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  • Writer's pictureCelia Rose

Pieces for a Missouri Summer Wedding

If you're planning a summer wedding in Missouri, there are a few important things to keep in mind to ensure your big day goes off without a hitch. Here are some of the top things to consider:

  1. Outdoor Venue

Missouri summers can be beautiful, but they can also be hot and humid. If you're planning an outdoor wedding, make sure to choose a venue with plenty of shade and a breeze. A garden or vineyard wedding can be a great option, as they often have natural shade from trees and other plants.

  1. Bug Spray

Summer in Missouri also means mosquitoes and other pesky insects. Make sure to provide bug spray for your guests so they can enjoy the day without worrying about getting bitten. You could set up a station with plenty of bug spray, or provide individual packets in a welcome bag.

  1. Water Stations

Staying hydrated is important in the summer heat, so make sure to provide plenty of water for your guests. Water stations throughout the venue can be a great option, or you could have wait staff circulate with pitchers of water during the ceremony and reception.

  1. Light and Breathable Fabrics

When it comes to wedding attire, lightweight and breathable fabrics are a must for a Missouri summer wedding. Brides might opt for a flowy chiffon or lace gown, while grooms could choose a linen suit or lightweight blazer. Encourage your guests to dress in light and airy fabrics as well to help them stay cool throughout the day.

  1. Air Conditioning

If you're planning an indoor wedding, make sure the venue has adequate air conditioning to keep your guests cool and comfortable. This is especially important during the ceremony and reception when everyone will be gathered in one area. You could also provide fans or parasols for guests to use during the outdoor portions of the day.

  1. Backup Plan

Summer weather in Missouri can be unpredictable, so it's important to have a backup plan in case of rain or extreme heat. Make sure to have a plan B for both indoor and outdoor portions of the day, so you're prepared no matter what the weather decides to do.

With these tips in mind, your Missouri summer wedding is sure to be a success. Whether you're getting married in St. Louis, Kansas City, or the beautiful Ozarks, these considerations will help keep your guests comfortable and ensure your big day is everything you've dreamed of.

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