Buying & Hiring Neon Lights for your Wedding
Weddings are personal, and a popular trend is bright neon signage. Already common in the US wedding industry these neon lights can be use to create a stunning focal point and back drop to your reception. These signs are becoming very popular at UK weddings and being used in the decor of their evening reception.
Using Neon Signs at your Wedding
Neon signage can be bought or hired with a huge array of different styles, sizes and of course text, from ‘Happily ever after’, ‘Love on the rocks’ or a large heart, to custom signs with initials and names, or a personal quote.
These signs make a great backdrop and the perfect place for photos with your guests and those ‘Instagramable’ photos.
Here is a bright and vibrant collection of neon signs and lights used at weddings.
Hiring Neon Lights
Buying or renting a Neon lights for your wedding depends on how you with to use them and what you want. Hiring is a great option for large standard signs with more standard quotes or signs, such as a large neon heart, or a ‘Happily ever after’ quote.
There are quite a few neon wedding sign hire companies in the UK, The Word is Love supply stunning lighting for weddings (covering the North West, Liverpool, Preston and North Wales). They also sell personalised neon signs, initials and surnames which are the most popular. Not only neon lights but also large letters, venue lighting and backdrops.
There popular sign ‘Til Death Do Us Party comes on a frame and can be positioned where you wish, this is great as there is no need to hang it on a wall making it ideal for all venues.
Covering the North East Coco Luminaire have an extensive collection of lights, from illuminating letters, sign snd a numbers for hire. Their illuminated letters and numbers are 1.5 metres, so will certainly stand out and make a great feature for your wedding reception. They have a large range of 5ft Coco LOVE letters that come in different styles, as well as wooden letters, neon signage and a smaller collection of letters and signs.
Neon Creations are another company that allow for rentals of their signs, prices range from £150 for a 7 day hire. From a Pair of Cherubs to quotes such as ‘The Happy Couple’ and ‘True Love’.
These standalone neon signs are great as they already have a back drop making them ideal for your Instagram loving friends to get some great shots of themselves and you on your day.
Other popular Neon sign quotes you can find and may come across include:
- Better together
- Til Death Do Us Party
- Happily ever after
- Mr & Mrs
- All you need is love
- You + me
- Lets party
- Just married
Custom Neon Signs
If you want a custom sign for your wedding then purchasing one is the best option, you can then have what you want, what you want it to say, the size and color. If you have a place in your home for it too, then it is great keep sake and something that will certainly be a great reminder of your wedding party.
Love Inc sell their neon lights and also allow for hire too. Their lights can be bought depending on the style and design from anywhere between £500 to £825. The hire cost is around £200 with a £150 refundable deposit, this is for a 5 day light hire and allows for delivery via Parcel force.
Bagandbones are another company that sell a creative range of neon signs and also have a custom service for creating your own lights. This could be anything from text, a logo or graphic with a wide selection of colours to choose from.
Etsy have a good range of suppliers who can create a neon sign for you as well as a good range that you can buy too. Custom neon signs can start from £200 for a simple initials sign.
If you are going to have a custom sign made for your wedding then make sure you allow plenty of time to get this made and shipped to you. You must also plan on how you will get this to your wedding, and what you will do with it after.
Where to put them?
Depending on your wedding day, style and theme you could have one at the bottom of the aisle that you say ‘I do’ in front of. Setting up ready for your reception party is ideal, a great place for guests to get photos with you, many signs will come with a frame so you can position it where needed, and is then just plug it in.
Talk with your venue and advise what you want to include in the room and they may advise a suitable location.
If your signage doesn’t have a frame and the venue won’t allow it to be hung on the wall then adding it to a table is a great way to display your light.
Neon signs are a great way to add a stylish yet quirky feature to your wedding decor and a great focal point.