Top ten outdoor garden festoon lights 2019
When having a garden party, a simple BBQ this Autumn or looking to invest in some lighting for your conservatory or Christmas gathering this year, investing in some festoon lights together with a decent music system, can give an event a warm, inviting and elegant feel.
Festoon lighting comes in many forms. Known globally as party lights or café lights, they are widely available in different styles, shapes and sizes. Traditionally they are big bulb garland lights in either multi-coloured or warm whites.
We have chosen some of the most elegant, robust and beautiful lights currently on the market to glam up your space. All of these lights can be used indoors and outdoors. Do check whether your lights come with their own clips or click here to view a wide range on Amazon.
1. Waterproof Festoon Lights (click to view on Amazon)
Durable, Reliable, and Versatile, these lights are waterproof and can be used in rain and snow. Perfect to use in a tent, on rooftops, garages and gardens. Nickel-plated bases prevent corrosion to improve connectivity and keep bulbs bright. Plug strings together using end-to-end connectors. If one light goes out, the rest stay lit. Removable bulbs provide flexibility for easy replacement and customisable designs. Create a tranquil or natural mood as light shines from a visible filament. Easy installation. Once the strand is secured, screw bulbs into empty sockets. In case of windy conditions, install strands far apart enough so bulbs don’t collide. For one-person or high installations, secure each end of strand securely, one by one. To prevent bulbs from breaking upon impact, move strands slowly during installation. To purchase the extension lead for this model, click here to view on Amazon. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.
2. LED Festoon Lights with colour bulbs (click to view on Amazon)
Indoor and outdoor festoon lighting is becoming ever more popular amongst home and commercial uses. The string effect lighting is a favourite choice for many as it provides more light and character and is easy to install. This particular festoon light is made to a high-quality standard for durability. With a 7mm thick cable, it makes it more difficult for animals to bite into. The high-quality and durable lamp holders will also last longer and is powered by mains 240v. It is an ideal choice to light up for festive fun to special occasions or just giving your space some colourful ambience. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.
3. Remote Control Festoon Globe Fairy Lights (click to view on Amazon)
Beautiful bulb-shaped design provide a soft light with each bulb 19mm in diameter. Two control types, equipped with IR 13 keys remote control that you can use it to change different lighting effects, setting the time (6 hours on and 18 hours off or you can stop the timing function by press the timer key). You can also adjust the brightness of light. Another way to control the light is to press the button on the battery case, you can only change the lighting effects and turn on/off the light. It has 8 lighting effects, including combination, in wave, sequential, slow glow, chasing/flash, slow fade, twinkle/flash, steady on, meeting your various needs and bringing you a variety of visual enjoyment. Perfect for Christmas, your dining room, bedroom, bar, club, garden and wedding venues. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.
4. Heofean Festoon String Lights (click to view on Amazon)
Create a fantastic setting with these G40 patio lights that cast a warm white glow. They can be suspended under a tent, patio, awning or umbrella. The discreet wiring blends in perfectly with trees and bushes. Drape them on trees or in entryways. These lights are perfect for weddings, birthday parties, Christmas and other gatherings. These are ideal for adding a cozy atmosphere, or a charming and festive accent, to a casual evening under the stars. Fireproof and electric isolated with high quality wiring and built-in fuse for safety. Convenient and easy to setup the connection from point to point according to user’s need. The string light is connected in a parallel which prevents one failed bulb from influencing the other bulbs. Even with broken or removed bulbs, remaining bulbs will continue to light up. If one bulb goes out, you simply replace it. This comes with a waterproof connector, each strand of 25 globe lights string has end-to-end connections so you can attach up to 3 strands to cover large areas. Total Length: 25 feet. Bulb Spacing: 12 inches. Lead Length (on both ends): 6 inches. The run: 7W per bulb. Easy installation: The strand has 25 bulbs with E12 base and extends about 25 feet. Each bulb has a clip on the side which makes it easy to attach it to a branch or a nail. To purchase the extension lead for this model, click here to view on Amazon. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.
5. Outdoor Retro Festoon Lights (click to view on Amazon)
Beautifully chic festoon light, perfect for a classy event, garden party or Christmas gathering. Create a fantastic environment by suspending them under a tent, patio, awning or umbrella. The discreet wiring blends in perfectly with trees and bushes. Drape them on trees or in entryways. The strand has 25 bright G40 light bulbs that illuminate independently so broken or moved bulbs do not impact the light and the wiring extends to approximately 25 feet. Simply clip in place onto trees, picket fences or stair railings using the clips on each socket. These garden festoon lights are designed with end-to-end connections which means that you can connect 7 strands (at most) to cover a large area. With a rating of IP 44, lights can be used in the garden or other outdoor space when the weather is rainy or sunny. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.
6. LED waterproof outdoor festoon lights (click to view on Amazon)
Perfect for alfresco weddings or garden parties, these festoon lights look gorgeous from day to evening. It has five led lights built inside each bulb, the small lights look like fireflies one by one and creates a warm romantic atmosphere. Every light bulb has a clamp that makes it easy to fix the bulbs to tree branches or any fixed object. Even with broken or missing light bulbs, the remaining light bulbs will continue to glow undisturbed. The chain has 50 G40 bulbs with an E12 base and a length of 17.7 meters. These lights are ideal to light up your patio, decking, porch and garden and can be used inside too! To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.
7. Elegant and robust LED Festoon Lights (click to view on Amazon)
A beautiful traditional design makes these add an elegant feel to any indoor/outdoor area of your home. If you are looking for a set of lights that can withstand all year round weather conditions, these are a must. These lights are not only beautiful, they are Weathproof Commercial Grade Lights, designed to withstand the wear and tear of year-round outdoor use. These lights are made with heavy duty wire and special waterproof sockets that form a deep seal around the bulb which keeps water and/or rain out. IP65 weatherproof level, industry leading 18-gauge wiring that would be durable enough to withstand extreme hot or cold temperatures through summer and winter. Super Energy Saving. Stand 49ft, 15 E27 Sockets with 15 1.5W S14 LED Edison Filament Bulbs. Less power consumption than tradition incandescent bulb or halogen bulbs, set 3 feet apart. Connect up to 30 strands end to end, save effort and maintenance costs on changing bulbs frequently. To purchase the extension lead to this model, click here to view on Amazon. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.
8. LED Combined Solar and Battery Powered Festoon Lights (click to view on Amazon)
These stunning festoon lights are perfect if you are looking for a solar-powered lighting option. The beauty of these is that on cloudy days, you can use the battery compartment. It is 22ft in length and has 50 high-quality LED lights. It comes with a remote control, has a waterproof design and up to 10 hours super long working time after a full charge. It has two switch buttons (one of which is a mode switch), 8 modes available (stability and 7 flashing modes). These are a fantastic and versatile addition to your outdoor and indoor (when using the battery) space. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.
9. Vintage Glass Jar LED Fairy Festoon Lights (click to view on Amazon)
These jar lights are beautifully crafted to a high standard with small cork stopper in the top of each glass jar. These can be used in any room around your house or covered outdoor space. Staying cool to the touch, they are perfectly safe around children, pets, fabrics and furnishings. They are battery-powered making them super safe for children as there is no mains plug. The clear cable means these lights will blend easily with any surroundings. The garland has been hand made to ensure premium quality and makes a lovely gift for friends or family. The model contains 16 glass jars of two sizes (5cm and 4cm) and each jar has a warm white LED light inside. It has an on/off/timer (automatic 6-hour timer) and the lights are static. They use 3 x AA batteries (not included). To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.
10. Solar Powered Festoon Lights (click to view on Amazon)
These stunning lights add a warm and inviting feel to your outside space. Bring some life to your garden with this beautiful set of 20 bulb festoon lights. Comes with a solar panel with ground stake and a user manual. Charging time: 6-8 hours, working time 8-12 hours. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.