The Ultimate Texas Summer Wedding Guide

Photo of Emery's Buffalo Creek Couple enjoying their Summer Wedding in Texas

Keep these 5 things in mind when planning your perfect summer wedding in Texas

So, you’re planning a summer wedding in Texas? That’s hot… no really! Texas summers are all about sunshine, good vibes, and unforgettable memories. But let’s be real, the scorching heat can be a challenge if you’re not prepared. Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! We’ve put together the ultimate guide with the top five tips to pull off the perfect summer wedding in Texas. Get ready to rock your special day while keeping cool and making sure your guests have the time of their lives. Let’s dive in!

1. Choosing the Coolest Venue (pun intended)

Photo of Emery's Buffalo Creek Couple Lakeside Ceremony

First things first, you need to pick the perfect venue for your summer wedding in Texas.

  • Look for outdoor spots that offer shade where your squad can chill and escape the blazing sun.
  • Oh, and don’t forget to check if there are air-conditioned indoor options too because let’s face it, we all need a break from the heat sometimes.

    And here’s a pro tip: find a venue with breathtaking natural scenery that screams Instagram-worthy moments.
Photo of beautiful Texas Summer wedding bride walking through a field of grass at sunset

If you are considering a 2024 Summer Wedding, now is the time to book your venue tour! That way you can get a pretty good sense of how your actual wedding day will look and feel.

We know how unpredictable Texas weather can be. And you know what they say… “If you don’t like the weather in Texas, wait five minutes.” Well here at Emery’s we’ve got you covered… Literally! So let’s give that old saying the proverbial BOOT – and yes, we are most definitely playing up our Texas roots here, because obvi. Read about the renovations that made Emery’s Buffalo Creek a true Four-seasons wedding venue here.

2. Timing is everything, my friend

Photo of couple and guests dancing on the Emery's Buffalo Creek terrace at sunset

When it comes to timing, timing is everything! Say goodbye to sweltering afternoons and hello to magical evenings. Opt for late afternoon or early evening ceremonies when the sun is not trying to roast everyone. Trust us, you’ll thank us later when you’re not melting in your wedding dress. Oh, and imagine those epic sunset photos you’ll capture while the sky turns into a masterpiece. It’s like nature’s own filter!

3. Dress to Impress (and beat the heat)

Let’s talk fashion, k? When it comes to summer weddings in Texas, comfort is key.

  • Choose lightweight and breathable fabrics for your dress, like flowing chiffon or breezy linen.
  • And ladies, don’t be afraid to go for shorter or tea-length dresses. It’s all about looking fabulous while staying cool and dancing the night away.
  • Gents, opt for lighter suits or even trendy linen outfits. Trust us, comfort never goes out of style.

We LOVE the groomsmen attire from the Ueckert wedding from last summer!

4. Quench that thirst and Feed Those Tummies

Texas summers can make anyone thirsty and hungry, so it’s time to play the refreshment and food game.

  • Greet your guests with refreshing welcome drinks like mouthwatering iced tea, zesty lemonade, or fancy fruit-infused water.
  • Oh! And did we mentioned we’ve become quite creative with our wine-based cocktails at Emery’s here lately? We’ve expanded our drink selections beyond beer and wine, and are super excited about giving you the option to add signature cocktails to your bar package!

And let’s not forget the menu! Go for light and refreshing options that won’t weigh everyone down.

Photo of Graze & Peace Charcuterie Board for a wedding at Emery's Buffalo Creek
Charcuterie Board Masterpiece by preferred vendor: Graze & Peace
  • Think delicious salads, juicy seasonal fruits, and maybe even some tasty seafood.
  • Oh, and did someone say ice cream station? Yes, please! We LOVE these boujee Ice Cream carts from Cypress Photo Camper, one of our preferred vendors here at Emery’s!

5. Keep it Cool for Everyone

Photo of ceremony space under a large pecan tree at emery's Buffalo Creek Texas Summer Wedding

When the heat is on, you’ve gotta keep it cool for your guests.

  • Set up shade zones with cool tents or utilize natural shade from those mighty Texas trees.
  • And let’s bring in some good vibes with cooling stations equipped with fans and misting systems. Your crew will thank you for that instant cooldown!
  • Oh, and how about some trendy wedding favors? Fans, parasols, and even sunscreen will make your guests feel like VIPs while staying protected from the sun.
  • And don’t forget the basics: make sure there are enough restrooms and water stations to keep everyone fresh and hydrated.

And there you have it!

Photo of Emery's Buffalo Creek Couple enjoying a fireworks show after Texas Summer Wedding

Congrats, you’re now armed with the ultimate guide to pull off the perfect summer wedding in Texas! From choosing the coolest venue and nailing the perfect timing to rocking your stylish and comfortable attire, it’s all about creating an unforgettable experience. Keep everyone cool with refreshing drinks, yummy food, and some shady spots. And remember, it’s all about good vibes, happy guests, and creating memories that’ll last a lifetime.

Photo of baby boy in a wagon during a wedding ceremony at Emery's Buffalo Creek Texas Summer Wedding

If you’re dreaming of a summer wedding in Texas but feeling a bit overwhelmed by the potential challenges, we’ve got you covered. At Emery’s Buffalo Creek, we’ve got full wedding planning services that will make your life a breeze. Our All-Inclusive Wedding Packages are designed to take care of every little detail, including tackling those typical summer wedding hurdles.

Photo of Emery's Buffalo Creek wedding couple after the ceremony

We’ll work closely with you to recommend and implement the perfect wedding day timeline, ensuring you make the most of all the amazing things a summer wedding in Texas has to offer while keeping those challenges in check. So, get ready to relax, enjoy the process, and let us handle the logistics while you focus on creating unforgettable memories. Let’s make your summer wedding dreams come true!

Contact us today and let’s get to planning your perfect Texas Summer Wedding!

Brian + Kourtney Ueckert | Wedding at Emery’s Buffalo Creek on June 11, 2022

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