5 tips for the perfect summer wedding

5 Tipps für die perfekte Sommerhochzeit

Getting married in the summer … a must for many couples. Especially by the water or in the green, such as on a beautiful meadow or in the garden, people like to say yes. Ideally, of course, in bright sunshine. But the warm temperatures can get to you on that special day. To avoid heat stress at the wedding reception, there are some simple tips you can use to keep yourself and your guests cool.

  • Tip 1: Popsicles! Everyone knows it, everyone likes it – and it’s the optimal sweet cool-down, whether before or after a meal. By the way, also in the do-it-yourself version a highlight!
  • Tip 2: Parasol for the bride and groom. This not only protects from the sun’s rays and heat, but also makes a great accessory for the wedding photos and a beautiful memory.
  • Tip 3: Drinks bar. Cool drinks for in between are indispensable in hot temperatures. If possible, this should be something non-alcoholic such as lemonade or mineral water to counteract possible dehydration.
  • Tip 4: Fans and sunscreen. Your guests will be surprised when everyone gets a hand fan and a small tube of sunscreen as a gift. For an outdoor wedding ceremony, these items are essential and few guests think to bring them themselves. To add a special personal touch, the hand fans can be printed with a picture or writing and can be taken away by the guests as a souvenir.
  • Tip 5: Shaded areas. Whether by natural means under trees or by beautiful aids such as parasols or awnings – being able to escape to the shade in between is the be-all and end-all of summer wedding celebrations. After all, hopefully it will be a long night, for which you still need enough energy to dance and party.

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