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  • Writer's pictureElla Rose

Rain or shine!

Picture this: you've meticulously planned your dream wedding in the picturesque landscapes of Thailand, but as the big day approaches, you realise it might rain. While it's easy to get disheartened, don't let a little rain dampen your spirits! Thailand's rainy season, typically from June to October, has its charm and can create a magical atmosphere for your special day!

When planning a wedding during Thailand's rainy season, selecting the perfect venue is crucial... Opt for indoor venues, such as elegant ballrooms, charming pavilions, or luxurious hotels, which can offer protection from the elements. Many resorts and hotels in Thailand have beautiful indoor spaces with incredible views, making them perfect for intimate weddings.

However, if you've set your heart on an outdoor wedding, consider venues with covered areas or Weddings On Samui can supply marquees that will shield your guests from the rain while still allowing them to enjoy the natural beauty around!

If you would like to embrace the rainy season into your wedding décor we can turn any raindrops into romantic elements! Use pastel-coloured umbrellas as part of your décor or provide them as favours for your guests. We can string fairy lights or paper lanterns to add a touch of enchantment to the surroundings. The rain can even enhance the lush greenery and vibrant flowers, creating a refreshing ambiance…

Your choice of wedding attire can also be adapted to the rainy season while maintaining elegance and style. For the bride, consider a gown made from lighter fabrics like chiffon or organza, as they'll dry more quickly if they get wet. Grooms can opt for lighter suits in breathable fabrics that our tailors on the island can custom make for you. Keep in mind that a little rain can add a touch of romance and uniqueness to your wedding photos, so don't be afraid to embrace the elements!

A solid backup plan is essential for any outdoor wedding, especially during the rainy season... We can work closely together to create a Plan B that includes the necessary logistics to move the event indoors if needed. Maintain flexibility throughout the planning process and be open to adjustments as the weather forecast unfolds.

Instead of letting the rain ruin your catering choices, use it as an opportunity to incorporate delightful seasonal treats! Consider offering a selection of warm, comforting soups or hot drinks like perhaps a mulled wine to warm your guests hearts and souls! Thai cuisine boasts an array of delicious dishes that can be perfect for rainy weather, including various noodle soups, curries, and fragrant desserts of which all can be catered to your liking…

The most important advice for couples planning a wedding during the rainy season is to embrace the moment. Rain can create a sense of intimacy and romance that you can’t replicate.. Be present in each moment, whether it's under an umbrella, dancing in the rain, or taking shelter with your loved ones. After all, it's not about having a perfect day; it's about creating beautiful memories with the people you cherish.

A rainy wedding day in Thailand can be a uniquely charming and unforgettable experience. By choosing the right venue, incorporating creative rainy season-themed décor, and staying flexible with backup plans, you'll be well-prepared to enjoy every moment, rain or shine. Embrace the beauty of the rainy season, and let it add an extra touch of magic to your special day. Remember, a little rain can't dampen the love and happiness that surrounds you on your wedding day!


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