Best Of BM: Our Favorite African Wedding Inspiration

Ready to jet off to your African wedding or honeymoon? I know I am! After a weeklong celebration of all things Africa & weddings, we decided to round up all of our favorite inspiration & guides not only from this week but from years of African inspiration across Bridal Musings.

Looking for the perfect African venue for your destination wedding? We’ve got the guide. Want to know what to wear on your safari honeymoon? Let’s start packing. Need some African wedding decor inspiration to fill up your Pinterest boards – OH GIRL, WE’RE READY!

Whether it’s bridal fashion, decor ideas, real wedding inspiration, destination guides or honeymoon vibes – we’re proudly shouting from mountaintops & waterfalls how much we love African weddings. And while we’re listing a few of our favorite features below, you can find every bit of BM African wedding content here.

Wedding Inspiration

Luxurious African Wedding Ideas Inspired by Black Panther – Love From Mwai & Stepan Vrzala inspire us with this incredible African wedding editorial at Victoria Falls in Zambia.

Marry On Safari with this Ultra-Stylish South African Wedding Inspiration – If your dream is to marry on safari then you need to see this ultra-stylish South African wedding inspiration from Nina Wernicke.

Photo by The Saums via Bridal Musings

Sparkling Dusty Rose Marrakech Wedding Inspiration – This sultry & sparkling wedding inspiration shows why so many brides & grooms are flocking to Marrakech to get married in one of its many stunning villas.

Rustic African Boma Wedding Inspiration – This rustic & unique African wedding inspiration at The Royal Livingstone Resort by Love From Mwai has us dreaming of a Zambia destination wedding.

Photo by Amy Caroline Photography via Bridal Musings

Dramatic Floating Wedding Centerpieces for the Blush Bride – From floral chandeliers, wild floral altars and cascading bouquets, we’re drawn to the dramatics when it comes to florals – and this Cape Town inspiration delivers big.

Real Weddings

Photo by Ayeh Photography via Bridal Musings

A Breathtaking Sunrise Wedding over the Waters of Mozambique – This Mozambique wedding with vows at dawn & party at dusk might be the most beautiful intimate beach wedding that we’ve ever seen.

Photo by Dean Maber via Bridal Musings

South African Winter Wedding with Princess Bride Vibes – Plotted in the Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal is Orchards Wedding Venue, the scenic & ever-so-dreamy “Cotswold-like” wedding destination of Ang & Nash.

Traditional Moroccan Wedding photographed by Claire Eliza via Bridal Musings

Epic Traditional Moroccan Wedding in Casablanca – We look at part two of Leïla and Arnauld’s beautiful Moroccan wedding in Casablanca with traditional ceremonies and gorgeous photographs by Claire Eliza Photography.

Photo by Nifty Studio Photography via Bridal Musings

Adventurous Namibia Desert Safari Wedding – This daring couple gifted their international crew of guests not just a stunning wedding and beautiful photos, but an adventure to remember forever.

Photo by Nabil Shash Photography via Bridal Musings

Elegant Ethiopian Wedding Filled with Love, Laughter & Lots of Dancing! – Our founder Elizabeth & her husband Zee attended an elegant Ethiopian wedding in a garden in Addis Ababa beautifully captured by Nabil Shash Photography.

Best Destinations & Honeymoons

Anantara Maia Seychelles Villas as seen on Bridal Musings

Our Favorite African Wedding Destinations & Venues – From white sand beaches along the Indian Ocean to the awe-inspiring power of Victoria Falls, these are the best wedding venues across Africa.

Why Mozambique is the Perfect Beach Wedding Destination – If you’re dreaming of an intimate and extraordinary beach wedding, Mozambique in Southeastern Africa is likely just your pace.

Zambia is the Next Hot Wedding & Honeymoon Destination In Africa – Politically stable, English-speaking & rich with luxe accommodations, Zambia is a favorite African country for destination weddings.

Why Our South African Honeymoon Was the Best Month of My Life – Our Editor Claire Eliza shares her favorite destination during her yearlong honeymoon: a monthlong road trip through South Africa’s cape.

Sabi Sands via Bridal Musings

Where to Go for a Safari Honeymoon – Are you looking for unique honeymoon ideas? Take a look at our top picks for safari honeymoon inspiration to some of the most incredible parts of the world.

Royal Livingston Hotel as seen on Bridal Musings

10 Luxury Honeymoon Destinations Worth the Wait – After waiting through Covid-19, these lavish & luxurious honeymoon destinations will make you feel it was all worth it.

African Culture & Fashion

Photo by Heirlume Photography | Event Planning by Orange Blossom Special Events

Cultural Wedding Traditions You Might Not Have Seen Before – We’re sharing unique & absolutely beautiful wedding traditions of different cultures & faiths from around the world!

Photo by Zoe Larkin Photography via Bridal Musings

11 Unique & Beautiful Wedding Ceremony Traditions – Wedding pros share their favorite wedding ceremony traditions to inspire your own modern wedding celebration.

Photo by Tamara Gruner planned & designed by Isabelle Kline Design as seen on Bridal Musings

8 Stunning Wedding Dress Styles from Across Africa – From Morocco to South Africa, Ghana to Kenya, we’re celebrating the stunning & diverse bridal styles from weddings across Africa.

Dress by Nadya Von Stein as seen on Bridal Musings

What to Wear on a Safari Honeymoon – Planning a safari honeymoon after you say, “I do”? Don’t pack until you’ve shopped from our stylish edit dresses, jumpsuits & outfits.

Dress by Cult Gaia via Bridal Musings

Why I Keep Recommending Resort Wear as Wedding Dresses to My Girlfriends – Resort Wear designers aren’t just for your honeymoon! Find out why we’re recommending these lines for wedding dresses, too!

Get inspired for your African destination wedding with our African Wedding Week coverage!

Feature Photo: Nina Wernicke