Celebrate the royal wedding in style with these essentials.
If you can’t make it to Windsor Castle on May 19, you can still participate in Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding festivities by hosting your own viewing party. Yes, you’ll have to wake up pretty early (7 a.m. EST and 4 a.m. PST), but if you’re a true royal fan, this will be like Christmas morning to you! Get the tea, scones, English breakfast, and champagne ready to toast the couple—plus, stock up on these decorations and entertaining essentials.
Royal Wedding Watch Party Invitation
You’ll need to send your guests a royal decree, requesting their presence at your viewing party. Download this PDF and easily customize it with the date, time, and address details.
To buy: $10; decaffeinateddesign.etsy.com.
Royally Excited Banner
Express your delight on wedding day by hanging this sparkly banner to welcome your guests. It makes a good photo opportunity, too.
To buy: $22; partysimplebox.etsy.com.
Beistle British Photo Fun Signs
Set up a British-themed photo booth so guests can snap some pictures during the viewing party. This set of signs is fit for any anglophile—it includes a red telephone booth, Big Ben, and even Kate Middleton’s (and Princess Diana’s) famous engagement ring.
To buy: $6; amazon.com.
British Party Paper Dinner Plates
What’s a royal wedding viewing party with out food and refreshments? Place these Union Jack paper plates out so guests can help themselves to scones, tea sandwiches, and British breakfast delicacies.
To buy: $3; orientaltrading.com.
Crown Cupcake Topper
While commoners probably won’t be wearing a tiara like Meghan Markle on May 19, you can still give your guests the royal treatment. Add these glittery toppers for a finishing touch to sweet treats.
To buy: $8; amazon.com.
Don’t forget about the corgis, Queen Elizabeth II’s favorite dog breed. Channel the queen by placing these fun balloons around the TV viewing area. You can even gift them to your guests as party favors at the end.
To buy: $8; amazon.com.
Royal Wedding: Harry & Meghan Paper Dolls
While this is more of an activity book than a party decoration, it will still provide plenty of entertainment for guests. It comes with two paper dolls in Harry and Meghan’s likenesses, plus their engagement outfits, safari gear (that they might have worn on their famous Botswana trip), and even potential wedding outfits.
To buy: $9; amazon.com.