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Easiest way to plan a small, micro wedding or elopement

Our Pop Up Weddings come as already planned events that we host throughout the year. These have a 2hr ceremony or a 4hr ceremony with a meal option available. A Petite Pop Up is a little different - read on to see why/how... We have already done all of the planning, sourcing and coordinating for these small weddings and each...
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What is a 4 hour Pop Up Wedding?

Our Pop Up's come as pre planned and fully functioning events that we host throughout the year. You can see the 2021 dates and themes here. 2022 dates coming soon! These micro celebrations come in a 2hr ceremony , a 4hr ceremony with a meal option or a bespoke Petite Pop Up. We are going to dig a little deeper...
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What is a 2 hour Pop Up Wedding?

Our Pop Up Weddings come as pre planned and fully functioning events that we host throughout the year. You can see the 2021 dates and themes here. 2022 dates coming soon! These micro celebrations come in a 2hr ceremony or a 4hr ceremony with a meal option or a bespoke Petite Pop Up Wedding. We are going to dig a...
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Leo & Monique’s small Planetarium wedding

I’m not lying when I say, hosting an intimate wedding at the Planetarium has been on my wedding planning bucket list for years! On the 7 November 2020 Leo and Monique made this starry night dream Pop Up Wedding a reality. I had goosebumps as Monique, in her perfect black wedding dress, walked into the Planetarium dome to Elvis’s hauntingly...
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Does Pop Up SA support LGBTQIA weddings?

To be honest the fact we have to write this blog irritates me. Nobody has to explicitly state they work with straight couples, soooo why we are still in a space as a society and industry that we have to say we are fully inclusive is beyond me! That rant over, I would officially like to shout it from the...
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New Pop Up Services 2021

True heart centred business is about meeting people where they are and not where you want them to be. This is one of the lessons we shared in our 2nd Birthday Blog and pretty much the reason we have re imagined our 2021 Pop Up Wedding packages and services. We have heard you and are listening not only to the...
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Our space travel inspired business strategy.

As the reality that the wedding industry will probably be one of the last to reopen, really sinks in, we are channeling our inner scifi space geek (or were we just inspired by our Planetarium themed Pop Up?!) to explain how we plan to do things in the coming days/weeks/months before we are able to work, celebrate and love our...
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Joburg’s Rainy day Garden Pop Up Wedding

Blue sky’s turned grey, It poured, they promised forever and in that moment no one noticed the rain. Kirsten and Gavin celebrated their summer garden Pop Up Wedding in one of our favorite Johannesburg secret gardens. Beechwood. We had to move the entire ceremony undercover as it alternated between pouring and glorious sunshine all day - in true Joburg summer...
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Amber & David’s South African Bush Pop Up

Amber and David traveled all the way from Texas (y’all) to have their secret wedding and honeymoon adventure trip of a lifetime! They decided to scrap their original ‘big wedding’ plans because they felt like in amongst all the planning, they were losing the focus, intimacy and true meaning of the day, THEIR DAY. This Bush Sanctuary Pop Up Wedding...
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Clico Boutique Hotel Pop Up Wedding

Nestled in the Private garden of Clico boutique hotel, we celebrated our 2019 December Pop Up Wedding. A foliage full ceremony backdrop, popping with tones and textures. Clean lines and deep emerald accents brought out all the beauty this modern Johannesburg setting had to offer. Surrounded by big smiles, happy hearts and the people who love them the most in...
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