If you’ve attended an outdoor wedding, you know that they’re both breathtakingly beautiful and incredibly memorable for everyone involved. But when you’re planning such an event, you might find there’s more to an outdoor wedding than hoisting up a tent, throwing out a couple chairs, and waiting for all the guests to arrive. The great outdoors can play havoc with your plans if you’re not careful. Here are four tips for the perfect outdoor weddings:
1. Think about Comfort
This means both yours and your guests. If you’re planning a winter wedding, speak with your venue about space heaters or consider bringing some of your own. If your wedding is set for July, on the other hand, you may want to provide guests with handheld fans and/or sunscreen as party favors.
2. Dress for the Occasion
Obviously, you’ll be dressed for your big day! But does your dream dress or tux really fit the season? It’s pretty easy to select a season-appropriate wardrobe for your wedding party, but you can also use accessories to your advantage as well. Consider whether shawls, umbrellas, or gloves would add class and function to your ensemble.
3. Have a Backup Plan
You’ll likely talk through alternative options with your vendor in case of inclement weather, but it’s never a bad idea to do some additional preparation yourself. Is there an updo you could have on standby in case it’s windier than expected or a jacket you could bring for colder weather?
4. Communicate with Your Photographer
Before setting your heart on a specific wedding day schedule, make sure you speak with your photographer about the ideal time for pictures. Depending on the time of year, there will be better times for photos based on the light. Make sure you ask your photographer his or her advice to ensure you get the stunning images you deserve!
Looking for an amazing outdoor venue for your wedding? Olympic Views Estates Weddings & Events may be just what you’ve been hoping for. Visit our website to learn about our rates and for rental details. Make sure to view our gallery to see what our gorgeous location has to offer. Call (425) 276-7897 today to schedule a visit. We would love to be part of your special day!
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Edited by Justin Vorhees