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Out Is 'In'! Plan Your Outdoor Wedding like a Pro with These Tips and Ideas

By Alakananda Bhattacharya, 15/03/19
Alakananda Bhattacharya
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Planning to get hitched right under the blue sky? Getting married in the open is possibly the most romantic as well as a popular way to go. So, before you start planning your own outdoor wedding, go through our little guide that might save your day

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If you've been binging on romantic movies all your life, getting married by a beach in Goa or a hilltop or maybe in the lush green meadows must have been a constant wedding fantasy of yours! Nothing can come close to the romanticism of saying your "I do"s under millions of stars or right before the ocean waves. And now the time has finally come, when you actually get to live your dream. However, there are certain details you must take care of while you plan your gorgeous outdoor wedding. So, here we are! With the only checklist you'll need for your wedding in the open. Read and take notes!

1. Outdoor Decor Needs

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As beautiful as it may look, an outdoor wedding needs some extra work. Especially when it comes to the wedding decor. Make sure you have taken these points into consideration while choosing your open-air decor:

2. Outdoor Catering Needs

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You have the opportunity to get creative with your food and drinks menu while planning an outdoor wedding. Think barbecue, roasts or hookah bars! Let's have a look at the points to remember for an outdoor catering:

3. Outdoor Outfit and more

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However romantic it may sound, an outdoor wedding can sometimes become a little challenging, especially if you're not careful with your wedding outfit and jewellery. Here are the things to watch out for:

4. Outdoor Music Needs

If you're having an outdoor wedding, it's important you consider certain things in terms of your wedding music. Dedicate an exclusive area for the wedding DJ to do their set up. Arrange for an extra generator as a power back up system in case of shortage of supply. And also, check for the time allowances for live music at your wedding venue and communicate them with your vendors.

5. Outdoor Utilities and more

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Now here is the part that deals with the practical elements. Let's take a look at the basic utilities and needs to be taken care of in case of an outdoor wedding:

Now you can plan your outdoor wedding in the most romantic location, just like you've been dreaming of all your life. Just keep these pointers in mind, communicate with your wedding vendors about your needs and the backup plans, and you're all set! Try to choose a venue that has an option of a shaded area that can accommodate your guests. That way, you don't have to worry about any climatic surprises to ruin your outdoor settings. Include your plan to recreate the fairy tale wedding magic scenario by the sea in your wedding invitation as a special mention!

Have you attended an outdoor wedding in an exotic location lately? Share your experience with us in the comment section below.

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