Having a winter wedding can be fun if you choose the right destination. Whether you enjoy the cold weather or want to stay out of it, you will be able to find an appropriate destination for your big day.
To get married during the winter while still avoiding the cold weather, Hawaii can be a great choice. While you are in Hawaii you can stay in one of the Hawaiian Beach Rentals to make your stay even more special. It is one of the few destinations where you could have a wintertime wedding on the beach. Another choice that is becoming popular among couples is to get married onboard and Alaskan cruise. Most Alaskan cruises provide you with views of beautiful glaciers, setting the mood for your winter wedding. These cruises are only held from May to September of every year. Unlike most other venues they can generally accommodate as many guests as you would like.
When you would prefer to embrace the cold a fun wedding destination in the winter is the Ice Hotel in Jukkasjarvi, Sweden. Open since 1990, this unique hotel is made entirely of ice. As a result, weddings can only take place at the hotel between December 23rd and the end of the month of April. The hotel can accommodate your wedding as long as no more than 45 are in attendance, with 35 being the minimum attendance required to hold your wedding here. To add to the fun of your wedding make sure you and your guests get a chance to view the Northern Lights while you are there. According to many who have viewed them in other parts of the world too, there is no better place to view them than here.
Lake Tahoe is also a fun destination for a winter wedding. With its lakefront wedding venue you can get married with a beautiful backdrop for your guests to take in during your ceremony. When you get married at Lake Tahoe you, your partner and your wedding party can arrive at the ceremony on a sleigh ride that can hold as many as 20 people. An outside winter wedding at Lake Tahoe must take place between December and February. There are also several indoor venues at the lake you can choose to get married it.
Park City, Utah has many hotels and resorts that make it a fun destination for a wintertime wedding. One popular venue for winter weddings is the Park City Mountain Resorts. Within this venue you can choose to hold your wedding at a lodge, on a terrace or even in a meadow to accommodate the use of wedding sparklers or other flammable objects that can’t be used indoors. You and your guests and wedding party will arrive at your ceremony at the top of the mountain, which a chairlift takes you to. You then take the Alpine Slide down the mountain.
Each venue can accommodate both ceremonies and receptions. If you want to get married when there is the most amount of snow on the ground you will want to plan your wedding for December or January, though the end of the January marks the yearly holding of the Sundance Film Festival.