Summer is an ideal season for planning an outdoor wedding; the sun is bright and the grass is lush; it’s such a good scenery for tying the knot. Of course, with the summer also comes the ensuing heat. Fortunately, it’s not that difficult to keep your guests cool even when much of the ceremony and reception take place outdoors. You can absolutely have a summer wedding without your guests feeling like they’re baking under the sun.
1. Shift the Outdoor Wedding Time
Plan around peak temperatures. If possible, schedule the reception so it begins right as the sun goes down. This will bring the outdoor temperatures down by double digits.
2. Utilize Available Shade During the Wedding
If the outdoor venue provides natural shade, be sure to utilize it. Trees not only provide great backgrounds for photo ops but also serve as cover from the heat. Consider reserving these shaded areas for those prone to heatstroke. Continue Reading →