6 Reasons to Love a Christmas Wedding

Friday, December 29th, 2023

Ever thought of having a Christmas wedding? Most people tend to lean towards the warmer months, however, a festive wedding can create a completely unique experience for you and your guests. Here are six reasons to consider and love a Christmas wedding.

Winter wonderland decor

Transforming your wedding venue into a winter wonderland is one of the most enchanting aspects of a Christmas wedding. Imagine walking down the aisle surrounded by twinkling fairy lights, elegant snowflakes, and lush evergreen foliage. The rich and cosy colour palette of deep reds, greens, and golds can create the perfect setting for a romantic celebration.

Seasonal florals and greenery

Embrace the beauty of the season by incorporating festive florals and greenery into your wedding decor. Poinsettias, holly berries, and mistletoe can be elegantly arranged in bouquets, centrepieces, and boutonnieres. The natural scents of pine and cedar can add a refreshing and festive aroma to the celebration, making it a multisensory experience for everyone involved.

Cosy atmosphere

The chilly weather during the Christmas season provides the perfect excuse for creating a warm and cosy atmosphere. Picture your guests wrapped in blankets, sipping hot chocolate, and enjoying the intimate glow of candlelight. A Christmas wedding enables you to have a sense of comfort and closeness on your special day, fostering a feeling of unity among friends and family.

Festive attire

Dress for the occasion by incorporating festive elements into your wedding attire. Brides can opt for elegant fur wraps or incorporate subtle touches of Christmas themed accessories. Grooms and groomsmen can add a touch of Christmas flair with deep red ties or pocket squares. The bridal party can also embrace the season with rich, jewel-toned dresses and suits that complement the overall festive theme.

Memorable Christmas traditions

A Christmas wedding provides the perfect opportunity to incorporate beloved festive traditions into your ceremony and reception. Consider exchanging vows under the mistletoe or having a Christmas tree lighting ceremony as part of the festivities. Additionally, you can have a holiday-themed photo booth with props like Santa hats and reindeer antlers, creating fun and memorable moments for everyone.

Joyful guest experience

Your guests will appreciate the festive atmosphere of a Christmas wedding. This season is a time of celebration and a wedding allows loved ones to come together and share in the happiness of the couple. From seasonal treats like gingerbread cookies to festive music and dancing, a Christmas wedding creates a joyful and spirited experience that will be cherished by all.


If you’re wedding planning and looking for some more inspiration, why not pop along to one of our Spring wedding fayres which you can find here. You’ll find some of the North West’s leading wedding suppliers, venues and creatives plus there’ll be live entertainment, catwalks and plenty of amazing offers! We hope to see you there! 


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