Wedding Questions

Planning for Michigan weather

Posted in South Haven, MI, USA
150900 Angela Jackson South Haven, MI, USA

We are getting married in late June, at sunset but this is Michigan. How did you create a contingency plan for bad weather?

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68882 Jack and Teri Cancun, Mexico

My son and daughter in law were married in Cancun but we held a huge party in South Haven since there were persons who could not go. If you are having an inside reception choose a place that has an area where you can also have a ceremony if weather does not cooperate. If its raining in So Haven it will be windy and a tent doesn't usually withstand that. Lake Bluff Hotel has a gazebo. As a sidenote my friend got married at Meijer Frederick Gardens in Grand Rapis in Nov., inside , at sunset with huge windows and lots of flowers and it was very inexpensive for 40 guests. They had a sit down dinner, dancing etc. and she arranged it in 3 weeks! Outside weddings anywhere are a little dicey.:) Hopefully South Haven will be warm and sunny!

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Emptyprofileicon Heather Sewcyck South Haven, MI, USA

I tossed around the idea of having a beach wedding too. My back up was going to be the reception site. You can push the head table back a bit and have the guest chairs turned around at the tables they can see. Or if you don't want to move the head table you could use the dance floor/area and just move the family chairs so they're in their proper places. Creating an aisle might be a bit tricky but it could work!

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