Elmhurst couple has Star Wars-themed wedding to celebrate May the 4th

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Sunday, May 5, 2024
Elmhurst couple has Star Wars-themed wedding on May the 4th
To celebrate Star Wars Day on May the 4th, Elmhurst couple Chris and Sarah Vana had a Star Wars-themed wedding Saturday.

ELMHURST, Ill. (WLS) -- Saturday is May the 4th, and for Star Wars fans it's a day to celebrate a galaxy far, far away.

A suburban couple took it one step further with a Star Wars wedding.

The ceremony took place in Elmhurst to "unite the alliance" of the couple.

The groom, Chris Vana, said it had always been a dream of his to have a Star Wars-themed wedding.

The bride, Sarah Vana, wore a black space-inspired dress while her now-husband wore a Darth Vader costume.

"I searched for this [dress]... I liked the moon and the stars and the sparkles on it, and I figured I can be now his world and his galaxy," Sarah said.

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Guests could be seen dressed up as different characters from the franchise.

As for what's next, the couple said they plan on "exploring the galaxy together."

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