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12 Circular Wedding Arch Ideas You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

by Lauren Mandel, Director of Marketing

Whether you choose a chuppah, altar, mandap, or any other type of wedding arch, these gorgeous and meaningful structures are a wedding tradition we love. But if you’ve never considered a circular wedding arch, we have 12 reasons why you should. In addition to their striking beauty, circular wedding arches can symbolize a couple’s relationship coming full circle – both literally and figuratively. Some of our favorites are adorned with jewel-tone florals, glistening crystals, and lush greenery, while perfectly framing each special ceremony. When planning your upcoming nuptials, consider these 12 circular wedding arch ideas, and put your own spin on this stunning wedding tradition

1. Tropical & Rustic in the Bahamas

Greenery and white floral circular wedding arch
photographer: LuvRox Photography

The natural beauty of the Bahamas was elevated even more, thanks to this lush circular wedding arch from The Wildflowers. A team of expert event planners from Carrie Zack Events, Sara Renee Events, and The Absolute Event clearly imagined how this wedding arch idea would make the most of the rustic background of the Four Seasons Ocean Club. We especially love how this talented team kept the rest of the ceremony décor simple and clean — with white chairs and loose flower petals.

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2. Modern & Chic in Chicago

Wedding circular arch
photographer: Studio This Is

The team at Bliss Weddings & Events worked with Revel Decor to create a modern white circular structure and filled it with lush greenery and complementing white florals. This circular wedding arch perfectly framed the ceremony, hosted at Revel Motor Row in Chicago, as the couple said “I do.” This wedding arch idea was complete with classically elegant white chairs for guests

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3. Double the Beauty in Palm Beach

Wedding circular arch
photographer: LuvRox Photography

The perfectly-blue sky and ocean would have made for a beautiful natural backdrop at The Breakers Palm Beach, but YSD Events added a stunning double circular arch to complete the ceremony design. The event planners worked with The Special Event Resource and Design Group to execute this infinity-shaped floral arch, a wedding arch idea that we love to symbolize forever for a newly-married couple.

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4.Natural Elegance in Vail

Floral circular wedding arch
photographer: Jaicee Morgan

This wedding ceremony — as designed by Pink Monkey Solutions – perfectly combined the natural beauty of Camp Hale Weddings in Colorado and the elegance of rustic décor, including this gorgeous circular wedding arch. With florals provided by Bello & Blue Events, this wedding arch idea shows how one stunning décor element can become the focal point of any event.

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5. Rustic Romance in San Francisco

Circular wedding arch
photographer: Torrey Fox Photo

This rustic circular wedding arch focused guests’ attention at this beautiful wedding ceremony at a private family estate in San Francisco, as well as the reception that followed. Accented with pastel florals from Beijaflor Botanicals and delicate strings lights from The Lux Productions, we love how the planners at So Eventful envisioned this circular wedding arch as décor to be carried through the entire celebration.

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6. Jewel Tones in New Jersey

Pink, orange, and green circular wedding arch
photographer: Mathias Muheim

Guests at this Southeast Asian wedding at Rockleigh Country Club in New Jersey were welcomed to the ceremony by this lush, jewel-tone circular wedding arch, as envisioned by the expert planners at Premini Events and beautifully created by Ovando Design and Production. The vibrant color palette and displays of florals were integrated throughout the entire wedding celebration.

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7. Green & White in Napa

Circular wedding arch
photographer: Andrew Weeks Photography

This stunning shot, captured by Andrew Weeks Photography, showcases how the natural beauty of Meadowood Napa Valley was accented by this simple, yet beautiful circular floral wedding arch. LVL Weddings & Events worked on the floral design with PoppyStone, and the end result was this towering white and green floral arch, surrounded by even more natural greenery.

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8. Understated Greenery in Chicago

Green circular wedding arch at same sex wedding
photographer: Cristina G Photography

Chic gold lanterns were all the décor that was needed to accent the understated, greenery-covered circular floral arch at this beautiful Chicago wedding. The planners at Clementine Custom Events perfectly envisioned how the rustic brick walls at Artifact Events would perfectly complement the circular-shaped greenery, as created by the team at Flowers for Dreams

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9. White & Whimsical in Los Angeles

White floral wedding circular arch
photographer: Sposto Photography

This double circular wedding arch — we love the variation of one big and one small — is covered with lush white florals that are carried throughout this wedding ceremony, hosted at South Park Center in Los Angeles. The same white florals and supporting greenery, as envisioned by Details Details and created by Shawna Yamamoto Event Design, can also be found lining the modern white aisle.  

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10. Perfect Pastels on Long Island

Big pink and white floral circular wedding arch
photographer: Colin Cowie Lifestyle

The team at Colin Cowie Lifestyle often takes our breath away with their beautiful wedding designs and creations — and this circular wedding arch is no exception. Soft pinks and baby blues created a fairytale-like design, and bunches of corresponding florals surrounded the lush arch, which was perfectly placed inside Hempstead House on Long Island.

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11. Minimalist Chic in Palm Springs

Circular wedding arch with bride and groom
photographer: Hannah Costello

Colony 29 in Palm Springs is a gorgeous venue for any celebration, but the planners at BK Events added to its natural beauty with this striking circular wedding arch. Sticks and Stones Floral Design, Home and Garden created the arch for the ceremony, which was accented with pine-style greenery. The arch became the focal point of the celebration yet also perfectly complemented the natural background greenery at the romantic ceremony.

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12. Draped With Crystals in San Diego

Big floral circular wedding arch
photographer: Katie Beverley

The team at Blush Botanicals took this gorgeous circular floral arch one step further by draping the center with sparkling crystal beads. The experienced team at Thomas Bui Lifestyle ensured that the arch was integral in the ceremony, as well as becoming the perfect photo spot. The unique arch was a highlight at this San Diego wedding, hosted at La Valencia Hotel.

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