Traverse City Wedding Venues

Your Special Day, Gorgeous, Romantic & Fun in Northern Michigan. Venues in and around Traverse City and the Grand Traverse reigon, beaches and more…

TimberLee Hills

KKG&RG82809sblair (1947)

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KKG&RG82809sblair (1944)

The Homestead Resort

S&D 72508 sblair (330)

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The Park Place Inn

Wellington Inn

Grand Traverse Resort & Spa

Frog Pond Village

Great Wolf Lodge

Ranch Rudolf

The Willowbrook Mill

Holiday Inn

Grand Traverse Resort & Casinos

Traverse City area has many Beaches available for your Wedding Day plans.

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Dining, Weddings, Wineries & Flowers

In order to make the wedding more unique, a lot of couples will go for the idea of an outdoor wedding. It is very true that the nature can be a perfect backdrop for your wedding. And this is also one of the reasons for the popularity of such events. Yet, one thing you must realize is that an outdoor wedding is not the same as an indoor or a traditional one. You will need to consider more details when you are planning for an outdoor event.

Of course there are some common issues you will need to consider no matter you are planning for an outdoor wedding or not. First of all, you will need to think of the date of wedding. This is probably the most important thing you need to consider. When you are planning for an outdoor event, you will need to consider the weather. It will not be a good idea if it is too cold when you are having your wedding. As a result, the baseline is that you will not choose a date in winter. As a matter of fact, summer and autumn can be good choices.

The second thing you need to consider is probably the location. When you are planning for an indoor wedding, you will try to see if there are some hotel banquet halls available. However, you will consider places such as a beach when you are planning for an outdoor wedding. As mentioned, the weather can affect your event. As a result, it will be better for you to choose a location or venue which can provides some kind of shelter so that you can still have your wedding even if it rains.

As discussed, you will need to choose a location which can provides you with a shelter of some kind since you will need it in case it rains. In fact, you may also need it even if it is not raining. This is especially true if you are planning to have a wedding in summer. It can be extremely hot in summer and the excessive sunshine may not be something pleasant. As a result, you will still need the shelter so that you guests can be protected.

If you are really going for a summer wedding, it is very important for you to prepare enough drinks. As mentioned, it can be very hot on your wedding day. To this end your guests will need a lot of drinks. Apart from drinks such as soda, it is also wise to prepare plenty of distilled water since this will be the best drink in a hot summer day.

One last thing is that, most couples will prepare music for the wedding. This is also true for an outdoor wedding. You will need to prepare music for it. The best option will be hiring a live band to play the music in your wedding. Of course you may still choose to play some music CDs if budget is a concern. However, a live band is still preferred if it can be afforded.

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