(Closed) What to do?!

posted 7 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
1498 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

Do you have a backup plan in case of rain?  You can always just resort to that option.

Post # 4
860 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Wait… what?  How can you change your venue? Aren’t you getting married next week?

Post # 5
2867 posts
Sugar bee

Whoa!!!!!  That’s really close!  All I can say is find a rain location or just tough it out!  Maybe a wedding tent?

Post # 6
5904 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2012

could you still keep your reception there and just have the ceremony elsewhere?  it sounds like your reception is inside, yes?

Post # 8
529 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

How long is your ceremony going to be?  If it’s only like 10-20 minutes, I think that you’ll be fine (although guests might get hot since they’ll likely arrive before you and have to wait).

I agree with @mcnetn3 – go with your backup rain location (unless you don’t have one, haha).  Is it possible to have the ceremony inside where the reception is?  Or is there a gazebo anywhere where you and the groom could be?

Post # 9
2201 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I’d say don’t panic yet – you still have a week. The heat could break and it could be perfectly lovely. Tell your mom that you’ll make your decision regarding the ceremony next Wednesday when the forecast is more reliable.

Post # 10
2250 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2017

can you do something to keep cool? for you and the guests, like have ice water or cold water bottles available. As long as it is a short ceremony people will survive 🙂 and are you having your makeup done by a pro? they will know how to set it!

Post # 11
1854 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

I had a ceremony outside in incredibly warm and humid weather, and it was not a problem.
With the right makeup and hairdo, you will not notice a thing in pictures; and there’s too much going on in your head, the excitement and all, you do not notice the temperature, trust me.
It will all be ok; and the ceremony is not that long, then you’ll be inside for the reception.

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