19 Stunning Outdoor Wedding Arch Ideas

There's an arch for every wedding. Take some inspiration from our favorites to find the perfect style for you.
by Jen Leahy

An arbor is an easy way to personalize an outdoor wedding and define the open space. Whether you're looking for ideas for a chuppah or a decorated archway to frame your nuptials, there are so many ways to personalize it and make it special. 

Pull inspiration from your color palette, theme or season—there are no rules. You could even get creative with different fabrics, florals and textures. Pro tip: Incorporating florals and greenery is an organic way to blend your décor with the natural setting without overpowering it.

  1. 1. Natural Wood Ceremony Arch

    Rustic natural wood and greenery wedding arch
    photo by Justin Wright Photography
  2. 2. Rustic Wood Door With a Lavender Wreath

    A rustic painted wooden door wedding arch with lavender wreath
    photo by Chloe Giancola Photography
  3. 3. Romantic Heart-Shaped Arch With Fairy Lights

    Romantic outdoor wedding arch with fairy lights
    photo by Ruth Marie Photography
  4. 4. DIY Ribbon Curtain

    DIY chevron and polka-dot ribbon backdrop
    photo by Chris McLaughlin Photography
  5. 5. Birchwood Arbor and Rustic Chandelier

    Romantic birchwood and leaf garland arch with a chandelier
    photo by Jason+Gina Wedding Photographers
  6. 6. Simple Draped Ivory Fabric Arch

    Simple draped ivory fabric arch for an outdoor wedding
    photo by Best Photography
  7. 7. Rustic Wood Arch With Greenery

    A simple, rustic wood and greenery arch for an outdoor wedding
    photo by Jesse Leake Photography
  8. 8. Rustic Double-Door Ceremony Entrance

    A rustic double door wooden outdoor wedding entrance
    photo by Stephanie Dawn Photography
  9. 9. Gazebo Entrance Made Into a Floral Arch

    Romantic outdoor wedding space with a gazebo-decorated arch
    photo by Brett Charles Rose Photography
  10. 10. Boho Wood Arch With Dream Catchers

    Simple wood arch with dream catcher decorations for an outdoor wedding
    photo by Paige Winn Photo
  11. 11. Beach Wedding Arch With Sheer Draped Fabric

    A simple bamboo and sheer fabric arch, perfect for a beach wedding
    photo by Kristy & Vic Photography
  12. 12. Hydrangea- and Rose-Covered Arbor

    Beautiful hydrangea and rose floral arbor for an outdoor wedding
    photo by Jose Villa Photography
  13. 13. Bright Orange and Pink Draping

    A bright orange and pink tulle wedding arch for an outdoor wedding
    photo by Trish Barker Photography
  14. 14. Moss-Draped Birchwood Arch Wrapped in Vines

    A rustic moss draped birchwood arch wrapped in vines for an outdoor wedding
    photo by Cly by Matthew
  15. 15. Draped White Curtains With Garlands

    A white curtain arch with simple draped garland
    photo by Kate Belle Photography
  16. 16. Simple Draped Fabric With Purple Orchids

    Draped white fabric arch with berry-colored flowers
    photo by XSIGHT Productions
  17. 17. Willow Branch Chuppah With White Orchids

    A natural orchid and willow branch decorated chuppah for an outdoor wedding
    photo by Neoart Photography
  18. 18. Draped Linen Curtain

    A white draped linen curtain arch
    photo by Brienne Michelle Photography
  19. 19. Natural Tree Trunk Arbor With Fabric Draping

    A natural tree trunk arbor draped in a white fabric
    photo by Star Noir Studio

    From: A DIY Vintage Mountain Wedding at Smoky Mountain Haven in Sevierville, Tennessee


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