Post # 1
I am thinking about getting married in July in Florida, more specificly sarasota, it is going to be an outdoor wedding and i dont know if i will sweat to death and my guests as well, it is just that i am just starting the planning i want it to be somewhat warm and i want to do it this year, so i am kinda out of options, do you thing july will be to hot?
Post # 3
I avoided July like the plague in Pennsylvania, so my thought is that it would be too hot for sure in FLA.
Post # 4
I live in Florida & try not to be outside for very long in July. I think it would be uncomfortable for you and your guest.
Post # 5
My daughter lives in Miami and got married in Feb. She absolutely refused to have a summer wedding. Unless you have are having an indoor ceremony and reception, I wouldn’t do it. It is very hot and extremely humid that time of year.
On the hand, Jan-Feb-March– beautiful time of year in South Florida! My favorite time of year to visit.
Post # 6
I’m currently a florida transplant, and July is not a fun time. Now a brief beach ceremony during sunset followed by the option of an airconditioned reception is fabulous. Also keep in mind it RAINS like crazy randomly every day for 1 to 8 minutes at a time. You have to always have a back up plan.
Post # 7
I went to an outdoor wedding in July in South GA and it was miserable. It made Darling Husband and I change our minds about an outdoor wedding.
We got married indoors in July in South GA and it was unbearable to be outside for 20 minutes for pictures. I think you, your Fiance, and guests will be MUCH more comfortable inside.
Post # 8
My friend got married in Miami at the beginning of June and I was so miserable. Thank God only the ceremony was outside. i got married outside in May and it was on the warm side but still nice. Early June (and late in the day) is the latest I would plan an outdoor wedding in Florida.
Post # 9
Unless it is completely inside, it would be sweltering. Plus, as a PP stated, it storms almost every afternoon during the summer. Good for cooling down, not good for outdoor weddings.
Post # 10
Yes, it’s going to be hotter than the sun.
Post # 11
ok well thanks everyone for your help, It def. is gunna make things hard, do you think that if i had a wedding in may that i would have enough time to plan and give enough notice to guests to make it? thats only five months away, and all my family is up in the midwest.
Post # 12
I’m getting married in a garden… in July… in Alabama. Things we are doing to “beat the heat”: providing fans for guests and having the ceremony at 7 pm. I’m not worried about it!
Post # 13
We are doing it! lol
But we are doing a evening beachside wedding with an inside AC reception.
It can be nice outside in July, or it can be really hot and humid. It depends on the weather. (which is variable).
I wouldn’t do it all outside in July in sarasota.
But I would provide water and fans (which we are doing)
Post # 14
I think July in Florida is a tough call, due to the heat and humidity. I went to an outdoor wedding here in Massachusetts in July and it was REALLY uncomfortable due to the humidity…I can only imagine Florida would be worse! I’d vote for something indoors, or minimize the outdoor time for guests!
Post # 15
I went to an outdoor wedding in June in Florida once, and all the men’s shirts were soaked with sweat by the end of the ceremony (which wasn’t very long). PP’s ideas of having an evening wedding (beachside would be great with the breeze coming off the water) and providing water and fans for the guests would make it a lot more comfortable for the guests (the wedding I went to was in the hot afternoon sun and no fans or water or anything were provided).
Post # 16
I had mine in April (in Tampa) in the evening and it was too hot. We did an outside ceremony and inside reception so it wasnt too bad for long. But I thought it would be nice in April but it was really warm when you were all dressed up.