(Closed) Anyone with summer weddings seriously starting to worry about the HEAT?!

posted 7 years ago in June 2011
Post # 3
491 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Oh man, I was thinking about this today.  It’s so hot here today, and this is Wisconsin!! Luckily we went with an indoor ceremony, but I think during the winter I somehow forgot what summer was like, haha.  =)

Post # 4
256 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

OMG……I feel the same way!  I’ve been getting nervous….My wedding is May 3rd here in North carolina.  It is also goig to be outside.  I had my dress fitting Saturday, and almost fell out!  The dress was hot!  ANd i was inside….LOL  What in the world am I going to do outside…….it’s already been very hot down here….i can only imagine how hot it will be by next month.  Let’s pray we don’t all pass out!

Post # 5
195 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Yes, I’m in the midwest too (our first warm day was today!) and I’m getting a bit worried for our outdoor July ceremony.

We are planning on doing program fans and having water/lemonade at the ceremony, hopefully will help people stay cool!

Post # 6
5183 posts
Bee Keeper

I was worried about the heat then I remembered I am getting married in Colorado and its always cold to me there! Or just plain beautiful! 70s 😀 I totally lucked out! And both our ceremony and reception will be indoors anyways so guests will only have to suffer for a little bit! Most of our guests will be coming from S. FL so they should be used to the heat!

Post # 7
1559 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Um… yeah. I realize that Indiana weather is really up in the air, and that it will be 40 next week, but it’s got me pretty worried for my late June outdoor ceremony. 

The only positive to our wedding is that it’s in a garden with a lot of trees. I’m praying for shade and a breeze! 

Post # 8
4 posts
  • Wedding: August 2012

I totally understand where you’re coming from. My fiance picked a date of August 11, 2012 and I live in South Carolina!! I want an outside wedding but I don’t really see that happening with this crazy weather. I don’t know what to do!!

Post # 9
1314 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 2016

I am July in Central California (really, really hot….100 degrees and up). I was having an outdoor wedding but my heat concerns got so bad that I actually booked an indoor venue. I highly recommend tents/misters/big fans, anything to keep your guests cool.

Post # 10
2142 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Our venue has AWESOME air conditioning. I’m more concerned about people getting too cold.

My cousin had a July 5th afternoon outdoor ceremony and cocktail hour in PA last year. It was in the 90s and we were all really warm but made it through the ceremony and just ducked into the venue whenever we got to warm.

Post # 11
1506 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

That’s a huge concern of mine too. I’ve made sure to get parasols for our guests and I’ve made program fans too. Hopefully that should keep everyone comfortable and happy!

Post # 12
4606 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

South Alabama here. I’m having an August wedding and we haven’t picked a venue yet. I wanted an outdoor wedding for the longest time, but I doubt I’d be able to stand it with an August wedding. Here in the south we have the pleasure of getting ‘summer’ from April until October most of the time. I do feel that it’s warming up a bit early this year though. Hopefully I’ll be able to find a nice indoor venue.

I’ve been to outdoor, mid afternoon, July weddings before and it’s rough. We had paper fans provided though and luckily the ceremony was short and sweet and the reception was in a nice, air conditioned building.

Post # 13
811 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

I LOOOOOOVE the heat & humidity…which is why I picked August. Where I live a typical August day can be 34 degrees (celcius cause I’m Canadian) with the humidex. LOVE!

I’m starting to get some slack from guests, but I knew I would.

I’m MOST worried about the rain. Our venue is covered, but will be seriously cramped if everyone HAS to be indoors.

Post # 14
55 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’m very worried too!  Mine wedding will be outside in the desert in Vegas!  September could still be well in the 100’s!!  I’m just praying for a least 90s that day.  We are also having the ceremony close to sunset, so by the time the sun goes down it should be bearable.

Post # 15
2657 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

One of the many reasons why I have picked a Fall wedding.I would rather have it COLD then HOT.I mean,I have picked the dress that I will be getting married in and I was HOT in it.With the dress and all thats underneath it,I was HOT.And that was in June.So I am so glad Im getting married in October!I want ot COLD.I HATE IT HOT!!

Plus if its HOT in the hall I will even ask for them to turn down the temp for me,even if others are fine.Y?Because being HOT in a wedding dress is sooo miserable!I 

I hope it all works out for u summer brides!!!!

I just remembered something.My coworker told me that having a wedding in October is tricky too.She says she remembers having hot days and snowy days throughout the years in early October.So my wedding might be a toss up too.Though everything is inside.

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