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Frequently Asked Questions

If you have a question which isn't answered here, please get in touch with us.

Why are Popup weddings so affordable?


Here at Dreamy Little Weddings we collaborate with some amazingly, talented Hawkes Bay based companies. We pay for their full-day service, but you are only charged for a portion of their time.

How do I book a Popup wedding?


Contact us and let us know which date you are interested in and we will sort the rest! To secure your booking we will need a 50% booking fee, with full payment made 1 month before date of wedding.

Is 90 minutes long enough?


It really is. You can always decide to continue the celebration at another location.

When should I book?


Our Popup weddings are one of the most affordable options in Hawkes Bay, to avoid disappointment we suggest you book your spot as soon as possible.

Where are Popup weddings held?


Presently we have 2 beautiful locations. Further locations will be added soon.

Terrace View Vineyards, situated 25 minutes from Hastings, is a magnificent terraced vineyard with breath-taking vistas to the Kaweka Ranges and views of the world-famous Ngaruroro river terraces. The building features floor to ceiling glass doors and windows along the panoramic north side of the venue to allow guests to enjoy the magnificent surrounds during seasonal changes. Options for indoor or outdoor ceremonies.

Taruna Gardens is a small intimate location perched just below Te Mata Peak, with glimpses of Havelock North and the wider Hawkes Bay. Delightful grounds offering perfect photography backdrops, a superb setting for your special day.

How often are Popup weddings held?


Our services are available all year however we will host Popup Weddings up to 4 times a month during the wedding season, October-April. Check out our dates & venues page here.

We are a same sex couple - will Dreamy Little Weddings marry us?


Of course.

How many guests can come to my wedding?


Our Popup wedding package includes up to 24 guests. We cannot discount the price if you invite fewer guests.

What about children?


Sure, children under 5 years of age are free of charge and do not count toward your guest total, you just need to let us know how many are coming.

Can I go and have a look at the venue?


Yes, we can make a date and time for this.

Can I choose my own date?


Yes, you can choose any of the dates we have available on our calendar or contact us for future dates or a bespoke wedding.

We would like to write our own vows.


Please do! We encourage our couples to write personal vows for their ceremony. Our celebrants can help you with this process.

Do I get to choose the processional song?


Yes! Let the Dreamy Little team know which song you would like, and we will add it to our playlist.

Can we have a first dance?



How many photographs will I get?


You will receive 100 quality images of your wedding, the photographer will cover the ceremony, the reception and spend around 30 minutes photographing your portrait session.

What if it rains?


Our venues offer the option of inside or out depending on the weather.

Do we need a valid marriage license on the day?


Yes, our Celebrant will not be able to perform a legally recognised wedding. However, you do not need a marriage licence for vow renewals and commitment ceremonies.

Do I get a bridal bouquet?


Our packages include a bridal bouquet and buttonhole for the groom.