There are many reasons
planning a winter wedding comes with unique challenges that are not a concern during other seasons.
For one thing, winter weather can bring uncertainty. With the right planning,
and a certain amount of flexibility, a winter wedding can become a dream
wedding. With snow on the ground and a chill in the air, winter weddings
have a sense of magic that is hard to achieve during spring or summer.
Continue reading for tips on how to plan a winter wedding.
Include the Season into Décor and Colors
planning a wedding in spite of the cold weather, embrace winter with your wedding theme.
Consider deeper colors, such as darker reds or metallic colors to set
the tone. Dress your bridal party in winter accessories, such as wraps
or scarves—or even matching coats. Choosing flowers that are in
season can add an extra winter touch and come at a lower price tag than
out of season floral choices.
Since the winter season fills up fast with holidays and holiday parties,
it is important to plan ahead for your winter wedding. Book your venue
and secure all your vendors, especially your caterer, well in advance
of your wedding date. Additionally, send out your save the dates well
in advance to give your guests time to plan, particularly for out-of-town
guests who will need to secure travel arrangements. If you are planning
for any part of your wedding outside, from photographs to ceremony, make
sure to have a “plan B” in the event of winter storms or freezing
Incorporate a Cold Weather Friendly Menu
There are many ways you can take advantage of winter to add a wow factor
to your wedding, and the menu is no exception. Your caterer can suggest
menu items that are suitable for cold weather. Warm appetizers and hearty
entrées are a great addition to a winter wedding menu.
At Martin’s Caterers, our caterers can work with you to plan the
perfect meal for your winter
wedding reception in Baltimore. To learn more about wedding catering or wedding planning, call (410) 944-9433.