Outdoor Wedding Reception

Outdoor wedding reception options are available to anyone as long as they are willing to take that type of risk. Risk is something that is often associated with an outdoor wedding reception. That is because there is always the opportunity for bad weather to arise. However, as long as there are back ups and secondary options that are available to provide shelter or to get the party to a safe place, then there is no need to worry. The fact is, an outdoor wedding is amazingly beautiful, natural and definitely worth the risk!

So Many Options

Creme and gold ribbon wedding cake.

The options that are available for an outdoor wedding reception are not simply limited to location. There is also the possibility of a theme to be associated with the reception as well. What is to stop someone from instead of having a traditional reception with a band and music to going and turning the reception into a costume ball outdoors? There is the possibility of a Luau as well as just trying to have a simple pig roast to keep your partygoers interested and excited. Outdoor wedding themes can be fun; however, they can be a little pricey as well. Make sure to stay within budget as well as be creative when looking to plan an outside reception.

bride and groom at wedding.

Where to Go

Blue aqua wedding cake.

Now that you know how you want to celebrate, you will need to find a place in order to do so. It could be as simple as going to a public park with a pavilion in the event of rain. Alternatively, another option is to have the reception at a beach where one would be able to not only frolic in the sand and possibly have a large bon fire to conclude the party, but there is swimming available as well. The simplest of options that is available is of course simply using someone’s back yard. Here you can have access to shelter as well as power to use and entertain the guests at the reception. Remember, this is a celebration and needs to be as such, so the most important aspect of the whole thing is to have fun while being married.

Bride laying on bed.
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