outdoor wedding in a beautiful venue is an excellent way to start
your life together. It’s important to remember, however, that outdoor
events require a bit of extra planning. The best
are those planned with extra attention to outdoor details.
planning an outdoor wedding, consider that Mother Nature is fiercely
independent. She won’t change her plans to accommodate yours, so your
big day could be rainy or incredibly hot. Set up tents or have an
indoor space available in the event of rain or extreme heat. Place
ice buckets filled with water bottles around the site and provide
complimentary insect repellent sprays and sunscreen in bathrooms or
somewhere else easily accessible.
pictures of and map out your chosen venue, noting where bathrooms,
electrical outlets and running water are available. Use this
information to plan the best layout for the area. DJ’s and caterers
will need access to certain utilities, but you don’t want extension
cords, hoses and other necessities to become a tripping hazard for
guests or interfere with aesthetics.
wedding venues aren’t always private. If you’re getting married on a
beach or in a park, for example, there could be people there besides
you and your guests. This can make for crowded parking lots. If your
venue is one that might be busy on your big day, get permission to
park your guests at a nearby location and shuttle them to the
The best outdoor weddings are those remembered for
the right reasons rather than the wrong ones. At Carriage Greens, we
help our guests plan and execute beautiful outdoor weddings. We know
all the outdoor wedding dos and dont’s, and we’re happy to share our
expertise with you so your special day goes off without a hitch.