Edmonton·Video

A fairy tale wedding in Edmonton 28 years ago

It was a glorious day back in 1988 when hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky married Hollywood actress Janet Jones. Check out this momentous moment in the life of hockey's biggest star.

'All the glitz, the glitter, the glamour': Edmontonians react to the nuptuals

July 1988: The glitzy glamour of the Gretzky wedding

6 years ago
Duration 1:20
Another gem from our archives, shot July 16, 1988: Wayne Gretzky marries Janet Jones at the Edmonton basilica.

If you were in Edmonton on July 16, 1988, it would have been impossible to miss the wedding fever.

Hundreds lined up outside St. Joseph's Basilica to catch a glimpse of Wayne Gretzky on his special day.

The Edmonton Oilers superstar married actor Janet Jones with family and 600 close friends in attendance, including Don Cherry and musician David Foster.

Talk a walk down memory lane as No. 99 walks down the aisle 28 years ago.

now