Looking for sweet and clever wedding banner ideas to make your reception unique? You’ve come to the right place!

Totally Wedding Koozies has more than 30 years of wedding planning experience and we love designing banners for party venues! Custom wedding banners are perfect for expressing a heartfelt thank-you, highlighting favorite quotes, boasting your new status and so much more.

Just choose a fabric wedding banner, an indoor 10 oz. vinyl banner or an indoor/outdoor 13 oz. vinyl banner.

We have plenty of sizes to fit all types of spaces. Our 2-foot-by-4-foot banners are great for tight spots. Our largest, an 8-foot-by-20-foot banner, makes a statement wherever it’s hung!

8 wedding reception banner ideas

blue custom banner

1. Boast your new married name.

Declare your new name status with a banner you can hang at your engagement party or wedding reception.

Upload your photo and/or a special message or let one of our graphic artists assist you with your design! We’ll send you a FREE artwork proof before production begins to ensure your satisfaction.

custom photo banner

2. Get a little mushy.

Decorate your wedding reception with a finely detailed, custom banner that expresses your love for one another.

Choose a relaxed, romantic photo of yourselves to feature on your banner. Add a quote that has a special meaning. Don’t have one? You can hack a sappy one from our wedding koozie quotes or search the web for something that suits you.

custom quote banner

3. Highlight your theme.

Design your banner with a fun message and image that coordinates with your wedding theme and colors. It will help set the tone for your venue.

Send us artwork that captures the theme you created for your big day. If you’re struggling with a design, our graphic designers can help you create it at no charge.

custom food table banner

4. Don’t forget to say thank you!

Display a colorful banner that compliments your wedding decor and thanks guests for sharing your big day.

Show your gratitude to family and friends who supported you and helped make your wedding memorable. Browse our extensive wedding font gallery to feature your poetic text in the best possible way.

custom wedding welcome sign

5. Welcome guests at the door.

Announce your everlasting love with a banner that greets guests as they arrive.

Let your loved ones know they’ve come to the right place with a wedding banner to greet them. Use a high-resolution photo of yourselves and add your names and wedding date. You can include a sweet quote or play up your wedding theme.

Our 13-oz. vinyl wedding banner may be a good choice if the entranceway is subject to weather conditions.

custom wedding thank you banner

6. Thanks for the gifts!

Guests will ooh and ahh over your politeness when you hang a unique wedding banner near your gift table.

Our 3-foot-by-5-foot wedding banner is a favorite for hanging above gift tables. It’s not too big, not too small! Add a sentence or two with your photo to let your guests know how much you appreciate that picture frame, espresso maker or gift card.

custom wedding photo banners

7. Show off your engagement photos.

Don’t post all your engagement photos on social media! Save a few to surprise and delight your guests at the wedding reception.

Let your personality shine on a customized wedding banner hung behind the dining table, above the bar area or another spacious spot. Make it a collage of photos or choose a playful one to set the mood!

custom name banner

8. Create a signature look.

Bring elegance to your venue with a fabric banner that accents your wedding colors. Select a classic design that incorporates your choice of monograms, first names, wedding date or new address. If you’re stumped for a special design, our graphic artists can help you create something unique!

Hint: It’s OK to choose a design that accents your wedding theme or one that simply adds a touch of royalty to your venue! It’s your wedding. Do it your way!

We make ordering easy!

Preparing for a wedding is no easy task. That’s why we’ve simplified the method for ordering your wedding banner. Check out your options:

  • More than a dozen banner sizes
  • Horizontal or vertical placement
  • Several finishing and hanging methods (hems, grommets, pole pockets)
  • Option to upload your artwork or get assistance from our graphic designers
  • Standard or rush production and delivery

Browse our material options and banner finishings pages to help you decide which banner and hanging option best fits your needs.

Scan the product details page for each banner style for information about the imprint area, size, production options, materials and other specifics.

If you need further assistance, please contact our Customer Service department or your personal graphic account manager.

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Shelley Grieshop is a former newspaper journalist who earned more than a dozen Associated Press awards for her in-depth research and writing skills. In May 2016, she joined Totally Promotional as a creative writer. She currently writes company blogs about branding, marketing, logos, wedding planning and much more. One of her life goals is to teach people when to use hyphens and apostrophes.


  1. “Fantastic blog! These wedding banner ideas for receptions are truly brilliant, offering a perfect blend of creativity and elegance to elevate any celebration.”

    • Thank you for the kind words! Colorful banners truly are a great way to add color and beauty to a wedding reception.

      Thanks for visiting our site!

      Shelley Grieshop
      Totally Wedding Koozies

  2. Wedding banners are big help during receptions. These banners will also entertain guests by just looking at how beautiful the designs are. Also will direct guests where to go and their places.

    • Thanks for stopping by our blog site! Yes, I agree. Banners can be a huge help at weddings … and they add so much character!

      Best wishes!

      Shelley Grieshop
      Totally Promotional/Totally Wedding Koozies

  3. Annie Jones Reply

    I would like my program to be printed on a banner I saw one before and was wondering is that something your company does.

    • Hello Annie!

      Yes, we definitely can place program information on banners, including our retractable banners. We have several different sizes and lots of color options! Please contact our Customer Service department at 1-866-795-4657 and our reps will be happy to help you!

      Thanks for your interest in Totally Promotional!

      Shelley Grieshop
      Creative Writer

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