8 Unique Latin American Wedding Traditions

In the United States, we associate several traditions with weddings: the playing of the Wedding March (aka "Here Comes the Bride"), the clanging of church bells, an over-the-top layered cake, and the exchanging of wedding bands. A boda is a boda -- no matter where you go -- but every culture has their own unique set of rituals and traditions that make getting married a beautiful, special, and memorable experience.

Check out these 8 unique Latin American wedding traditions (and be sure to share your own in the comments!) 

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Cristina Arreola, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking...), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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