All-Star Sports-Themed Wedding Ideas Perfect for Any Sports Fanatic

Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Wes Roberts Photography

We’ve got spirit, yes we do, we’ve got spirit how ‘bout you? Sports fans fall in love every day; whether they are both in love with the same sports team or fell in love with a rival team’s #1 fan, couples have the opportunity to show off their love for each other and their favorite sport during their wedding day. In honor of the March Wedding Madness Bracket Challenge contest, Chapel of the Flowers has put together a list of our favorite sports-themed wedding ideas.

Sports Themed Wedding Ideas

Basketball Wedding Ideas | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Unposed Photography

Themed weddings can be a fun way to show off your personality. Some love to go all out with a theme, while others want to keep things classy with subtle hints. Whether you love NFL, NBA, MLB, or NHL teams or root for individual professional athletes in the PGA or Tennis arenas, our sports wedding tips are sure to make your wedding guests go wild.


Bracket Seating Chart

Wedding Bracket Seating Chart | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Markit Photography

Made famous by the annual College Basketball Tournament, you can show your love for the game with a bracket wedding seating chart at your reception.

Did you know? Chapel of the Flowers has a bracket challenge to WIN $5,000 to use towards a Las Vegas wedding at their wedding venue. Click here to find out about the “Wedding Movie Madness Bracket Challenge” contest.


Wedding Rally Towels

Wedding Rally Towel | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Gilmore Studios

Whether you love  to sport a “Terrible Towel” at a Steelers game or love to wave your rally towel during a VGK finals game, rally towels are essential for fans to show their love and support. Create a personalized rally towel, and have your wedding “fans” wave them during your recessional.


Sports Guest Sign-in Ideas

Sports Wedding Sign in Book Ideas | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credits: Misha Media | Brant Bender Photography | ShutterDee Photography | Sara Richardson Photography

Instead of having your wedding guests sign a book, get creative with signing a football, basketball, bat, or something that represents your favorite sport or franchise.


Sports Themed Engagement Photos

Baseball Engagement Photo Ideas | Baseball Save the Date Photo | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Lindsey Jo Photography

Football Enagement Photo Ideas | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Art + Life Photography

Basketball Engagement Photo Idea | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Neville Simpson

Whether your guests are “Team Bride” or “Team Groom,” they will enjoy your spirited engagement photos for your social media announcement or “Save the Date” mailers.


Sports Ticket Wedding Invitations

Sports Ticket Wedding Invitations and Save the Dates | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Etsy

Your wedding invitation and save-the-date announcements will tell your guests the overall theme of your big day. Use your favorite sports-themed engagement photo, and create a wedding invitation that looks like a ticket stub to your favorite sporting event.

Wedding Tip: Many sports tickets are digital. Why not make your invitation digital? Include a QR code on your invitation to go to your wedding website, where they can RSVP and add your wedding date to their calendar.


Sports Wedding Accessories

Baseball Wedding Shoes | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Charis Doxa

Sports Wedding Socks | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasWant just a hint of your favorite team’s logo? Add some fan flair to your wedding shoes, socks, undershirt, or a hidden wedding accessory (like a garter)


Sports Wedding Photos

Custom Wedding Jerseys | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasSports Wedding Photo Ideas | Wedding Party Photos | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Carpenter Photo

Sports Wedding Photo Ideas | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Wes Roberts Photography

Hockey Wedding Ideas | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Lauren Hannah Photography

Volleyball Wedding Ideas | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasCelebrate, cheer, and take some fun wedding photos on your wedding day! Get those traditional wedding photos with the family and wedding party, but make sure to book your wedding photographer a little longer for wedding photos in your favorite jersey, or posed in memorable sports-related poses.


Sports Wedding Favors

Sports Wedding Koozies | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: That Wedding Shop

Did you know that your wedding favors can be a part of your sports wedding décor? Just by placing the sports-inspired wedding favor on their dinner place setting, you will effortlessly transform your wedding reception to a classy sports wedding.

Some of our favorite wedding favor options are wedding koozies, sports goodie bags, and sports place cards.


Sports Themed Centerpieces

Sports Themed Centerpieces | Trophy Wedding Centerpiece | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credits: Brandon Kidd | Jessi Marri Photography

Flowers may not be seen at a lot of sporting events, but you can make a showstopping statement with sports-inspired wedding décor in your wedding reception. From hallowed out basketballs filled with flowers to trophy vases arrangements to unique baseball centerpieces, these are only some of our favorite wedding flower arrangements that will please any sports fanatic.


Sports Wedding Cake

Elegant Sports Wedding Cake | Soccer Wedding Cake | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Danylo Bobyk Photography

Sports Cake Topper | Basketball Wedding Cake Topper | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Etsy

Make your cake the pièce de resistance of your wedding reception. You can decide to add a sports wedding cake topper to your traditional cake or design the entire cake as an ode to your favorite team or sport.


Sports Themed Wedding Send-Off

Wedding Pom Poms | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasPhoto Credit: Renee Sprink Photography

Say goodbye to your wedding guests with a grand slam exit! You can make a tunnel with baseball bats/hockey sticks or make a statement with custom pom-poms. Your guests will love the finishing touch you made during your wedding send-off.

Hockey Wedding | Wedding Photo Ideas | Sports Themed Wedding IdeasNeed more inspiration for your wedding? Make sure to follow Chapel of the Flowers on their social media (Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest). If you are ready to say “I do” and want the champions of wedding planning on your team,  have a look at our Las Vegas wedding packages, and book one of our famous wedding chapels!

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Award-winning Chapel of the Flowers has provided traditional, intimate and elegant Las Vegas weddings on the world-famous Strip for nearly 60 years. It is a full-service wedding venue, with three elegant wedding chapels as well as a beautiful outdoor gazebo and glass garden. Its cobblestone-accented grounds and lush landscaping create a variety of options to capture that picture-perfect moment. The chapel’s professional wedding planners work with couples on a daily basis from one-year out to day-of planning.