Winter Weddings Offer Magical Views in Colorado
A little blog with a few suggestions on how to plan a beautiful winter wedding in the Colorado mountains.
When choosing a location for your Colorado wedding, remember that the winter landscape is perfect for creating an intimate and romantic setting. The cold season is the one that makes some folks think that it's just too hard to get married outside. Although it might be colder, the winter season is wonderful for newlyweds. The cool air is perfect for those who don't like to get too warm, and the snow adds a touch of romantic element to your wedding day. Everything then becomes "magical" and unforgettable.
There are a few benefits to having a winter wedding, including the lower cost of flowers (who doesn't like saving a bit of money) and most vendors offer winter deals because it's not considered peak wedding "season". Winter weddings also typically have fewer guests than during other seasons (this could be a plus or a minus - depending on your personality). You'll also have more time for general planning since most venues and vendors have more availability (well, this depends on where you're getting married).
As an event lighting and audio company, we've seen all kinds of weddings. But the ones that really stand out to us are the winter weddings. The falling snow and beautiful white mounds of "crystals" are everywhere. Although it might be colder, the winter season is wonderful for newlyweds. The cool air is perfect for those who don't like to get too warm, and the snow adds a touch of romantic element to your wedding day. Everything then becomes "magical" and unforgettable.
Here are some tips for couples who want to plan a winter wedding:
1) Travel might be an issue for some.
Travel considerations, due to inclement weather and snow, should be top-of-mind, as well as proper lodging.
2) Find venues with good heating systems
This may sound obvious but it's important for you to find venues that have good heating systems so you don't freeze during your ceremony or reception. With this in mind, look for places that offer indoor/outdoor options because they'll allow you
3) Consider an indoor ceremony if it's too cold outside.
If you're planning on getting married outdoors during this time of year, make sure your officiant has experience with conducting ceremonies in extremely cold temperatures.