“Yes…I know”, this is Australia not the States…but you enjoyed the rhyme… “right”!
Summer – Money Saver
The summer months of January and February are generally the warmest and potentially wettest months of the year and for that reason are considered off-peak for weddings. Vendors traditionally offer promotions with lots of extras you can take advantage of because they are looking for business in the slow season.
My husband and I were married in January, and although it was warm during the day, the tall trees in the garden made it cool in the afternoon. We opened up the marquee panels to let the breeze in and at night dancing under the stars was cool and romantic. Why not consider a wedding “breakfast” or morning high-tea to take advantage of the cooler part of the day.
If you are able to arrange your wedding in January or February, contact us to discuss which inclusions are being offered for our Summer Saver package. Get in quick as there is no guarantee we will offer this package every year!
Autumn & Winter – Dry and Cool
Around Easter is usually busy but after Easter and through to August has never been that popular for weddings in our region. “Shuusssh”…people are finding out that this is truly the most beautiful time of the year to be married and those gorgeous autumn leaves look simply stunning in photos.
Cooler and dryer weather conditions make it ideal for an outdoor ceremony and reception. Add a sleeve or cape to complete your wedding dress and that formal suit looks simply wonderful. An added bonus is that floral arrangements and bouquets will last the distance. In July and August consider including soup or a “cheese cake” for your guests to enjoy on the lawn for pre-reception nibbles and if it is a little chilly on the dance floor all we need to do is add a few patio heaters and “hey presto” the perfect toasty spot to sit and enjoy a quiet drink and a chat.
Spring – Green and Glorious
September and October are traditionally the most popular months to marry in Bundaberg, however venues generally book out quickly so you will need to have your bookings in place 12-18 months ahead of time.
The Spring garden is truly green and glorious with roses, Spring flowers, Jacarandas and greenery putting on its best show of the year. The weather is usually mild and comfortable but this year we did see an unseasonable amount of rain with October recording the wettest year on record for quite a while. Luckily, we have lots of covered options and guests were comfortable and dry under the Homestead verandah.
There’s nothing like a holiday season wedding, so think about Christmas or New Year… and you’ve just got time to arrange the celebrant – 30 days notice needed here. The weather is warm but not too hot and the family may all be gathering together to celebrate the festive season, so you have the perfect timing. You could dress up your tables with glossy, colourful Christmas ornaments and go to town with a wonderful Christmas menu.
Any time is the right time to be married. With over 300 days of sunshine and clear blue skies every year it’s no surprise outdoor weddings are so popular here in Bundaberg. And with a plethora of exceptional vendors to support the wedding industry, your wedding is in good hands.
In The Grove
Tel: (07) 4155 9098
Mob: 0412 752 892