Your wedding day should be all about you, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t keep your guests in mind as well. Here are five simple tips to help you and your guests enjoy your special day!
There’s a reason for the saying “communication is key”. We all have a hard time with chaos and uncertainty. Eliminate stress for your guests by putting clear details on you invitations and wedding website. This includes schedules, travel accommodations, food choices, expectations for dress attire, and disclosure if the event is indoors or outdoors. You may also consider a detailed program so your guests can easily follow along during the ceremony.
Is your wedding ceremony at a different venue from your reception? Is it possible for everyone to drive there? Will there be enough parking spots? The answer to these questions can make or break your guests’ experience. If you’re using two different venues for your ceremony and reception, most guests will appreciate you providing a shuttle for them. The same holds true if your venue is located in a crowded downtown area, on a remote mountain top, or on a road that could be difficult to drive on in the winter.
Prepare for All Kinds of Weather
Outdoor ceremonies are extremely popular in Colorado because of all the beautiful scenery. However, they are also extremely risky. If you’re getting married in the summer then tents, fans, bug spray, and umbrellas are always a good idea. You never know what the day will entail so it’s best to have a plan for a sun, rain, or hail. In the winter, make sure you’re prepared for a snowstorm with snow plows, shovels, heaters, and blankets. One of our brides even bought these cute snow boots for her bridesmaids!
Provide Food at the Right Time
The timeline of the evening will have a big impact on your guests’ experience. A cocktail hour with light hors d’oeuvres is great, until it’s followed by a lengthy welcome speech. This will leave guests squirming in their seats and anxious to eat dinner. Avoid this by keeping your welcome speech short and sweet, then have your first course served immediately afterwards. The same goes for cake; if your cake takes too long to be cut, your guests will forget about it and start dancing, leaving you with lots of extra cake. Your cake should be immediately cut into pieces after your formal cake cutting for your guests to enjoy
Pink Diamond Events is in the business of Love, and their team loves what they do. They are dedicated to ensuring every moment of your day is more magical than you could have dreamed. They take on the heavy lifting, alleviate stress, and focus on the details. So when you say I Do, you aren’t thinking about the planning, but immersed in the moment. Pink Diamond offers Full Service Wedding Planning, Partial Panning, Day-Of Coordination, and Event Planning. Contact them today to learn more about their services!