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25+ Ideas for a Cozy Winter Wedding

Add warmth to your cold-weather wedding with these toasty ideas. 

By: Kristen Klein

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  • Attire

    Attire

    The accessory options alone will have you dreaming of a winter wedding. We love this bride's combo of a white cable knit sweater, fur capelet, and flower-adorned hat.

    Photo Credit: Carla Ten Eyck

  • Attire

    Attire

    Wrap your bridesmaids in snow white fur stoles.

    Photo Credit: Clane Gessel

  • Attire

    Attire

    Add some color to your winter wedding with a red lace overlay.

    Photo Credit: Arina B Photography

  • Flower Girls

    Flower Girls

    Keep your flower girl warm with a sweet fur capelet.

  • Flower Girls

    Flower Girls

    Your flower girl will be even more snug in a white flower-covered stroller.

    Photo Credit: AltF Photography

  • Transportation

    Transportation

    What could be more romantic than traveling through the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh?

  • Photo Inspiration

    Photo Inspiration

    Take advantage of the holiday decorations near your venue with a stroll outside.

  • Photo Inspiration

    Photo Inspiration

    Infuse the spirit of Christmas in your photos with a Nutcracker-inspired shot.

  • Photo Inspiration

    Photo Inspiration

    If you're lucky enough to have some snow fall during your winter wedding, a photo outdoors is a must.

  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    Turn down the lights and exchange vows by candlelight.

  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    An oversized wreath and cascading garland, paired with simple white candles, create an elegant wintry ceremony space.

    Photo Credit: Ulmer Studios

  • Ceremony Ideas

    Ceremony Ideas

    A ski lodge is the perfect setting for a winter wedding. "Snow"-covered benches and twinkling lights add to the romantic ambiance. 

  • Food & Drinks

    Food & Drinks

    A hot chocolate bar with plenty of mix-ins is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

    Photo Credit: Elevate Photography

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    A garland of soft white flowers accented by candles adds warmth to a winter ballroom wedding.

    Photo Credit: Union Eleven

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Flocked wreaths and garlands set the scene for a winter reception.

    Photo Credit: Candida & Max Jan

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Make it "snow" during your first dance with white confetti falling from the ceiling.

    Photo Credit: Dinofa Photography

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Add warmth to crystal and chrome with soft white cascading flowers.

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Adorn your candelabras with gold candles to cast a warm glow over your reception tables.

    Photo Credit: Samuel Lippke Studios

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Dress your tables for the holidays to make your reception feel even more intimate. 

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Floating candles and gold chandeliers warm up an industrial reception space.

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Planning on spending some time outdoors at your wedding? Keep warm by the fire.

    Photo Credit: Jenna Lee Pictures

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Enjoy a night under the stars — without the cold — inside a heated clear-top tent.

    Photo Credit: Marriott Photography

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Dress up your seats with plaid blanket scarves and fuzzy blankets your guests can snuggle beneath in case they get cold. 

    Photo Credit: Elevate Photography

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Strands of twinkling lights transform a barn into a dreamy winter reception space.

  • Reception Ideas

    Reception Ideas

    Dress up your tables with swags of greenery and metallic ornaments for a gorgeous Christmas vibe. 

    Photo Credit: Travis Curry

  • Favors

    Favors

    Send your guests home with hot chocolate on a stick.

    Photo Credit: Evermine

  • Favors

    Favors

    Make a hot cocoa favor even more sweet by topping it with a doughnut hole. 

    Photo Credit: For Your Party

  • Favors

    Favors

    For a favor your guests will definitely use, provide something that'll keep them warm through these frigid months, like gloves.

    Photo Credit: Live View Studios

  • Favors

    Favors

    Thank your guests for their warm wishes with a warm and cozy scarf favor.

    Photo Credit: Shoreshotz Photography

25+ Ideas for a Cozy Winter Wedding

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