There is no period more ideal than having your wedding during the summer period. The summer wedding comes with a spectacular weather and long day that is enough to make your wedding a memorable one.
The summer period might be the most popular seasons for couples to get married, but it comes with some challenges due to the heat and UV rays.
This is why we have enlisted some useful tips to make your summer wedding a great one.
1. Wear a Light Wedding Dress
Its best to wear a dress that made of lighter fabric such as silk. This will make you breathe easily and feel comfortable and confident during your wedding ceremony and reception.
2. Book Your Venue Early
The summer period is when most people get married so chances are that some other couples are planning their wedding just like you are.
You should book your wedding venue as early as possible to prevent the disappointment of missing your dream venue.
3. Provide Heat Relief
You should consider your wedding guests when planning a summer wedding. Arrange for cold refreshments for the guests and offer some shade or air conditioning to prevent overheat.
4. Stay Hydrated
You’re going through the stressful process of wedding planning during the summer period and chances are that you’ll get really hot.
Try to drink a lot of water to avoid being sick, light headed or dizzy. It’s your wedding day and you ought look fabulous.
5. Consider The Big Events
Summer comes with more people, bustling, road closure and booked hotel rooms.
Prevent having your wedding date around the big events or the out-of-town guests may not get a room to settle in. This will also avoid facing road closure and bad traffic on your special day.
6. A Midday Outdoor Wedding is a No!
To make your guests to be in a party mood, plan on having your outdoor wedding at a late afternoon or early evening. This will prevent the guests from being overheated and it also guarantees the best lighting for your wedding photos.
7. Consider Having a Sun and Bug Protection
You’re having a summer wedding so plan on having sun and bug protection to prevent sunburn.
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