mean, undying bond… A toast. 




(Partner A) and (Partner B), “this is very old wine… I hope you will like it.” I myself “never drink… wine,” but this one was blended especially for you.*


Drink deeply, “live deliciously,” feel it flow through your veins! ** May your love live for centuries, everlasting. 




*Quote from Dracula (1931)

**Quote from The Witch



This wedding ceremony script includes a heartfelt welcome to guests, a fun twist on the traditional declaration of intent, examples of personal written vows to use as inspiration, and devilishly sweet wine toast unity ceremony. Then, end the ceremony with a blessing from the officiant and a kiss. 


The power of love compels you! 




Cute monster finger puppets sit on top of a book along side two wedding bands during a wedding ceremony

Your wedding can be 'low key' spooky, cult-classic campy, or seriously spine-tingling -- it's all in your wedding officiant's delivery of the script! 




Not what you're looking for? 
Visit the free Wedding Ceremony Scripts Library.


We know that writing a ceremony from scratch can be a daunting process, especially if you’re officiating on short notice.
To make things easier, we keep our Sample Script Library well stocked with wedding ceremony templates and sample scripts for you to choose from. These scripts are a great starting point, with sections to add to, leave out, or reorganize, as you personalize a ceremony. 
You'll find a variety of wedding ceremonies to choose from, including additional themed wedding ceremony scripts, a witchy Halloween handfasting script, and more nontraditional ceremony scripts. Browse scripts now. 




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photo by Dylan Vidovich photography shows a wedding officiant dressed like the masked notorious killer Michael Myers holding a knife to a bride's throat as she blissfully kisses the groom with her eyes closed.

Photo:  Dylan Vidovich Photography

Let the hair-raising Halloween weddings begin! Michael Myers actor Tory Moran officiated weddings in a haunted hospital in West Virginia. Read the full article here. 



Jessica Levey
Jessica Levey

Lead Staff Writer & Illustrator

Jessica loves exploring the history and magic of ritual, the connections between people and places, and sharing true stories about love and commitment. She's an advocate for marriage equality, LGBTQ+ rights, and individuality, and is an ordained Minister with AMM. When she’s not writing or illustrating for AMM, she enjoys city hikes, fantasy novels, comics, and traveling.

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