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How to Plan a Backyard Wedding

Backyard Weddings

It happens to most brides at some point in the planning process. The thought “we should just do a simple backyard wedding” crosses your mind. While it is possible to have a simple backyard wedding, it’s often much more involved than most couples realize.

In this post, we’ll go over the unique things you need to think about when planning a backyard wedding. I do want to point out that the majority of these items will also pertain to a “unique venue” where you are responsible for bringing in all rentals, catering, and other services.

The one thing I find in common about many of these spaces is that couples find that it can be an easier or cheaper option than renting a more traditional banquet hall or hotel venue. And then they find out that there are a ton of extra details that they need to worry about.

Before we get into it, I want you to grab the free guide that I’m going to reference throughout this post. It's going to outline the step-by-step details that we're talking about here, as well as include a backyard wedding planning checklist.