Evening Wedding Ideas and Inspiration

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You simply can’t beat a wedding held in the evening.

Who doesn’t love an evening wedding reception? Think of all those twinkling lights and a full gazing moon, nothing could be more romantic. Whether it’s held indoors or outside, a wedding is full of intrigue, passion and delight, which will be certain to strike a chord in every guest’s heart.

Stars and the Moon

What a better theme for an evening wedding than the night sky? Decorate your reception with an oversized moon and stars for guests to pose next to and even consider having these romantic logos included on things like your invitations. Ideas here.

This can also be on your wedding cake and table decorations to really show the guests your theme.


A photo booth at your wedding will provide guests with physical copies of pictures from the amazing night, making it a more memorable event. Whatever your theme of wedding, a photo booth is a guaranteed way to make a lasting memory for everyone.

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This has to be without a doubt one of the most important factors when considering a night time wedding.

Lighting can make or break the level of enjoyment your guests have at your wedding. There are so many ways to decorate the reception, but special lighting is going to really make it memorable. Whatever your budget, this can actually be achieved.

Consider pretty candles and paper lanterns. Lanterns can be picked up fairly cheap and they don’t have to be a burden on the environment if recycled properly. Best lanterns here.

The Season

This can really change the way an evening wedding is held, for example in summer you could have a spectacular outdoor venue, where guests can lounge around long after the sun goes down. If you’re feeling brave, an outdoor winter wedding could be great. Although you should prepare for your guests by having blankets, outdoor heaters and hot drinks available.