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San Antonio & Hill Country, TX, Special Event Outdoor Lighting for Your Wedding, Fundraiser or Summer Party

We pride ourselves on being the San Antonio and Hill Country areas premier provider for special event lighting, including wedding lighting, family reunions and temporary lighting installations outdoor parties and events. We can design and install both permanent landscape and festival lighting for your special event that can be enjoyed past the occasion. Our large menu of top-quality fixtures, including festival lighting and LED lighting combined with our experience in utilizing unique lighting techniques, enable us to create an atmosphere that embraces beautiful beginnings, memorable milestones and happily-ever-afters!

Spring and summer is outdoor event season in San Antonio and the Hill Country. Here at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of San Antonio North, we are pleased to offer special event outdoor lighting for all of your upcoming special occasions. Whether it is for a wedding, birthday party, graduation party, fundraiser, retirement party or annual family reunion, we’ll provide just the right temporary outdoor lighting to match your party atmosphere and give the guests a warm welcome to stay well into the night.

Temporary Path, Accent and Uplighting

Because we provide permanent and temporary outdoor lighting for the San Antonio and Hill Country areas, we can offer something special for outdoor spring and summer events. With our temporary path lighting and focal lighting, we can make your event venue a stunning nighttime display. Your guests will enjoy well-illuminated paths to and from the various areas of the venue. Uplighting will provide focus to unique design elements around your property such as statuary, gazebos, trees, and arbors encouraging your guests to mingle around the entire space for a night they will never forget.

Set The Stage For Romance With Festive String Lighting

One of our favorite decorative outdoor lighting techniques is festive outdoor lighting. This design is also referred to as bistro lighting, string lighting or café lighting. These classic lights can hang over a dance floor, a dining space or inside a wedding tent. When the sun sets and these lights illuminate the space, you’ll enjoy a festive vibe that will encourage everyone to smile, dance and enjoy the party until the wee hours!

With such a large selection of special event outdoor lighting, it is handy to have the outdoor lighting experts on your side and not have to buy the lights just for a single use. We offer temporary outdoor lighting design and installation to make your venue, home or yard a festive environment.

Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of San Antonio North today to learn more about the wedding and special event outdoor lighting options we have available. Don’t delay, our schedules are filling fast for graduation parties and the upcoming wedding season!

Call us at (210) 971-8759 or email us.

San Antonio Festive Lighting -- Perfect For Special Events & Everyday Ambiance

String lighting is all the rage and has been for some time among San Antonio home and business owners.Open any home & garden magazine, or tune into any home improvement channel and chances are likely you will see the beauty and benefits of festive outdoor lighting at work.

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of San Antonio North embraces emerging and unique outdoor lighting ideas and new ways to introduce not only illumination into an area, but also as a way to convey a feeling of a mood within a space.

San Antonio Festive String Lighting For Everyday Ambiance

This genre of decorative outdoor lighting can serve many purposes. It can brighten a dull outdoor area, add an air of ambiance to a deck, patio or dining area, it can even be used to add dimension to detached areas of your property such as a kids playhouse, outdoor fire feature area or poolside outdoor living space. Also referred to as festival, string lighting, bistro and cafe lighting it can add character and versatility to your outdoor spaces.

Look how we brightened up this San Antonio patio with festive string lighting:


— By day and by night.

Unlike the string lighting available in big box stores, we use only American-made, high-quality festival lighting fixtures and wiring that is meant to last. It’s designed to ensure elements such as harsh sun, rain, snow and even ice thanks to it being commercial-grade and using the highest grade wiring available on the market. So you can safely enjoy them for years to come — not just one season!

San Antonio Festive String Lighting For Special Events

We offer permanent and temporary lighting festive for special events, so if you’ve got a backyard or outdoor venue where you’d like to host a fabulous affair during the twilight hours—we can give your event tons of sparkle and promote an unforgettable feel your guests will always remember. We can light a party tent, the property around it so your guests can easily navigate around and we can generate fabulous atmosphere thanks to elegantly staged fixtures that are strategically hung so as to make a memorable impact. Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of San Antonio North collaborates with many special event and wedding planners as well as homeowners to ensure their outdoor event is spellbindingly theatrical.

Garden party? Wedding? Family reunion? Chill time with friends and neighbors after dusk? Whatever the reason, outdoor string party lighting from Outdoor Lighting Perspectives® is a popular backyard lighting idea and will set the stage for a joyous and carnival mood. Our expert installation will create the perfect ambiance for your event whether that’s an evening cocktail party or just you trying to recreate that cherished trip to Paris where you dined at an outdoor bistro.

Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of San Antonio today to check out our permanent and special event festive lighting options. We can give your deck, patio and outdoor spaces the spa-like feel you are craving! Call us at (210) 971-8759 or email us.

Take Our Lighting For A "Test Drive" We Promise You Will Fall In Love With The Results

You wouldn’t buy a new car without first taking it for a test drive or a new house without having close look inside each and every room, would you? The same should go for outdoor lighting. As is the case with any significant investment you make, it is a good idea to test the waters so to speak, if given the opportunity.

Here at Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of San Antonio North, we realize no two outdoor lighting systems are designed exactly the same, because no two homeowners, or homes, are exactly the same. Tastes are different, landscapes are different and your home’s architecture is different. To ensure that our clients are satisfied with their lights for years to come, we offer a complimentary nighttime design demonstration. This is especially important on projects that are larger than the addition of just a few path lights, or with customers that have no prior outdoor lighting experience to draw from.


— San Antonio outdoor lighting evening demonstration performed in the Reserve at Schertz.

This is why we offer nighttime demonstrations. With a nighttime demonstration, you can see the full effect of what your house will look like with outdoor lighting. That moment when we flip the switch and our customers see their home illuminated at night is magical.

The nighttime demonstration is just one facet of our personalized outdoor lighting service which also includes a design consultation. First, one of our trained outdoor lighting designers will sit down
with you and discuss the goals of the system. While aesthetics are the most common reason to start the conversation, we often hear that homeowners are concerned about certain parts of their property being
too dark at night or the desire to add functionality to an outdoor living space. We’ll ask you about features of your property like decks, patios, pathways and more you would like to highlight and if there is a particular mood you’d like to set.

After the design consultation, we may then suggest setting up a temporary lighting system. We use battery operated outdoor lighting fixtures placed in the exact spots that the permanent system would be installed. This enables you to see first hand how your design would appear. When the temporary system is set up, that’s the time to make updates, tweaks and changes to perfect the design. This is done in unison with the designer and the homeowner’s input. The homeowner, for instance, may decide they want to highlight parts of the property that they didn’t initially expect. For example, while walking the property with the lights, the homeowner may realize that part of a walkway is too dark. We can add a path light right then and there so that a new appointment doesn’t need to be set up.

San Antonio-area homeowners love the option of a design demonstration because there are no surprises. Once the design is agreed upon, it is marked for the install. The installers will have notes on the exact fixtures and the exact placement. For you, the impact our outdoor lighting makes will be remarkable. One day you’ll come home to a dark property and then next, it will be full of light!

If you are looking to hire an outdoor lighting company, I encourage you to ask if they offer a complimentary nighttime design demonstration. Trust me, you’ll feel better if you get to test drive your design before making the investment/ Please give Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of San Antonio North a call if you have any questions or concerns. You can reach us at Call us at (210) 971-8759 or email us.

Avoid the Danger Zone: Choose A San Antonio Outdoor Lighting Professional for Your Project

When installing or maintaining outdoor lighting, it’s best to choose a professional San Antonio outdoor lighting company. Without the confidence that such a provider brings, you may find yourself too close to the danger zone, left with lighting that’s not installed correctly. Many other providers, like irrigation installers or landscaping companies, promise they know everything about outdoor lighting. While they may be experts in their field, lighting is a completely different concept. Just because a company understands landscaping, doesn’t mean they have the expertise for installing or maintaining outdoor landscape lighting.

Take a look at just a few of the many safety hazards that can occur when outdoor lighting is not installed by a professional:

Improperly installed transformer — fire hazard to home and surrounding landscape

Overloaded circuitry to the transformer and loose/overloaded connections

Loose hub connection

Incorrect bulb wattage — overheats the fixture and lens, leads to melting and potential fire risk

Qualifications Matter in Outdoor Lighting

All too often, we receive frantic calls from San Antonio residents who need help with their landscape lighting after using a less qualified team. We’ve seen it all from improper fixture use like incorrect bulb wattage, which can overheat, to loose or overloaded connections on the transformer. A huge danger and mistake that many non-lighting companies make is not installing lens covers over bulbs. The lack of lens covers allows debris to contact the light itself, which could result in a fire hazard. In addition to the botched design and install, these companies usually also leave you with no warranty or service.

Your anticipated outdoor lighting project should turn out as you expected, with no challenges. You’ve chosen to enhance your home and create an inviting space. So, you need to have the right team to do the job. After all, you wouldn’t let a roofer install your windows, or a plumber fix your electrical. Put your trust and vision in the hands of a professional San Antonio outdoor lighting provider.

Choosing the Right Company for Your San Antonio Outdoor Lighting Installation

When selecting the right company for your outdoor lighting, there are many questions you should ask. These questions will enable you to make the best decision for your project.

• Is outdoor lighting your specialty?
• How many years of experience does your company have in outdoor lighting?
• Can you show examples of recent installations?
• What’s your design process?
• What types of outdoor lighting do you install?
• Who performs the installations?
• Do you offer a warranty or maintenance plan?

Any reputable outdoor lighting company should be able to provide you with answers that put you at ease. If not, then that’s a red flag.

At Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of San Antonio, you’ll never feel even close to the danger zone. We specialize in landscape and outdoor lighting, so you’ll never need to worry about our level of expertise. Our goal is to always delight customers, and we are thrilled to have so many of them happy with the work we provide, including new lighting and upgrades. We also provide an industry-leading warranty and outdoor lighting maintenance plans. No matter the project, we are focused on delivering stunning illuminations for your outdoor spaces that accent the beauty of your home and keep it safe day and night.

Ready to work with a best-in-class San Antonio outdoor lighting expert? Get in touch with us today to discuss your new outdoor lighting project or upgrade. Call us at (210) 971-8759 or email us.

Contact Outdoor Lighting Perspectives

Outdoor Lighting Perspectives is here for all your outdoor lighting needs. During our Free Custom Design Plan, we will show you the optimum locations around your home and throughout your yard to achieve stunning outdoor lighting effects. If you already have a lighting system but need it serviced or upgraded, we are happy to help. Please fill out the form below to contact us.

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