Palm trees and fountain in Las Vegas.

Can you hear the bells ringing?

Vegas Weddings and Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel are happy to announce the marriage of their two chapels! These iconic Las Vegas wedding institutions will now be united in the business of love under the Vegas Weddings umbrella.

Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel was founded in 1999 with a focus on offering one-of-a-kind themed and classic weddings to couples, particularly those from the LGBTQ community, who wanted an experience that was fun, entertaining, and customized to them. As the largest freestanding chapel on the Strip, Viva Las Vegas proudly offers wedding themes only limited by their couples’ imaginations. Some of the most popular themes include a graveyard wedding with a Beetlejuice officiant and fog effects, as well as a classic Elvis wedding where The King himself rides down the aisle with the couple in his pink Cadillac.

Just a few minutes’ drive away, at their Downtown Las Vegas location, Vegas Weddings is a family owned and operated wedding chapel founded in 2001 with the long-term goal of creating upscale, elegant weddings and vow renewals for couples on a budget. Offering a range of services from simple weddings in the Fast Lane Drive-Thru to elaborate offsite ceremonies taking place in the Grand Canyon, Vegas Weddings has established itself as the place to go for an unforgettable experience without the hefty price tag.

“When the opportunity arose to acquire the Viva Las Vegas brand, we didn’t hesitate to pop the question!” says Melody Willis-Williams, executive director of Vegas Weddings. “While Vegas Weddings has hosted its share of unique weddings, Viva Las Vegas truly specializes in immersive, themed weddings for couples who want that unique experience that can only be found in Las Vegas. Marrying these two chapels will open up new opportunities to provide Las Vegas newlyweds with their dream wedding, whether that’s traditional or themed.”

While each chapel will operate separately, there will be a great deal of collaboration, allowing each business to sharpen its strong suits – Vegas Weddings with its focus on upscale and elegant ceremonies on a budget and Viva Las Vegas Chapel on traditional and themed weddings alike. The addition of the vintage Event Center, a Spanish mission-style chapel, and two beautiful, outdoor venues, will allow us to deliver exceptional weddings and vow renewal for any budget and in every setting!

“Renovations have already begun at the Viva Las Vegas Chapel,” says Willis-Williams. “We are excited to bring some modern touches to this classic Las Vegas chapel while keeping all the aspects that make the Viva Las Vegas brand so iconic.”

Wedding and vow renewal packages at Vegas Weddings and the Viva Las Vegas Chapel start at just $149 and include everything the couple needs from the wedding flowers to the photographer and officiant.