(Closed) Reception on the Beach

posted 7 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Would you enjoy attending a wedding where the reception is on the beach under a tent at night?
    Yes! How romantic! A wedding under the stars with the waves crashing in the background. : (10 votes)
    63 %
    Maybe. It would depend if fans were accessible and how many guests we could fit. : (3 votes)
    19 %
    No! It would be hot and humid and just gross. : (3 votes)
    19 %
    Other : (0 votes)
  • Post # 4
    6572 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    The only party I’ve ever been to on the beach was a Bar Mitzvah, and it was a lot of fun!

    1. I think it depends on where you live. I’m in Fl, and would not like to go to a wedding outside in those months. It’s just too hot here.

    2. I have no idea how you’d prevent that. Just hope it’s not windy that day!

    3. It would be hard on the elderly. If you have any wheel chair bound guests that would especially be a problem.

    Post # 5
    994 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Where do you live?

    And what about a venue that has access to the beach, but also has a level flooring area for older people?

    Post # 6
    5778 posts
    Bee Keeper

    I’d like it, but not in August. Then it’s way too hot, and if there’s a land breeze everyone will cook and get eaten alive by the sand fleas and greenhead flies. That would probably be my biggest concern.

    Where do you live that a place will do that for you? I’m in NJ too and had a really hard time plannig a wedding at the shore. We did it on the Bay and the reception at a yacht club instead.

    Post # 8
    5778 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Cape May beaches had a lot of issues when I was looking, and one event planner who seemed to run the town. No chairs, no electricity, permits for parking and not more than 50 people,etc. This was in 2008, so I’m glad to see a few things have changed.

    Have you been to one down there on the beach? If you can make it work and its something you’d love, why not?

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