Planning A Viking Wedding Theme: Tips For The Perfect Day
Make your ancestors proud with a jaw-droppingly gorgeous Viking-themed wedding! These tips and tricks for a Viking wedding theme are sure to make your big day everything you dreamed of and more. Skol!
Tip #1: Find a stunning Viking-themed wedding venue on Peerspace
The perfect Viking wedding-themed venue does exist! And it’s just a short search away on Peerspace. To find your ideal Viking-themed wedding venue, head to Peerspace’s dedicated wedding venue page, type in your location, and then click search.
Once the listings in your area have appeared, use keyword searches and filters to be paired with your dream location. Here are a few examples of Viking-themed venues you’ll find across the United States:
A Viking would feel like they conquered a true paradise upon arrival at this mansion in the woods in New Jersey! This venue offers tons of fun decorations and decor that fit perfectly with a Viking wedding theme, and the wooded area adjacent to the house would be perfect for a Viking-themed reception.
You’ll also be in good company booking this beautiful venue — it was a well-loved party venue of Charlie Chaplin back in the day!
This Luling, Texas venue is sure to transport you back to Viking times for your wedding! As the Peerspace host says, “There is NO Place like it in Texas, let alone the rest of the USA.”
The venue has plentiful space for photos, your ceremony, and reception, and even includes a warehouse full of props and materials to build with! This property also comes with buildings constructed from 95% pure salvage materials and a bentonite mud bath you and your guests can relax in!
“So many unique locations and so much freedom to create what you desire,” said one Peerspace reviewer. “Definitely would recommend and plan on going back for future projects as there is no way we were able to utilize the spaces full potential in one day alone.”
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This Peerspace venue in California may be a bit more modern than Viking times but if you’d like to go with a modern Scandinavian twist for your Viking wedding theme — this would be the perfect spot!
The home itself is 3,570 square feet and offers gorgeous high ceilings, large open rooms, and plenty of vintage beauty. “The character of the entire property with those unique wallpapers, fireplaces and windows is simply inspiring,” said one Peerspace reviewer. Read more reviews and see all the venue’s pictures on Peerspace.
For a quaint and classy Viking-themed microwedding, look no further than this gorgeous Seattle venue! This Peerspace listing was built in 1915 by a Norwegian shipbuilder (likely a bit of a Viking himself with that job description!).
The property includes an intimate, multi-terraced garden that overlooks a forest of black bamboo, perfect for a small wedding ceremony. Plus, this house faces west, making it an ideal wedding location for catching the beauty of evening sunsets.
Tip #2: Choose a Viking-inspired color palette
For a Viking wedding theme, yellows, reds, purples, and blues are going to be your go-to for decorating and dress!
According to the National Museum of Denmark, blue was a precious color purchased abroad and only for the most special occasions and the wealthiest individuals. That means blue would be a fabulous color for your wedding party — with yellow, red, and purple decorations throughout the venue!
Tip #3: Find a Viking-loving photographer to capture your big day
Not every photographer is going to truly understand your Viking wedding theme — but you definitely can find photographers that do! For example, check out Narrowleaf Photography, featured as #6 on Peerspace’s list of “The 9 Best Elopement Photographers in Minneapolis. You can see some beautiful pics from the shoot on Narrowleaf Photography’s Instagram.
“I have dreamt of photographing a Viking-themed elopement since doing a Vikings cosplay myself a few years ago,” said the Narrowleaf photographer who captured the pics.
Tip #4: Include some super fun Viking activities
What would a Viking wedding be without some fabulous Viking-themed activities? On the Nordic Culture website, you can find tons of fun activity ideas like wrestling, tug of war, and the game aptly named “Give birth to a bear.”
Peerspace Concierge can also help you with booking activities perfect for a Viking wedding theme. Just let them know your needs after booking your Peerspace event venue, and they’ll help supply you with quotes from high-quality vendors. They then ensure services are delivered straight to your venue on the day of your wedding! For example, how about booking ax throwing sessions to help you celebrate your big day?
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Tip #5: Decorate using fabulous Viking decor
When it comes to a Viking wedding theme — your decorations need to be on point! Many Peerspace venues already come with great decorations already in place, like this Gothic Medieval-inspired home in Tennessee that comes with all sorts of Viking décor, including shields, horns, wall torches, and Nordic helmets!
Even if you don’t live near Tennessee to book this venue for your wedding, these are definitely decor options you’ll want to consider for your big day.
Tip #6: Search Peerspace for more decorating inspiration
Once you’ve found the perfect Peerspace venue for your Viking wedding theme — stay on the site to find more inspiration for your wedding through other Peerspaces around the U.S., Canada, and the U.K.
For example, this unique Viking mod in Atlanta may be a little small for your wedding event. However, the space offers some fabulous Viking-themed decor ideas! Alternatively, you can use this space or other Viking-themed spaces you find on Peerspace for your engagement shoot and Save The Date photos!