7 Ideas for a Burgundy Fall Wedding


Fall is the most popular season for weddings, and it’s no surprise why. From cool weather to rich color schemes, it’s the perfect recipe for a romantic celebration. It’s only natural for fall brides to embrace a more autumnal palette, specifically jewel tones like burgundy and plum. A pop of blush offers balance between the darker shades and sets an autumn affair apart from the rest.

Get a jumpstart on wedding planning by checking out my favorite burgundy fall wedding ideas.

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Burgundy Swarovski Earrings, $28.00 from ChicMaddies on Etsy

Bridal Accessories

Incorporate subtle pops of burgundy in your bridal accessories. Your garter or wedding shoes are both ideal ways to incorporate this hue, but for a more visible statement try these Swarovski earrings. Plus, they’re glamorous enough for formal wedding attire, and chic enough for all of the following holidays–it’s one of those accessories you can wear again and again. If you have more classic accessories in mind for your own wedding attire, these earrings would be a dream for your bridesmaids!

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Fall Wedding Bouquet via Junebug Weddings

A Unique Fall Wedding Bouquet

It would be remiss not to include lavish bouquet inspiration for your fall wedding, and this dreamy design does not disappoint! When using a burgundy wedding color scheme, you’ll obviously want to incorporate rich dark red flowers and fall foliage in your bouquet. But don’t limit yourself to just roses! Flowers like dahlias, peonies, calla lilies, and ranunculus are all available in this hue. Make it unique by adding a bold flower with a pop of color, like this protea.


Burgundy Fall Wedding Invitations from BettyLuPaperie on Etsy

Burgundy Fall Wedding Invitations

What a better way to showcase your wedding color scheme than with your invitations? Give guests an exciting glimpse into your big day with these burgundy fall wedding invitations. Your invitations are the first impression guests will have of the big day, and this dramatic floral invitation is the perfect start. Coordinate it with burgundy envelopes or dress it up with navy envelopes, shown here, for an extra touch of glamour.

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Berry Cocktails via Martha Stewart Weddings

Berry Flavored Cocktails

Berry flavored cocktails? Yes, please! Infuse a taste of the season during cocktail hour with your favorite berry-flavored drink. Top with edible seasonal flowers to really wow your guests. Sure, a cocktail is but a tiny detail for your big day, but when it comes to weddings, it’s truly all in the details!

Personally, this is one detail I neglected for my own wedding, and I wish I could do it over. We skipped having a cocktail hour to save on cash, but our guests ended up having to wait outside the reception venue for about fifteen minutes for last-minute catering preparations, which we did not expect. Even though we didn’t need a full cocktail hour, it would have been a nice gesture to offer a few beverages while they were waiting to get inside. Moral of the story, even though some details might seem small, if they make guests more comfortable please don’t skip it!

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Wedding Koozies, $29.39+ from SipSipHooray on Etsy

Personalized Wedding Favors

Koozies are a good idea any time of year, but I’m particularly in love with these crimson koozies. Not only do they coordinate seamlessly with a burgundy fall wedding, but this is a favor everyone can enjoy (and use afterward!). What’s not to love about a practical, personalized wedding favor?

Burgundy Fall Wedding Programs from BettyLuPaperie on Etsy

Burgundy Fall Wedding Programs

Coordinating day-of stationery brings together your entire wedding concept, no matter what season you’re getting married or what wedding color scheme you choose. Programs add a little something extra to your ceremony. Not only is it a great way to showcase your bridal party, but it’s also a practical way of letting guests know what to expect at the ceremony. It’s especially helpful if you have a large bridal party, a lengthy religious ceremony or a mixed-religious ceremony. Add in sentimental elements like a remembrance section and a personalized thank you note to guests to make them unique.

Our burgundy fall wedding programs are the perfect match to the invitations in this suite, and they can be completely personalized for your big day!

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Gauze Table Runner, $51.75+ from LinoandCo on Etsy

Fall Wedding Table Decor

Last, but definitely not least, burgundy wedding table decor can make a big impact on your special day. While the little details help pull your wedding color scheme together, your reception tablescape is the focal point. Set your decor apart with all of the right details, like this gauze table runner. It adds an element of softness and glamor. Vintage dishes also add an extra dose of drama.

Now that you’ve gotten some much-needed inspiration for a burgundy fall wedding color scheme, be sure to check out our Blair Suite below.