For much the same reason that George Mallory wanted to climb Mount Everest
, fast-food giant McDonald's will be going into the
wedding business next January: "Because it's there." Of course, there's also the fact that Chinese
couples apparently deluged the chain with requests to hold their wedding bashes. As a result, McDonald's will be introducing "nuptial packages"
complete with golden-arches-themed accouterments, apple pie wedding
cake, party balloons, kiddie party favors, and catered
meals. These "McWeddings"
(engagement parties and wedding anniversary packages), will only be
available in Hong Kong.
How much will a super-sized McWedding set you back?
Reportedly "a few thousand" Hong Kong dollars. Sadly, alcohol can't be
served at these soirees--but there's probably a wide selection of diet
sodas at the vending machines.
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