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Top 5 Reasons To Have a Summer Wedding

Updated: Jul 13

Summer is the prime season for weddings. June is the most popular month to have a summer wedding, especially considering that June 21st is the first official day of summer. Coming in at a close second is August. There are many advantages to getting married in the summer. Beautiful sunny weather, dreamy outdoor ceremonies, and destination weddings. Depending on the location you choose, there is also incredible scenery for wedding photos. Keep reading to learn more about the Top 5 Reasons to Have a Summer Wedding.


Top 5 Reasons to Have a Summer Wedding

Photographer: Porterhouse Los Angeles



1. Warm weather clothing


First on the list of the Top 5 Reasons to Have a Summer Wedding are warm-weather clothing. This applies to both the bride, groom, wedding party, and guests. Depending on the type of wedding, the attire options are limitless. Long gowns, short gowns, flowy dresses, or midi skirts are all appropriate and fun. For even more summer attire options, check out our latest blog post, “The Top 5 Wedding Attire Options of 2022.”

2. Vibrant color schemes


Next on our list of Top 5 Reasons to Have a Summer Wedding are vibrant color scheme options. Bright colors are always a popular choice for a summer wedding. Yellow, pink, poppy pink, blush, or hot pink are always good choices. Seafoam which is a pale green is another popular choice. Orange, baby blue, or cornflower blue, are a few more great options. And if you can’t decide on one color, there’s always the option to pick multiple ones that go together.


3. Seasonal flowers


Seasonal flowers come in at number 3 on our list of Top 5 Reasons to Have a Summer Wedding. No matter the season, flowers make such an impact on any wedding. But during the summer, there are so many options and flowers only bloom during that time. If you’re considering getting married in June, Roses, Delphinium and Gardenias are a good option. If an August wedding is more of your style, Protea, Zinnia, and Cosmos are all flowers that bloom in August.

4. Outdoor Ceremonies


Next on our list of Top 5 Reasons to Have a Summer Wedding are Outdoor Ceremonies. When most people think of an outdoor ceremony, they probably think of a beach wedding. However, if the beach setting does not match the theme, there are plenty of venue options that still have that outdoor setting. A really popular option is a venue with a rooftop bar. For more on this option, check out our blog post “The Top 5 Rooftop Venues.” Also, there is always the option to hold your reception outside as well.

5. Higher Guest Attendance


And last but not least, another great reason to have a summer wedding is that people are more likely to attend. Many people are vacationing during the summer, and their schedules are more flexible. Depending on where you choose to hold your summer wedding, you could give it a vacation vibe, even if the location is local to you and your guests. Most people love an excuse to get away, and a summer wedding is a perfect way to do that.


If you want to learn more about our Top 5 Reasons to Have a Summer Wedding, contact us to speak to one of our wedding planners.

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