Best time of year to get married

Getting married is an exciting time for couples. From choosing the decorations to planning the meal, there are many things to think about. One of the most important factors to think about is the time of year. If you are lucky enough to live in an area with four seasons you have a lot of options. There are benefits to getting married during any season. There is sometimes just as many disadvantages. Here is our list for getting married through the seasons.

Summer Weddings

Pros: The Sun is shining and the air is warm. Who doesn’t love this type of weather? The colors are bold and there is many decoration options. There is also so many color schemes to choose from. The summer is the best time to choose a colorful palette. A popular choice is earth tones mixed with bright colors found in the elements.

Cons: Getting married during summer may also mean the air is hot and humid. Summer may also mean rain which brings in even more humidity with bugs. Many guests may not favor these conditions. If you are hosting an outdoor wedding than people may be concerned with the heat and how the humidity will affect their hair.

Another thing to think about when planning a summer wedding would be the locations. Many places book out early so it is best to leave enough time to book the venue of your dreams.

Fall Weddings

Pros: The fall is a beautiful time of year. The nights are beginning to cool and the leaves are changing colors. This is the best time of year to host a wedding with rustic elements. Using earth tones mixed with reds, burgundy and greens are a beautiful choice. The humidity is out of the air so having an outdoor these could be perfect choice to host a wedding.

Cons: The weather is typically ideal however the evenings could be cool. When having an outdoor themed wedding it is best that there is an area where guests can be comfortable whether indoors or out.

The fall, just like summer, is a popular time to get married. It is best to choose your locale months in advance to have your wedding on the date you and your partner have chosen.

Winter Wonderland Weddings

Pros: The Winter can be a magical time to get married. The spirit of the Holidays is in the air. The decorations are beautiful and the colors are bold. This is a beautiful time of year to get married. This is also the best time of year to have a wedding with plenty of twinkling lights and have your family near.

Cons: The Winter tends to be the busiest time of year for families. There is also a lot of Christmas parties which means a family member may have to choose between a wedding or a party. The winter also means a lot of money is being sent on buying gifts and food for the Holidays. This means that family members may not have the extra money in their Holiday budget.

Spring Weddings

Pros: The Spring is a beautiful time of year to get married. The air is beginning to warm and the flowers are in full bloom. This is an ideal time to host an indoor or outdoor wedding. Having a wedding this time of year is also refreshing for those that are ready to come out of hibernation and welcome the food, family and fun.

Cons: April showers bring May flowers. For as beautiful as spring is, it takes a lot of rain to get there. If you host a spring wedding make sure you have an indoors back up as the weather is extremely unpredictable.

Article Written by August 14th 2015
Christine Camphausen
Tungsten Rings

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