How to Plan An Outdoor Wedding?

Your outdoor wedding needs to be meticulously planned to ensure not only that everything goes smoothly, but there are contingency measures in place should the weather turn foul. There would be nothing worse than your special afternoon coming apart in a squall of heavy rain. When you’re arranging your location, decorations, and even your caterer, you need to consider ways to curb disaster should it begin to rain, hail, or blow a gale.

Choosing a Venue

Sourcing and booking your venue, after your budget and catering, is perhaps the most important item on your to-do list. Whether you’re hiring a venue or staging your wedding in your own backyard, you need to have contingency measures in place.Why-to-hire-a-wedding-planner

Backyard weddings are a trend on the rise: modern weddings are somewhat rinsed of formality and instead relaxed, casual affairs that can be held in almost any location. If you’re planning your wedding on a budget, a backyard affair might just be the answer. Should the weather turn foul, you can always take your celebrations inside your home. You could also ask amongst your circle of family and friends: does anyone you know have a backyard with a view, and an expansive, comfortable home to match that they would be willing to lend you for an evening? Using your own home – or someone else’s – as a contingency measure saves you the cost of hiring a marquee, or a venue with both an indoor and outdoor space.

There are a number of venues along the coast that offer outdoor spaces for hire alongside their banquet halls and ballrooms. Search around for a hired venue that can offer you a marquee or a second indoor space for a reasonable price: outdoor venues with marquees included in the base price are ideal if you’re looking to save yourself some money for your honeymoon.

You may, of course, decide to hold your wedding in a public space, such as a scenic local park or on a beach front. Even if you prefer to have your wedding completely out in the open air, hire a marquee to have on hand just in case the clouds decide to burst. While marquee hire can be costly, it certainly pays to have some form of cover on hand should it begin to rain.

Table and Furniture Hire

You will need to have your guest list well-and-truly sorted should you decide to have an outdoor wedding: this is because you’ll need to hire out your own seating arrangements. If you’re unsure of attendance, you could always hire extra chairs and tables: however, this could turn out to be an unnecessary expense added to cialis pas cher your wedding costs. This expense can be avoided by knowing precise guest numbers at the time of hire: don’t forget to include yourself and your spouse-to-be!

You might also decide to include extra pieces of furniture for your guests to lounge upon, particularly if you’re opting for a cocktail service or wedding barbeque. Most hired venues with outdoor spaces will offer you a number of couches, lounges, chairs, and tables to scatter around your reception space: the result is a relaxed, casual vibe in which your guests can mingle amongst themselves. If you’re holding your outdoor wedding in your own backyard, you might choose to include items of your own furniture in your reception arrangement.

Catering

When you’re celebrating outdoors, your catering arrangements need to be thought through carefully. You should discuss your choice of venue with your caterer to ensure that they are able to safely and hygienically cook or transport food to your reception. If you’re holding your reception in your own home, ask your caterer whether your own cooking facilities are suitable for the preparation wedding-plannerand plating up of meals. Similarly, if you’re hiring a venue, ensure that they have kitchen facilities on the premise that your caterer can utilize.

If you’re holding your reception in a public space, you and your caterer may need to undergo some careful planning. You could hold a barbecue reception for which your caterer arranges their own barbeque and equipment: or perhaps a series of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres that your caterer will need to prepare offsite and then transport to your location.

Consider, too, when your caterer is preparing food outdoors, what kind of damage or harm could occur in the case of rain mixing with electrical equipment. Be sure to discuss your outdoor reception catering with your caterer: the right caterer will have had enough experience to plan for every issue.

28 Comments

  1. maya April 7, 20142:18 pm

    I аm really hppy to read this blog posts which carries tons of valuable facts, thanks forr providing such information.

    Reply
  2. Roshantha April 22, 20141:10 am

    Wonderful write ups, Thank you.

    Reply
  3. bali scuba April 26, 20145:01 am

    It’s not my first time to visit this web site, i am browsing this site dailly and get fastidious data from here daily.

    Reply
  4. Calvin April 27, 20149:33 am

    Incredible many of wonderful tips.

    Reply
  5. Loshan May 7, 20145:06 am

    Regards! Numerous info.

    Reply
  6. Kavin Maria May 8, 201410:12 pm

    Hi there i am kavin, its my first occasion to commenting anywhere, when i read
    this article i thought i could also make comment due to this brilliant article.

    Reply
  7. Nulaya May 13, 20147:18 pm

    Thanks for your marvelous posting! I really enjoyed
    reading it, you will be a great author.I will make certain to bookmark your blog and may come back later on.
    I want to encourage one to continue your great work, have a nice morning!

    Reply
  8. Ruhan May 18, 20145:58 pm

    Hello,that is a good post.Thanks for sharing!

    Reply
  9. nike May 19, 201411:52 am

    Hello,that is a good post.Thanks for sharing!

    Reply
  10. Wasantha May 23, 20147:59 pm

    I need to to thank you for this good read!! I absolutely loved every little bit
    of it. I have you book-marked to look at new stuff you post…

    Reply
  11. ロエベ バッグ May 27, 20149:50 am

    Amazing advice, Thanks!

    Reply
  12. Swetha May 29, 20143:49 pm

    Hello there I am so happy I found your website, I really found
    you by mistake, while I was browsing on Digg for something else, Anyways
    I am here now and would just like to say thank you for a tremendous
    post and a all round enjoyable blog (I also love the theme/design),
    I don’t have time to read through it all at the moment but I have book-marked
    it and also included your RSS feeds, so when I have time I will be back to read much more,
    Please do keep up the fantastic work.

    Reply
  13. Lakmal Achintha June 2, 201410:06 pm

    Hi there mates, its enormous paragraph regarding teachingand entirely explained, keep it up all the
    time.

    Reply
  14. Wihanga June 25, 201412:34 pm

    Thank you. Lots of knowledge.

    Reply
  15. Asanki August 22, 20142:36 am

    I am sure this paragraph has touched all the internet people, its really really pleasant paragraph
    on building up new webpage.

    Reply
  16. Amith August 22, 20142:39 am

    Excellent post. I was checking constantly this weblog and I am impressed!
    Extremely helpful info particularly the last phase 🙂
    I maintain such information much. I used to be seeking
    this particular information for a very lengthy time. Thank you and
    best of luck.

    Reply
  17. Milagro September 1, 20146:52 am

    Wow, this post is fastidious, my younger sister is analyzing these kinds of things, therefore
    I am going to convey her.

    Reply
  18. Ashen September 3, 20147:57 am

    Μagnifique article

    Reply
  19. kevin toney September 6, 20142:26 am

    Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you writing this
    write-up plus the rest of the site is extremely good.

    Reply
  20. beautiful wedding dress September 23, 201411:54 pm

    great publish, very informative. I ponder why the opposite specialists of this sector don’t understand this.
    You must proceed your writing. I am confident, you’ve a great readers’ base already!

    Reply
  21. Meesha October 16, 20141:18 am

    I really like your blog.. very nice colors & theme. Did
    you make this website yourself or did you hire
    someone to do it for you? Plz respond as I’m looking to create my own blog and would
    like to know where u got this from. thanks

    Reply
  22. dry ice November 27, 20147:47 am

    This is my first time visit at here and i am in fact impressed to read all at alone place.

    Reply
  23. Bali Web Developer January 8, 201511:33 am

    Pretty! This was a really wonderful post. Thank
    you for providing this info.

    Reply
  24. Julees Legian January 25, 201512:56 pm

    Keep on working, great job!

    Reply
  25. Neena mehani May 9, 20151:45 am

    What’s up, I log on to your blogs daily. Your writing style is awesome, keep
    doing what you’re doing!

    Reply
  26. biolift review May 19, 20155:04 am

    bookmarked!!, I like your website!

    Reply
  27. Samith May 29, 201512:16 pm

    Really very nice post.

    Reply

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Derrick

Add Comment