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Halloween-themed weddings in a haunted hospital bring couples to Williamson, West Virginia

Published Wednesday, Sep. 29th, 2021

Cover image Credit: Dylan Vidovich Photography

Let the hair-raising Halloween weddings begin! 



Eleven couples gathered in an old haunted hospital in West Virginia last weekend to be married by notorious killer Michael Myers -- or, well, actor Tory Moran, known for bringing the umasked 1978 Halloween movie character Myers to life.


Moran, who also happens to be an ordained minister, wore the full Myers costume to officiate each ceremony, from the eerie white mask down to the butcher knife.


Couples made their entrance to the Halloween theme song, and posed for candid and delightfully campy photos with the horror icon after taking their vows. 
The spooky ceremonies were held in the courtyard of the Old Hospital on College Hill, overlooking the town of Williamson, West Virginia.


Locals say the building is haunted, and history certainly backs it up. According to their website, the hospital burned to the ground in the winter of 1926, only to be reopened again in 1928 with 50-beds, long winding halls, and an ER in the basement



Get the full scoop in Dylan Vidovich's article for the Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, WV. 





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We have wedding ceremony scripts and planning articles for your Halloween wedding! 






The cult classic film Halloween, and its bone-chilling soundtrack (scored by director John Carpenter), have been inspiring horror movie fans for decades.


If you’re planning a Halloween-themed wedding, consider adding something from this classic playlist to your procession or recession!





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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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