Ottawa couple cuts wedding costs with guerrilla ceremony

They don't have a permit or permission, but one Ottawa couple and their guests just showed up at their favourite wedding venue and got married to cut costs, which is not allowed.

Fears of being thrown off property put couple's stomachs in knots as they get hitched

Guerrilla wedding risky, but cost-efficient

8 years ago
Duration 2:23
Some couples are just showing up at wedding venues and getting married without paying.

With the average cost of a wedding sitting in the $30,000 range, some couples are taking risks to cut costs.

One Ottawa couple decided to invite their guests to a popular wedding spot where they were married by an officiant.

The catch is they didn't book the venue and they were trespassing when they said, "I do."

Watch Ashley Burke's report above for more details on a guerrilla-style wedding.