The weather is unpredictable but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared for rain on your wedding day. Take some time and consider what you will need to do if a rainy day comes your way. Some of these tips will help you get started.
Before you choose a venue make sure that you know what your options are for inclement weather. Is there an indoor space? Should you rent a tent? Are there any restrictions?
You WILL get married… even if it is in the middle of the dance floor, but where are you going to take your once-in-a-lifetime wedding pictures?
Talk to your photographer. You may need a little extra time to get this done right.
Large umbrellas are necessary when entering/exiting vehicles and venues. Keep them nearby since Mother Nature is unpredictable. Make sure you have plenty for the wedding party and guests. Plus they make great photo props.
You may have discussed beautiful, loose curls with your hairdresser for your wedding day. But, because of the extra humidity and winds that often accompany storms, you might want talk about alternatives
A change in weather might mean extra expenses. It is a good idea to have a Plan B budget to go along with Plan B.
Depending on the season, rain on your wedding day might also mean extra humidity or colder than average temperatures. Make sure you keep your guests comfortable. Think about adding extra fans or heaters.
It is ok to be mad… for a minute… after that I suggest you take a deep breath and remind yourself why you are here. Celebrate the LOVE that brought you together and don’t let the weather get you down.
WHAT TO DO NEXT:
• Get prepared and follow the advice. Then you won’t have to worry about the weather.
• Take full advantage of your engagement session in case it rains on your wedding day.