Say your “I do’s” with a BOO! Here are 6 Super Spooky Long Island Wedding Ideas for Halloween
If you start pulling out your pumpkins and giant lawn skeletons once the calendar flips to September, then Halloween is the perfect time of year to have your wedding! Show your love of all things spooky with these ideas for a Halloween-themed Long Island wedding:
1. Take festive pictures
We love Halloween on Long Island! There are so many fun things to do and see, and nearly all of them make perfect backdrops for some spooky Halloween wedding pictures. Check out Millridge Inn’s Halloween Village, the Fall Festival at Hicks Nurseries, The Great Jack-o-Lantern Blaze at Old Bethpage Village Restoration, or the Scarecrows in the Old Westbury Gardens!
2. Say your vows in a vineyard at dusk
Long Island’s vineyards are scenic and beautiful, but with some decor touches they can take on a spooky feel – especially as the sun sets! Consider choosing a venue with a vineyard like BOLI Preferred Vendors East Wind Long Island or The Vineyards at Aquebogue for some holiday ambiance.
3. Decorate with some Otto the Ghost memorabilia…
Otto has been a Long Island favorite for decades. In fact, you may remember taking a hayride with him in your elementary school days! Pick up a few Otto figurines and work them into your wedding day decor.
4. …and add seasonal touches to your decor
Skeletons, pumpkins, dark-hued florals – there’s a wealth of autumn-inspired objects and decorations you can incorporate into your wedding.
5. Encourage costumes
Tell your guests to ditch the tuxes (well, unless they’re planning to dress as James Bond) and show up to your wedding in costume. Your pictures will be festively unique with the bride and groom surrounded by princesses, movie villains, and maybe a few ghouls and goblins!
6. Turn a Gold Coast mansion into a haunted house
Long Island’s beautiful Gold Coast mansions are home to some of our areas most stunning wedding venues. The historic architecture of these incredible mansions can provide an incredible setting for a spooky version of your “I do’s”! Check out BOLI Preferred Vendors Westbury Manor, The Mansion at Oyster Bay, Chateau at Coindre Hall, or Bourne Mansion.