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I’ll Have a Happy Meal and a Marriage, Please: HK McDonald’s to Offer Weddings

19 Oct 2010

Now I really can’t wait until 2011: Starting January 1 of next year, McDonald’s Hong Kong will be offering nuptial packages for couples.

Via CNNGo:

The package has all the details to attract a wedding banquet cynic or a Golden Arches obsessive: a baked apple pie wedding cake, dress made out of party balloons, kiddie party favors for guests, and of course, catering by McDonald’s.

Alcohol is banned to make sure there won’t be drunk party guests acting inappropriately at the family venue, so newly weds will have to toast their union with soft drinks instead.

During this period of economic uncertainty in Hong Kong, the price of “a few thousand Hong Kong dollars” ($1 HKD = $0.13 USD) for holy matrimony is undoubtedly a sweet deal. It’s no wonder the fast food chain has been receiving ten calls per month from interested couples. At least you’ll no longer need a drunk best man to be embarrassed.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. 20 Oct 2010 12:48 AM

    I love this idea. Planning a wedding and paying for it are time and money consuming, I say let McDonald’s do the worrying! Twenty years ago I was maid of honor for an army buddy who married another army grunt, and after the ceremony the bridal party, packed into a jeep, went to Jack in the Box, using the drive thru of course. Many laughs. I’m pretty sure alcohol was involved. Thanks for reminding me of those crazy days.

  2. Tyler Gibson permalink
    19 Oct 2010 11:55 PM

    LOL. What will they think of next?

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