Wedding portrait with large spring bouquet
Amber Leigh Photography

The snow is melting, the flowers are blooming and the wedding trends are changing in Canada, too! If you’re looking for a few fun spring wedding ideas, we’re here to help. From floral wedding stationery to bright bouquets, there are plenty of ways to embrace this season’s vibes with your wedding decor, food, attire and more.

Here are 25 of our favourite spring wedding ideas.

Floral Stationery

Give a nod to the blossoming flowers with your save the date cards, wedding invitations, menus and more!

Floral wedding stationery
Avenue Photo

Umbrellas

You know what they say, “April showers bring May flowers”!

Wedding party with clear umbrellas
Love Photos & Films

Rain Boots

Speaking of rain, you may want to ditch the sky-high stilettos or shiny oxfords in favour of a pair of rubber boots for your spring wedding (if only for your walks to and from the venue).

Bride wearing Hunter boots at Painted Boat Resort

Greenhouse Venue

Your garden may not be in full bloom, but greenhouses boast beautiful flowers year round. Embrace the transparent wedding decor trend and host your ceremony, reception or both in a conservatory or greenhouse wedding venue and you won’t even need to visit a florist.

Greenhouse wedding portrait
Photo Junkies

Tulip Centrepieces

Tulips are the flower of spring, why not show them off in your wedding centerpieces and other arrangements?

Tulip floral arrangements
Designs by Dina

Paper Flower Decorations

Want to give your big day even more flower power? Add some paper flowers around your venue! Pro tip: this spring wedding idea is super easy to DIY, if you’re trying to save some $$$.

Large paper flowers
The Beginning of Forever - Dream Events in Paper

Healthy Entrees

If you’ve spent the winter months indulging in carby comfort foods like mac ‘n’ cheese and pizza - no shame in that game! - you might want to go with an entree that lines up with your “health is wealth” New Years resolution for your spring wedding menu.

Wedding entree featuring fish
Gillian Foster Photography

Semi-Naked Cake

Just like you, your cake probably isn’t ready to shed all its layers until summer - but it could lose a few! Instead of going for a full-blown naked wedding cake, embrace the semi-naked look for your reception’s star confection.

Naked wedding cake
Kerry Ford Photography

Donut Bar

*drools*

Donut bar at wedding reception
Nestleton Waters Inn

Pastel Bridesmaid Dresses

Winter has come and gone, so ditch the jewel tones and embrace pastels for your bridesmaid dresses.

Pastel bridesmaid dresses
Amber Leigh Photography

Colourful Bow Ties

Don’t forget about the other side of the aisle! Give your groomsmen colourful bow ties to sport so that they stand out from the crowd.

Colourful bow ties
Lifetime Captures Photography

Outdoor Lounge

Bring the indoors outside with this spring wedding idea!

Outdoor lounge furniture
Justine Milton Photography

Birdcage Cardbox

Now that the weather’s changed, more and more of our feathered friends are coming out to play. Give a nod to them by using a birdcage as your wedding card box.

Birdcage wedding card box
Jennifer Newberry Photography

Tree Planting Ceremony

Looking to add a sentimental ritual to your wedding? A tree planting ceremony fits the spring season flawlessly.

Tree planting ceremony
Innocent Thunder Photography

Shawls

You and your girl squad may need extra layers for taking photos outdoors, so invest in some shawls that match your picture-perfect theme and colour scheme.

Bridal party wearing shawls
Scarlet Lens Photography

Live music

Fill the air with the sweet sounds of live music? A violinist, acoustic duo, string quartet, jazz trio or harpist will elevate the occasion. P.S. Here are the The 10 Best Harp Songs for Your Wedding Ceremony.

Violinist and acoustic guitarist at a wedding
Megan Wedding Violinist

Fresh and fruity Cocktails

Forget about heavy bevys like old fashioneds and hot toddies - embrace lighter drinks like mojitos and bellinis for a spring wedding.

Outdoor drink station
Justine Milton Photography

Lacy Wedding Dress

Find a stylish wedding dress with a bit of floral flair!

Lascy wedding dress with floral design
Pristine Moments Photography

Bright Bouquet

Now’s the time to really have fun with florals. Instead of going for a monochromatic wedding bouquet, make it bold, bright and beautiful.

Bright spring bridal bouquet
Wine Country Floral Weddings & Events

Tree-Inspired Decor

From wooden cake stands to branch-filled floral arrangements, you’ve got plenty of options with this spring wedding idea.

Cherry blossom wedding decor
Creations Special Events & Custom Decor

Green Accessories

A little pop of colour never hurt anyone.

Green wedding fashion accessories
Photo Junkies

Camping

Camping season has officially begun! Ask your guests to stay the night in some souped-up tents.

Glamping tents

Old School Arcade Games

If it’s too chilly to play lawn games outdoors, rent old school arcade machines and have some indoor fun.

Arcade games at a wedding
Love Sprouts Photography Inc

Maple Syrup Favours

Fun fact: sap starts flowing between mid-February and mid-March, so now’s the time to stock up on syrup for Canadian wedding favours.

Maple syrup wedding favours
Steve Gerrard Photography

Convertible Getaway Car

Ride off into the sunset in style!

Newlyweds in a convertible car
Ivenkaye Photographics

Find more spring wedding ideas in our Real Wedding galleries »