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25 Tropical Wedding Décor Ideas

What's more fun than a tropical wedding? We can’t help but love the look of lush jungle greenery, vibrant blooms, zesty punches of color, playful pineapples, and the trendy banana leaf print. And you don't have to wed in the tropics to bring paradise to your wedding — it's easy enough to infuse that vibe anywhere with the right décor. Whether you're after nuptials with a Palm Springs vibe or Hawaiian flair, we've gathered up the best ideas to show you how it's done.

By: Hillary Hoffower

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  • Ceremony Structure

    Ceremony Structure

    A ceremony gazebo with sweeping curtains of greenery and fuchsia bougainvillea pops against a stunning ocean backdrop.

    Photo Credit: Dmitri & Sandra

  • Curtain Ties

    Curtain Ties

    A sash of tropical flora and fauna around a curtain emits paradise vibes.

  • Ceremony Arch

    Ceremony Arch

    Tropical gets a bohemian twist in an arch dripping in macramé and festooned with beautifully over-the-top tropical fauna. Orange Moroccan rugs mirror the zesty blooms above.

    Photo Credit: Chelsea Maras

  • Aisle Markers

    Aisle Markers

    What do you get when you combine pineapples, palm fronds, and banana leaves? Gorgeous aisle markers with Hawaiian flair.

    Photo Credit: Amy Lynn Photography

  • Ceremony Wall

    Ceremony Wall

    A live wall of tropical greenery brings a splash of color to a minimalist ceremony space.

    Photo Credit: Jennifer Sosa

  • Welcome Sign

    Welcome Sign

    This décor piece is so much more fun than your average welcome sign, complete with a cute saying, monsterra leave topper, and watercolor sign that mimics the ocean.

    Photo Credit: Carlos Walters

  • Gold Accents

    Gold Accents

    A gold sequined backdrop and gilded leaves put a glamorous twist on a tropical feel.

    Photo Credit: Debra Eby

  • Seating Chart

    Seating Chart

    An oversized seating chart bearing palm leaf and king protea prints is tropically whimsical.

    Photo Credit: Katie Hoss

  • Reception Setting

    Reception Setting

    This reception table takes on Tahitian vibes, with a raw wood banquet table, arch-mounted statement of tropical flowers, and bold, vibrant palette that dances in color.

    Photo Credit: Gingerale Photography / Styling: Ninirichi Style Studio / Planning: Natalie Elliot for Tickled Pink Weddings and Events

  • Cocktail Tables

    Cocktail Tables

    A banana leaf print tablecloth transforms any ordinary cocktail table into a Palm Springs-inspired design.

    Photo Credit: Sanaz Photography

  • Centerpiece

    Centerpiece

    In a sea of gold and copper metallic — including one glamorous gilded pineapple — a tropical fauna emerges for one statement-making centerpiece.

    Photo Credit: Benjamin Stuart

  • Tablescape

    Tablescape

    Fan palm leaf plate chargers bring a subtle tropical flair to a tablescape set with rich wood and gilded candelabras, combining for refined rustic elegance.

    Photo Credit: Sean Cook Weddings

  • Menu

    Menu

    Featuring a colorful palm leaf print, this menu brings life to a muted place setting, paired with a charming miniature pineapple figurine.

    Photo Credit: Hazelnut Photography

  • Sweetheart Table

    Sweetheart Table

    Bamboo tables are the ideal alternative to wood for a tropical tablescape, especially when paired with half coconuts in lieu of bowls and rubber leaf plate chargers. Its light hue offers a softer side of the tropics, complemented by the light blues of the sea.

  • Chair Décor

    Chair Décor

    Giant palmetto leaves are the perfect way to mark sweetheart chairs, combining with gilded chairs and a wildly patterned rug for a tropical meets bohemian look.

  • Signage

    Signage

    This table is hot, hot, hot, with a bold mix of bright and sunny neon green, turquoise, magenta, and orange. Framed sayings alluding to paradise add a dose of whimsical charm.

    Photo Credit: Blinkbox Photos

  • Table Numbers

    Table Numbers

    A banana leaf print table number has a slightly retro vibe, complemented by a minimalist beaker housing monsterra leaves and a playful pineapple.

  • Table Runner

    Table Runner

    A lush statement runner of greens and bold florals using garden roses, protea, and lemon leaf adds a subtle feel of the tropics to a bare table setting.

    Photo Credit: Katie Hoss

  • Bar Menu

    Bar Menu

    A giant tropical leaf serves as a unique bar menu sign, featuring elegant gilded calligraphy.

    Photo Credit: Anna Kim Photography

  • Backdrop

    Backdrop

    A festive backdrop evokes a botanical paradise rich in deep jewel tones.

    Photo Credit: Our Love is Loud

  • Cake Toppers

    Cake Toppers

    These pink flamingo toppers define the term “lovebirds” while bringing a sense of tropical playfulness to a sweet cake.

    Photo Credit: Dola Photography

  • Dessert Table

    Dessert Table

    Tropical blooms and spray-painted pineapples create a color palette of green, white, gold, and a touch of pink, whisking this dessert table away into a jungle oasis.

  • Cake Display

    Cake Display

    Vibrant cakes sit upon a bed of palm leaves, popping against white-washed barn walls for a festive look.

  • Favors

    Favors

    The only way to complete a tropical inspired wedding is with a coconut table favor station. Top them with tiki umbrellas for a bit of fun and stack them on an emerald sequined tablecloth for some tropical glitz.

    Photo Credit: Hazelnut Photography

  • Marquee Lights

    Marquee Lights

    It can’t get much more Hawaiian than marquee lights that spell out "Aloha" interspersed with pineapples.

    Photo Credit: Amy Lynn Photography

25 Tropical Wedding Décor Ideas

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