15 Scarily Accurate 'Hocus Pocus' GIFs That Perfectly Describe Wedding Planning

It's not just a Halloween favorite—it's a classic. We couldn't resist.
Hocus Pocus witches
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The Knot
Updated Oct 02, 2019

Let's be real: The twists and turns of wedding planning can be a little spooky, no matter how on top of everything you are. When you have invitations to send, a registry to compile, and a wedding website to build, it can be tempting to put everything on hold in favor of snuggling up to your partner while watching a seasonal movie.

In the spirit of Halloween, we've rounded up our favorite Hocus Pocus GIFs that perfectly describe the sometimes stressful experience of wedding planning, from overbearing relatives to wedding vendor mishaps. Because if anyone can relate to your wedding planning struggles, it's definitely the Sanderson sisters.

1. You and your partner checking out very aspirational venue options:

Hocus Pocus

Sigh.

2. Your optimistic bridal salon consultant trying to squeeze you into a too-tight corset bodice:

Hocus Pocus

Wow, this woman doesn't quit, does she?

3. Your obnoxious cousin, who doesn't believe in love, totally killing your wedding planning vibes:

Hocus Pocus

Nobody asked you, buddy.

4. Your maid of honor keeping the peace when another guest RSVPs with a plus-one you didn't invite:

Hocus Pocus

5. But you've had it up to here, so you're just like:

Hocus Pocus

Can't you tell?

6. When your siblings still can't agree on what to wear to the wedding:

Hocus Pocus

Get it together, everyone.

7. You and your crew after an epic bachelorette party:

Hocus Pocus

#NoRegrets.

8. Telling the DJ for the hundredth time not to play "Chicken Dance":

Hocus Pocus

Read my lips.

9. Making up fake vows to procrastinate writing real ones:

Hocus Pocus

The officiant will love these, right?

10. When you just need, like, a minute to yourself without everyone fussing over you:

Hocus Pocus

Just one, measly minute.

11. Everyone's faces when you emerge in all your wedding day glory:

Hocus Pocus

Yes, I know I look incredible.

12. When your aunt brings her crying two-year-old to the ceremony, but your wedding is adults only:

Hocus Pocus

No she didn't.

13. Catching the best man doing his fourth tequila shot before his speech:

Hocus Pocus

This ought to be good.

14. Finally hitting the dance floor with your favorite people:

Hocus Pocus

Yesss.

15. Actual footage of you heading off on your honeymoon:

Hocus Pocus

It's been fun, but it's time to relax somewhere far, far away.

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