Festive Ideas For A Fall Wedding Outdoors

Planning an outdoor wedding this fall? 

This is a good season to have a wedding, especially in South Florida. While we don’t see leaves changing color, the weather in South Florida does get cooler than in the humid summer months. 

It will take some planning, especially so you do not get caught in a tropical storm, but we’ve got you covered with a few helpful ideas to plan a fall wedding. Contact Sunshine Tents and Events Rentals for our event rentals in Hollywood, FL. We will provide high-quality tents, tables, chairs, linens, and all the accessories to complete the festivities.

Create A Backup Plan In Case Of Bad Weather

September, October, and November are enjoyable months in South Florida. The weather is just starting to turn, and the humidity is dissipating slowly, but surely. Since we are still in hurricane season, you should try to estimate what the weather will be like on the day of the wedding. Find out what the weather was like on the same day the last few years. This can give you a good idea of what to expect. Of course, this is no guarantee that things will go according to plan, so make sure you have a backup location indoors if the weather gets bad.

If you can find a venue location that offers indoor and outdoor accommodations, this will keep all the guests from getting drenched in an unexpected tropical storm. Although you will not get to enjoy the beautiful outdoors, at least the show will go on. Not every venue rents out equipment, so if you found a perfect location, but it lacks rentals, get in touch with our team. 

We have everything a party needs, including the dance floor.

Choose Autumn Colors

Why not embrace the season with an autumnal color palette? Get creative and choose colors that mimic the changes of the leaves that South Florida generally misses out on. Some color ideas for fall foliage are:

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Brown
  • Yellow
  • Dark green

Other colors that can remind guests of the season are copper, gold, and champagne, which do a great job of glamorizing a space.

Fall foliage creates a traditional palette, but if you would prefer one that hints at autumn in a different way, consider the colors of your favorite football team. After all, fall does kick off football season. Or, if you love Halloween why not choose black and various shades of orange? There are many ways you can get creative. In the end, what is most important is that you select a color palette that you will love.

Enjoy Fall Flavors On Your Menu

We all know that in-season produce is fresher and tastier. Seasonal fruits and vegetables have been picked at the perfect time to provide you and your guests the very best taste. So, keep that in mind when coming up with your menu. Fortunately, this season offers a bounty of rich flavors, like pumpkin, apples, pears, butternut squash, hazelnut – and the list goes on.

Guests are usually given the option of having chicken or fish at weddings. Why not make it festive and serve a cider-braised chicken with pan-fried fish in a lemon and thyme glaze? And did somebody say pumpkin-flavored wedding cake? Whether you are eclectic or traditional, fall has the flavors that will have your guests coming back for seconds.

Decorate With In-Season Flowers

Don’t select flowers that bloom year-round. Instead, decorate with the flowers of the season. You have a variety of options, but make sure they do not clash with the rest of your color palette. Flowers aren’t the only way to stay autumnal with your décor – you can decorate with acorns, cranberries, and cornucopias.

Even your bouquet can be arranged with in-season flowers. Chrysanthemums scream fall, but if mums aren’t your style, you have other options, like:

  • Garden roses
  • Marigolds
  • Sunflowers
  • Dahlias
  • Anemones

These festive colors will create a uniquely beautiful wedding bouquet.

Hand Out Fall-Inspired Wedding Favors

Let your wedding favors be the final touch of autumn for your outdoor fall wedding. Why not send your guests home with tiny bottles of maple syrup, small jars of local jams, or a piece of peanut brittle? They don’t all have to be edible. You can also choose decorative wedding favors, like miniature pumpkins and fall-scented candles.

Fall is the perfect season for the perfect celebration. For event rentals in Hollywood, FL, make sure to contact Sunshine Tents and Events Rentals. Call (954) 374-0169 to see what’s in store.