In a country like the Philippines where the year is divided only between the rainy season and the summer season, it is essential to be prepared for rain when planning your wedding day. If your target wedding date falls within the rainy season, below are some tips to help you prepare for a rainy wedding.
Book an indoor venue. This is a foolproof way to spare your wedding from rain. Whether you are having separate venues for the ceremony and the reception or not, booking indoor venues will limit the effect of rains on your wedding day to the inconveniences while outside the venue. If you are set on having a garden wedding, you might want to consider garden-inspired indoor venues such as The Glass Garden and The Oasis.
Have a backup plan. If you simply could not find an indoor venue that you like, just make sure that you have backup plan in case it rains. You can rent a tent where your guests can take shelter just in case. You may also want to consider looking for an outdoor venue that also has an indoor area so that you have an alternate space. Talk to the management of the venue and make an arrangement or a plan with them on what to do in case it rains on your wedding day. Although most of your wedding suppliers will probably be prepared for such situations, it is still better to communicate with them on what to do in case it does rain. Your chosen catering service will particularly need to be prepared because they play a big role in making sure that your guests will still have a good time.
Give away umbrellas. If you are getting married during the rainy months, having umbrellas as wedding favors is an excellent way to provide your guests with a way to deal with the rain. Choose a single color for the umbrellas you will give away or you can also follow your wedding colors. You might even be able to find someone who can customize the design of the umbrellas.
Take it easy. Whether it rains or not, remember to take it easy and to enjoy the most important day of your life! Your guests will not mind a little rain if they can see and witness how happy you and your partner are. Keep the good mood and your guests will follow suit.