Couple Weds in Doughnut Shop on 1/1/14 at 1:14

This Colorado couple wasn't the first to become man and wife in this doughnut-shop-meets-wedding-chapel

By Christina Cocca
|  Sunday, Jan 5, 2014  |  Updated 2:18 AM EDT
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A couple who wanted an extra sweet ceremony decided to get married inside a newly opened doughnut shop, and that’s not even the most important detail.

The Colorado couple's nuptials took place promptly at 1:14 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2014. That’s right: 1/1/14 at 1:14.

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The pair, Chris and Chanti Hayes, said they knew they wanted to be married inside Denver's Voodoo Doughnut shop as soon as it opened, they told NBC affiliate KUSA-TV in Denver.

The Hayes were the first to tie the knot in the Denver shop, but the franchise is no stranger to weddings. Voodoo Doughnut, which offers out-of-the-norm treats with names like "Maple Blazer Blunt" and "Memphis Mafia," also functions as a wedding chapel.

Next to flavors of doughnuts and funky-flavored ales on Voodoo’s website, married-couples-to-be can browse numerous nuptial offerings.

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Couples can spend anywhere from $25 to $6,600 depending on which ceremonial package they choose -- and how many doughnuts they want filling the tables.

Voodoo Doughnut CEO Robin Ludwig told KUSA his Portland, Ore., shop has long-offered wedding ceremonies as part of its distinctive menu, and he hopes the new Denver location will grow to keep just as many matrimonial memories inside.

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