what size neon sign for wedding

Found your dream neon sign for the big day, but still struggling to find the perfect size? We all know that neon signs are such freaking cool additions to weddings, but for it to shine like a star, size does matter. In this article, we’ll show a simple guide towards getting the dream fit neon sign!

1. How big size should a neon sign be for your wedding?

cm inch (") feet (ft)
50 cm 19.7 " 1.8 ft
75 cm 30 " 2.4 ft
90 cm 36 " 2.11 ft
100 cm 40 " 3.3 ft
120 cm 46 " 3.11 ft
150 cm 59 " 4.11 ft


The first step to having a perfectly fit neon sign for your wedding is to measure the intended space for the neon sign. Not only the right size fits the space, but it also looks great alongside other items.

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Sizing guide for wedding neon sign

What sizing guide for wedding neon sign?

Look how neon signs of different sizes compare on the iconic greenery walls.  Each size does give off a different look and vibes for your wedding backdrop. So, make sure you measure your space! Zanvis will base on the dimensions given and customize the oh-so perfect neon sign. The picture above compares 5 standard size options for wedding neon signs. Scroll down to see how each size looks in the real-life background.

The Aikens EST 2022 -Neon sign size: 35 inchThe Aikens EST 2022 -Neon sign size: 35 inch

This gorgeous couple looks ravishing in this photo. They went for a 35 inch surname neon sign for their wooden backdrop. What a taste!

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The Cadiz EST 2022 (Neon sign size: 40 inch - 100cm)The Cadiz EST 2022 (Neon sign size: 40 inch - 100cm)

Say cheese! Everyone smiles for the photo. Look how everyone is just having great fun at their party, and the glowing neon sign just makes everything 100x more captivating and alive. This couple chose a 40 inch - 100cm custom surname neon sign for their photo booth, and see how it just fits like a glove! You can customize one special neon sign for your big event, and snap Insta-worthy photos.

The Carpens EST 2022 (Neon sign size: 36 inch - 90 cm)

The Carpens EST 2022 (Neon sign size: 36 inch - 90 cm)

This customer customized a 36 inch (90 cm) surname neon sign and just look at the size in his hands! This size is not within standard options, but you can totally customize one that fits your needs. So hurry up, your event is screaming for one light-up neon sign!

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Bear in mind that the larger the size, the more it will cost you. Large wedding neon signs require more materials, time and energy to complete compared to smaller ones.  

For perfect dimensions, you should take functionality and design into account when measuring your space. Neon signs come in various sizes, fonts and colors and thus can be used in lots of places.Their height is usually in proportion to their lines and font. 

Once you’re done with the measurement, picture how it would look with your favorite font and color, so that every element blends in well together. Can’t visualize? Use our online built-in customizer for better visualization. 

2. Tips on choosing correct sizes for your wedding neon signs

2.1 Indoor Wedding neon sign

Couples usually go for wedding neon signs that  are 36", 42", and 48" wide! They work best as a backdrop in every photo. However, just because a lot of people purchase neon signs of these sizes doesn’t mean you have to do the same. Each to their own! If you want your names to shine bright on the glowing neon light, opt for the large size. Meanwhile, smaller signs suit simplistic weddings better. Barcelona font looks stylish and cool, whereas KIONA font exudes professionalism and solemnity.

The O'neills wedding neon sign (53 inch)

The O'neills wedding neon sign - 53 inch

This neon sign is in the Barcelona font, 53 inch. You can pick this font & size for your wedding neon sign if you want the same look. 

2.2 Neon sign for outdoor wedding

BECAUSE LOVE wedding neon sign (52 inch - 150 cm)BECAUSE LOVE wedding neon sign (52 inch - 150 cm)

Outdoor weddings are literally the trend right now! Imagine how neon signs displaying your names glow in the middle of ethereal and earthly scenery. The couple above picks a quote neon sign above that has 52 inch (150cm) in size and is in KIONA font.

Wedding neon signs add an accent to the ceremony and bring a glow to the cocktail party. For outdoor weddings, hang neon signs on the cocktail table, reception area to direct guests, by the wedding centerpieces, on the wedding circle arch or photo booth. There are plenty of places to install these gorgeous signs, so if you have one location in mind, grab the measuring tape and take the dimensions.