Top ten outdoor garden festoon lights 2021
When having a Christmas party, garden party, a simple BBQ in the Summer, Bank Holiday weekend or VE Day celebration, investing in some festoon lights, accent garden lighting, outdoor garden plant upright lighting together with a decent music system, can give an event a warm, inviting and elegant feel.
If you are looking to purchase some lighting for your conservatory, there is a wide range of indoor and outdoor weatherproof festoon lighting, solar-powered festoon lights and long-lasting heavy-duty festoon lights on the market.
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. Weatherproof Festoon Lights
Durable, reliable, and versatile, these hard-wearing heavy duty festoon Lights are waterproof and can be used in rain and snow. If one light goes out, the rest stay lit. Removable bulbs provide flexibility for easy replacement and varied designs. 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. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
2. LED Festoon Lights with colour bulbs
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 ambiance. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
3. Solar Powered Remote Control Festoon Lights
ARIZEC solar festoon lights come with upgraded solar panels, which have the highest energy conversion rate and capacity. These solar-powered garden lights are the smartest choice for cost-effective and Eco-friendly lighting for your party, festival, balcony, fence, Christmas tree, wedding or camping decorations. Remote Controlled with your convenience in mind! Easily switch on/off, change lighting mode, change brightness or set a timer with the remote control from as far as 5m away. Perfect for Outdoor or Indoor Lighting. These lights are specially manufactured to be suitable for UK weather, which means the lights are 100% waterproof and heat-resistant and will charge and light up ALL NIGHT even on the cloudy, rainy and snowy winter days. The lights also work perfectly indoors. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
4. Dimmable Heofean Festoon String Lights
Create a fantastic setting with these G40 dimmable patio string lights that cast a warm white glow and are more than 90% more energy efficient than incandescent light bulbs. Lifetime up to 30,000 hours. These Heavy Duty Dimmable Festoon Lights can be suspended under a tent, patio, awning or umbrella and its commercial-strength casing can withstand extreme temperatures and wet weather. 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. Ideal for adding a cosy atmosphere or adding a touch of charm 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 dimmable string light is connected in a parallel which prevents one failed bulb from influencing the other bulbs. Even with broken or removed bulbs, the 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: 27 feet. Bulb Spacing: 12 inches. Lead Length (on both ends): 6 inches. Each bulb consumes 0.6w of power. Easy installation: The strand has 25 bulbs and extends to 27 feet. 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. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
5. Outdoor Retro Festoon Lights
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. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
6. LED Version of Outdoor Retro Festoon Lights
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. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
7. LED waterproof outdoor festoon lights
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. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
8. Elegant and robust LED Festoon Lights
A beautifully traditional design gives an elegant feel and ambiance 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 a traditional 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. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
9. LED Combined Solar and Battery Powered Festoon Lights
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. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
10. Vintage White Festoon Lights with Edison Style Warmth
These Vintage 27 globe white Waterproof indoor and outdoor festoon lights are crafted to a high standard. 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. With a 50ft cable and 25 bulbs, this beautiful festoon string light has a high-quality thick HD glass lampshade with Edison style warm white 2200K glass filament bulbs making it long enough for use indoor or outdoor. The price is incredible! Each string light is equipped with interfaces at the beginning and the end (you need to open the cover), you can directly connect several strings of lights into the same string, max power is 432W. Safe and easy to install, it is water and weather-resistant. Each socket has a clip on the side which makes it easy to attach it to your branch or a nail. Just plug and play when you need multi stands to work together, bring you a warm soft atmosphere, which you can enjoy the lovely nights and the romantic dinners with your family and friends. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
11. Crystal Ball Inspired Solar Powered Festoon Lights
These visually stunning crisp and cool crystal ball-inspired solar-powered festoon lights add an inviting feel to your outside space. Bring some life and sophisticated charm to your garden with this beautiful set of 30 LED energy-saving festoon lights. Includes a rechargeable solar cell with a higher energy conversion rate charging the light during the day for 6-8 hours to provide 8-14 hours of lighting at night. With 8 different modes including combination, fireflies flashing, waves, fading, chasing/flashing, fading slowly, twinkle/flashing and steady on to create different atmospheres for your life. The lights charge during the day and coming on at dusk. Designed with an adjustable solar panel and rechargeable battery these solar fairy lights can work continuously for more than 15 hours at night if the panel absorbs enough sunshine during the day. Waterproof and designed to withstand light rain or water spills. To purchase clips for your lights, click here to view on Amazon. Click here to view a range of outdoor garden plant upright lighting.
Accent lighting and garden plant upright lighting to complement your festoon lighting
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