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A BRIDGERTON-Themed Wedding for You? Why Not!

On two recent weekends, Ainsworth House & Gardens hosted weddings with a BRIDGERTON theme. Find out about fun themes for your wedding!

Princess Charlotte of Wales and Prince Leopold

Hey, Christie!

Alex and I are planning our winter wedding at Ainsworth House & Gardens. We were thinking about a Jane Austen or Bridgerton theme. Could you suggest some wedding themes we could consider?


–Brittany the Baffled in Bend, Oregon

(Images above and to the left are of Princess Charlotte of Wales and Prince Leopold on their wedding day in 1816 in clothing of the same era as Jane Austen and Bridgerton.)

Hey, Brittany!

I certainly can!

Since we have indoor and outdoor venues, you can celebrate your wedding in any of four venues with almost any theme!

Read through the list to see if any of these ideas resonate with you and your partner.

Wedding Themes:

  • Alternative
  • Boho
  • Classical
  • Country
  • Dark
  • Fairytale
  • Glam
  • Minimalist
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Travel
  • Whimsical.

Time Period Themes:

  • Art Deco
  • Roaring 20s
  • Gothic
  • Knights & Chivalry
  • King Arthur
  • Robin Hood
  • Renaissance
  • Modern
  • Retro
  • Vintage

Inspired by Nature Themes:

  • Beach
  • Celestial or Stars
  • Forest
  • Garden
  • Natural
  • Nautical
  • Woodland

Holiday or Event Wedding Themes:

  • Mardi Gras or Carnival
  • Festival
  • Christmas
  • Fourth of July
Art Deco woman with a flower
people in red and white polka dots

Fashionista weddings:

  • Polka dots
  • Kardashian Cosplay
  • Dive Bar Semi-Formal
    • What to wear: slinky gold lamé dress, rainbow tie-dye, vintage jumpsuits, go-go boots, sequins, bouffant hair styles.
  • Black Tie Sunset Glam
    • Ideas: To incorporate the colors of the sunset, the bride asked guests to wear dresses in yellow, pink, orange, blue, or purple with fun accessories. For those in tuxedos, she requested bow ties and pocket squares in the same colors.
  • Wine Country Chic
  • Gay Garden Party
  • Black Tie Fabulous
  • Colorful Cocktail
  • Sparkle and Shine
  • Red Carpet Ready
  • Funky Formal
  • Love Shack Fancy
  • Fancy Ranch
    • Ideas: A sundress fits in here. A bolo tie instead of a dress tie is great! Cowboy hats and boots for everyone!

Unusual Themes:

  • Space Disco Cowboy
    • Ideas: Iridescent, shiny intergalactic Batsheva prairie dresses or Victorian Cowgirl, cowboy/cowgirl boots, space suit
  • Tropical Hipster
  • Tropical Formal
    • Ideas: linen suits with colorful ties and long, flowy dresses in bright summer or Hawaiian hues
  • Garden Party Whimsical
  • Snappy Casual
  • Festive Hudson Valley Chic


If you have questions, reach out to me!

Your friend in the wedding business,

Christie Shyne


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Oregon City Wedding under a 200 year old Ponderosa Pine at Ainsworth House