The Coachella festival vibe is slowly making its way over from the US and we think it makes for a super fun wedding theme! It’s our traditional festival but without any Glastonbury wellies in sight! We’re talking glitter, sequins, tassels and more! This sparkly festival wedding inspiration was created by Lily Jones Events and her awesome team to inspire you to embrace the sparkles & go over-the-top festival on your big day! We’re loving these colourful and joyful wedding ideas.
Words by Lily Jones Events, Photos by Carla Guest Photography & Charlotte Lock Photography.
how to recreate this sparkly festival wedding
A sparkly festival wedding ceremony
I love anything that shines, so creating this sparkly festival wedding was a dream come true! For the wedding styling, I created a low picnic table with floor cushions and a tropical centrepiece by Lily Among the Thorns, adorned with flamingos, disco balls and golden pineapples (obviously!). Pinks and blues were featured with metallic cutlery and pink cut glassware.
I’m absolutely loving the rainbow balloon wall by CJK balloons. It’s perfect for that fun vibe and made an amazing backdrop for the ceremony, lead by Bex The Celebrant . Bex is the most fun celebrant around – She conducted an amazing handfasting ceremony which even featured a Dirty Dancing lift!
A Coachella couple
How fabulous are these sparkly festival wedding looks? Perfect for the Coachella vibe!
Hair by Tel and Lara James Makeup created this fun and free festival vibe style for our bride and the amazing Tulle & Flo designed these sparkly glitter veil ‘wings’ which added that bridal look and was such a unique way of adding a veil without covering up an amazing hairdo.
Luxurious Glitter sparkle-afied our bride and groom, giving Ben a glitter beard and Laura an amazing glitter and gem chest piece complete with hair glitter and face jewels.
This festival bridal wear is by We Koko and we LOVE the bold sparkliness! We’re also loving our groom’s silver shirt and raspberry jacket combo!
Sparkly festival wedding details
Cat Creative’s festival wedding stationery suite was something we’d never seen before! She created 3D tipi invitations, festival VIP Pass lanyards which doubled up as place names, badges and amazing folded chatterbox menus.
Also, let’s take a second to appreciate this gorgeous wedding cake! Hanna’s Cake Creations’ simple but stylish creation featured pink and blue chocolate paint brushstrokes and a whole tier in gold. She also created some pink and white twisted style cake pop favours…yum!
bringing the festival vibes
This sparkly festival wedding was housed in an amazing petal marquee/tent by Piece Of Cake Marquees at Longton Wood. It’s a beautiful canvas pole marquee and was perfect for when the great British Summer weather did its thing!
Finally, there is no wedding without a bar! Outside we had a champagne explosion at the Neigh Bar, a beautifully and stylishly converted horsebox bar.
We hope you’ve loved this fun and bold wedding inspiration! Want more? You might also love: Fun Festival Wedding at Jimmy’s Farm
the team behind this sparkly festival wedding inspiration
CONCEPT | Quirky Weddings
CONCEPT, PLANNER & STYLIST | Lily Jones Events
VENUE | Longton Wood
MARQUEE | Piece Of Cake Marquees
PHOTOGRAPHER | Carla Guest Photography
PHOTOGRAPHER | Charlotte Lock Photography
VIDEOGRAPHER | Adam Kontor Films
MAKE UP | Lara James Makeup
HAIR | Hair by Tel
BALLOONS | CJK Balloons
CELEBRANT | Bex The Celebrant
BRIDALWEAR | We Koko
VEIL | Tulle And Flo Designs
FLORIST | Lily Among the Thorns
GLITTER BAR | Luxurious Glitter Bar
BAR | The Neigh Bar
STATIONERY | Cat Creative Design
CAKE & CAKE POPS | Hanna’s Cake Creations
SHOES & ACCESSORIES | Everything But Sprinkles
SHOOT ASSISTANT | Shannon Hunt
SEQUIN KIMONO | Tilly Von Tiki
Over on the blog - more festival wedding ideas
What happens when you combine a bohemian festival with bright colours and a bit of sparkle? You’re about to find out! This disco festival wedding inspiration is a colourful outdoor wedding and yurt reception, all planned with an eco-friendly ethos and a bohemian soul. These gorgeous photos were sent to
We have some retro-meets-modern fabulousness for you today! This disco wedding is fun, bright, and straight-up grooovyyyyyy, baby! This stunner was created by All Her Glory Designs, In Bloom and Hannah Brooke Photography. Keep scrolling & blast some disco tunes to get the full experience! how to recreate this disco
What do you get when you plan a wedding that combines golf buggies, hobbit houses, and a horse? This rustic festival wedding inspiration will show you! This gorgeous shoot was coordinated by Grace In Spring Weddings and captured by Lucy Alexandra Photography. It’s giving us ‘laid-back festival afternoon’ vibes &
Festival season is FINALLY upon us and boy is it good to see people partying again! Weddings are also back in swing so we are very happy bunnies here at UW. You are going to LOVE this modern festival wedding inspiration, sent into us by Robyn from Burnt Soul Clothing.
Smoke grenades, ribbons, lanterns, candy floss, glitter, fire breathing and a boat bar… What more could you want? This colourful summer wedding is full of Ibiza inspired festival vibes and we’re loving it! Pink Photographics sent us this epic inspiration and if we had to sum it up in one
If a festival wedding and a vintage drive-in movie had a baby, it would look something like this! This wonderful drive in wedding is the brainchild of Lily Jones Events and Buttercup Bus. This styled shoot celebrates the creation of The Camper Wedding and we think it’s friggin’ fantastic! Keep