Planning a festival wedding

A festival wedding is a fantastic style for your wedding day, especially if you are having a marquee or tipi wedding to create the exact feel. But what else do you need to think about when planning a festival wedding?

Here are a few ideas of mine to create that ultimate festival wedding….planning a festival wedding

Lanyard Wedding Invites

To get you Guests in the mood for your festival wedding, head to for the perfect wedding invitations


Weather looking to be typical festival style?

Encourage your Guests to wear wellies. Perhaps have a competition for the best style?

Festival headpieces.

Forget the sparkly tiara, go for a flower crown


planning a festival weddingHave a Tipi Wedding!

It goes without saying, create the perfect festival vibe by having your wedding in a tipi in the middle of a field (Is this your dream wedding, but struggling to find a venue? Give me a call, I have some perfect ideas for a tipi wedding venue.)

Don’t forget the bunting and the flags…

Create an amazing entrance for your Guests as they enter your wedding site by having large sail style flags outside your Venue. Inside your Venue go mad with bunting.

Wild and Rustic Flowers

Create natural centrepieces for your tables by having wild and rustic flowers – think jam jars with hessian

Festival Style Seating

Speak to a local farmer and get some haybales for your Guests to sit on outside. Inside for your meal, have rustic trestle tables and benches

Tell your Guest what is happening when and where:

With some pallet signposts. You could even have your order of the day here.


Think about having food vans for your eating options. For drinks, you can either create your own Gin Bar, Beer Barrow or Prosecco Bar or go for a Gin Horsebox Bar as well as other quirky bars that are around,



Light up the night with festoon lighting. Also, if you are planning a festival wedding, glowsticks are an essential to create that perfect festival atmosphere.

Another must have for a Festival Wedding is a firepit. Perhaps have a marshmallow station where your Guests can toast their own (Not recommended if you are having children at your wedding!)


How about having a chilled afternoon with an acoustic band and then hit the evening with a lively rocking band for the evening (take a look at Sonic boom)

Also, keep your Guests entertained with a bouncy castle, glitter bar or tattoo bar.

Finally, when planning a festival wedding, encourage your Guests to camp over. The party can literally go on all night (Always check with the Venue / landowner first though before partying into the early hours of the morning!)

For more help with planning a festival wedding, whether it be for suitable land or those essential festival wedding suppliers, contact me 07980 679575 or drop me an email