If you’re planning your wedding and looking to tie the knot in style, it’s a good idea to turn to some of your favorite celebrity weddings for a little inspiration.
The easiest way to plan a memorable wedding bash is to host the celebration in an unforgettable location. If you’re planning a destination wedding, the possibilities are endless. Maybe you want to celebrate making it official with a second line in the streets of New Orleans like Solange and her husband Alan Ferguson did or marry like a royal in a castle in London like Ciara and Russell Wilson.
Take a look at where in the world some of your favorite couples swapped vow, and who knows, you could just find the location for the destination wedding of your dreams.
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It might be safe to say that no one did the destination wedding thing quite like Eve and her husband Maximillion Cooper. The rapper, actress and “The Talk” talk show host swapped vows with the Gumball 3000 creator in Ibiza in June 2014 and Max said of their big day, "I'm so happy to make Eve my wife. The whole experience has been amazing and we are both so happy to have tied the knot."
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In May of 2018, it seemed like the world stopped for a day when Prince Harry swapped vows with Meghan Markle in Windsor Castle, in London, England. The now Duke and Duchess of Sussex had a ceremony that was fit for royalty—literally!
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The Big Easy is the second home to Houston native Solange who said “I do” to her hubby, Alan Ferguson there. The couple’s wedding was definitely a moment to remember.
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When the secret was out that Kenya Moore secretly jumped the broom with her groom, Marc Daly, in a beautiful beachside ceremony in St. Lucia, our hearts melted. The RHOA star was one gorgeous bride.
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The city of love was a wonderful wedding destination for “The Real”’s Adrienne Bailon and her husband Israel Houghton. The couple tied the knot there in November 2016 after the Gospel singer in front of 70 guests.
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Xscape singer Kandi Burruss is a true Georgia peach who wed with her husband Todd Tucker in her hometown of Atlanta. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star knows that the southern city is always great for a good time.
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Leave it to Boris and Nicole to serve wedding destination goals. The longtime couple, who met on the set of HBO’s Soul Food, swapped vows in Germany.
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Empire co-stars turned husband and wife Grace Gealey and Trai Byers took their destination wedding to her homeland of the Grand Cayman where they said “I do” in a small yet sweet ceremony in front of family and friends.
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Miami has always been good to Gabrielle Union and her NBA star husband Dwyane Wade so much so that that’s where to couple said, “I do.” The actress and the Heat hooper swapped vows in a lavish wedding at a castle venue, Chateau Artisan, in front of a host of family and friends.
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LeToya Luckett And Tommicus Walker: Texas Former Destiny’s Child singer LeToya Luckett tapped into her Texas roots when she married Dallas-based entrepreneur Tommicus Walker in December 2017. The pair jumped the broom at a Villa Antonia, a sprawling mansion in Austin, Texas that was fit for queen and her king.
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Serena Williams And Alexis Ohanian: New Orleans New Orleans was the perfect place for tennis champ Serena Williams to bring to life her fairytale wedding dream to Reddit co-founder and venture capitalist Alexis Ohanian. The two met in Rome but chose the home of ESSENCE Fest to tie the knot for their French ball–themed, Beauty and the Beast–style decor wedding. According to Serena, NOLA is her hubby’s favorite place other than Brooklyn because he simply “loves the vibe.”
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After performing on the ESSENCE Fest stage in July 2016, Ciara and Russell Wilson hopped on a plane to England where they wed in the breathtakingly beautiful Peckforton Castle. The 19th century venue was the perfect place for the Mr. and Mrs. to start off their union in an epic way.
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Every year John Legend and Chrissy Teigen take a trip to the city where they tied the knot, Lake Como, Italy for a baecation to remember. The Grammy, Oscar and Emmy winner said “I do” to the supermodel at Villa Pizzo—which is near a vacation area where they reportedly fell in love. Aww!
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While it might not be a destination to some, the Big Apple is a great place to tie the knot. Just ask Beyoncé and JAY-Z who swapped vows in his hometown, NYC, in April 2008.
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We don’t know much about Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz big day from July 2010 other than the fact that they had a ceremony in a private home near the Mediterranean Sea. From what we know, our imaginations are running wild with how beautiful this wedding was.
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When it comes to weddings that take our breath away, Psych alum Dulé Hill and Ballers actress Jazmyn Simon are definitely on the top of the list. The pair wed in the gardens of Las Capuchinas in Antigua, Guatemala and the historic venue was the perfect place for the co-stars to swap vows.
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When Claws star Niecy Nash got married the second time around, she went big all in the name of love. The star and her hubby Jay Tucker wed had a romantic ceremony in Malibu in May 2011 after meeting at a Labor Day party in 2009.
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