If you’ve decided to have an outdoor wedding, congratulations! Outdoor weddings are romantic and beautiful. However, they aren’t as easy as they may look. Outdoor weddings come with additional caveats and pitfalls, but if you follow these tips, you’ll be sure to shine on your wedding day.
Because your ceremony space is where some of the most touching moments and wedding day magic occurs, we believe it deserves some extra special attention! After all, your wedding ceremony will set the tone for the rest of the big day. It’s the chance to wow your guests with personal touches and give a hint at what’s to follow at the reception. With flowers, fabrics, backdrops and seating set-ups you can get super creative with your wedding ceremony styling and create a truly special space to remember. Here are just some of our favourite beautifully styled outdoor wedding ceremonies to inspire your very own outdoor ceremony.
Say “I do” to these epic outdoor wedding ceremony ideas…
We adore this which features lush floral arrangements by The Informal Florist on wooden plinths to frame the ceremony space. The arrangements were then used on the reception tables, a great money saving idea!
This ceremony setup stopped us right in our tracks! Custom built beams by the planning team, along with the help of a local carpenter , fulfilled the couple’s vision of an open-air church.
A beautiful ceremony setting amongst the trees, we just had to share.
This wooden arbour complete with lush is a gorgeous choice to frame outdoor nuptials, don’t you think?
Just how dreamy is this ethereal tulle backdrop? A pretty easy yet impactful ceremony backdrop to recreate too!
When velvet poufs, a floral arch and an outdoor ceremony setting collide, magic happens.
This circular inspired ceremony is all kinds of cool.
Saying I do on a beautiful balmy beach? Then this epic pampas grass and dried palm leaves arbour dreamt upwould be positively perfect.
This circular arbor with pampas grass on top and greenery below , with river rock on either side framing the Rocky Mountain River is pretty incredible! We love how the dark wooden chairs blend seamlessly with the backdrop too.
We are obsessing over this Secret Garden style wedding ceremony set up . Achieve your own similar look with gauze-covered chairs and an aisle lined with potted plants.
We don’t think we could love this outdoor ceremony seating arrangementanymore than we do!
Instead of the expected straight rows, why not switch up your ceremony seating plan? We love this beautifully styled version which is perfect if you are planning a ceremony with an arbour or chuppah.
Lush foliage + pampas grass + neon signage = boho ceremony perfection .
A gorgeous oak tree serves as an altar, highlighted with romantic draped champagne linens and a dazzling chandelier .
This deconstructed ceremony arch is pretty epic paired with those gold-toned curved chair backs.
Lovelyfest designed this epic outdoor chapel with an old door frame and church benches. Isn’t it gorgeous?!
A balloon ceremony backdrop? Heck yeah, We love this fun idea .
This luxurious rustic outdoor ceremony set up is perfect for an intimate wedding and is a great way to get maximum use from rental furniture or the pieces in your venue.