5 Ideas for Your Summer Wedding

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Summer weddings in the south can be tricky. It is a such a fun and exciting time of year, but it is also the hottest time of year. Cannon Green is here to help you with you some tips and tricks for making the most of your summer wedding.

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1. Start with a Cool Cocktail

Welcome your family and friends to your ceremony and reception with a cold refreshing beverage. Whether it’s an iced tea or a glass of bubbles, your guests will appreciate having a drink right away. Our favorite specialty cocktail? The Blushing Bride, made with vodka, watermelon, lime, jalapeno, and basil.

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2. Make Your Guests a “Fan” 

Turn your family and friends into “fans” of you and your betrothed. Set handheld fans onto each seat before your reception so your guests can cool themselves off while you say your vows. Pro tip? Double duty your fan and write or print your wedding program right onto it.

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3. Pass Around Popsicles 

Make your cocktail hour and reception “pop” with ice-cold popsicles. While your family and friends are mingling after your ceremony, they will love a fun and tasty popsicle to keep them cool and entertained. Pro tip? Put the popsicles upside down in glasses filled with rosé to make your very own fun frosé.

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4. Tent Your Outdoor Space

Shade your family and friends from the sun with a beautiful tent over your outdoor wedding space. Not only will it save you if your special day brings rain, but it will also keep all of your summer wedding guests a lot cooler. Pro tip? Wrap your tent poles in florals or string lights.

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5. Finish with a Late Night Bite

End the night with a tasty bite. Your family and friends will love a late-night treat after all that dancing in the heat. Some of our favorite simple and savory snacks? Pigs in a blanket, popcorn chicken, meatballs, spring rolls, grilled cheese, soft pretzels, and french fries. 

Ready to start planning your summer wedding? Cannon Green is here!

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