What About The Weather? Beating The Odds With Your Outdoor Wedding


Few things are more romantic than a wedding day. What could be better than declaring undying love for your partner and soul mate? The only trouble is, there’s so much to think about before the big day. Venues comes top of that list, of course. Do you want a church wedding or a manor house? Do you want an indoor shindig or outdoor fun? If you’ve chosen the latter, you’ve come to the right place.

Outdoor ceremonies are fantastic. If you’re nature lovers, they allow you to encapsulate your personalities to the day. Even if not, outside ceremonies open opportunities to make your wedding memorable.

There’s just one problem; when you take weddings outside, you have to deal with the weather. The last thing you want is for a washout to leave your plans down the drain. Hence why we’re going to look at three considerations you might want to make ahead of time.


So, you know you want an outdoor wedding, but now it’s time to consider where to hold it. Though you may not realize it, there a lot of options. You could use a gazebo in large gardens, for instance. Or, you might fancy a woodland wedding. How about a wedding on the beach which seafront views? All these options have benefits and  bad points, and you need to consider each with the weather in mind. A garden gazebo, for instance, could work come rain or shine. Even a beach wedding could incorporate some rain protection. A woodland event, however, would soon get muddy if the heavens opened. Consider the pros and pluses of each option, and think about how you could stay dry if the worst happened.


The date you choose for your wedding is essential no matter where you’re getting married. Most of us think about everything from the day of the week to the time of year. This is why summer is always the busiest time of year for wedding venues. But, when you’re taking things outside, time of year becomes even more essential. If you want to play it safe, you should always book outdoor weddings during those summer months. June/July/August are your best bets for ensuring the sun is shining when it matters most. You may have to pay a little extra for the privilege, but at least you can guarantee your days goes off without a hitch.


Okay, so white is a wedding staple. And, you’ll still want the white dress and all the rest of it. But, you can never be too careful when it comes to outdoor weddings. If the rain does come, you need to know that you can keep things looking pristine regardless. And, white might not be the best way to do it. Instead of choosing white decor, then, you may be best off with some alternatives. Earthy colors, like greens and oranges, could hide a multitude of muddy sins. So, they may be a better choice than which will show every mark.


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