Congratulations on your engagement! It’s the time when you start planning your wedding. Wedding planning although seems exciting, but it is not as easy as it seems. One of the most challenging tasks is to choose a wedding destination, especially when you are planning an outdoor wedding.
Outdoor weddings have become the first choice for many couples to celebrate your big day. It offers stunning backdrops and amazing sights to click dynamic wedding pictures. The only issue with an outdoor wedding venue is – unfortunate weather.
If you have also planned an outdoor wedding, it is always recommended to keep a backup plan ready in case of rain or other inclement weather. Plan B is as essential as plan A when it comes to an outdoor wedding affair. Here are some tips to help you handle rain on your wedding day:
Choose Your Venue Wisely
First things first. Before finalizing a wedding venue, make sure to have open communication with the venue owner. Note down important questions and ask them to clear your doubts. What are your back plans for rainy days? Do you have indoor space available as an alternative? Do you have outdoor covered areas like canopies? Do you offer tents? Do you have a generator for power outages? A wedding venue that provides outdoor decorations with indoor arrangements (as backup) can be an ideal choice.
Rent a Tent
If your wedding venue doesn’t provide a tent as a backup, you need to rent one. A tent is a great backup plan for an outdoor wedding as it is easy to set up and can fit all your guests underneath its canopy. They have clear panels so you and your guests can still enjoy outdoors view through rain, snow, and wind.
Stock Up Rainy Day Essentials
There are some essentials you need to bring along with you if a surprise shower shows up unannounced. Stock up on ponchos, umbrellas, and raincoats, if your wedding ceremony is in open-air. Offer these gears to your guests to stay dry and clean. It can also be an exclusive opportunity to introduce a colorful appeal into your wedding day.
Keep Your Guests Comfortable
If you’re planning an outdoor wedding, it is your responsibility to ensure that your guests are comfortable throughout the wedding ceremony. Add ‘in case of rain’ info within your wedding invitation. This section should include details about any wedding venue changes, planning it ahead of time, or postponing it for two to three hours in case of bad weather. Keep your guests informed with all updates to ensure their safety and comfort.
Follow these easy to go plans to build a backup plan for your outdoor wedding. It never hurts to have a backup plan. So just make certain you have a rainy wedding backup strategy up your sleeves to make your wedding an indelible occasion despite any emergency. With a winning blend of cautions, rigorous prep, and creativity, you can guarantee an exceptional experience for all involved.