Here's Where Your Favorite TV Weddings Actually Took Place

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A favorite character's wedding on a TV show feels like a reward for being a fan. You've invested your time (and emotions!) in the show, and in return, you get to feel ALL the feels when the characters finally tie the knot and ride off into the sunset. We may not be there in person, but we certainly feel like a part of it.

Of course, a TV wedding isn't real. But, in some cases, the locations where they take place are — and you can recapture the magic by visiting them (or getting hitched there) in real life.

From the churches of Southern California to the parks of New York, click through to see the real places where your fave TV nuptials were held. See you at the altar.
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Gossip Girl: Chuck & Blair's Wedding
When it's nice out, it's pretty easy to catch a wedding in Central Park — though very few end as memorably as Chuck and Blair's iconic "I do"s on Gossip Girl. For the price of a $400 permit, you can get married inside the park — Wallace Shawn not included.
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Gilmore Girls: Emily & Richard's Vow Renewal
While much of Gilmore Girls was filmed in a lot at Warner Brothers, there are a few real locations featured on the show. When Emily and Richard renewed their vows in Season 5, the Ebell Club in L.A. was the perfect stand-in for the kind of old-school East Coast club that the Gilmores frequented.
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Downton Abbey: Matthew & Mary's Wedding
The real church of St. Mary's Bampton in Oxfordshire stood in as Downton's village church throughout the show's six seasons. While the church saw more than a few nuptial ceremonies, the most memorable was Lady Mary's long-awaited wedding to Matthew Crawley.

Humble church not your style? You can always get married in the more grand setting of Highclere Castle, the "real" Downton Abbey, which, thanks to the show's popularity, is doing booming business as a tourist destination and wedding venue.
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Photo: Courtesy of HBO.
Game Of Thrones: Daenerys Targaryen & Khal Drogo
While GoT isn't exactly famous for its joyful nuptials, at least one yielded a happy (albeit brief) union. For anyone hoping to marry in similar style, you can visit the filming location of Khaleesi's Dothraki wedding in Malta.

For €93.20, you can get a marriage license and have an officiant meet you at the Gozo by Dwejra Bay, with views of the Azure Window, which can be glimpsed during Dany and Khal Drogo's wedding celebration.
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30 Rock: Liz Lemon & Criss Chros
When 30 Rock's Liz Lemon finally decided to marry her boyfriend Criss Chros on a whim, the couple headed to NYC's City Hall for their impromptu nuptials. Of course, it wouldn't be a 30 Rock wedding without lots of weirdness, including a Princess Leia dress, a serenade from Tony Bennett, and Jack Donaghy reading from Ayn Rand.
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Photo: Byron Cohen/NBCU Photo Bank/ Getty Images.
The Office: Jim & Pam
Much of The Office was shot in California, but it did film on location sometimes — most notably, when Jim and Pam secretly wed aboard the Maid Of The Mist at Niagara Falls (it's pretty hard to fake a waterfall that size). But their church wedding, supposedly held in Western New York, was filmed at the Congregational Church of the Chimes in Sherman Oaks, CA.
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Broad City: Atticus & Poppi
While Central Park has been the backdrop of many a televised romance, Prospect Park in Brooklyn has the singular distinction (we think?) of hosting a TV dog wedding. Atticus and Poppi's wedding in Season 2 of Broad City might not be recognized by any government, but all humans are welcome to get legally married in the park's boathouse or picnic house.
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Friends: Monica & Chandler
While Monica and Chandler's wedding in Friends was filmed in L.A., a brief shot before the ceremony reveals the intended NYC location: The Pierre. The iconic hotel, located right off Central Park, is a popular (if expensive) wedding venue. If you can afford it, this is a great place to tell your S.O., "I'll be there for you."
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One Tree Hill: Lucas & Peyton
While Lucas and Peyton's last-minute nuptials on One Tree Hill might have looked too beautiful to be thrown together so hastily, at least one thing is believable: The real-life filming location, Greenfield Lake, is a public park in Wilmington. It can be rented for $65 for four hours — which makes it a great place for a couple looking to get hitched quick.
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Photo: Courtesy of HBO.
Sex And The City: Miranda & Steve
Miranda and Steve's low-key nuptials on Sex And The City set off something of a trend. Over a decade later, Jefferson Market Garden in New York's West Village is still hosting weddings for couples looking for small, intimate ceremonies.
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The O.C.: Julie & Caleb's Wedding
Julie Cooper's wedding to Caleb Nichols might not have been the stuff of great romance, but the venue itself was unforgettable. The two wed at the Wayfarer's Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Fun fact: The church was also the filming location for Emily Thorne's first wedding on Revenge.
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Photo: Courtesy of NBC.
Parenthood: Sarah & Hank
The stunning finale wedding on Parenthood took place at a real wedding venue, the Calamingos Ranch in Malibu. The ranch offers four different ceremony sites, including the Oak Room, where Sarah and Hank said their vows (and made audiences weep).
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Will & Grace: Grace & Leo
Like Friends, Will & Grace was another beloved show set in New York but filmed in L.A. When Grace wed Leo Markus in the show's fifth season, Will walked her down the aisle at Temple Israel of Hollywood.
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Glee: Mr. Schuester & Ms. Pillsbury
Some Gleeks were able to track down the real-life location of Mr. Schuester's wedding to Ms. Pillsbury, which was set in Lima, OH. Anyone wanting to channel the musical-theater-style wackiness can get married at St. Alban's Episcopal Church in L.A.
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Photo: Everett Collection.
Beverly Hills, 90210: David & Donna
After 10 seasons, Beverly Hills, 90210 went out with a bang as Donna and David finally made it legal. The wedding was filmed at the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood’s Wylie Chapel. The church has been the filming location for several movies and TV shows, but none as memorable as this.
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Girls: Jessa & Thomas John
Jessa's marriage to Thomas John may have been short-lived, but we'll forever be in love with her oh-so-boho-chic surprise wedding at The Foundry in Long Island City, which is one of the most popular venues for real New York couples to tie the knot.
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Outlander: Jamie & Claire
While time travel may not be possible IRL, a wedding ceremony at Glencourse Old Kirk, where Jamie and Claire's wedding was filmed for Outlander, is the next best thing. The church would already have been old when Jamie and Claire got hitched; it dates back to the 17th century.

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