(Closed) How long do tealights last?

posted 4 years ago in Decor
Post # 2
9698 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2015

I don’t know… But I am burning the same candles in lanterns at my e party in 2 weeks. Maybe ill just burn one tonight and see what happens and get back to you!

Post # 3
4041 posts
Honey bee

My daughter’s wedding decor person (florals, too), had votives that burned for 5 or 6 hours; plenty of time to light them all before the reception started, but wouldn’t have much waste left afterwards.

Post # 4
877 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - A Beautiful converted Barn

i think it varies, depending on wax and wick quality. for my wedding i bought 8+ hour burning tealights as i didnt want anyone to have to go round replacing and relighting them. id imagine if the ikea ones say 4 hours then youd get between 3-4 hours from them. burn one as a tester.x

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