Storybook Wedding Theme Ideas

by Alli

Planning a fairy-tale wedding? You will love these whimsical Storybook Wedding Theme Ideas.

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. You deserve to feel like the princess you are!

I remember planning my daughter’s Cinderella themed wedding. I wrote the wedding ceremony and it began with Once Upon A Time . . . The wedding was purely magical.

Now, it’s your turn to plan your dream wedding.

7 Storybook Wedding Themes 

Alice in Wonderland

Chocolate Cupcakes With Vanilla Frosting and Picks With Playing Cards

This garden party theme lets you and your event design go straight down the rabbit hole. Feature bright pastels, shabby chic furniture, and eclectic decorations like clocks, cards, and pocket watches. You can even set up a game of croquet on the lawn for an on-theme wedding activity.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

If you’re a fan of Shakespeare, you’ll love this woodland wedding theme full of fairy lights and greenery. Host your celebration after dark and display Renaissance decor.

Harry Potter Storybook Wedding 

girl reading harry potter book - fairytale wedding ideas

If you and your partner love all things Hogwarts, host a wedding theme reminiscent of the Yule Ball. You can host an upscale ceremony and reception and display wizarding favorites such as wands and chocolate-covered frogs.

Romantic Fairy Tale

castle surrounded by wild flowers - Storybook Themed Wedding Ideas

You can throw an elegant and upscale fairy-tale wedding without the kitschy theme. Choose a delicate color pattern and a dreamy aesthetic with chandeliers, soft fabrics, and candlelight. Add in tasteful fairytale-inspired touches such as a horse-drawn carriage ride. 

Great Gatsby

Want to throw a wedding party Gatsby-style? Embrace art decor in your color scheme and design. Have fun with feathers, fringe, glamorous accents, and champagne. Rent a vintage car for your wedding send-off to complete the look.


Bella and Edward’s Twilight wedding features dangling florals in a whimsical forest setting. You can channel these vibes with your own ceremony under a floral arch in an outdoor garden.

Secret Garden

Do you want to have a secret garden wedding inspired by the English novel? Recreate a classic British Garden with cozy, lush, and delicate designs. Start by adding greenery and rose designs on your wedding invitations.

Storybook Wedding Theme Ideas

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