Special occasions stock photos and royalty-free images
Everybody loves a party – and you’ll love our library of royalty-free photos showing the special occasions in our lives. From elaborate weddings to intimate anniversaries, happy birthday bashes to welcome home parties, our inspiring celebration images will help you tell the story of your special events.
Unique special-occasions finds from our Signature collection
iStock’s ever-growing Signature collection features millions of authentic images—including these awe-inspiring special-occasions images—that you won’t find on any other stock site.
Digitally generated abstract background image, perfectly usable for all kinds of topics.
Digitally generated image, perfectly usable as a background for topics like Christmas, holiday, wealth, luxury, quality or awards.
Digitally generated abstract background image, perfectly usable for a wide range of topics like nightlife, autumn or Christmas.
Confetti rain on yellow background. Directly above shot.
Colorful confetti falling over gold cup sitting over blue background. Horizontal composition with copy space. Directly above.
Most popular special-occasions photos
These eye-catching photos have a recognizable quality and universal appeal that connects with audiences everywhere.
Digitally generated image of falling gold particles, perfectly usable for a wide variety of topics like Christmas, luxury, success, celebration, etc.
A bundle of metallic colored balloons flying through many colorful confetti flakes and swirled ribbons. The whole scene is situated on a clear sky background.
Gold ribbons and stars on a light blue background, with copy space. Party/ Celebration background.
Beautiful macro shot with copy space, perfectly usable for a wide range of topics.
This high resolution blurred dot bokeh stock photo is ideal for backgrounds, textures, prints, websites and many other abstract light art image uses!