Check out this sweet, COVID-sized Game of Thrones wedding

Between the swords, the robes, and “The Rains of Castamere” taking part in on the dance ground, this wedding ceremony has every part a Game of Thrones fan might need. And everybody survived!

Theme wedding ceremony are nothing new — we’ve even seen a pair epic Game of Thrones theme weddings up to now — however with the coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe, it’s making large occasions of any sort exhausting, leading to {couples} asking in the event that they’ll must do one thing smaller.

Such was the case for New York natives Meghan and Greg Hanusch. The lately married couple lower their authentic 190-person visitor checklist all the way down to 50, however they nonetheless managed to have enjoyable by basing the occasion on Game of Thrones, which had been one of many issues that drew them collectively within the first place. “Game of Thrones was the first thing we really bonded over,” Meghan informed Northforker. “We were both big fans.”

The wedding ceremony went down on the Jamesport Manor Inn. They didn’t announce that it was a Game of Thrones wedding ceremony on their invites (“We didn’t want it to seem like a costume party,” mentioned Greg), however the indicators are all there, beginning with all of the tables being named after the Great Houses of Westeros.

Meghan’s wedding ceremony costume doesn’t look particularly medieval, though the crown and cape are a pleasant throwback to Game of Thrones fashions. The bridesmaids, in the meantime, all wore velvet robes which have a definite Thrones-ian taste to them:

There have been the couple’s signature cocktails: the Tequila Sunspear for Greg and the beet margarita “Red Wedding” for Meghan.

That brings up a superb level: you possibly can’t have a Game of Thrones wedding ceremony with out a few visitors worrying that one thing horrible goes to occur, given the present’s historical past with nuptials. When the DJ began taking part in “The Rains of Castamere,” some visitors did certainly get nervous. “We were laughing,” Meghan mentioned. “People were looking over at us like, ‘Are we gonna die now?’”

Happily, everybody survived, after which took up prop swords to type an archway for the completely happy couple to stroll by way of:

They additionally used the swords to chop the cake.

Congrats to Greg and Meghan, and preserve your weddings — themed or in any other case — responsibly small.

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