(Closed) Outdoor ceremony location with shelter or backup??

posted 9 years ago in St. Louis and Southern Illinois
Post # 3
Member
143 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

@kmlou: I know with the Botanical Gardens you can add a backup option. 

Post # 4
Hostess
11165 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

I am having an outoor ceremony and I do have a back up plan. In the words of my very wise wedding planner “those with a back-up plan rarely have to use it. Those without one are usually out of luck.”

Our back up plan is a tent with chandeliers on the garden area. If that isn’t in your budget you could look into indoors locations at the same venue that might be a possible option.

Where is your wedding?

Post # 6
Member
37 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Be careful with the World’s Fair Pavillion during windy months.  I know there are some kind of shutters/doors available, but without them it becomes a sort of wind tunnel.  Still have nightmares of a wedding/reception set up where the glass fish bowls & mirrors were being blown off tables.  Needless to say, we didn’t stick around after the ceremony.

Definitely check the St. Louis Parks website http://www.co.st-louis.mo.us/ParksandRecreation/PicnicsBanquetsWeddings

Post # 7
Member
1099 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I always wanted an outside wedding but Fiance does not trust the weather at all, so the Jewel Box was the closest that i was able to get, definetly look into it.

Also, I know the botanical gardens, I believe the Larimore plantaion does, and also most wineries around the STL area have locations inside where a ceremony can be held due to inclement weather. O I forgot also about the Piper palm house, there is an option for either outdoors or indoors, we actually toured this place but ended up going with the jewel box.

The topic ‘Outdoor ceremony location with shelter or backup??’ is closed to new replies.

Find Amazing Vendors