Our Journal

Inspiration, Events, News and General Pop Up Musings

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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Pop Up Wedding Team – Meet Rebecca.

I’m Rebecca. Hi. To me Pop Up Weddings is not just a cool AF way to get married, it is a way of thinking. A way of living and hopefully a way of loving in a more focused way. I started Pop Up weddings because things needed to change! For the couples I served and for me as a 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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Moving towards a waste free wedding.

What is a waste free wedding? I suppose that depends who you ask and what you see as waste? At Pop Up Weddings we feel strongly about not wasting big things like time (ours or yours), money (ours or yours) or precious head space (yours but especially ours - we have toddlers yo those things drain your brain like no...
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Are Pop Up Weddings for broke couples?

There is this deep-seated belief in nearly all of us that screams “if it’s cheap it must be nasty” (and yes it does it in its outside voice while running in circles with its hands waving wildly above its head.) This type of thinking normally then leads down the rabbit hole of, IF it’s not cheap and nasty then at...
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The heart of our Pop Up Weddings

Pop Up Weddings are so much more than a way for broke couples to get married (read our blog post that debunks this Pop Up’s equal Broke hoo ha here) or a well-dressed wedding sausage factory (admit it you where thinking it, too) The true heart behind Pop Up Weddings South Africa is so much deeper than the pricing, or...
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Bianca & Henro’s Urban Adventure Pop Up

Bianca and Henro have both just finished studying civil engineering and wanted a celebration that was easy to plan (seen as they had so much on their plates already) intimate, focused on their marriage, with only a handful of their family present. This Urban Adventure Pop Up in the heart of Joburg city gave these modern lovers exactly this. After...
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Alicia & Wynand’s Dec Pop Up Wedding

Alicia and Wynand are travel bugs who wanted a super special celebration of their marriage but done in a way that gave them the financial freedom to honeymoon in style! By choosing to celebrate at this inner-city Urban Adventure Pop Up Wedding they got exactly this. This was their perfect intimate ceremony with just a handful of friends and family....
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Urban Adventure Pop Up Wedding.

For our first ever Pop Up Wedding, we took our couples to the heart of Johannesburg's most bustling center - The Maboneng precinct. This Urban Adventure welcomed guests to a courtyard full of olive trees. We then moved into our big, bright ceremony space for each of our very special private ceremonies. The flowers and decor where a mix of...
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The Marabi Club 6th April 2019 Pop Up Wedding

We have been bursting to present our second 2019 Pop Up Wedding theme and Venue - Inner city chic hosted at The Marabi Club on the 6th April 2019.  Our Venue. The Marabi Club, is tucked into the basement of award-winning British-Ghanaian architect David Adjaye’s Hallmark House, also a boutique hotel. The many careful details of the club’s interior hark...
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