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An outdoor wedding may sound a wonderful idea, but there are certain things you need to take under consideration. Marvelous as an outdoor wedding may be, it is not always easy to have everything run smoothly.

Weather conditions are something you definitely need to have in mind when planning an outdoor wedding and you need to be prepared for any scenario. On the other hand, there are other things that you need to do as well in order to make sure everything will be perfect.

So, before you start planning your outdoor wedding, read this article in order to get things under the right perspective.

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1. Have a Plan B, Just in Case

It is always better to be prepared for every possible situation that comes up, especially when it comes to your wedding day. Therefore, we recommend you have a plan B, just in case the weather is not appropriate for an outdoor wedding.

So, the ideal outdoor wedding venue has an indoor wedding location for you and your guests in case it rains or it is too windy to be outside. This back up plan will help you feel safe that you do not totally depend on the weather conditions in order to create a remarkable outdoor wedding. You will feel care- free during your wedding day, knowing that everything will go as you planned.

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2. Take the Time and Date of your Outdoor Wedding Under Consideration

It is not only about the date. It is also about the season that your wedding is going to take place, as well as the time.

If it is summer, you may need to make sure your guests do not get too hot. You can provide your guests with cold bottles of water and a shade in order to help them be comfortable.

You also need to take under consideration the time your outdoor wedding is going to happen. For example, if it is late in the afternoon, maybe the sun is low and you and your guests get a little cold. In any case, you need to think of the possible scenarios considering the time and the season, so as to make sure everything runs smoothly.

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3. What if it is Windy on your Wedding Day? There is a case that it is too windy on your wedding day and you need to be prepared for that.

Tell your hair and make up stylish you are having and outdoor wedding, so she provides you with a hair look that will stay put during the whole day. Furthermore, if you were a veil, make sure it is placed properly in your head.

And, if you have tablecloths on your wedding reception, you can put some weight to them so as the stay still during your outdoor wedding.

Photo: George Kossieris

Photo: George Kossieris

Photo: George Kossieris

4. Ensure your Guests Have the Proper Footwear for an Outdoor Wedding

Another matter you need to consider is this of the footwear. We are not just talking about yours, but about your guests’ as well. Ensure your guests are aware of the fact that you are having an outdoor wedding, so as to wear the appropriate shoes. Especially if there is a grass, you need inform them so as to make sure they feel comfortable to what they are wearing.

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All in all, an outdoor wedding is a fantastic idea and a marvelous way to get married in Greece. Just make sure you follow the tips above so as you have a wedding where everything runs smoothly.

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