Top 9 Viral Weddings of 2015

Bride asked her 89-year-old grandmother to be one of her bridesmaids in her wedding.Bride asked her 89-year-old grandmother to be one of her bridesmaids in her wedding. Credit: Sweetwater Portraits

With social media in full swing in 2015 we were bound to have some wonderful wedding stories go viral, and here they are! From embarrassing to sob-worthy, 2015 has prepped us for a whole new year of incredible wedding ceremonies, reception flash mob dances, and super sweet moments. Here are our top 9 viral weddings of 2015!

Emotional Groom Reacts with Tears Upon Seeing His Bride Walk Down the Aisle

One day I hope to find a man that looks at me the way Will Ceaser looks at Lindsey Ceaser. #thesearchhasceasedIf this video touched you, please send to Ellen DeGeneres! They are two of the most beautiful, loving people I have ever known. Let’s show people what love really looks like.

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Emotional groom Will Ceaser showed his true feelings for his bride Linsdey to the world by not holding back his tears in this 30-second wedding video clip. The reason why he cried during Lindsey’s walk down the aisle? Will told The Knot, “We haven’t always had it easy, my wife and I. There were many jurisdictions, barriers and strongholds to climb…Social status, spiritual, emotional, obstacles.” The couple, whose video has now been viewed over 4 million times, met, had their first kiss, got engaged, and were married all in the same church, and the bride called their marriage, “fate.”

Page Boy Interrupts Parents’ Wedding with “I Need to Poo!”

Coming in at the tail end of 2015 is one of the most adorably embarrassing viral wedding videos we’ve seen this year. While his mom Hannah and his dad Benny Lienert were getting married, their 3 ½-year old son Hudson interrupted the wedding ceremony to exclaim, “I need to poo!” Everyone broke into giggles while Aunty Gemma ran him to the restroom. The bride later told The Knot, “I could only laugh though, otherwise I think I may have cried. I thought I had planned for every possible situation, definitely forgot the pre-ceremony toilet stop!”

89-Year-Old “Nana Betty” is Bride’s Fourth Bridesmaid

Bride asked her 89-year-old grandmother to be one of her bridesmaids in her wedding.

Bride asked her 89-year-old grandmother to be one of her bridesmaids in her wedding. Credit: Sweetwater Portraits

When bride Christine Quinn needed one more bridesmaid she didn’t turn to friendly acquaintances to fill the position, but to two friends, her sister, and her 89-year-old grandmother Elizabeth Govern. “Nana Betty” had some hesitation about joining her granddaughter’s wedding party, but dressed to the nines and looking lovely as a bridesmaid, she cracked up the crew during the May 2015 wedding. As the bride explained to Buzzfeed, “Spending the entire day with Nana by side as I married the love of my life was all I could ask of her.”

Two Sisters Sing Customized Wedding Toast to Bride and Groom

When your sister gets married, being the Maid of Honor can be tough, but when bride Caitlin Hallerman got married in June and enlisted both her sisters, Kelsey and Maddie to be co-Maids of Honor, they had some big heels to fill. Stepping up to the plate for their sibling, Kelsey and Maddie took the floor to give a wedding toast unlike any other, singing a medley of classic songs from The Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” to the Backstreet Boys’ “Everybody.” The pair didn’t stick to the original lyrics though, they rewrote all the words, belting hilarious renditions to tell the tale of how Caitlin and her husband met, got engaged, and were married.

Bride Caught Eating Burger in her Wedding Dress at a Hockey Game

Bride eating a burger at a hockey game in wedding dress

A video of bride Erica Skuta eating a burger while attending a Minnesota Wild game in her wedding dress has gone viral. Credit: YouTube

Erica Blake was nonchalantly enjoying a meal with her new husband Lewis when she rose to viral fame. The bride was caught eating a burger in her wedding dress at a hockey game shortly after they tied the knot. Not only was Erica still wearing her white dress, the couple flew from their home in New Zealand to marry in Minnesota, using the hockey game as their post-reception after party. If you were wondering if she actually enjoyed the meal, the burger eating bride told The Knot, “It was a cheeseburger with all the works – lettuce, tomato, onion, ketchup, and pickles, it was absolutely delicious!”

Magician and Wife Have Spellbinding First Dance Complete with Levitation

Magician Justin Willman and his photographer bride Jillian Sipkins celebrated their September nuptials with a most mysterious first dance. While skipping across the floor to “I Put a Spell on You,” sung by Screaming Jay Hawkins, the Sipkins twirls in her incredible dress and everyone watches in wonder. But then, the very end, Sipkins actually puts a spell on her new husband and helps him levitate. If that doesn’t make you want to take a second look, we don’t know what will!

Bride Reads Touching Letter, a Gift from Her Adoptive Mother

In one of the most precious gifts, bride Brooke received a letter from her adoptive mother Sherry on her wedding day. The beautifully written letter, penned 20 years earlier when Brooke joined the family as a baby, was stitched onto a piece of her mother’s wedding dress and explained how her mother and father always dreamt of having a son and a daughter. The note read, “When we were dating, we said if we had a little girl she would be a little Brooke. You are our little Baby Brooke.” We all cried watching this, and we’re all crying again.

Father-of-the-Bride Grabs Stepdad to Walk Daughter Down the Aisle

Bride Brittany Peck with her father and stepfather

Bride Brittany Peck’s father grabbed her stepfather so that both could walk her down the aisle. Credit: Delia D. Blackburn Photography

Caught on camera at precisely the right moment, photographer Delia D. Blackburn snapped photos of Brittany Peck’s father grabbing her stepfather so that both could walk her down the aisle. “It was one of the most compassionate gestures toward a stepparent I’ve ever seen,” Blackburn told The Huffington Post. “The bride was in tears and overcome with emotion.” The two hadn’t always gotten along in the past, but when Todd Bachman pulled Todd Cendrosky up from his chair to share this fatherly moment with him, the impact was certainly felt.

Groom and His Groomsmen Shock Bride with Epic Choreographed Dance

When your groom is a professional dancer like Kirk Henning, you have to expect at least a little choreographed wiggle is coming your way. In this incredible 8-minute long viral wedding video, Kirk and his merry tuxedo-wearing groomsmen cycle through song after song, dance style after style to impress the bride, Valerie Tellmann-Henning. From Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk,” to Britney Spears’ “Crazy” and all the way through to the grand finale when Valerie finally pops up from her chair and joins her husband on the floor to Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance.”

About the Author

Kaitlin Jones
Kaitlin Jones
Kaitlin is an online news writer at The Knot covering viral wedding news. She has a Bachelor’s in English from Plymouth State University. Kaitlin has a passion for news writing and all things Disney.