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The demand for cannabis weddings has always been there… brides and grooms may not bring it to the forefront of their wedding to actually serve it, but tons have a quick hit to help calm their nerves before they go down the aisle, or they sneak out to recreate.

ANON Magazine

Their goal is to break beyond stereotypes and provide tips and ideas on hosting cannabis events. Find out more about the origins of Love and Marij, some of the challenges they face.

Weed Weddings on the Rise: The Love & Marij Movement

I decided to seek out one of the best in the biz to get the scoop on what weed weddings are all about and how they’re making their way to the Bay Area. I spoke with Niki McDonald, the Founder & CEO of, the go to site for those seeking cannabis friendly wedding vendors and inspiration for cannabis event planning.

Vail Daily

As cannabis becomes more mainstream, couples start incorporating it in weddings.... cannabis wedding contest offered by, a website that assists those looking for cannabis-friendly services and providers for their wedding.

Highly Devoted

Planning a weed wedding is very complicated due to the fact that cannabis is still federally illegal. Love and Marij is a weed wedding and cannabis event guide, and it helps to take the guesswork out of planning. It’s the ultimate resource for planning a high end weed wedding, and Love and Marij about to launch a brand new website with expanded services.

Love and Marij is working to marry the cannabis industry with the wedding industry. In states where recreational cannabis is legal, we're working with state cannabis regulators and the state police to bring clarity to cannabis laws, allowing more vendors to comfortably exercise their legal right to work with cannabis.

Global News Canada

“Cannabis saved our lives and inspired our relationship to blossom, from soil to seed to flower,” the couple wrote in the winning contest entry.

The package they scored will cover the weed-related expenses and venue, which many find to be the priciest part of a wedding budget.

Culture Magazine

“The wedding industry is a $300 billion business and–right now–cannabis accounts for zero,” explains McDonald. “We are looking to change that.”

And she’s not just stopping at a website. McDonald is helping the ignorant media, by holding marketing mixers and even a Cannabis Wedding Expo to educate companies on how to provide wedding- and media-friendly marketing materials to couples, journalists, editors and even venture capitalists.

Huffington Post Brazil

Festa, convidados, lembranças, buquês, roupas, adereços... A lista de tudo que a Love and Marij faz é enorme. Rola até "bar" específico no produto. É chegar, pedir e consumir.

Headline Global News

Online wedding event guide Love and Marij sponsored the event, according to San Francisco Gate. On its website is a growing list of couples who have had a cannabis-themed wedding and there are also tips and leads for brides and grooms.

Yahoo News

For those engaged couples looking to say "high do" to weed-friendly weddings, look no further than the first ever Cannabis Wedding Expo, which was held in Denver on Jan. 17. The expo was brimming with young couples in love, both with each other and with marijuana. Appropriately sponsored by 4/20-friendly "cannabis event guide" Love and Marij, the event featured everything from custom budtending services to weed catering companies helmed by former Top Chef winners.


This Sunday, the world's first Cannabis Wedding Expo took place in Denver, Colorado. There, couples looking to incorporate legal weed into their upcoming ceremony met the people who can help them make that happen: budtenders, purveyors of "budtonniéres," and dressmakers who can turn your favorite strain into the perfect wedding gown. Because, why not?