10 Fun, Crazy And Innovative Circus Theme Wedding Ideas

Do you want your wedding to be like a carnival? Usually a normal wedding ceremony can be boring for the guests. They have nothing to do but to just look at the bride and groom. There are some people who have had a circus theme wedding before. Yes! Today we are going to tell you about the 10 Fun, Crazy and Innovative Circus Theme Wedding Ideas which you are going to absolutely love! Take a look at the ideas!

Here Are The 10 Fun, Crazy And Innovative Circus Theme Wedding Ideas:

1. Circus Theme Wedding Invitations

Start with the invitation cards. They should be fun and one should actually feel that this is going to be a circus theme wedding. You could actually ask a creative card maker to make an explosion box card in the shape of a circus tent. You can also print a card in red and white or blue and white with a tent in the background and may be a giant wheel too. Write something which will give a feel of circus theme wedding. For example, ‘Maria weds Luke. The show starts at 11 am’.

Circus Theme Wedding Invitations

2. Circus Theme Wedding Cake

You could go for a cake that is  in tiers but has bright colors on it. You could actually tell the baker that you want a circus theme wedding cake. They could actually do a cake which has some edible animals made out of fondant. You could place an edible elephant made out of fondant on top. You could put a giant wheel made of fondant on top.

Circus Theme Wedding Cake

3. Circus Tent At Wedding Venue

How would you get the circus look with a striped tent? The color red just screams circus. However you can use blue and white too! Putting a red and white tent would be sticking to the theme. You could actually hire someone to put a striped tent for you where all the ceremonies will take place.

Circus Tent at Wedding Venue

4. Circus Entertainment For Guests

It is a circus theme and so,  you need to have some circus related entertainment. You could hire dancers or people from the circus to do aerial acts for the guests inside the tent. This will be very appealing! You could call jugglers and Russian gymnasts. You definitely need to hire a joker for entertaining the guests. One could also call mime artists to perform.

Circus Entertainment for Guests

5. Circus Theme Wedding Photo Booth

You could actually have a photo booth where you can put a circus background on the wall and keep some props such as a joker hat, clown noses, balloons, mustache, oversized party glasses and so much more. You can also hire a photographer to click pictures here of people. Your guests can get busy clicking themselves.

Circus Theme Wedding Photo Booth

6. Cotton Candy And Popcorn Counter

You definitely need to have a cotton candy machine and a popcorn machine at your wedding. This will give a true feeling of a circus. Consider hiring someone who runs a popcorn and cotton candy shop at an actual circus or carnival. This would be such a nice idea and the kids will love it!

Cotton Candy and Popcorn Counter

7. Lights And Upside Down Umbrellas Decoration

This is a very pretty idea! You could have strings of lights just above the seating arrangement and you could hang umbrellas above that are upside down. Make sure the umbrellas are colorful. This will be the highlight of your circus theme wedding.

Lights and Upside Down Umbrellas Decoration

8. Circus Theme Bridesmaid Dress

The bridesmaids can wear a fun colorful outfit in pop pink or anything which neon inspired. It should just be colorful. They can also go for the same color outfit in a light color but wear crazy wigs in different colors. This will be a fun idea! It will go with the theme as well.

Circus Theme Bridesmaid Dress

9. Bridesmaids Carrying Pinwheels

The bridesmaids can carry a pinwheel in their hand. This will set them apart because they are the special girls in your life. Also, it will look cute if they carry a colorful pinwheel in their hand. Make sure it matches with their outfit! Share this idea with them. They will surely love it!

Bridesmaids Carrying Pinwheels

10. Old School Circus Posters

You need to have this element to complete the look. Put posters which have circus related write ups and photos. It could be an old invite to a circus or a picture printed from google of circus dancers and animals. This will definitely give the guests the feel of a circus.

Old School Circus Posters

All the above mentioned ideas are so much fun! You could actually do more like have a kissing booth, bride can wear a hat, hire a magician and have fun rides for the children. This will be such a fun wedding! You and your guests are going to love it!


Anshu Choudhury is a Delhi girl. She loves to write and believes that words have power to change lives. She has a Master's degree in Sociology from Jamia Millia Islamia. Anshu loves cooking. She aspires to open her own restaurant serving Bengali and Odiya cuisine. Dancing makes her happy. She likes traveling and swimming. She is versatile, optimistic and adventurous.

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