Monthly Archives: October 2017

“Marilyn” and “Elvis” Get Married Every Day at Viva Las Vegas Weddings!

Elvis and Marilyn Weddings
Our most popular costume rentals here at Viva Las Vegas Weddings? Elvis and Marilyn!

A lot of folks don’t know about our Viva Las Vegas Weddings costume rental shop right here on our chapel grounds. It comes in handy for our many Elvis and Themed weddings, for those brides and grooms who are more up for a fun adventure than for traditional wedding duds. Our MOST popular costumes for rental are the Elvis white jumpsuit and Marilyn Monroe’s white dress from The Seven Year Itch! We’re not exactly sure why, but “Elvis” and “Marilyn” tie the knot more frequently at Viva Las Vegas Weddings than any other couple! And, in case you’re having a multiple-couple wedding vow renewal, or in the event your guests want to dress up, too…we have a LOT of Elvis and Marilyn outfits to choose from!

Elvis Weddings Las Vegas
Be sure to accessorize!

The Costume Shop also has Medieval and Egyptian gear, ensembles for our 1950s, ’60s and ’70s Disco Weddings, science fiction/space-themed outfits and more–plus accessories and props galore for every era imaginable. For our traditional weddings, Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel also has a Tuxedo Rental Shop offering a host of sizes and contemporary styles. So, feel free to pack light when coming to Vegas for your Elvis, Themed or Traditional Wedding. Our rental shops and chapel are conveniently on the way to the Marriage License Bureau, too, if you want to try things on ahead of time, you can combine pre-wedding errands!

For more information about the costumes we rent, or for ideas about customizing your unique Las Vegas Wedding, give us a call at 702-384-0771.

Elvis and Marilyns in Vegas
Have your guests dress up as legends, too…
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Veteran’s Day Weddings in Las Vegas! Military Discount for Elvis, Themed or Traditional Viva Las Vegas Weddings

Veterans Weddings Vegas
Veterans receive a military discount for any wedding or wedding vow renewal with us!

Veteran’s Day is coming, and that means Veteran’s Day Las Vegas wedding specials–and military discounts all year long at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel. For the November holiday weekend, our all-inclusive Veteran’s Day packages in our Main Chapel or Outdoor Gazebo or Garden Chapels begin at under $300. Plus, if you are a veteran or are currently serving in the military, your minister’s fee will be waived when you show your military I. D. (A $60 value!) We proudly support our military personnel and their families as a member of Military Partners. (http://www.militarypartners.com/Links/Market_Directory/Wedding.asp) And, you don’t have to be a veteran to take advantage of the holiday package specials!

Military Partners launched in August of 1999 to reach a vast target audience of Armed Forces members worldwide. This organization offers a “Military One-Stop” website that includes a detailed market directory providing special discounts and values to the military. Companies such as AT&T, Pepsi-Cola, Volvo Military Sales and Delta Air Lines were among the first to join the partnership website. Military Partners, through the initiatives of this site and its partners, aims to ease the difficulty of lengthy deployment and/or family separation. We are pleased to be a part of this effort to give back to servicemen and servicewomen everywhere.

Check out the details for Veteran’s Day specials below, and give us a call to reserve your time slot during the popular holiday weekend! Choose from a variety of romantic, traditional ceremonies, or ask us about adding Elvis to sing a song or two. The weather in Las Vegas is generally mild and beautifully suited for our outdoor weddings, day or evening. Even if you choose a Main Chapel ceremony, you’ll enjoy one of the balmiest seasons to visit Vegas for a wedding or wedding vow renewal!

Veteran's wedding specials
Traditions weddings, Elvis weddings, or themed weddings, uniforms are always perfect wedding attire!

Veterans Day Wedding Specials

Click on this link to view our specials and all the details: http://www.vivalasvegasweddings.com/las-vegas-wedding-packages/holidays-special-events/veterans-day
Add a exciting patriotic touch to your special day by choosing one of our Stars and Stripes packages. You must call the chapel to make reservations for these Veterans Day Wedding Specials! Feel free to add any upgrades you wish to any package. Our friendly staff members can arrange all the the details for you, if you want to customize your package.
Please Note: These wedding specials are only available from Saturday, November 11th, 2017 thru Tuesday, November 14th, 2017. These Las Vegas Wedding specials do not include the $60 cash only minister fee if it is a legal wedding (if you are not a veteran or serving in the military). Remember, these wedding specials can not be used with other coupons or combined with any additional discounts.

More information is just a phone call away at 702-384-0771. Viva Las Vegas! And a Happy Veteran’s Day ahead to all!

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Viva Las Vegas’s Gothic Wedding Package– with Elvira, Mistress of the Dark!

Elvira Themed Wedding Vegas
Order up a Gothic Wedding Package and ask for Elvira as your minister! Perfect for Halloween, or any other scary wedding date! (They’re all kinda scary…in a good way!)

Yes. Viva friends, October is here, the month of Halloween Weddings AND, this year, Friday the 13th weddings! It’s not too late to book your wedding date for October, although time slots for October 31st are growing scary-scarce! Book soon! Or, not to worry, we do “Halloween” all year long at Viva Las Vegas Weddings!

Generally our Gothic Themed Wedding includes either the Grim Reaper or Dracula emerging from a coffin to perform your marriage rites. But, by special request, you can also have Elvira Mistress of the Dark as your macabre minister! (If you remember the ’80s, this one’s for you!) Zombie fans, there’s always Zombie Elvis to perform your vows and serenade you. You can choose your spooky minister character at the time of your booking.

Also, feel free to add frightful upgrades, including flying Cirque du Soleil-style vampires, circling high above the altar during your ceremony. The chapel will be filled with cemetery fog, tombstones, eerie candlelight and haunting music. (Except Elvira has you boogie down the aisle after your ceremony to strains of “The Monster Mash!”) Select charming black roses for your bouquet, or go traditional blood red with black ribbon….Or? We can customize your frightful flowers in our onsite florist shop.

Feeling sorry that you’re ALREADY married and can’t tie the knot in a graveyard? No problem! You can renew your vows with us, and bring along all of your friends in costume to help celebrate your many happy years of marriage!

Call us at 702-384-0771 to make all your arrangements for your October Gothic Wedding, or schedule ahead for any month of the year! We’ll include all the details for your Viva Las Vegas Gothic Wedding here:

The Gothic Themed Wedding Package

Package Features Include:

Count Dracula or Grim Reaper as Minister–or by special request, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark or Zombie Elvis
Haunting Music and Decor
Theatrical Lighting and Fog
Unity Candle Lighting during Ceremony
Classic Bouquet with Six Flowers
Matching Boutonniere
10 Candid Ceremony Prints
DVD
Free Wedding Website and Wedding Invitation
Wedding Wish List Registry
Courtesy round-trip Limousine Service from any hotel on The Strip or Downtown
Chapel Fee
Wedding Coordinator
Price $750.00

Elvira Wedding Vegas
Elvira poses with a cooperative groom post his 40th wedding anniversary renewal.
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Italian Couple Renews Wedding Vows in Our Elvis Pink Cadillac Ceremony

Elvis Pink Caddy Wedding
The BEST way to renew your wedding vows after a lucky seven years of marriage!

This summer, Italian travel bloggers Francesca and Roberto visited Las Vegas and took the opportunity to renew their wedding vows with Elvis at Viva Las Vegas Weddings! They told about their experiences at our wedding chapel and in Las Vegas on social media, and we’ve included their video coverage and a translation of their blog, below! The charming couple brought along their young son, then celebrated in a typically American way–at McDonald’s!–right after the ceremony! Have a look:

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And, from Francesca and Roberto’s blog:

We are (re) married in Las Vegas today, with Elvis singing “Love me tender” and the church entrance on a Pink Cadillac. A ceremony attended by our baby, who was the most excited of everyone, and who saw us swap our promises and rings again (and then go celebrating in McDonald’s next door!). A dream born when, almost ten years ago, we swore eternal love on the top of the Empire State Building but also a circle to close. And we love the “Giotto” circles … 😉

“Welcome to the fabulous Las Vegas”. It welcomes you so, with these words written on a sign, the largest city in Nevada. And just this sign is probably one of the most photographed things in the city, an icon of a trip to Las Vegas, reproduced everywhere, on shirts, magnets and other thousands of souvenirs that of course can be purchased at The World’s Largest Gift Shop. Las Vegas, the “fabulous city”, but also a place where, in appearance, everything is possible. A “Land of Promises” that invites every year millions of visitors who choose to spend their stay there. And it does not matter if the Las Vegas holiday is in the style of unbridled luxury, sobriety or strolling on the Strip to observe what’s going on around it. There is a place for everyone in Las Vegas, a city where no one is excluded or feeling different: Strenuous players, young people in search of sballo, celibacy or bachelor party, couples in the process of crowning their dream of love or family noisy. Everyone finds a reason to go to Las Vegas and a dream to chase, for a few hours or for a few days.

We too came to town in the wake of a dream, lulled during our first trip to the United States. Las Vegas was the last stop with the home exchange before we started our Coast to Coast in the US in the camper and it was a vacation in the trip, a carefree stage to relax a bit, sure that in the morning we would have been waiting for us Usually blue sky, a swimming pool where we dive and the same hot sun over our heads. The city, incredible to say, has been relaxing for us, because visiting Las Vegas means having everything at your fingertips, at least once you get to the Strip without having to watch the clock to get around the things you see. The city never sleeps and there is time to do all that is to visit the Madame Tussauds Museum, go to the High Roller or sit at Bacchanal for a pantagruelike brunch. Because almost everything in Las Vegas is open “H 24” waiting for tourists to find the right time to go there without hesitation and stress.

Perhaps that’s why a trip to Las Vegas makes you understand what it’s like to take your time. Because if there is a city where we have been until now that embodies this popular way of telling America is just this, where everyone can feel king, at least for a day, with the world at hand (obviously in its version “in scale “) and provided you have a credit card in the wallet! 😉 “A huge Disneyland for adults,” as we defined the city on our arrival, to explain to our fifties how ever, just off the desert, there were castles like those of fairy tales. By the time we did, however, we did not go far. And now we can say, without fear of being denied, that one of the reasons why people organize a vacation in Las Vegas is just to get back kids and spend some days convinced that everything is possible, just as they did during their childhood.

Vegas wedding for Italians
Italian social media writers Francesca and Roberto post their experience with us on Instagram!

Best wishes to Francesca and Roberto for much more happiness in the coming years. Come see us again one day, and thank you for sharing this special adventure with us!

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