Once the vows were exchanged, these wedding parties really cut loose.

Cimity Wedding

Best man or best . . . mascot? Oak Park resident Julie Cimity surprises her husband by inviting the LA Kings mascot, Bailey, to their wedding reception.

Kaufman Wedding

Agoura Hills newlyweds Rick and Heidi Kaufman tie the knot at Saddle Peak Lodge in Calabasas in September, but their love story began over 10 years ago . . . partially because of an ad in the Acorn Newspaper!

Nobben Wedding

JoAnn Mote of Simi Valley shared this picture of the Nobben wedding party striking a very Sopranos-style pose.

Kimmel - Luper Wedding

Westlake Village residents Karen Kimmel and Duke Luper ham it up during their wedding at the Four Seasons Bora Bora with daughter Jessica Kimmel, and other friends and family members.

Stewart Wedding

Pearce Stewart, whose folks live in Simi Valley, finds himself caught in a tug-of-war between his groomsmen and his bride, Cassidy. (She won.) The couple lives in Rexburg, Idaho.

Nordlund Wedding Anniversary

Cathy and Robert Nordlund of Westlake Village celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary by “trashing the dress” in a steamy Malibu photoshoot.

Van Cleave Wedding

As bride Kendell Van Cleave of Camarillo finishes off the champagne, brothers-in-law Kyle and Andrew Van Cleave celebrate with an epic chest bump.

Braverman Wedding

Newbury Park resident Sharon Braverman and her bridesmaids lip-sync Diana Ross’ “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” to her husband Robert at their wedding reception 27 years ago.

Kleinzweig wedding

Bride Rachel Kleinzweig of Thousand Oaks remembers: “the boys got a little rambunctious and started stripping down and climbing trees” after a few drinks in the 100-degree heat following her 2012 Conejo Creek Park North wedding.

Mellin Wedding

Simi Valley’s Rory and Alison Mellin know just how to accessorize at their wedding.

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