The weather during winter may be unpredictable but isn’t there something so divinely romantic about a winter or Christmas wedding? Wintertime can have such a warm, luxurious feel about it, thanks to the richly-coloured fabrics, glowing candles and cosy cover ups that are so popular at this time of year. And, as friends and family are often home for the holidays, a winter celebration can be a real crowd-pleaser! Here, we’ve gathered 25 of our favourite One Fab Day winter real weddings, each one of them unique, to provide the perfect inspiration for a cold-weather celebration. We won’t judge you for sticking on a Christmas playlist while you peruse these!
Marie & Michael’s Glamorous Christmas Wedding
Marie & Michael’s romantic Christmas wedding at Tankardstown House is sure to inspire! Their winter wedding extravaganza is a beautiful blend of great style, personal touches and contemporary festive styling. Pawel Bebenca Wedding Photography photographed the day, you can see the wedding in full here.
Hannah & Andrew’s White Christmas Wedding at Dublin’s Grand Dame
Hannah and Andrew decided to tie the knot amongst sparkling fairy lights and crackling fires in one of their favourite venues, The Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. From the black tie attire and elegant bridal style to the shimmering Christmas decor, this timelessly chic winter wedding captured by Niamh Smith is ready and waiting for you here.
Susan & Martin Wedding Full of Puppy Love & Festive Fun
A romantic, heart-warming and elegant wedding day packed with the most special, once-in-a-lifetime moments sure to give you goose pimples. Check out the magical day photographed by Wedding Storytellers at Adare Manor in Co. Limerick here.
Eva & Ronan’s Virgina Wedding Under Twinkling Lights
If you close your eyes and imagine the most picture-perfect winter wedding, Eva and Ronan’s nuptials captured by Dasha Caffrey are pretty much what your mind might conjure up. Think romantic candle-lit table settings, twinkling Christmas trees and the most divine wedding breakfast complete with a five-tier cheesecake – witness the magic here!
Emma & Gavin’s New Year’s Wedding at Adare Manor
A surprise balloon drop at midnight, thoughtful favours, the sweetest love story and the most enchanting setting… Emma and Gavin’s wedding on New Year’s Eve is bursting to the brim with festive inspiration. Take a peepat the photos by Stephen Walker here.
Glistening Glamour for Ashling & David
Set in the charming surrounds of Virginia Park Lodge, Co. Cavan, this wedding will give you all the cosy winter feels, and lots of romantic inspiration captured by photography and videography team extraordinaire Wonder & Magic… what are we waiting for? Swoon over it here!
Laura & Ronan’s Winter Wonderland at Dromquinna Manor
This wedding day was elegant, stylish and full of romance with candlelit tables and a picture-perfect setting! Wait till you see the foliage decor. Check out the photos by Awake & Dreaming here.
Natacha & Andrew’s Laid-Back and Luxurious Winter Wedding
Natacha and Andrew created a sophisticated black tie look for their wedding while embracing and encouraging a fun and relaxed atmosphere for their guests and them to celebrate. Their Tankardstown House winter wedding photographed by Forever Social was just plain gorgeous from start to finish, you must see it here for yourself!
A Black and White Fairytale for Roisin & Liam
This pair chose Cabra Castle as the venue for their wedding, which, with twinkly lights adorning every arch and doorway, created the ultimate festive fairytale backdrop. With gold embellishments shining throughout the venue and decor, Roisin and Liam’s day was every bit the glamorous fairytale they intended it to be, view the photos captured by The Fennells here!
Danielle & Craig’s Stylish NYE Wedding
Featuring disco balls, balloons and lots of sparkle, Danielle & Craig’s stylish New Year’s Eve bash at Aynhoe Park was a whole lotta fun! Moat Hill Photography photographed the day, and you can see the wedding in full here.
Susie & Joe’s Christmas Wedding at Castle Leslie
From a breathtaking sequin gown to much-loved family pets in flower crowns – this Castle Leslie Estate wedding had heart and style in equal measure. We loved every photo captured by Gillian Higgins Photography. See all the photos here.
Tracey & Billy’s Cosy Castle Celebration
Christmas-obsessed bride Tracey chose Ballynahinch Castle for her and Billy’s wedding celebration, which featured a candlelit ceremony, a cosy reception with elegant styling, and beautiful bridesmaid style. Rafal Borek Photography photographed the day, you can see the full wedding here.
Julianne & Jack’s Gatsby-esque Christmas Knees-up
Julianne and Jack’s big day at Horetown House was festive, but in the most elegant and sophisticated way possible! Louise Scott Photography was kind enough to share the photographs with us, you’ve just got to click on over to the feature and see them all!
Nici & Niall’s Sparkling New Year’s Eve Wedding
A party from start to finish, Nici and Niall’s New Year’s Eve wedding at Bellinter House is the ultimate in festive fun. It’s the perfect inspiration for any of you planning a festive New Year’s Eve celebration! Chris Copeland Photography captured their day, which you can see in full here.
Cat & Garry’s Gatsby Glam Wedding Celebration
The Gatsby-inspired real wedding of The Cake Cuppery’s Cat and Garry at Tankardstown House still blows me away! A show stopper of a day, this couple paid close attention to every aspect of their winter wedding, resulting in a timeless celebration full of bold, rich colours and sparkle. Their day was captured by Elisha Clarke and you can see the wedding in full here.
Peggy & Phil’s Bespoke Winter Wedding
Downton Abbey costume designer Peggy said I do (and designs all the dresses!) to beau Phil in this unique and stylish Orange Tree House winter wedding. Captured by This Modern Love, it’s featured here in full.
Jenny & Gillian’s Country House Winter Wedding
Jenny and Gillian’s intimate Winter wedding at Roundwood House features a charming love story and effortlessly romantic details. Leanne Keaney photographed the day, which you can see in full here.
Lisa Marie & David’s Vintage-Inspired Winter Celebration
Lisa Marie and David’s city wedding features winter romance and dreamy retro style at The Westin. Ivana Patarcic Photography and Photography by Tara Aherne photographed the day, you can see the wedding in full here.
Ciara & Stephen’s Cosy Christmas Wedding
Ciara & Stephen’s Christmas wedding at Virginia Park Lodge was a Wintry fairytale without the faff, a laid-back celebration of love and family with a minimalist colour palette of whites, greens and silver. Tara Aherne Photography photographed the day, and you can see the wedding in full here.
Morgan & Rohan’s Flower-Filled Winter Wedding
Morgan & Rohan’s big day at Larchfield Estate & Barn in Lisburn was cosy and colourful, and filled to the brim with fabulous winter florals. Emma Rock Photography photographed the day, and you can see the wedding in full here.
Adah & Sean’s Pastel Perfect Castle Winter Wedding
Scrolling through the photos of Adah and Sean’s Winter wedding at Waterford Castle, you’ll almost think you’ve stepped back in time! Adah styled her castle winter wedding with fur and pastels. Lisa O’Dwyer photographed the day, and you can see the wedding in full here.
Michelle & Jonathan’s Atmospheric Winter Wedding
If you’re looking for luxurious winter wedding inspiration, then you’re going to adore Michelle & Jonathan’s Adare Manor wedding, featuring a jaw-dropping wedding dress! Awake and Dreaming were on hand to capture all the details, see the wedding in full here.
Tara & Brian’s Small and Cosy City Celebration
Tara and Brian’s romantic Dublin City Hall & Cleaver East Winter wedding features a timeless aesthetic and a to-die-for wedding dress. Emma Russell Photography was on hand to capture all the details, and you can see the wedding in full here.
Lynn & Dan’s Boho Winter Bash
Think you can’t have a boho wedding in winter? Think again! Lynn and Dan show us how with their effortlessly cool and proudly boho Winter celebration at Horetown House,Co. Wexford. On hand to capture all the details were Campbell Photography, and you can see the wedding in full here.
Sarah & Eoghan’s Sparkling Celebration
If your dream winter wedding day is festive and stylish, you’ll find all the inspiration you need in Sarah & Eoghan’s effortlessly chic Bellinter House wedding! Livia Figueiredo Photography captured it all and you can see the wedding in full here.
Find lots more wedding inspiration and ideas in our fabulous winter real weddings section.