When it's time to pick out your wedding invitations (reminder: you should plan to order them about six months ahead of your special day), your wedding season can be a great place to start in terms of sourcing inspiration and design ideas. If you're getting married between May and September, these summer wedding invitations will reflect the happy, lively vibe of the season. From laid-back beach scenes to elegant floral prints and tropical motifs, here are 30 summer wedding invitation ideas you can save—and buy—right now, including picks from our very own WeddingWire Invitations.
Throwing a tropical-themed wedding? Give your wedding guests a glimpse of your island-inspired bash with this summer wedding invitation decorated with a painted border of monstera leaves and other greenery.
WeddingWire Invitations tropical elegance wedding invitations, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
A swooping calligraphy monogram is front and center on this classic summer wedding invitation. The delicate floral crest and sans serif font add elements of modern romance. If blue doesn't match your color palette, this wedding invite is also available in pink and purple colorways.
WeddingWire Invitations rustic emblem wedding invitations in blue, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
Bold chartreuse green (one of our favorite trending wedding colors of the moment) makes a statement as soon as your guests open the envelopes for these summer wedding invitations. The minimalist text layout keeps the overall design from feeling too loud.
WeddingWire Invitations chic typography wedding invitations in blue, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
Rainbow sherbert, anyone? The pastel orange, pink, and purple tones on this summery wedding stationery remind us of the classic childhood treat. Personalize this invitation with your initials and wedding details, which are framed with an eye-catching diamond border.
Paper Source sunrise wedding invitation, from $1.98 each, Paper Source
We can't imagine a more perfect summer wedding invitation for a boho theme. Inspired by trendy dried floral arrangements, this invitation features a watercolor floral sketch of roses, orchids, and sun palms against a blush background.
WeddingWire Invitations bohemian flowers wedding invitations, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
Thanks to the bright color palette of peach, teal, lime green, and lavender, this floral-print invitation is a seasonally appropriate pick for a summer wedding, especially if you're getting married at the beach. Customize the design by choosing from yellow gold, rose gold, or metallic silver foil accents.
Mixbook Photo Co. floral pattern wedding invitation, from $1.89 each, Mixbook Photo Co.
If you're headed to a trendy beach wedding hotspot like Palm Springs, Key West, or Hawaii, these destination wedding invitations will set the tone for your big day. Metallic palm trees add shimmer to the final design—choose from eight foil colors, including rose gold, gold glitter, and iridescent black.
Lulu and Isabelle sunset by the sea wedding invitation, from $2.39 each, Minted
Sweet rose vines frame your initials on the back of this elongated summer wedding invitation card, while all the details of your special day are outlined in a simple typeface on the other side. Complete the invitation suite by ordering the matching save-the-date cards, RSVP cards, and thank-you cards.
Artifact Uprising Venamour botanical wedding invitation, from $2.75 each, Artifact Uprising
Perfect for a nautical theme or chic garden soirée, this timeless invitation design features a seersucker-inspired border in a summery light blue shade.
Kate Spade New York seersucker stripe wedding invitation, from $1.98 each, Paper Source
Watercolor flowers and a greenery garland frame your initials and the details of your big day on this summer wedding invite. With a romantic blush and green color palette, this design would be an elegant pick for a vintage-themed wedding.
WeddingWire Invitations painted garland wedding invitations, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
If you're getting married in the South, these magnolia wedding invitations are a fitting addition to your stationery suite. We love the classic look of the white and green colorway, but you can also choose from a black, blush pink, or teal background.
WeddingWire Invitations romantic blooms wedding invitations in grey, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
Keep it simple and timeless with this minimalistic invitation. "We do" is written in a calligraphy-style font at the top, followed by your wedding day details.
WeddingWire Invitations modern calligraphy wedding invitations in grey, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
We'd pick these summer wedding invitations for a coastal-themed celebration. A blue and green watercolor border mimics the look of sea glass—a perfect nod to your relationship if you and your partner love hunting for seashells and other treasures together on the beach.
Paper Source sea glass wedding invitation, from $1.98 each, Paper Source
Show off your favorite engagement photo by using it as the background for your wedding invitation. An overlay of bold text ensures that all of your wedding details are clearly readable.
Mixbook Photo Co. bold modern full photo invitation, from $1.39 each, Mixbook Photo Co.
Hydrangeas are one of the most popular summer wedding flowers, making this floral stationery a fitting choice for the season. We'd pick these invites for a classic or rustic-meets-elegant wedding theme.
WeddingWire Invitations watercolor hydrangea wedding invitations in white, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
Whimsical citrus fruit motifs are the perfect solution if you're looking for seasonal details other than flowers or tropical greenery. This summer wedding invitation features bright oranges among a ring of greenery and blossoms.
Susan Moyal orange blossoms wedding invitation in vermilion, from $2.15 each, Minted
This trendy invitation combines boho and tropical vibes. The front of the invitation card is decorated with a watercolor palm leaf above your wedding details, while a statement protea flower is painted on the back. If you truly love this design, don't miss the matching table numbers, guest book, wedding programs, place cards, and bridal shower invitations.
WeddingWire Invitations lush verdure wedding invitations, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
If you're getting married in the mountains, this rustic wedding invitation will complement the natural beauty of your venue. The green and blue color scheme is ideal for a summer wedding, but you can also choose from five other colorways, including teal, pink, and gray.
WeddingWire Invitations rustic mountain wedding invitations in green, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
An abstract coastal scene on this summer wedding invitation depicts waves crashing along the shoreline. Pick this stationery suite if you're going for an elegant beach wedding vibe.
WeddingWire Invitations romantic shoreline wedding invitations, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
If a glamorous tropical theme is more your style, you'll love these sophisticated invites accented with metallic gold palm leaves. Finish the luxe look with matching gold foil envelope liners and response cards.
Paper Source palms wedding invitation, from $2.48 each, Paper Source
A bright fuchsia palette brings an instant summery element to these modern wedding invites. The horizontal shape and rounded corners on the invitations ensure that they'll stand out upon arrival.
Sarah Lenger blend wedding invitation in maraschino, from $2.15 each, Minted
Leave it to Martha Stewart to create undeniably elegant wedding invitations. This style features a blue and white floral design offset by a timeless font and pretty botanical print on the back of each card.
Martha Stewart floral wedding invitation, from $1.39 each, Mixbook Photo Co.
Getting married in a beach town that's known for its lighthouse? Consider this nautical-themed wedding invitation decorated with a charming watercolor scene depicting a lighthouse along the coast.
Paper Source lighthouse wedding invitation, from $1.98 each, Paper Source
The cactus illustration along one side of this summer wedding invitation makes it an on-theme pick if you're getting married at a desert venue.
WeddingWire Invitations cactus blossom wedding invitations, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
Mark the importance of your wedding day with these straightforward invitations that read "On this day" accompanied by your names, ceremony information, and reception details. These invites are a stylish, unfussy choice if you're looking for something simple.
Artifact Uprising On This Day wedding invitation, from $2 each, Artifact Uprising
An ombré blue and purple border makes these summer wedding invitations reminiscent of ocean water—perfect if you're going for a mermaid-inspired aesthetic.
WeddingWire Invitations natural glamour invitations in blue, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
Inspired by mosaic Spanish tiles, this eye-catching invitation is boho and laid-back. Upgrade your stationery suite with pearlescent paper and then complete the set with matching wedding favor tags, customized stickers, response cards, and ceremony programs.
WeddingWire Invitations Spanish mosaic wedding invitations, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
Navy blue and white is a timeless summer color combination, making these invites a beautiful choice if you're going for a classic or elegant wedding theme. Subtle gold accents tie the whole design together.
WeddingWire Invitations vibrant greenery wedding invitations in blue, from $1.59 each, WeddingWire Invitations
If you're working with a pastel color palette instead, these watercolor wedding invitations are chic and romantic. You'll have the option to customize the card shape, paper type, and the details listed on the back.
Mixbook Photo Co. soft florals wreath wedding invitation, from $1.39 each, Mixbook Photo Co.
Choose these abstract summer wedding invitations if you're looking for something truly unique. One side of the minimalistic design features an arched geometric shape, while the other side lists all the details of your wedding day. Choose from a range of paper colors and metallic foil colors to create a combo you love.
Artifact Uprising letterpress geometric wedding invitation, from $4.50 each, Artifact Uprising