10 Cool New Wedding Traditions That Are Popular Now on TikTok

Weddings have always been a special occasion, but lately, couples are taking things to a whole new level with unique and creative traditions that are making waves on TikTok. These new wedding trends combine personal touches and unconventional ideas, making each celebration an unforgettable experience. Below, take a look at some of the most popular wedding traditions that have taken TikTok by storm.

10 Modern Wedding Traditions to Try, As Seen on TikTok:

1. Holding a Reception One Year After Officially Getting Married

It used to be that couples would tie the knot and immediately have a grand wedding ceremony. However, a new trend has emerged where couples wait until their first anniversary to host a big celebration. This approach allows them to save up and plan a more elaborate event, giving the couple time to adjust to married life before diving into wedding preparations.

@weddedwonderlandaunz Would you do this?! 🥳💍 @Bottlebrush Films #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandau #australia #wedding #weddingtok #weddingday #aussiewedding #surprisewedding ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ

2. Wearing a Pink Wedding Dress

White has always been the traditional color for wedding dresses, but TikTok has seen a surge in brides opting for pink gowns instead. This non-traditional choice adds a splash of color and personality to the bride’s look, making her stand out even more on her special day.


@weddedwonderlandaunz This story of Anne-Marie's pink wedding gown is so touching 🥺👰🏼‍♀️ @australiaweddings #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandau #australia #wedding #bride #weddingdress #weddingtok #fatherdaughter ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ

3. Creating a Wedding Album as a Magazine

Printing wedding albums in the form of a magazine is becoming a popular way to showcase the couple’s love story. These personalized magazines feature photos, stories, and even interviews with the couple, creating a unique keepsake for both the couple and their guests.

@weddedwonderlandaunz This is your sign to get your wedding album printed into a magazine! 🤩📸 @David Le Photography #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandau #australia #wedding #weddingphotographer #weddingphotos #weddingalbum #weddingmagazine ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ

4. Opting for a Black-Themed Wedding

While white is still a classic wedding color, some couples are now choosing an entirely different route by having a black-themed wedding. Black decorations, attire, and even a black wedding cake add a touch of sophistication and elegance to the ceremony.

@weddedwonderlandaunz Would you have a black themed wedding? 🤩🖤✨ @The Renaissance Sydney @jimket events #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandau #australia #australiawedding #sydney #sydneywedding #blackthemedwedding ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ

READ MORE: 10 Reasons Why You Should Let Your Guests Wear Black to Your Wedding

5. Getting a Mid-Wedding Haircut

To surprise their guests with a second wedding look, some daring brides are cutting their hair during the reception. This unexpected twist allows the bride to change her appearance and embrace a more relaxed and party-ready style as the celebrations continue.

@weddedwonderlandaunz Would you chop your hair off mid wedding? 💇🏽‍♀️ @jessmariedell #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandau #australia #wedding #hairtok ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ

READ MORE: 100 Gorgeous Wedding Hairstyles That Will Suit Every Type of Bride 

6. Picking Witnesses from a Vase

In a unique twist on choosing witnesses, some couples are placing the names of their closest friends and family into a vase. During the ceremony, they pick out the names randomly, turning the selection process into a fun and interactive moment.

@weddedwonderlandaunz Would you do this?! 🥳💍 @Bottlebrush Films #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandau #australia #wedding #weddingtok #weddingday #aussiewedding #surprisewedding ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ

7. Transforming a Farm or Family Home into a Wedding Venue

Instead of booking a traditional wedding venue, some couples are opting to transform a family home or a farm into their wedding location. This intimate and sentimental setting adds a personal touch and creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for the guests.

@weddedwonderlandaunz This couple transformed their family's farm into their dream wedding venue! 🤩 @kristytakes #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandau #australia #wedding #weddingvenue ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ

8. Hosting a Destination Mountain Wedding

The allure of destination weddings has always been strong, but couples are now taking it to the next level by hiking deep into the New Zealand mountains for their nuptials. This adventurous trend brings a breathtaking backdrop to the ceremony, making it an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.

@weddedwonderlandaunz Luana & Bernardo hiked 7 hours into the New Zealand mountains with their friends to get married! 🏔🇳🇿 @ryan_domenico #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandaunz #newzealand #hiking #wedding #weddingphotographer #nz ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ


9. Framing Wedding Vows as Decor

Rather than keeping their wedding vows tucked away in a drawer, couples are framing them and displaying them as decor in their living rooms. This simple yet meaningful gesture serves as a daily reminder of the promises made on their special day.

@weddedwonderlandaunz Such a special way to save your wedding vows! ✨🤍 @janis19999 #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandaunz #newzealand #weddingvows #weddingtok ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ

10. Having Your First Dance Together in Private

While the first dance is usually a highlight of the wedding reception, some couples are opting for a more intimate moment by having it in private. This allows them to share a special dance without feeling the pressure of an audience, creating a deeply personal memory.

@weddedwonderlandaunz Tip: Have your first dance as a newlywed in private. 💃🏻✨ 🎥 @themodernbridesbff #weddedwonderland #weddedwonderlandau #australiaweddings #firstdance #weddingtok ♬ original sound – Wedded Wonderland AU & NZ

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Posted in Real Weddings, Trending, Wedding Traditions, Weddings by wedded wonderland

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