31 Celestial Wedding Ideas That Are Out of This World

For a love that's written in the stars.

Wooden chair

Photo by Elisa Watkins; Design by Purple Summer Events and Whimsy Design Studio; Rentals by Plank & Pearl

Stargazers, do we have the wedding theme for you! Celestial wedding details have been shining bright as of late, with countless brides opting for this magical motif on their special day. If you checked to make sure your partner's star sign was compatible with yours when you first met and swear your love is written in the stars, then you should definitely consider injecting your wedding with some mystical, celestial vibes. Think: a dark and moody color palette, glittering, starlike lighting, and designs that feature your and your partner's zodiac signs.

You can adorn your tables in the hues of a hazy summer night with indigo blue linens or hang string lights from your venue's ceiling to mimic the constellations. From Milky Way patterns to moonlit dance floors, these 31 celestial wedding ideas have us simply starry-eyed. There's hardly anything more romantic than a starry night sky, after all, so where better to take inspiration for your wedding details?

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Spell It Out in Stars

Constellation-inspired invites

Photo by Mathias Fast

Your love was written in the stars—so why not feature them on your invitations? Pro tip: Incorporate your zodiac signs and birth charts for a more personalized set.

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Create a Lunar Invitation Suite

An invitation suite

Photo by Photography by Lauryn; Stationery by Emery Ann Design; Planning by Kensington Florals and Events

This invitation suite features a mystical lunar motif. We especially love the speckled galaxy design going on here. If you have the budget, you can also include a small crystal per invite—a token your guests will surely appreciate!

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Keep Your Engagement Shoot On Theme

An embellished leather jacket

Photo by DPhotoPro

We're obsessed with this edgy leather jacket that's emblazoned with a celestial setting and romantic lyrics. Wear it for your engagement shoot for a heavenly theme throughout!

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Rock It in Fashion

Grooms' wedding suits

Photo by Leslie Rodriguez Photography

The celestial wedding theme fits these two grooms to a T—especially since one of them is an astronomer at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory! The observatory doubled as the wedding venue, where the newlyweds rocked these suit jackets that featured a hidden galaxy-print lining.

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Choose a Dress With Star Details

Newly-wed couple

Photo by Viviana Podhaiski Photography; Gown by Lambs Hill and Lillian West

This bride's wedding dress is star-studded with beaded embroidery. Her quartz tiara is another gorgeous, magical touch!

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Scatter Your Veil With Stars

Bride wearing a celestial-themed veil with groom

Photo by Christine Flower Photography

We're over the moon for this bride's flowing cape that features a scattering of stars. (Peep the celestial hair accessories too!)

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Mind Your Toes

Pumps with celestial embellishments

Photo by Alex Mari Photography; Shoes by Sam Edelman

All accessories, including your shoes, can get in on the celestial action! These embroidered shoes were made for dancing under the stars.

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Deck Your Bridesmaids in Blue

Bridesmaids in blue gowns

Photo by Viviana Podhaiski Photography; Bridesmaid dresses by Bella Bridesmaids

Dress your bridesmaids in hues of blue. Your maid of honor can even stand out in a glittery gown that alludes to the starry night sky!

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Make Your Ceremony Backdrop Out of This World

A galaxy-inspired ceremony backdrop

Photo by Bri Costello

With swirling blue and gold hues, this galaxy-inspired ceremony backdrop is positively dreamy.

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Install Something Artsy

A galaxy-themed ceremony backdrop

Photo by Levi Tijerna

Exchange vows in front of an artsy installation (like this one!) featuring starry specks of gold and major planetary vibes.

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Make the Moon Part of Your Backdrop

Moon-inspired ceremony backdrop

Photo by Laura Goldenberger

A breathtaking moon installation makes for a whimsical statement backdrop. Just think of all the Instagram photos your guests could take after the ceremony!

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Make Your Guest Book Star-Crossed

A constellation-inspired guestbook

Photo by Sarah Maren Photographers

Instead of a traditional guest book, this couple set up a canvas painted with the constellations for guests to sign.

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Get the Guests Involved

Guests having tarot cards read

Photo by Amber Gress Photography

As a unique wedding reception activity, hire a tarot card reader to give guests glimpses into their future. Start this up during cocktail hour while guests are waiting for dinner to be served.

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Make It Trendy

Table setting at reception

Photo by Katie Harmsworth; Signage by Sketch & Etch

You can conquer two wedding trends in one with this neon sign that bears a romantic celestial saying.

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Take Inspo From Game of Thrones

Sign with star saying

Photo by Elisa Watkins; Design by Purple Summer Events and Whimsy Design Studio; Rentals by Plank & Pearl

Are you or your partner Game of Thrones fans? Then you'll love this starry saying!

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Hang Stars From the Ceiling

Reception table setting with lanterns

Photo by Corbin Gurkin Photography

The star pendant lights hanging from the ceiling of this outdoor tent are the perfect celestial touch.

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Decorate Your Chairs

Wooden chair with moon decor

Photo by Elisa Watkins; Design by Purple Summer Events and Whimsy Design Studio; Rentals by Plank & Pearl

These galaxy-inspired (and Game of Thrones–inspired!) chair decorations are über romantic and so dreamy.

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Feature Crescent Moons

Crescent moon decor

Photo by Birds of a Feather

These reflective crescent moons are calligraphed with the guests' table assignments.

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Name Tables After Constellations

Table names

Photo by Mathias Fast

The tables at this reception were named after constellations. You can also name them after planets and zodiac signs!

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Add Magic to Table Numbers

Table number signs designed with stars

Photo by Amanda Lenhardt

These star-filled table numbers are simply magical!

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Incorporate Celestial Charms

Crescent moon decor for tables

Photo by Jenny Smith

These crescent moon charms are a more subtle nod to the galaxy theme.

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Litter Your Tables With Stars

Star decor for reception

Photo by Hazelwood Photo

With dark linens and the unique decor of these mirrored star pendents, this table setting has us starry-eyed.

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Say It in Song

Table setting featuring Coldplay lyrics

Photo by Jessica Kettle Photography

This table setting features the romantic lyrics to Coldplay's "A Sky Full of Stars."

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Use Celestial Chargers

Galazy-themed chargers as part of table setting

Photo by Cornelia Lietz; Planning and Styling by Kiss from Fleur; Stationery by Nice Plume

You can dine on the whole of the galaxy with these chic chargers that bear the constellations.

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Add Mystical Touches

Table setting with crescent details and a crystal place mat

Photo by Birds of a Feather

Geode accents (check out that quartz place mat!) add a mystical touch to a celestial-themed wedding.

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Match Your Linens With the Skies

Constellation-inspired table setting

Photo by Jack Rodriguez Photography

Table linens in various shades of blue and purple allude to the starry night sky, as do the embroidered designs at each place setting.

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Make Your Cake Out of This World

Constellation-themed wedding cake

Photo by Orange Photographie; Cake by Whipped

This wedding cake mimics a romantic night sky, thanks to the moody dark hue and constellation-like frosting.

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When in Doubt: Use Cake Toppers

Wedding cake with a crescent moon topper

Photo by Megan Saul Photography; Cake Topper by Auld Moon

This moon-shaped cake topper, crafted from metallic wire and clear quartz, is a delicious finishing touch to a celestial wedding.

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Serve Heavenly Treats

A constellation-themed dessert

Photo by Elisa Watkins; Design by Purple Summer Events and Whimsy Design Studio; Desserts by Astonishing Cakes

As an alternative to a wedding cake, serve up on-theme treats like these, featuring a blue-hued wash of watercolor-painted constellations.

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Mimic Stars With String Lights

Evening reception with string lights

Photo by Elizabeth Messina

With seemingly thousands of string lights adorning this clear wedding tent, the space was transformed into an enchanting nighttime scene.

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Use Sparklers to Light Up the Night

Newlyweds kissing in front of guests

Photo by Chelsea Diane Photography

Light up the night sky with a slew of sparklers! They're almost as good as stars and make for stunning exit photos.

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