photographer: Violetstudio Dubai | planner: Dure Events | venue: Palazzo Versace Hotel Dubai
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11 Ways Wedding Ceiling Decorations Will Wow Your Guests

Give the moon and stars some friendly competition with beautiful wedding ceiling decorations. When it comes to memorable weddings, after all, thoughtful décor and design are key. 

Creative lighting, gorgeous centerpieces, and palette-coordinated dance floors have become de rigueur, but don’t forget what’s going on above your guests’ heads. Wedding ceilings offer yet another statement-making opportunity. 

When it comes to memorable weddings, thoughtful décor and design are key. 

These 11 ideas for wedding ceiling decorations will have your guests craning their necks in admiration. In fact, you may want to include your chiropractor’s business card in the wedding program. 

Best of all, we’ve provided real-life wedding examples that will fuel your imagination. We’ve also included the talented design team and vendors behind each celebration. Make sure to click on the vendor credits to see how these skilled event professionals can bring your wedding ceiling decoration ideas — and vision — to life. 

1. Balloon Wedding Ceiling Decorations

Balloons and ceilings are natural partners. Discover how balloons provide chic wedding ceiling décor for the most elegant and ethereal of events. Moreover, talk to your design and décor team for additional ways to incorporate balloon installations into your wedding celebration.

Gatsby-themed Birthday Party Venue With White Balloon Ceiling Installation | PartySlate
photographer: Richard Barlow Photography

Cloudy With a Chance of Balloons

Winston-Salem, NC

This celebration featured a sky of alabaster balloons that we think would be just right hovering over a wedding reception. Carolina Balloon Company created an installation with a dreamy vibe at this Gatsby-themed party from A Southern Soirée at Graylyn Estates in Winston Salem, North Carolina. A monochromatic sea of balloons is always eye-catching and chic.

The vendor who made this event happen:

photographer: Richard Barlow Photography | planner: A Southern Soiree | floral: Watered Garden | venue: Graylyn Estates | balloon ceiling: Carolina Balloon Company | rentals: AFR Furniture Rental | linen: CE Rental, Inc | invitations: One and Only Paper | entertainment: Attraction Band & Elevate | coasters & cocktail napkins: Reaves Engraving | lighting, custom décor, & draping: Get Lit Special Event Lighting | favors: Miel Bon Bons | dance floor: Showtime Events | a/v: Showtime Events | bar signs & welcome notes: Paper Buzz | cake: Danielle Kattan Cakes | vintage car: Roaring 20’s Limo


Bride and Groom Stand on Purple-Lit Dance Floor and Under Wedding Ceiling Decorations With Shimmering Balloons | PartySlate
photographer: Lin & Jirsa Photography

Oversized Balloons for an Oversized Impact

Los Angeles, CA

We love how a variety of oversized balloons — some opaque white and others clear and filled with metallic glitter — defines the dance floor at this glam celebration planned by Nahid’s Global Events. The Renaissance Indian Well Resort in Los Angeles played host to the romantic wedding which featured a palette of clean and classic white blooms, from the design professionals at Shawna Yamamoto Event Design, and accented by rich lavender lighting from Vario Productions.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Lin & Jirsa Photography | planner & designer: Nahid’s Global Events | floral: Shawna Yamamoto Event Design | venue: Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa | linen: Luxe Linen & APR Boutique Event Rentals | lighting: Vario Productions | rentals: Concepts Event Design | transportation: Classic Limos | videography: A&A Video | beauty: Studio Elan | cake: Exquisite Desserts | caterer: Sai Ram Catering | entertainment: Empire Entertainment & Anis Chandani | favors: Bottega Louie


Luxuriant Wedding With Opulent Wedding Ceiling Decorations Consisting of Silver Balloons and White Florals | PartySlate
photographer: Christian Oth Studio

Opulent Orbs

Palm Beach, FL

This stunning ballroom wedding at The Breakers Palm Beach featured a chic palette of clean white and glam silver. The planners at Sara Renee Events worked with the design team from Tantawan Bloom to conjure a unique vision, intertwining giant silver balloons with cascading florals over luxe round tables with towering centerpieces — the two designs appearing to meet in between. Christian Oth Studio beautifully captured the scene as it evolved from elegant dinner to full-on dance party.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Christian Oth Studio | planner: Sara Renee Events | floral: Tantawan Bloom | venue: The Breakers Palm Beach | décor: SWAG DECOR, a Rose Brand Company | stationery: Ceci New York | linen: Nuage Designs | entertainment: Carlos Vives


Minimalist Wedding Reception at Theater on the Lake With White Drapery Backdrop and Blue Balloon Ceiling Installation | PartySlate
photographer: Elaine Melko Photography

Beyond the Blue Horizon

Chicago, IL

This minimalist wedding ceremony at Theater on the Lake evokes an inverted sky with a white horizon and puff of blue cloud. See how Luft Balloons continued the epic wedding ceiling decorations with colorful ombré installations that shimmer in the venue’s natural lighting — as well as transform this prairie-style space into a whimsical wonderland. 

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Elaine Melko Photography | décor: Luft Balloons | venue: Theater on the Lake


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2. Floral Wedding Ceiling Decorations

Ceiling floral installations aren’t a new concept — but we’re seeing new and dazzling innovations with floral décor. Discover the use of a single flower type repeated over and over for a dramatic presentation, single blooms upended in avante-garde fashion, and florals arranged in chic geometric shapes.

Ceiling of Suspended White Flowers With Red Rose Centerpieces in Foreground | PartySlate
photographer: Violetstudio Dubai

Ethereal Cloud of White Blooms

Dubai, Dubai

Dure Events transformed this luxurious ballroom into a floral paradise. Suspended white blooms floated over the dance floor like a tranquil white cloud. Moreover, bright and bold floral centerpieces cast an enchanting glow over the tablescapes with the addition of glittering candlelight. Click to see other incredible details from this colorful and romantic celebration. We especially love the cold fireworks display that turned a first dance into a twirl through the stars.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Violetstudio Dubai | planner: Dure Events | venue: Palazzo Versace Hotel Dubai | videographer: Hitched in Dubai


Wedding Reception With Lavish Floral-Fringe Ceiling Décor and Floral Parasol-Shaped Centerpieces | PartySlate
photographer: Libre Comme l’Art

Enchanted Forest Dreamscape

Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, Provence-Alpes-Cotes D’Azur

Bring your enchanted forest wedding indoors with a lavish floral ceiling installation. Event designer Eric Chauvin whisked guests into a land of wonder and magic with this wow-worthy installation of tasseled blooms. We are also obsessed with each unique and curated detail planned by Alejandra Poupel Events. From floral parasol centerpieces to laser cut wedding invitations by Florine Asch, every element of this wedding has us reaching for our cameras. See more beautiful photos here

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Libre Comme l’Art | planner: Alejandra Poupel Events | event designer: Eric Chauvin | venue: Four Seasons Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat | watercolor invitations: Florine Asch | light & sound: Dushow | structure: Spantech | linen: Nuage Designs | furniture: Options | cake design: Sylvia Guardia – Destination Wedding Photographer | entertainment: Festival Mibelys & TETA | videographer: Clément Lefer and Couloir 3 | cocktails: Bardeluxxe


Ballroom Wedding in Peach Tones With Tulip Waterfall-Style Chandelier | PartySlate
photographer John Solano Photography, Nadine Froger Photography, & Simone-photography

Tulip Chandelier Dreams

Los Angeles, CA

Cream, pearl, ivory — this elegant reception from International Event Company transformed The Beverly Hills Hotel ballroom with stylish shades of all-white. Revelry Event Designers and Marks Garden created a luxe layered décor scheme with stunning “chandeliers” of white calla lilies arranged downward for glamorous focal points. We love the pops of green from the fresh stems and how the sculptural lighting adds whimsy.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: John Solano Photography, Nadine Froger Photography, & Simone-photography | planner: International Event Company | floral: Marks Garden | venue: Four Seasons Los Angeles at Beverly Hills & The Beverly Hills Hotel | décor: Revelry Event Designers & Buds & Blooms LA | entertainment: West Coast Music & Vali Entertainment | sound: Design Sound | lighting: Images By Lighting | napkins: Resource One | cake: Heslington Cakes | videographer: Vidicam Productions | confetti: Artistry in Motion | event painter: Agnes Russo | ceremony chairs: Chameleon Chair Collection | ceremony chair covers & linen: Wildflower Linen | flatware & glassware: Classic Event & Tent Rentals | paper goods: Ceci New York | ice bars & sculptures: Ice Bulb | fruit carver: De Royale


Wedding Ballroom With Mirrored Dance Floor and Floral Fringe Wedding Ceiling Decorations | PartySlate
photographer: André Maier Photography

Floral Fringe

Huntington, NY

Florals hung in the most dramatic and gorgeous fringe over the dance floor at this elegant wedding at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York. The décor team at Preston Bailey conjured the vision with an ombré of pink and white blooms mixed with lush green vines. André Maier Photography captured the magical installation and every other stunning detail from the planners at Jennifer Zabinski EventsView the full event to see how the team created a unique ceremonial arch from a single color at the nuptials.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: André Maier Photography | planner: Jennifer Zabinski Events | design, décor, & floral: Preston Bailey


Wedding Ballroom in Peach and Neutral Tones With Suspended Giant Circular Wreathe of Pink and Purple Flowers | PartySlate
photographer: The Cotton Collective

The Shape of Celebration

Houston, TX

A circle symbolizes perfect unity, and what better place to display the shape than at a ceremony for the union of two people in love? We adore how this halo of lavender and pink blooms from Events In Bloom hovers over a beautiful wedding reception at The Houston Club in Texas. En Vogue Events planned a celebration infused with delicate color — a lovely counterpoint to the traditional all-white wedding.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: The Cotton Collective | planner: En Vogue Events | floral & décor: Events In Bloom | venue: The Houston Club | rentals: A Finer Event | lighting: LG Entertainment & Production | transportation: AFC Transportation | entertainment: Drywater Bands & Houston Astros Special Events at Minute Maid Park | exit vehicle: Monarch British Limousines | cake: Cakes by Gina | hair & makeup: Makeup By Shelia


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3. Light Projection Wedding Ceiling Decorations

A well-designed lighting scheme can set the mood for your celebration. Moreover, use lighting to shift the color and shape throughout your event — and cue the transition from cocktails to dinner then dancing. Use PartySlate’s curated directory to find a talented design team that specializes in lighting.

Wedding at Vibiana in Los Angeles With Dappled Tree Leaf Projections on Ceiling and Pearly White Dance Floor | PartySlate
photographer: Callaway Gable

Beneath the Treetops

Los Angeles, CA

Creative lighting can take an event to a whole new level. This elegant wedding at Vibiana in Los Angeles again proves that to be true. Rheefined Company planned an all-white reception that added a dreamy vibe with candlelight and gorgeous lighting on the breathtaking arched ceiling — conjuring the effect of light dappled through trees.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Callaway Gable | venues: Carondelet House & Vibiana | planning & design: Rheefined Company | floral: M’s Flowers | videographer: D. Park Photography Films | rentals: Rrivre Works | sweetheart lounge rentals: Found Rentals | cake: Vanilla Bake Shop


Boston Public Library Wedding With Purple Ceiling Lighting Décor, Green Lamp and Floral Centerpieces | PartySlate
photographer: David Murray

Starlight; Starbright

Boston, MA

A towering domed ceiling isn’t just a dramatic architectural statement. It’s also an opportunity for décor innovation. We love how the lighting professionals at Suzanne B. Lowell Lighting brought color and glamour to the arched ceiling at the Boston Public Library. The tabletop floral décor from Lotus Floral Events seemed to transform with the light — sometimes appearing deep purple and, at other times, hot pink. Click to see more of this gorgeous wedding from Nicole Simeral & Company.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: David Murray | planner: Nicole Simeral & Company | floral: Lotus Floral Events | venue: Boston Public Library | lighting design: Suzanne B. Lowell Lighting Design


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4. Greenery Wedding Ceiling Decorations

Wedding décor and flowers go together like “I” and “Do.” However, think beyond just blooms for a beautiful organic displays. Rather than viewing greenery as the filler between flowers, make greenery the focal point for an indoor event that celebrates the great outdoors.

White Wedding Tent With Suspended Floral Fringe and Greenery Wreathes | PartySlate
photographer: The Grovers

Florid Flora

Rancho Santa Fe, CA

We adore lush vines and leaves dripping from ceilings over tables, creating an exclusive, hidden garden feel. At this fresh wedding celebration, The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe in California provided the perfect setting for the luxurious boho vibe. The design team at Blush Botanicals curated a trio of cascading greenery and lighting installations that hovered over the reception, infusing natural beauty into the white and ivory festivities. Delicate strands of strung florals added light touches of color and whimsy.

The vendors who made this event happen:

photographer: The Grovers | coordination: Details Defined | floral: Blush Botanicals | venue: The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe | rentals: Hire Elegance | lighting: Peterson Event Lighting


White Wedding Ceremony With Pillars, Sheer Draper, and Ceiling Installation of Greenery and Lighting | PartySlate
photographer: Moonhouse Productions

Divine Vines

Chicago, IL

Opulent chandeliers and deep green leaves “elevated” this fanciful wedding ceremony at Chez in Chicago. Sheer white drapery, beautifully hung and backlit by the full-service décor team at Kehoe Designs, created a luxe neutral palette, allowing the greenery to infuse rich color. We love the little pops of red in the artistic installation that mirror the burgundy bouquets carried by the bride and her bridesmaids.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Moonhouse Productions | design & floral: Kehoe Designs | venue: Chez | caterer: Jewell Events Catering | entertainment: Flow Entertainment, Inc


Wedding Ceremony at Cafe Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo With Glittering Chandelier With Cascading Tendrils of Greenery | PartySlate
photographer: T & S Hughes Photography

Crown of Greenery

Chicago, IL

Cafe Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo brings nature into the heart of Chicago with its access to the lush surroundings of Lincoln Park Zoo. We love how HMR Designs and CHI Chic Weddings & Events took inspiration from this gorgeous location and created an enchanted forest vibe with lavish greenery. We especially adore how tendrils of greenery cascade off the glittering chandelier, crowning the event space in verdant illumination. 

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: T & S Hughes Photography | planner: CHI Chic Weddings & Events | décor: HMR Designs | venue: Cafe Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo | videographer: Charlie Hilbrant Films | caterer: Tiger Lily Events | entertainment: Talk of The Town Big Band | mc: Derek Binette | paper goods: Magnificent Milestones | prep hotel: Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago


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5. Lantern Wedding Ceiling Decorations

Lanterns have been helping people find their way for centuries. Help your guests find their way to a good time by adorning your entire ceiling with the lit classics. You can also find additional lantern décor inspiration here.

White Pole Tent With Lantern Wedding Ceiling Decorations and Dappled Treetop Lighting Projection | PartySlate
photographer: Carasco Photography

Candlelit Beauty

Lake Bluff, IL

This tented wedding reception from the expert planners at SQN Events went au naturale with time-honored low-fi flickering candles suspended in a dozen oversized lanterns centered above the dance floor. The lantern collection feels classic and celebratory against the pristine white tent and manicured floral centerpieces from Richard Remiard Design at Shore Acres Country Club in Lake Bluff, Illinois.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Carasco Photography | planner: SQN Events | floral design: richard remiard design | venue & caterer: private club | videographer: Mirar Weddings | rentals: Hall’s Rental Service, Inc | entertainment: Larry King Orchestra | linen: BBJ Linen


Wedding Party Table in Pastel Color Schemes With Geometric Lighting Installation | PartySlate
photographer: Havi Frost Photography

Modern Illumination

Dallas, TX

Edison bulbs are still prominently featured in every home design magazine, and we love that they’ve found their way into beautiful events. The lights are striking enough that savvy designers, like the team from Haute Florals, allow them to shine (pun intended) by framing the bare bulbs with simple wire shades for a glamorous, industrial feel. Sue Kelson Events planned a wedding celebration that felt organic and luxurious all at once. View the event hosted at Dallas’ Hickory Street Annex to see how the team lined the aisle with floor lanterns for a flickering path.

 

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Havi Frost Photography | planner: Sue Kelson Events | floral: Haute Floral | venue: Hickory Street Annex | furniture rentals: Render Events Co | tables & chairs: Posh Couture Rentals | caterer: Wendy Krispin Catering | cakes: Panini Bakery


Bride, Groom, and Guests Dance in Tented Venue With Basket-Woven Lanterns and Greenery Ceiling Décor | PartySlate
photographer: Christian Oth Studio

Basket-Weave Beacons

Fairfield, CT

For this celebration, Ashley Douglass Events planned a classic New England soirée with unique touches. The Greenwich Tent Co. raised a multi-pointed tent complete with flags, giving it the external appearance of the most luxurious circus you’ve ever seen. The designers from KD&J Botanica transformed the spot at the Country Club Fairfield in Southport, Connecticut. The team created a lighting scheme with Social Event Decor that included a collection of basket lanterns interwoven with greenery as a dance floor focal point. View the full event to see sumptuous outdoor lounge areas from Gather & Lounge and outfitted by Party Rental Ltd.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Christian Oth Studio | planning & design: Ashley Douglass Events | floral & design: KD&J Botanica | tenting: Greenwich Tent Co. | lighting: Social Event Decor | cake: Lovely Cakes | lounge & styling: Gather & Lounge | rentals: Party Rental Ltd. | band: 45 Riots | video: The Light Mill Film Studios


Bride and Groom Dance in Front of a Tree Laden With Globed Paper Lanterns | PartySlate
photographer: Jennifer Johnson

Paper Perfection

Montego Bay, St. James Parish

Alfred House Productions does it again with this dreamy vision for an island-perfect Montego Bay wedding at Round Hill Hotel and Villas. This elegant destination wedding was rich with lush greenery that created a tropical vibe, while candles and draped paper lanterns added romance to the evening reception. We love how the repetition of lanterns creates a stunning visual, as well as defines the perfect spot for the couple’s first dance.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Jennifer Johnson | planner: Alfred House Productions | venue: Round Hill Hotel and Villas | printing: Details Design Studio Co. | calligraphy: Calligraphy Katrina | linen: Wildflower Linen | entertainment: Pedro Cavaliere | makeup: Rebecah Janian | hair: Caile Noble


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6. Fringe Wedding Ceiling Decorations

Strands of ribbon, crystals, or tinsel suspended as a group make for an eye-catching effect. Create a dramatic photo op with a fringe tunnel, or strategically use fringe to create distinct event spaces. Guests will love how this unique décor element creates a wow-worthy moment at your celebration.

Bride and Groom Dressed in South Asian Wedding Attire Walk through White Fringe Corridor | PartySlate
photographer: Divine Method Photo

Captivating Corridor

Miami, FL

We can’t think of a more perfect photo op than this all-white tunnel formed by thousands of suspended ribbons. The skilled planners at Premini Events worked with the creative design team at Gilded Group Décor to curate this gorgeous entry scene for a luxurious South Asian wedding at the Mandarin Oriental, Miami.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Divine Method Photo | planner: Premini Events | décor: Gilded Group Décor | venue: Mandarin Oriental, Miami | caterer: Mastmasala Caterers | stationery: Simply Modern Design | lighting: Evoga Events | dhol: Echo Bell | drummer: Dance South Florida


LANCÔME X VOGUE HOLIDAY EVENT WITH WHITE FRINGE CEILING DÉCOR | PARTYSLATE
photographer: Lancome

White Wonderland

West Hollywood, CA

This glamorous all-white event celebrated the holidays with two luxe brands — Lancôme and Vogue — but we could easily imagine this alabaster fringe hovering over a gorgeous wedding reception. Celebrity Event Planner Mindy Weiss Party Consultants and the design team at Shawna Yamamoto Event Design conjured an event that mixed velvet and metal, as well as glass and crystal at Delilah in Hollywood.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Lancôme | planner: Mindy Weiss Party Consultants | floral & décor: Shawna Yamamoto Event Design | venue: Delilah | dj: Skam Artist


Bride and Groom Dance Beneath Wedding Ceiling Decorations of Rainbow Fringe Surrounding a Disco Ball | PartySlate
photographer: Hannah Pickle

New Orleans Nightlife

New Orleans, LA

We love how event planner and designer NICE DAY found inspiration for this wedding ceiling from New Orleans nightlife. Rainbows tassels surround a glittering disco ball — turning the dance floor into the perfect photo op. Click to see other one-of-a-kind décor elements from this funky modern wedding. You’ll find tropical foliage, bright green balloons, and neon signage.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Hannah Pickle | planning, design, custom installations, & décor: NICE DAY | floral: We Are Gathered & Sharime Kayla | venue: Ace Hotel New Orleans | rentals: ELEMENT | entertainment: Kinfolk | hair: Ali Vasquez | makeup: Sarah Walsh


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7. Inspired Installations Wedding Ceiling Decorations

Make a big statement with blown glass, giant glowing stars, or thousands of paper cranes. Your only limit is your imagination — and, of course having the right design team.

White Wedding Ceremony at The Standard Club With Butterfly Ceiling Installation | PartySlate
photographer: KingenSmith

Beautiful Butterflies

Chicago, IL

Thousands of custom-cut white butterflies created an awe-inspiring installation for this gorgeous wedding ceremony in The Standard Club Chicago ballroom. Suspended on thin wires by HMR Designs, the butterflies fluttered as if real, creating an ethereal feeling at the Paulette Wolf Events-planned celebration.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: KingenSmith | planner: Paulette Wolf Events | design, décor, & floral: HMR Designs | venue: The Standard Club | invitations & print: HH Design & Hannah Handmade | a/v & technology: Frost Chicago | rentals: Tablescapes Event Rentals, Tailored Elements, & Nuage Designs | entertainment: West Coast Music | videographer: Hoo Films


Pink-Toned Wedding With Bright Rose-Patterned Dance Floor and Suspended Pink Bloom Ceiling Installation | PartySlate
photographer: Christian Oth Studio

Upended Blooms

New York, NY

When fashionable blogger Lindsi Lane got married, it was bound to be a stylish event. She began with an amazing event team, including the expert planners at Marcy Blum Associates and design luminary Preston Bailey. The pretty-in-pink reception featured all shades of pink roses suspended upside down over the custom floral-printed dance floor — creating a vision in bloom for the happy couple.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Christian Oth Studio | planner: Marcy Blum Associates | event design: Preston Bailey | venue: Spring Studios | cake: Ron Ben-Israel Cakes


Glowing Candles are Suspended Over Mirrored Wedding Tablescape | PartySlate
photographer: Duke Images

Floating Candlelight

Newport Beach, CA

The Lighter Side gave guests a magical experience with this dreamy floating candle installation. See how Duke Images captured this imaginative take on starlight throughout The Resort at Pelican Hill. While you’re there, enjoy the organic floral centerpieces by Shawna Yamamoto Event Design and mirrored tabletops by EDGE Design and Decor that helped bring this enchanting vision to life. 

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Duke Images | planner: Details Details | floral: Shawna Yamamoto Event Design | venue: The Resort at Pelican Hill | lighting: The Lighter Side | performers: LA Follies | video: custom made productions | music: LIV Entertainment Group | rentals: EDGE Design and Decor | guest seating: Chameleon Chair Collection


Roofed Wedding Reception Area With Golden Neon Rings Suspended from Ceiling | PartySlate
photographer: Mathias Muheim

Rings of Fire

Water Mill, NY

Art museum wedding venues, such as Parrish Art Museum, always wow with imaginative décor. Ovando Design and Production kept artistry at the forefront of everyone’s minds with this unique suspension of neon rings. Make sure you check out the wedding reception where the neon lighting continued with an abstract ceiling installation and eclectic wall art. 

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Mathias Muheim | planner: Duke + Van Deusen | design: Ovando Design and Production | venue: Parrish Art Museum | caterer: Events by Peter Ambrose


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8. Chandelier Wedding Ceiling Decorations

We know you’re probably thinking, “Ceiling + chandelier? Super innovative!” But hear us out. We love celebrations that amp the volume with creative lighting displays and dazzling illumination. In other words, we want all the chandeliers.

Bride and Groom Exchange Vows Before Officiant and Guests in All-White Ballroom With Chandeliers Suspended From White Curved Poles | PartySlate
photographer: Michael Segal Wedding Photography

Chanel-Inspired Chic

Los Angeles, CA

Vibiana in Los Angeles offered the perfect, elegant space to fulfill this Chanel-loving bride’s designer wedding dreams. Allure Events Atelier worked with the lighting and furnishing teams at Revelry Event Designers to curate a celebration that was black, white, and blush all over. We especially love how the ceremony and reception were made even more stylish with candy-cane shaped, floral-wrapped poles strung with glittering chandeliers.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Michael Segal Wedding Photography | details photographer: Katie Beverley | planner & designer: Allure Events Atelier | floral: Celio’s Design | venue: Vibiana | decorative lighting & furnishings: Revelry Event Designers | linen: Luxe Linen | invitations: Cotton Paperie | cake: The Butter End Cakery


Nighttime, Outdoor Wedding Reception With Three Long Tables in Yellow Linen and Suspended Chandeliers with Greenery | PartySlate
photographer: Katherine Ann Rose Photography

Under the Stars – And Chandeliers

Palm Springs, CA

This Italian-inspired dinner accented the stars above Palm Springs with a multitude of chandeliers strung in the night sky. Lynden Lane Company curated an affair that meandered from garden nuptials to poolside cocktails, culminating in a tucked-in courtyard dinner, with tables decked in florals by the talented team at Keith Laverty —  all under a blanket of dreamy light.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Katherine Ann Rose Photography | creative director & planner: The Lynden Lane Company | floral: Keith J Laverty | venue: The Avalon Hotel & Bungalows | tabletop & lighting: Signature Party Rentals | linen: La Tavola Fine Linen | dj: KRIEGER | videographer: Our Story Creative | invitations & paper goods: A.L. Wain Company


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9. Crystal Wedding Ceiling Decorations

Diamonds last forever…and so do memories. Transform your wedding venue into an unforgettable dreamscape with the help of crystal ceiling installations and iridescent décor

Ballroom Wedding Reception With Elevated White and Purple Floral Centerpieces and Suspended Crystal Wedding Ceiling Decorations | PartySlate
photographer: Karlisch Photography

Swarovski Would be Envious

Dallas, TX

The Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas proved to be the perfect ballroom setting to host this cream and pink vision from the wedding planning team at DFW Event, Inc.  The layered design from Bella Flora of Dallas included a tabletop dressed in low alabaster florals and sparkling candlelight, then higher suspended blooms, followed by a ceiling draped in sparkling crystals.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Karlisch Photography | planner: DFW Events, Inc. | floral: Bella Flora of Dallas | venue: Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas


Wedding Reception With Mirrored Dance Floor, Floral-Backed Stage, and Suspended Ring of Pink Flowers from Ceiling | PartySlate
photographer: Emily Harris Photography

Ring Around the Roses

Naples, FL

This chic design from Xquisite Events proves that you don’t need to fill a room with an abundance of décor to make a statement. Creative Touch Party Design produced a glamorous reception that included a circle of pink roses suspended from the ceiling with strands of crystals as an additional focal point — in a Florida-perfect palette at the Ritz-Carlton in Naples.

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Emily Harris Photography | planner: Creative Touch Party Design | décor: Xquisite Events | venue: The Ritz-Carlton Naples | invitations & print: Carla Hagan Calligraphy and Design | entertainment: Headliners Band | videographer: Senderey


Tented Wedding with Suspended Crystal Ceiling Décor, Pink and Purple Uplighting, Polished Dance Floor, and Long Reception Tables | PartySlate
photographer: Elizabeth Messina

Divine Dance Floor

Coachella, CA

A beautiful combination of white draping and flooring created a luxurious blank space for his vision in lavender from the planners at Sacks Productions. Floral designer Jeff Leatham and Revelry Events Designers teamed up to curate this dreamy reception, with a dance floor defined by a square of crystal strands at this Coachella-based celebration in California.

 

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Elizabeth Messina | planner: Sacks Productions| design: Revelry Event Designers| florals: Jeff Leatham | cake: Perfect Endings | invitations: Lehr & Black| rentals: Town & Country Rentals


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10. Wedding Ceiling Drape Decorations

Wedding ceiling drape lends an ethereal vibe to wedding ceilings of all kinds. Whether you are celebrating in a ballroom or wedding tent, use drapery to evoke the softness of the summer sky or tranquility of flowing water. 

Dramatic Soaring Purple and Gold Ceiling With Ethereal Violet Wedding Drapery Suspended from Ceiling | PartySlate
photographer: Brian Hatton Photography

Violet Waterfall

New York, NY

This ultra-luxurious New York wedding wows with a dramatic color scheme. We love how this ornate ceiling at Gotham Hall (designed with stained glass and gold-leaf honey-comb) seamlessly flows into cascades of shimmering violet drapery. We also love how By Yena Designs used tendrils of pink orchids in each centerpiece — evoking the same waterfall crescendo of purple draping. Discover more dazzling details here. 

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: Brian Hatton Photography | planner: Ang Weddings and Events | design, décor, & floral: By Yena Designs | venue: Gotham Hall


All-White Wedding Tent With Sheer Ceiling Drapery and Suspended Square Floral Focal Point | PartySlate
photo courtesy of: Colin Cowie Lifestyle

A Dream of White Drapery

Southampton, NY

You can expect an unforgettable wedding experience when Dave Matthews Band gives a performance. Of course, the décor was just as incredible. Colin Cowie Lifestyle impressed guests with a ceiling of lavish white drapery and crystallized floral installation. The cocktail hour also boasted stylish ceiling drapery suspended from a transparent frame tent. Click to see the wooden bar structure that served as a focal point in this stunning space. 

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photo courtesy of, planner, décor, & floral: Colin Cowie Lifestyle| tent: Sperry Tents| caterer: Marea | entertainment: Dave Matthews Band


Transparent Wedding Tent Reception Area with Sheer White Ceiling Drapery | PartySlate
photographer: The Edges Wed

Cascade of Sheer Drapery

Yountville, CA

Soft white drapery by The Lux Productions was the perfect addition to this transparent frame tent by Bright Event Rentals. Lush greenery and a stone-paved wedding aisle capture the beauty of springtime — without the worry of April showers. See how event planner Cole Drake Events transformed this same setting for an evening reception. With glittering chandeliers suspended overhead, guests felt like they were dining beneath the stars.  

The vendors who made this event happen: 

photographer: The Edges Wed | planner: Cole Drake Events | floral: Loop Flowers | venue: The Estate Yountville | lighting & draping: The Lux Productions | tent: Bright Event Rentals | rentals: Found Rentals | videographer: Elysium Productions | entertainment: Downbeat LA


How Can I Decorate My Wedding Reception?

So much goes into creating a stunning wedding reception. In addition to wedding decorations for ceilings, you’ll want to consider everything from tablescapes to dance floors. Head to the Wedding Idea Gallery to explore how wedding décor can bring any wedding theme or style to life. You can also click on the following for additional inspiration and ideas:

Do Wedding Planners Decorate?

Full-service wedding planners often offer decorating services. You can use PartySlate to find a full-service wedding planner near you. Browse our curated directory and use the filters to narrow your search by location.

Of course, other wedding vendors such as florists and rental companies can also help curate your dream wedding experience. Click on the following to find top wedding vendors near you.

Find a Wedding Venue Near Me

Your wedding venue will partially determine which kinds of wedding ceiling decorations you can implement. For example, a pole tent or venue with exposed beams will create an elegant framework for wedding ceiling drape or other décor elements. A ballroom, on the other hand, may require some creative strategizing and custom-made installations.

Use PartySlate’s curated directory to find a venue near you. Filter by location, guest count, and venue type to help narrow down your search. You can also click on “filters” to narrow by amenities and catering options. 

Lastly, make sure to talk with your wedding planner and design team on how to customize your wedding venue to fit your vision. In the meantime, you can explore more creative ideas and inspiration here