Venue dilemma

posted 2 years ago in Venue
Post # 2
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2017

What is your weather typically like, and do you have a back-up plan?

I’m from the midwest, so while outdoor weddings are possible, there’s a huge risk to them.  The precipitation situation is never constant.

Post # 4
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Ask the venue what they have done in the past in case of rain Or high heat. Chances are, they have a backup plan and once you hear it, you can decide if you’re comfortable with it or not. If the normal temperature is above 80* or so during the time you’d be getting married! you may want to keep looking.

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I’m sure the venue has a backup plan– see what it is. We also got married outside around the same time of year as you will be. The venue had a covered area where we’d do the ceremony in case of rain. 

Post # 6
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Newbee

Usually you can rent a tent as a backup

and cancel a few days prior if weather looks ok– you will lose the deposit 

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

FutureMrsCalloway:  upstate new york, so a totally different climate from where you’ll be getting married — but we got lucky with the weather, and I hope you do, too!

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