Remarkable Ceiling Installations Over the Dance Floor

Be inspired by this jaw-dropping reception décor.

One way to ensure everyone heads to the dance floor is to decorate the area above it, making it the pièce de résistance of the space.

Photo: Kent Drake Photography

There are a million ways to wow guests at your wedding: personalized details that make them feel special, gorgeous floral centerpieces, and amazing entertainment. Related to the latter, many couples cite wanting a fun party for their loved ones to enjoy as one of their ultimate goals for the reception. One way to ensure everyone heads to the dance floor is to decorate the area above it, making it the pièce de résistance of the space.

Some banquet hall and hotel ballrooms come equipped with a beautiful chandelier; however, many modern couples are taking it one step further and adorning the ceiling above the dance floor with gorgeous installations of crystals, lanterns, or florals. From opulent floral chandeliers ideal for formal fêtes to cascading string lights overhead for laid-back soirées, the options are plentiful. Not only will these beautiful décor pieces encourage attendees to dance the night away, but they will look incredible in photos and surely make your guests feel as though they've been to the wedding of the century.

Take a look at 14 gorgeous floral chandeliers and ceiling installations over dance floors in the images below. To see more from these impeccable real weddings, click on each photo!

wedding reception white gold decor with pretty greenery ceiling installation over dance floor
Photo by Sarah Kate, Photographer; Guest Seating by Chameleon Chair Collection; Rentals by Revelry Event Designers

bride and groom under pretty flowers ceiling installation over dance floor wedding reception
Photo by Elizabeth Fogarty; Bridal Salon: Carine's Bridal Atelier

Clear tent wedding reception fall decor hues color palette ceiling installation flower chandelier
Photo by Grant Daniels Photography; Floral Design by Bella Flora of Dallas; Planning & Design by Diamond Affairs Weddings & Special Events

Bride and groom dancing on dance floor under flower suspension ceiling installation reception ideas
Photo by Abby Jiu Photography; Linens by Nüage Designs; Planning & Design by Evoke Design & Creative

Flower and greenery wreath floral installation ceiling wedding reception over dance floor
Photo by Chris Bailey Photography; Planning & Design by Ann Whittington Events

Flower wreath with lanterns orbs lighting design over dance floor wedding ideas
Photo by Chip Gillespie

Crystal strand and flower wedding decor over dance floor clear top tent wedding ideas
Photo by The Day; Floral & Event Design by HMR Designs

Beautiful white and pink flower chandelier over custom dance floor wedding reception
Photo by John & Joseph Photography; Planning & Design by Thomas Bui Lifestyle 

Flower chandelier at tented wedding reception over dance floor ideas
Photo by Kate Osborne Photography

Crystals over dance floor ceiling installation idea wedding reception
Photo by Thisbe Grace Photography; Planning & Design by Jordan Payne Company; Rentals by Revelry Event Designers

Large flower chandelier neutral color tented wedding reception over dance floor
Photo by Bryan Miller Photography; Planning & Design by Victoria Weddings & Events

Demarco Murray and Heidi Mueller dancing with daughter on dance floor under large lanterns
Photo by Thisbe Grace Photography; Linens by Nüage Designs

Wedding reception with unique performers aerialists acrobatic performance over dance floor
Photo by Justin Marantz

Bride crowd surfing at wedding reception icicle string lights over dance floor
Photo by Roey Yohai Studios

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