Invite a Little “Something Wild” to Your Wedding

Have you considered adding a little something wild to your wedding day?  And, no, I’m not talking about your hyperactive nieces and nephews or your eccentric cousin’s latest hairstyle. Some bold and creative couples actually bring wildlife to the party.  I’m talking camel rides, monkeys dancing down the aisle, and elephants marching through the streets of Beverly Hills. It’s been done, and it’s not as uncommon as you might think.   Kicking up your special day with the totally unexpected can be a big hit if executed well. I once incorporated real live penguins into a “winter wonderland” wedding theme for my clients.  Imagine everyone’s  delight when the little tuxedoed guests greeted them at the reception. Pure joy. Okay, okay. I know what you might be thinking. “Marley, that sounds fun and all, […]

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LA Times "Something Wild"

Article featured in the May 22, 2011 LA Times “Together” Section Having pets at your wedding isn’t all that unusual. Most of us have seen at least one furry, four-legged ring bearer at a dog-lover’s wedding. However, some couples are cranking it up a notch by including animals of a more exotic nature. Take singer Katy Perry and comedian/actor Russell Brand. When they wed in India last October at the Aman-e-Khas resort outside the Ranthambhore Tiger Sanctuary, their nuptials featured camels, elephants, horses and — according to Indian press — at least one tiger. Brand’s reported gift to his bride? A Bengal tiger named Machli. But what kind of bride wants a wild animal at her wedding? “A self-confident bride,” said Marley Majcher, owner of The Party Goddess, an eventplanning company in Los Angeles. […]

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