This is the season for rural weddings, and for many reasons. The first that comes to mind is the fact that people who live in rural areas are all too often at a distance from their nearest neighbor, hence making it difficult to arrange a quick and inexpensive wedding at any time of the year that they’d like.
Besides, there are definitely benefits and drawbacks to having a wedding ceremony take place in the country. Depending on where the wedding takes place; farmers’ markets, parks, beaches, and other local areas can be great places to have a memorable ceremony. They would have the upside of abundant scenic beauty. But while there are benefits to having a wedding in the country, there are also disadvantages.
One of the most common requests we get from our customers is to hold their wedding in the country. Being able to whisk your loved one away to a beautiful venue surrounded by rolling hills, rolling countryside, and cottages with a great view is not only romantic, but it’s also a great choice for your wedding.
Weddings are a beautiful event for any bride and groom to share with their family and friends. While some may prefer the luxury of having a wedding outside the city and in a more secluded setting, there are many benefits to having a wedding in the country.
It is common knowledge that weddings involve a lot of time and money. However, there are a few disadvantages associated with rural weddings. For the following list, we will take a look at the disadvantages of a rural wedding and some of the benefits of one.
Rural weddings are no less popular despite the romantic imagery of rustic barns, horse-drawn carriages, and bucolic fields. There are a number of reasons for this, including lower costs, but perhaps the primary reason is that the venue or location is the only thing that the bride and groom will have to look forward to on their big day.
A country wedding can be everything a city wedding is not, with all the fun of romance, and excitement of a big city wedding without all the stress of the big city. Since most of the country offers plenty of places to hold a wedding, it is often less expensive than a big city wedding, and there is no need to worry about traffic, parking or taking up all the parking spots, or having to contend with a city sewer or gas line during your ceremony.
If you’re planning a wedding, the first thing you’ll probably want to do is find a venue. This is a big decision, and it can be difficult to make. But, having found the perfect spot, the real work can begin. Now, you’ll be spending a lot of time and money on the big day, and you’ll want to ensure it goes off without a hitch. And, yes, it’s true that there are some definite pros to having a wedding in the country.
The Pros of a rural wedding:
- less expensive
- more intimate
- less time consuming
The cons of rural weddings:
- you have to rely on the weather
- you have to rely on rural food
- you can’t find a DJ or photographer
- you are far away from most (if not all) of your friends
Some people dream of an expensive wedding, and for them, the reality of a wedding in the country can be incredibly difficult. From stress, cost, and time, the concept of a rural wedding is often a compromise. From an outside perspective, a rural wedding is a very beautiful and romantic way to celebrate the life-changing occasion of marriage but can come with its own set of issues.
Whether you are planning a rural or urban wedding, deciding where to have your ceremony and reception is critical to make or break your plans. The high cost of a venue, the difficulty of finding a place to hold the ceremony and reception, and the difficulty in making sure that you have enough guests to have a good time at your wedding can be difficult things to deal with. Of course, these can be made easier by using online wedding planning websites.