15 Ideas to Include in Your New Year's Eve Wedding

From sparkly attire to festive favors, discover how to have a wedding that rings in the New Year.

Happy New Year's Eve! As 2019 comes to a close, many couples are reflecting on their first year of marriage, their upcoming wedding, or their recent engagement. Regardless of where you are in your relationship and wedding planning timeline, 2020 is sure to be a year of love and celebration. 

Happy New Year hat headband with wedding rings
Photo by Studio EMP

While many brides- and grooms-to-be debate hosting their nuptials on a holiday weekend, a New Year's Eve soirée is one holiday event that will likely be entirely embraced by guests. It will give loved ones something to look forward to and it is a wonderful way to ring in the new year with a fantastic party that will be remembered for years to come. As a couple, hosting New Year's Eve nuptials will be a time of reflection on where you've been and a chance to celebrate becoming husband and wife while welcoming the new year.

So whether or not you're considering having a New Year's Eve wedding, take a look at 15 festive ideas that will help you to ring in the new year as husband and wife.

1. Shimmering Bridal Gown
bride in sparkle shimmer bridal gown wedding dress with groom dance floor new year's eve wedding ideas
Photo by Rene Zadori Photography; Floral Design by Eddie Zaratsian Lifestyle & Design

2. Glitter Invitation Suite with Confetti Motif
Gold glitter wedding invitations with confetti motif design print
Photo by Nakai Photography

3. Hangover Kit Favors
Hangover helper kit for New Year's Eve wedding advil cucumber pads and more
Photo by Rob and Wynter Photography

4. Sequin Bridesmaid Dresses
bridesmaid dresses in gold sequin design new year's eve wedding ideas
Photo by Paige Jones; Planning & Design by Bluebell Events

5. New Year's Eve Tiaras
New Year's Eve Tiaras and headbands for New Year's eVe wedding reception
Photo by Callaway Gable; Planning & Design by Bob Gail Events

6. New Year's Resolutions Guest Book
Guest book alternative idea for New Year's Eve wedding new year's resolutions for bride and groom
Photo by Rob and Wynter Photography; Linens by Nüage Designs

7. Countdown Cocktail Napkins
Black cocktail napkins for New Year's Eve wedding confetti countdown design
Photo by Nakai Photography

8. New Year's Hats & Horns
New Year's Eve wedding favors new year's hats and horns on tray
Photo by Rob and Wynter Photography

9. Glittering Reception Décor
Glitter reception decor with countdown clock projection gobo lights
Photo by Nakai Photography

10. Balloon Drop
Balloon drop on New Year's Eve for NYE wedding reception
Photo by Studio EMP

11. Countdown Clock
Countdown clock at new year's eve wedding reception ballroom venue
Photo by Rob and Wynter Photography

12. Vibrant Dance Floor
Vibrant fuchsia pink and black dance floor for New Year's Eve wedding reception live band stage
Photo by Callaway Gable; Floral & Event Design by White Lilac Inc.; Planning & Design by Bob Gail Events

13. Sparkler Exit
new year's eve wedding grand exit sparkler fur wrap new year's eve wedding ideas
Photo by Karlisch Photography

14. Disco Balls & Exciting After-Party
New Year's Eve wedding reception guests wearing new year's hats and confetti explosion
Photo by Nakai Photography

15. Festive Favors
Champagne bottle favors for new year's eve wedding
Photo by Studio EMP

For more ideas related to the new year, discover 10 reasons to have a New Year's Eve wedding and see the pros and cons of saying "I do" on New Year's Eve!

Authored by: Kelcy Christy