If there’s anything more beautiful than a beach wedding, it’s an evening beach wedding when the sun is going down and the moon sparkles on the water like glitter. Having an evening beach wedding means you need different types of décor, and there are a few things that are absolutely stunning for this kind of wedding. Here are some great beach wedding décor ideas for evening ceremonies.
One of the most beautiful things you can do for your evening beach wedding is create an aisle of lights. This is done easily and inexpensively. Simply purchase small white paper bags and place about 1-2 cups of sand in each one. Then, put 1 or 2 tea light candles in each bag. Arrange the bags down each side of your “aisle,” making sure they are wide enough apart that the bride and her dress will never get too close to them, and then light. The effect is breathtaking during the evening and it’s so easy to do.
Twinkling white lights can make wonderful décor and make it easier for guests to see. Consider placing these on the sides of your beach gazebo, on your wedding arch, or on the ceiling of your beachside venue. Many brides cover those lights with tulle to give it a gauzy, romantic effect. Another great idea is to string the lights under your reception tables and then cover with a sheer cloth, such as layers of tulle. This creates a very romantic setting.
Another great way to light up your evening beach wedding ceremony is with hanging lanterns. You can create these by purchasing garden hooks that stick in the ground and have a bar for holding items. Create your own lanterns by placing wire around mason jars and putting candles inside. Or, go for vintage lanterns to create a romantic mood. Either way, this is a super cute idea for evening beach weddings.
When planning your décor for your beach wedding, remember to make sure all safety precautions are taken to protect your wedding party and your guests. Using these beautiful lighting techniques, you can create a magical feeling for your beach wedding.