The Best Free Fonts for Wedding Invitations
Looking for the perfect font for a wedding invitation? These free wedding fonts will ensure your wedding stationery has swoon-worthy typography, with our edit ranging from elegant and versatile serifs to beautiful calligraphic typefaces.
Why buy fonts when you could be putting that money towards your dream dress or to save for the honeymoon of a lifetime? These free fonts have romance and style by the bucketload, and make perfect finishing touches for wedding invites, RSVP cards and table settings.
Scroll down to discover our pick of the 15 most delightful and dreamy fonts to enhance your wedding stationery.
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Described by its designer, Fabian Desmet, as perfect for ‘fancy stuff’, Butler is true to its name—a polite and elegant font with high legibility. Inspired by the old-world elegance of the Bodoni family, Butler is a contemporary update on a traditional serif. Perfect for place settings and titling on invitation cards, this is a classic choice that will never date.
Created by David Rakowski, Dubiel is a condensed serif with an old-fashioned personality. Didone in style, this would make the perfect companion to Art Deco invitations or black-tie events.
Quirky and characterful, Mondia is inspired by transitional typefaces, giving it an exceptionally stylish demeanour that is reminiscent of 1930s type styles. A perfect font for city wedding invitations, able to bring a touch of old-fashioned glamour.
The full font family of 18 styles can be found on MyFonts, with two weights—Thin and Thin Italic—available to download for free.
4. Otama e.p.
Described as a ‘quiet but confident’ typeface by its creator, Tim Donaldson, Otama is in its infancy as a commercial font, but you can find the free early production (Otama e.p.) here on FontSquirrel.
Luxurious and highly legible, it’s a great choice for titling and place names on wedding stationery.
5. Chantelli Antiqua
A simple calligraphic font with a medieval soul designed by Bernd Montag, Chantelli Antiqua allows you to imitate the look of time-consuming (and expensive) calligraphy with a digital font. A good fit for traditional wedding stationery or table settings.
6. Latin Modern Mono
Typewriter fonts can bring a touch of vintage romance to wedding invitations, and also work beautifully for wedding favour labels. Latin Modern Mono is one of our favourites, with a broad range of 17 styles that range from caps to condensed for extra versatility.
Download the complete family for free from FontSquirrel.
Faithful to its name, Tenderness is a soft and subtle sans serif with an early 20th Century aesthetic. If serifs feel too formal and handwritten styles too casual, a warm sans serif like Tenderness could strike the right tone.
Download the Regular weight of the font from FontSquirrel.
8. Playfair Display
Taking inspiration from the typefaces created by John Baskerville in the late 18th Century, Playfair Display is nonetheless a thoroughly modern serif font suitable for display type. Playful and romantic, Playfair Display was created by Claus Eggers Sørensen, a type designer based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
9. Proza Libre
Proza Libre is a humanist sans-serif typeface created by Jasper de Waard. The designer was inspired by Renaissance-era type styles, but removed the serifs to create a more clean and contemporary effect.
Timeless and elegant, Proza Libre is a fantastic all-purpose typeface for wedding stationery.
A handdrawn script font with a romantic style, Tangerine is perfect for typesetting names on invitations. Pair with serif body type for an elegant and balanced result.
An old-style serif with a subtly Seventies vibe, Restora is nostalgic and fun—the perfect font to get your guests in a party mood. Two weights, Thin Italic and Extra Light, are available to download for free from FontSpring.
Quintessential is a classic and faithful calligraphy typeface with a slight italic, making it a sophisticated and traditional choice for wedding stationery. Easy-to-read, even at small size, Quintessential can be used for titling or body text.
Designed by Nick Shinn, Bellefair is a supremely elegant serif with a lofty x-height. Slightly condensed, it saves space while presenting your type beautifully.
Also available as a Google webfont, you can match your invite typography to the type on your wedding website.
14. IM Fell French Canon PRO
Based on a wide body of typefaces from 17th Century typographer John Fell, IM Fell French Canon Pro is a faithfully old-fashioned serif with jaunty, rounded letterforms. Romantic and kooky, this font would be perfectly paired with rustic invites and country wedding stationery.
Created by Barry Schwartz, Fanwood is a revival of Fairfield, a serif typeface designed in 1940, which in turn was inspired by Old Style Venetian type styles. Breezy and effortlessly romantic, Fanwood is an elegant choice for setting body type on wedding invitations.
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