Thinking of a Fall wedding? Gorgeous natural foliage and temperate weather make for great fall weddings. But for all of autumn’s positive attributes there are still potential issues that you need to keep in mind while planning a fall wedding.
First, keep in mind that even if guests are comfortable at your afternoon wedding ceremony in Orlando, they need to prepare for the temperature to drop in the evening. One idea: Arrange bins of inexpensive wraps at the reception entrance, or set up heat lamps in outdoor areas where guests will want to relax. You could even embrace the season with a few fire pits (and maybe some s’mores!). Another common obstacle is fall wedding flowers. Though many popular wedding blooms are not in season during this time of the year, this is the perfect opportunity to get creative with a fall wedding bouquet. Intimate Weddings of Orlando consults some of the leading floral designers in Central Florida.
Incorporate unexpected plants like wheat, crabapples, and ornamental vegetables. Even pumpkins can add great color to your Fall wedding decor. We even know of one bride who used the branches of cotton plants in all of her wedding arrangements!
Finally, remember to do your research when selecting an autumn wedding date. There are many holidays during the fall — including Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and even Halloween — but by doing your research you can help your guests avoid scheduling conflicts. Also, remember that when one holiday passes, the decor associated with that holiday goes on sale. So those pumpkins, hay, fall leaves that you used for Halloween can be used for a Thanksgiving styled wedding. Don’t let these potential pitfalls scare you, though — fall weddings are worth every bit of effort. Floridians love the cooler temperatures and venues and vendors book up fast in October and November, so choose well and don’t wait until the last minute.
More details and ideas can be found on our Pintrest Board for Fall Inspiration.