Post # 1
So, we’re getting married in the beautiful Pelican beach clubhouse and as we’re probably going to have 60-70 guests, we’re thinking of using the deck as a dance floor. It’s going to be simple beach semi formal wedding (in non turtle nesting season), so I think it should be ok. Is anyone planning on doing the same or had a dance floor outside? Share your thoughts ladies 🙂
Post # 3
@ivana203: I didn’t do this, but i think it sounds like a great idea!
Post # 4
My son was married at the Pelican last summer. We had considered doing the same thing, but our DJ did sort of talk us out of it. In March though, it should be really cool and pleasant, so I think you could pull it off!
Our DJ mentioned that when you keep the doors open at the Pelican, the air gets sucked out of there and the humidity comes in. Just a thought.
On another note, we had about 60 people in there and we all fit beautifullly and used the area right in front of the double glass doors as a dance floor. I did a post with a lot of photos in it if you are intersted and seeing how we set up.
Best of luck! 😉
Post # 5
We had 65 people. Set up 9 round tables for guest seating. Caterer set up tables on the northeast corner by the back door. We set up a rectangle table for us on the southeast corner by the back door. The DJ set up there too and the cake table. It looked really nice and we had plenty of room for a dance floor. We hired a hula and fire knife dancer. They had lots of people on the dance floor. We put a 10×10 tent on the deck and set up the bar out there. Our guest like going outside and hanging out on the detho you should be fine with the dance floor inside.
Post # 6
If you go to you tube and do a search for Christina + Nathan pelican beach wedding you can see a short video that my caterer intern took for advertising. It has two parts to it. You will see the hula girl and fire knife dancer I hired. That should give you a better idea of how much dance floor space. We had 9 rounds set up. You can always put the tables back more toward the front door. I just wanted them closer for viewing the show. I planned and coordinated everything including the flowers, decorations, centerpieces. The caterer provided all the linens and dinnerware. My girls and some friends helped decorate and put everything together. The caterer set the tables. We even made the cake stand and card box. It was a lot of work so have plenty of people to help if you are doing it yourself. Our guest liked having the deck to hangout. I kept the front door locked So no one could just walk in. My caterer told me she worked a wedding somewhere that the couples cards and gifts were stolen. Just FYI we used screw in hooks to put up the lights. You will lose your deposit if you use them but we knew that and were ok with it. The only way they found out is someone left some in the wall in the photo booth room. We were able to cover the holes good but just beware. You can wrap them around the track lights and not use hooks But I wanted them on both sides Of the room. We used only the string lights for lighting until the hula show. He used lighting bar. It got very windy the hour before the wedding so we did the ceremony in the sandbox instead of the beach and chose not to put up the bambopictures if you want to see the still pictures let me know and I will send the link. Good luck.
Post # 6
Did you have your wedding at PBCH? If so can you give me details about the event. I am looking at this space as well. Blank slates can be great but WOW I feel like there is so much to do in a year!!