Before I begin telling you all the things you didn't know about Disney Fairy Tale Weddings, I want to preface this column by saying that I didn't get married at Disney World, though I did try to convince my husband that we should. There's something about this fantasy destination, and I don't just mean Fantasyland, but the entire Walt Disney World complex. It's enveloping. Once you arrive you can literally leave the outside world behind and get sucked into Walt Disney's imagination. From posing with mice (where else would you even want to?) to happily wearing hats with large ears, to gazing at the very castles you might have imagined playing in as a child, there's something so magical about the world of Walt Disney. I can easily see why it's the nation's #1 honeymoon destination. Bet you didn't know that, did you?
I know what you're thinking: a Disney wedding is like a Bar Mitzvah with tables named and decorated with well-known characters (which actually sounds kinda fun and would satisfy the disneyphile in me), but couples can also plan a non-character wedding with very elegant details and stylish touches.
Whether you're talking about theme parks, resorts, or even transportation options, Walt Disney World takes any theme and follows it through to even the smallest detail. Even the garbage cans are "dressed" in theme appropriate attire! So of course when it comes to planning a Disney wedding, the creative Imagineers have thought of everything: global locations to choose from, a rainbow of flowers to decorate with, and international menus to serve. The details are practically unlimited. So let's get started: