Top ideas for proposing at Christmas

Did you know that a whopping third of engagements happen between Christmas and New Year? That’s no surprise really as Christmas is a time of love and giving. In this article, we take a look at some of the best ways to pop the question over the festive period.

Let’s start at the beginning

Get creative with your advent calendar! Remove the chocolate and replace with diamond engagement rings. Your loved one will remember this romantic gesture for the rest of their lives!

Gather around the Christmas tree

Decorating the tree as Christmas approaches is one of the highlights of the festive period. It can also offer the perfect moment to get down on bended knee and pop that all important question. For added romance, place the ring in a bauble or other Christmas tree decoration and pass it to your partner.

Say it with a song

You’ve got the ring? If not, check out a company such as Then how about hiring carol singers and surprising your love with a song before asking that all important question?

Christmas morning is all about giving

There are many ways to declare undying love; popping the question on Christmas morning is a wonderful start to the day as well as private, simple and romantic.

She’s a cracker!

If you like public displays of affection, why not consider placing the ring in your own designed Christmas cracker and do it in front of family and friends?

The traditional approach

We all love Christmas pudding so what better way to say ‘I do’ than to replace the coin with the ring in our favourite festive dessert?

Box it up

A sure-fire way to surprise your loved one is to hide the ring inside many boxes. The more the merrier!

Light it up

A fiddly option but definitely worth it! Shape fairy lights into that all important question, dim the lights and enjoy the moment!

Keep it for Boxing Day

Throw your loved one off the scent and save the question for Boxing Day.

A date to remember

New Year’s Eve is a time to party and look forward to the future. Pop the champagne and the question at the same time for a truly unforgettable moment!

Do it in the snow

The romance of a white Christmas could get more so!