On the very last day of 2020, we jubilantly celebrate the true reason we’re here at Bridal Musings: the ever-evolving, always-inspiring, beautiful & festive real weddings from around the world.

It pains us a bit to pick only 10 favorites – after all, each and every wedding we publish has a special place in our hearts! That being said, we’ve chosen some especially inspiring weddings that dazzled us at Bridal Musings. From fairytale weddings on the cliffs of the Mediterranean to intimate elopements on the shores of Alaska, there’s plenty of beauty to inspire on this list.

So grab your hankies, these are our 10 favorite real weddings of 2020 in no particular order…

1. Pacific Northwest Beach Wedding

Surprise! My favorite wedding we featured in 2020 was my best friend, and beloved BM writer & stylist Christina’s Pacific Northwest rock & roll beach wedding. Not only did she look like a Rock-and-Roll-Stevie-Nicks-Bridal-Goddess, but she literally tore the lodge down as she and her groom Drew (tearing up just thinking about it) and their bandmates played into the night. Photos captured by yours truly, Claire Eliza.

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2. Breathtaking Balinese Waterfall Elopement

Pivoting to a small wedding won’t seem so tragic when you see this stunning tropical Balinese waterfall elopement planned & styled by Wedbali & photographed by Vladimir Borodenok.

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3. Cliffside Santorini Destination Wedding

Planning their celebration at Canaves Oia Sunday Suites this Santorini wedded couple got everything they wished for: views, views, views! Photographed by Nathan Wyatt Photography.

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4. California Wedding With Cambodian Influence (& Alpacas!)

Golden sunsets, glimmering Cambodian jewels & gowns, beautiful vistas, oh, and a team of adorable alpacas – this California sunset wedding is a dream. Photographed by Carrie McGuire Photography.

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5. Luxurious Fairytale Mallorca Destination Wedding

It’s time we jet to Mallorca as virtual guests of this lavish, wonderful, beautiful, fairytale wedding featuring two Galia Lahav gowns photographed by Eric Kelley.

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6. Intimate Alaskan Summer Solstice Elopement

Postponing their larger party due to COVID-19, this couple celebrated their original Summer Solstice wedding date on the beach in Alaska photographed by Sydney Akagi Photography & with flowers by the bride, Frenchie’s Floral Studio.

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7. Epic Jewish Wedding At The Magical Hummingbird Nest Ranch

This magical & colorful Southern California wedding planned by Best Bride & photographed by Katie Beverly is about to be the prettiest thing you see all day…

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8. Virginia High School Sweethearts’ Elegant Countryside Wedding

High School sweethearts Lisa & Matthew married in the rolling hills of Virginia and the results are a blush-filled countryside dream photographed by Morgan Renee.

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9. An Absolutely Romantic Chinese & Western Wedding In Spain

Set in a castle on Spain’s Costa Brava, this stunning wedding features a full weekend of Western & Chinese traditions & four gorgeous gowns. Captured by Tali Photography.

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10. What Happens When Australian Streetwear Designers Elope In The Deserts Of Vegas

Cruising through the desert in an antique Buick, this streetwear designer couple flew from Australia to marry amongst the cactus in ultra-cool style. Photographed by Elope Lake Tahoe Co.

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Okay, one more because I literally COULD NOT limit it to 10! (We just had too many stunning weddings this year!)

Bonus: Lavish Florals Decorate This Gorgeous Intimate Southern Wedding

You don’t have to have a big wedding to go big with your florals! Elizabeth & Duston’s gorgeous & intimate Southern wedding has proven to us just that! Photographed by Lydia Ruth Photography.

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Take a look at all of our Best of 2020 round-ups including stunning wedding dresses, sage advice & popular Instagram inspiration. Find more real weddings that inspire here.