Depending on the destination you love birds choose to elope, here are some tips in choosing the perfect season to say ‘I dos’ in. One of the most challenging components of wedding planning is choosing that special date. And out of 365 days, keeping in mind the season your wedding date falls on is key. From weather, color themes, styles, and guests accommodations to think about, every season has its share of assets and liabilities that will either make or break the big day. Read on to learn about how Lucky Little Chapel views every season and why they can be unique to every wedding date.
Springtime is the most popular time to get married in. As flowers are finally blooming, a spring wedding reflects a time of a new cheer beginning and an organic fresh feel of a bright new season of change.
Easy accessibility to flowers of choice
Popular pastel, bright themes and easy color mixing with neutrals
Large weddings work best at this time because there are less traveling of your guests
More wedding dress options
Awesome lighting for photos
Unpredictable weather (April showers bring May flowers!)
Allergy season might not be the best for photos
Competitive rates due to higher volumes of weddings in this time
Summertime is a playful season that makes a wedding a lot more fun and flexible.
Colorful menu options regarding fresh fruit and vegetables
More daytime for planning and celebrating
Perfect weather for comfortability
Great floral options for availability
Excess heat/harsh lighting may not be ideal for photos and guests
Guests plan for summer vacation during this time
Fall is the season of cooling weather and the changing of leaves. A fall wedding can easily be indoor, outdoor, or both for both the ceremony and reception. There are tons of positive reasons to get married in fall.
Cool weather makes happy guests and beautiful pictures
Deeper/darker color themes work best (Bronze, oranges, purples, reds, green)
Choosing a venue can be tricky
Depending on the demographics of your wedding and whether if it’ll be a late fall wedding or an early fall wedding, the weather makes it a difficult choice in deciding an indoor or outdoor venue.
Love is already in the air in the wintertime. With the holidays already setting a heartwarming mood, a winter wedding calls for candles and cozy romance under dimmed lights.
Pictures in the snow are glorified
Romantic and glamorous color themes
Rich holiday foods (chocolates, desserts, comfort food)
Option for an early wedding and later reception without it feeling too late
Holiday travel of guests
Excess rain and snow might be difficult for guests and vendors travels.
Less “daytime” to plan/celebrate in
Adding additional clothing layers to stay warm
Guests will second guess a wedding outdoors at the wedding time