We’ve selected 10 Best Creative Marriage Proposal Ideas for you! These are inventive, beautiful and memorable, and designed to impress your girlfriend with your thoughtfulness… yet much easier to plan than you think. If you’re going to propose but not sure how, you’ll definitely find that last piece of inspiration you need below.
#10 – Path To Love Marriage Proposal
If you both love the great outdoors, there’s nothing more exciting than proposing on a hike.
Ideally, you should make sure it’s on a spectacular trail! National Geographic have a list of the world’s most stunning hiking routes, including Macchu Pichu in Peru or Tour to Mont Blanc across Italy and France.
For breathtaking UK trails, check out guides to Hadrian’s Wall, West Highland Way, Kintyre Way and the Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
#9 – Flash Mob Marriage Proposal
If you both love dancing and have lots of friends who are willing to help, then a flash mob is a guaranteed way to make your proposal unforgettable.
To get inspiration, just search for flashmob proposal videos on YouTube – like the Disneyland Flashmob Proposal. Perfect spots for a flashmob proposal include shopping centres, the train station, airport or even your local park. In fact, anywhere where large crowds of people gather is ideal.
Just don’t forget to get permission from the venue before you start.
#8 – Online Website Marriage Proposal
If you’re a shy and retiring type and a grand gesture like a flashmob is not your style, then a creative website proposal really works.
Jim and Julie’s story is one of the best around; he created a cartoon of their relationship on a proposal website that is set up to let you get create an online proposal. If you’re a tech whizz, you could also design your own website.
Putting in this level effort and thought is sure to leave her in tears – the good kind, that is!
#7 – Fortune Cookie or Chocolate Box Marriage Proposal
Delicious food is a great way to propose and one of the most fun proposals in this category is the Chinese fortune cookie proposal.
Order a custom fortune cookie with your proposal message on Amazon, and then head to your local Chinese restaurant or get a take away for a romantic meal for two at home.
The squeal of delight when she opens the cookie makes this really memorable – and is sure to surprise even the most suspicious of girlfriends.
#6 – Famous Place Marriage Proposal
There’s nothing like a big, impressive landmark to draw a crowd, so be ready for applauding spectators if you pick a famous place to propose.
There are so many possibilities. If you’re in London, you could go for ride on the London Eye. The Eiffel Tower in Paris is a classic. For the best chance of a ‘yes’, though, choose somewhere that has personal meaning to you both.
Before you propose, consider using a prop to get everyone’s attention. This could be a giant chalkboard spelling out ‘Will you marry me’ or even a musician who appears as if from nowhere to serenade her as you pop the question.
#5 – Sports Game Marriage Proposal
If your partner is a sports fan, what better way to propose than at a game?
For full effect, make sure everyone in the stadium can see the big moment: arrange for ushers to bring a banner directly opposite to your seats or if there’s a digital screen, organise for the cameras to point at you while you get on one knee.
We don’t recommend proposing during the game itself as you’ll both want to watch the match. Instead, pop the question just before kick-off. It will be create an unforgettable atmosphere for the game as well as an enduring memory for the two of you.
#4 – Advert Marriage Proposal
If you book an advertisement to propose to her with (it could be a newspaper ad or even a billboard on the way home from work) your partner is sure to fall head over heels for you all over again when she sees the thought and effort you’ve put into this.
Or do what Greg did and go online for your advert – in 2011 he contacted Groupon, a deals website his girlfriend loved, and penned his own deal page titled ‘A Surprise for a Dana from a Greg’, filled with details about the couple and his proposal.
Of course, she said yes!
#3 – Cinema Proposal
If your partner loves the cinema, where better to create your own blockbuster proposal?
One man did just that when he told his girlfriend he got his local cinema to screen his homemade proposal video during the trailers.
You could ask a small local cinema if they’ll play a similar trailer you have filmed – or to project the words ‘Will you marry me?’ on the screen – as you get down on one knee.
#2 – Christmas Lights Marriage Proposal
Christmas is still the Brits’ favourite time of year to propose and what is more Christmassy, romantic and mood-setting than twinkling fairy lights?
There are a number of ways you can do this – string them up outside the house and write “Will you marry me?” so she sees it as you pull into the drive on Christmas Eve.
If you want to do things on a bigger scale, you may even be able to arrange with your local council to make your proposal part of their Christmas Lights display when they are turned on.
#1 – Epic New Years Eve Proposal
If you want your proposal to be unforgettable, sometimes simple ideas work the best.
On New Year’s Eve, all the props from party lighting to fireworks are there already if you choose a proposal venue that’s hosting a party.
For the ultimate romantic gesture, you cannot beat the magical atmosphere created by fireworks. To make an unforgettable impression, hire a professional pyrotechnic company for customised fireworks that spell our “Marry me” against the starry winter night sky.
What a way to start the year!
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