Many believe that 2016 was a dumpster fire of a year. Even among all of the negativity and hate that 2016 brought out in people, there were plenty of reasons to celebrate—like super cute marriage proposals!

Scroll through below to see some of our favorites from the past year and here’s to even more in 2017!

1. How the Chicago Bulls helped a gay man propose to his super-fan

proposalTalk about a slam dunk!

2. Manila Luzon proposes to boyfriend in Chile

proposalThe Drag Race alum popped the question to her boyfriend at LemonLab, one of the fiercest parties in Santiago.

3. Watch This man’s “Morphinominal” proposal to boyfriend in Power Ranger costumes

proposalCheck out James and Anthony, a couple who got engaged while donning Power Rangers suits worn by the characters of the cult TV show.

4. This gay couple’s Penn Station wedding proposal is pure joy

proposalJoey Grant Luther, a model with Wilhelmina Models proposed to his boyfriend Julio Nuño of a year and a half in the middle of New York’s Penn Station with a full Mariachi band.

5. Muscle man proposes to his swolemate in the middle of the gym

proposalThis adorable proposal put “Love on Top!”

6. Gay man loses it when his dodgeball game becomes epic flash mob proposal

proposalDreams came true at a dodgeball tournament, when a flash mob performed a medley of pop hits as part of this emotional proposal.

7. “Harry Potter” Fan proposes to his boyfriend with Golden Snitch

proposalTwo Potterheads make it official at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter…

8. Latrice Royale proposes to boyfriend on stage in Seattle

proposalThe chunky and funky diva admitted she didn’t put much stock in marriage, “but, bitch, I’ve had a change of heart!”

9. Spin instructor realizes his class is actually a flash mob Proposal

proposal“It was love at first JoyRide!”

10. This guy proposed to his boyfriend with an epic lip-sync extravaganza

proposalThe video featured all the trappings of a great gay proposal: rainbow-colored robes, a “twerking marching band” and, of course, some truly sickening choreography.

11. Phi Phi O’Hara got engaged on stage at Battle Of The Seasons

proposalPhi Phi surprised her boyfriend and the audience at the New York stop on the legendary tour.



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