27 Unique Dessert Displays For Your Wedding Day

ombre dessert display in warm colors

You might wanna sit down for this, because these unique dessert displays are out of control! If you’re feeling like you wanna jazz up the cake table for your day, or go with different sweets entirely, these ideas are sure to get you fired up. From ombre color wheels to punny signage, we’re obsessed with the tables, bars, shelves and pedestals in store!

boho wedding dessert table
Photo by Anna Delores with planning by Wild Heart Events, florals by Forage Florals and desserts by Paper Cake Events

Yep. We’d fare well with a display of treats like this in our lives. Cupcakes, macarons, jam-filled cookies – you don’t have to ask us twice to linger here.

dessert display with pampas grass floral hoop
Photo by Anna Roussos with planning by Tie the Knot Santorini, florals by Betty Flowers Santorini and cake by Petranart

mini cake dessert display
Photo by Burgundy Blue with planning by Hive Events and desserts by Sugar Lab Bakeshop

One way to add extra interest to your table is by varying heights. We love the way this moody, industrial display with mini drip cakes catches your eye right off the bat.

ombre dessert display in warm colors
Photo by The Venue Report with florals by Layered Vintage and desserts by Hey There, Cupcake

punny dessert display
Photo by Pine and Sea Photography with planning by Details, Darling and desserts by Cinnabon

It’s no secret that I live for puns, so this cinnabon inspired treat display was an immediate must-have in our roundup.

cookie wall wedding dessert display
Photo by Ed Brown Photography with desserts by Ruby Lou’s Treat Co

boho wedding cake table
Photo by Figtree Wedding Photography with planning by Scenic Rim Bride and cake by Marina Machado Cakes

modern punny dessert display
Photo by Feather and Stone Photography with planning + design by Amorology, backdrop by Backup Backdrops and desserts by Hey There, Cupcake

botanical dessert display
Photo + design by Wee Gather with desserts by Hey There, Cupcake

sugar flower wedding cake table
Photo + cakes by Winifred Kriste Cake

donut wall wedding display
Photo by Sposto Photography with planning by Velvet Alley Events and desserts by Top Tier Treats

acrylic dessert table
Photo by Sarah Kate Photography with florals by Bows and Arrows Flowers and cakes by Shannon Star Cakes

Acrylic pedestals offer up a sleek + modern alternative to a traditional table. Pop some statement florals underneath and you’ve added even more visual interest!

boho dessert display wedding
Photo by Danielle Bacon Photography with planning by Golden Arrow Events, florals by Penelope Pots Floral Design and desserts by Hey There, Cupcake

fall wedding cake with macarons
Photo by Quarter Moon Co with florals by Devon & Pinkett and cake by Nutmeg Cake Design

donut wall wedding dessert display
Photo by Linda Lauva

rustic chic wedding cake with unique dessert display
Photo by Sara D’ambra Photography with cake by Nana & Nana Cakes

popsicle dessert display wedding decor
Photo by Devon Donnahoo Photography with design by Amorology, signage by Prim & Pixie and backdrop by Back Up Backdrops

boho dessert display
Photo by Let’s Frolic Together with desserts by VG Donut and Bakery

grazing table dessert display
Photo by Alexa Ann Photography with desserts by Bijou’s Sweet Treats

Oh heck yes, this is the grazing table of dreams! If you’re worried about your mix of sweets looking messy, establishing pattern and motion is one easy way to create order. This display from Bijou’s Sweet Treats is Exhibit A!

donut wall wedding display
Photo by Carlie Statsky with planning by LVL Weddings, florals by Natasha Kolenko and desserts by Johnny Doughnuts

floral dessert display
Photo by Love Is My Favorite Color with florals by A Very Beloved Bloom and cake by Demel

dessert display with floral backdrop
Photo by Lydia Stamps Photography with planning by What Peggy Did Next and cake by Jemima Cakes

If you’re hesitating on a plethora of floral installation over your reception tables, maybe one statement over the dessert display like this will do the trick!

glazed donut dessert table
Photo + cake by Marina Machado Cakes

ice cream dessert display
Photo by Natalie Bray with planning by Amorology

sugar flower wedding cake table
Photo by Anna Delores with planning by Vanessa Noel Events and cake by Paper Cake Events

sugar flower wedding cake table
Photo by Story by Mia with cake by Bakes by Marie

We’re craving sweets tremendously after this display of creativity. The best kind of validation we could have asked for is knowing that the limit does not exist when it comes to how many sweets (and what kind) you can bring to the table on the wedding day. So tell us, which display was your favorite?

If you loved these unique dessert display ideas, check out some modern cake swings we love next!

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