Cool Ideas for a Summer Wedding

While warm, there’s something quite nostalgic about summer weddings.

They remind us of bright florals, sandy white beaches, and intimate family gatherings. It’s a time for celebration and reflection, and here in Florida, it’s a nice relaxing change of pace.

Below, we share 10 ways you can capture the essence of a summer wedding while keeping your guests comfortable.

Bubble Send-Off


Photo: The Inspired Bride

Bubble send-offs are fun, nostalgic and convenient–no clean-up required!

Cabana Lounges


Photo: The Inspired Bride

Cabana lounges, perfect for beach weddings, break up your reception space and allow guests to take a break from dancing.

Cooler Centerpieces


Photo: Weddings Illustrated

Coolers as centerpieces can be used to hold custom soda bottles while providing a fresh supply of ice.

Drink Station


Photo: Archive Vintage Rentals

Keep your guests hydrated with a refreshing drink station. Ideas include lemonade, iced tea, and fruit-infused waters.

Fans & Hats

Photo: The Inspired Bride

Regardless of locale, outdoor ceremonies can get hot. Offer your guests fans or hats to ward off the sun.

Floating Floral Arrangements


Photo: Weddings Illustrated

Celebrating poolside? Consider flipping umbrellas to create floating floral arrangements.

Fruit Centerpieces


Photo: Kiki’s List

Nothing says summer like fresh fruit. These clean and chic centerpieces would make a great addition to any celebration.

Fruit Favors


Photo: Martha Stewart Weddings

Bid your guests adieu with fresh fruit favors, such as these adorable cherry boxes.



Photo: Blogspot

Provide stylish parasols for your guests, and match them to your wedding colors for great photo ops.

Relief Station


Photo: Blogspot

If you’re getting married near a forest or the woods, your guests will appreciate a relief station that provides bug spray, cold towels, flip flops, and sunscreen.


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