Top ten outdoor garden festoon lights 2019

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Top ten outdoor garden festoon lights 2019

When having a garden party, a simple BBQ this Summer, VE Day celebrations or looking to purchase some lighting for your conservatory or Summer/Christmas gathering this year, investing in some festoon lights, accent garden lighting, outdoor garden plant upright lighting and a decent music system, can give an event a warm, inviting and elegant feel.  There is a wide range of Weatherproof festoon lighting, Solar-Powered Festoon lights and longlasting heavy-duty festoon lights on the market.

With the COVID19 lockdown currently in place, there is no better time to invest in sprucing up your indoor and outdoor space.

What is Festoon Lighting?

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.  Our ranges below are mainly weatherproof festoon lights for outdoor spaces which can also be adapted to become connectable festoon lights with an extension lead.  Solar festoon lights are very popular during the Spring, Summer and Autumn seasons.

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

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Durable, Reliable, and Versatile, these Heavy Duty Festoon 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

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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 

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The beautiful bulb-shaped design provides 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 a 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

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Create a fantastic setting with these G40 patio lights that cast a warm white glow.  They Heavy Duty Festoon Lights 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 cosy atmosphere, or a charming and festive accent, to a casual evening under the stars.  Fireproof and electrically isolated with high-quality wiring and a built-in fuse for safety.  Convenient and easy to set up 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

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Beautifully chic festoon light, perfect for a classy event, garden party or Christmas gathering.  Create a fantastic environment by suspending Heavy Duty Festoon Lights 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.

LED Version of Outdoor Retro Festoon Lights

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These OxyLED String Lights provide warm yellow light that’s a delight for the senses!  G40 LED globe string lights are perfect for decorating indoor and outdoor spaces alike.  They’re the perfect finishing touch for birthday parties, wedding ceremonies and receptions, barbecues, concerts, and so much more.  Just hang them up and plug them in!  The Heavy Duty Festoon Lights strand has 12 light bulbs that illuminate independently so broken or moved bulbs do not impact the light and the wiring extends to approximately 25 feet.  Designed with end-to-end connections, you can connect 86 strands at most to cover a large area.  Comes with a rating of IP 44 so the string lights could be used in your garden or another outdoor place irrespective of any weather conditions. These lights are 90% more energy-efficient than the incandescent light bulb.  It has a service life of up to 30,000 hours which reduces maintenance costs.  Perfect, convenient and versatile lighting for patios, decks, weddings, party, umbrellas, back gardens and pergolas.  To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.

6. LED waterproof outdoor festoon lights

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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 that creates a warm romantic atmosphere.  Every festoon 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)

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A beautifully 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 any weather conditions, these are a must.  These incredibly Heavy Duty Festoon Lights are not only beautiful, but they are also Weatherproof 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 AmazonTo purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon.

8. LED Combined Solar and Battery Powered Festoon Lights

Solar Powered Festoon Lights

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These stunning solar-powered festoon lights are perfect if you are looking for a solar-powered lighting option.  These heavy duty festoon lights have a battery compartment when your garden fails to get enough sun to charge them.  It is 22ft in length and has 50 high-quality LED lights.  It comes with 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

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These jar lights are beautifully crafted to a high standard with a 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

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These visually stunning solar-powered festoon 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.

Accent lighting and garden plant upright lighting to complement your festoon lighting

Click here to view a range of accent garden lighting.

Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.

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For our Top ten Christmas festoon Lights 2019 click here.

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