If you love free and easy, partying outside, vivacity then a Festival Wedding is exactly what you are looking for. Find the tips & tricks here!
Tip 1: Find the perfect location
Location is always important, but when it comes to a Festival Wedding even more. You are spending your whole day there. It is important that you love the location, but also that your day program is doable there. Think for example about sound. Sound in open air is not easy to regulate, so make sure you think this through. Also think of your neighbours ;-). You don't want them complaining. Holland contains some perfect locations for Festival Weddings. What about this beautiful location in Lage Vuursche?!
Photo credits: Aaron Snow Photography (first photo in blog), Jimena Roquero, Inspired Goodness
Tip 2: Wedding stationary in festival style!
Design your Save the date and invitation in Festival Style! Come up with your own theme and carry it through in your print work. How about VIP-cards for your day guests? Super fun!
Tip 3: Mobile kitchens
No Festival Wedding without mobile kitchens & food trucks! A mobile pizza bakery, ice cream, pancakes car, oyster café, bread bus, popcorn bar; whatever you want! With these you support small business, it gives great pictures and your guests will love the unique food and drinks!
Photo credits: Oh Darling Photography, Joielala Photographie, Patricia Lyons, Matthew Morgan Photography
Tip 4: No worries about the dress
Does your man have nightmares about a tripartite suit? Do you not dream of a Cinderella dress? No worries! A Festival Wedding is free and easy, also when it comes to the clothing. A simple long or even short dress, colorful flowers in your hair and you look gordious. Shorts for you man are also possible...with suspenders and a bowtie!
Photo credits: Caught the Light, Brittany Dow, Polly Alexandre, Aleo, Joielala Photographie
Tip 5: Think of fun activities
For children Wedding Festivals are perfect! It is easy to come up with activities. Blowing bubbles, make-up, fiddle corner. Also 'big kids' can have the time of their life. How about a photo booth? Fun guaranteed! Need more ideas? Read our blog about fun activities at your wedding!
Photo credits: Louise Holgate Photography, Christy Blanch Photography, Brighton Photo, Nick Tucker
Tip 6: Go wild with styling
Cheerful colors, lanterns, lights, lots of lights, ribbons, flowers, wedding signs: go wild with the styling! Carry through your theme in every part of your wedding. Think for example about a record to put under the plates. The bohemian style is a perfect combination with your Festival Wedding!
Photo credits: Anna Naphtali Photography, Kirsten Maveric, Festival Brides, Images by Nica, This and That Photography
Tip 7: A special end
End your Festival Wedding with a super highlight. Maybe with your favorite artist? Or how about walking through a row of shining stars or releasing 100 wishing balloons? Note: not at every location it is possible to release wishing balloons. Make sure you inform well.
Tip 8: Inspire yourself at festivals!
Last but not least: go to festivals, parades, concerts and be inspired! Need help? We have plenty ideas and would love to advise you!