The decision to get married is of great importance in every couple’s life. When planning your wedding day there are numerous thing you ought to consider which includes the decision on when to have your wedding done. The summer season is the best time to have your wedding. The ambiance of the hot afternoons and the balmy nights provide you with a once in a lifetime experience. Below are a few top summer wedding tips to help you plan that wonderful summer wedding.
Have back up blooms.
Boutonnieres are particularly delicate since its petals can easily droop due to the summer sun. Since your boutonniere is expected to hold up against the summer sun and the embraces for the entire day, then it is important for you to request your flower vendor to provide you with additional blooms for back up for your big day. Although this may increase your expenses, it will save you a lot in case your bloom droops or worse if the first one gets lost.
Provide cooling mechanisms for your guests.
Holding your outdoor wedding during the summer season is a good decision since it’s all sunny and lovely. The harshness of the mid-year summer sun might however not be favoring to your guest therefore it is very essential to provide cooling mechanism to maintain tolerable temperatures at the reception. This may include providing fans, parasols or even wet towels to your guests. Additionally parasols do not only help to maintain the cool temperatures but will also act as great accessories for your photo-sessions. Doing this will give you a humble time to enjoy your wedding and not having to rush through your vows so as to release your guest from the agonizing sun.
Provide your guests with cold refreshing beverages.
Cold refreshing drinks will help to cool down your guests during the hot afternoons. Keep in mind to communicate with your caterer prior to your wedding day to ensure they prepare the drinks in time. Serving fresh juice, milk shakes, smoothies and iced teas at the reception is enough to do the trick.
Eliminate the dance fever.
The dance party is the most fun part for any wedding reception. However, dancing in the scorching summer sun will not be easy. The whole dance floor will be so hot and humid for the guests so it’s essential to employ an effective mechanism to maintain tolerable temperatures. Apart from offering cold drinks, keep chilled washcloths close by for a snappy chill off that your guests will truly appreciate. Have your servers distribute the towels to the crowd and if you have no servers place the towels around the reception to ensure visitors have easy access to them when need be.
Keep away the summer bugs.
Summer seasons are mostly characterized by lots of insects. Mosquitoes, in-particular, can be such a nuisance to your guests. You should thus come up with a proper method to get rid of these mosquitoes. Available ways to deal with them involves use of bug sprays and lighting citronella candles. Doing this will ensure that your visitors are safe even during the nights, when mosquito attacks are rampant.