For anyone who’s visited the fair city of Savannah, there’s no denying that the weather here is an experience unto itself. And so unlike brides who plan their weddings in the city of Atlanta, or high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains, here in Savannah, there is no accounting for what the rest of the state refers to as “the seasons.”
So let’s break this down.
Springtime in Savannah is among the most beautiful in the country. Spanning the months of April to June, the weather can be a bit unpredictable. Cold winds off of the Atlantic can lend a salty chill to the air, just right for sampling the abundance of blooming azaleas and rose draped gardens that literally overrun the historic district.
Bloody Point Golf Club on Daufuskie Island is particularly stunning this time of year.
Who can deny the instant romance of getting married on an island shrouded in history and only accessible by boat? Bloody Point Golf Club offers only the most elegant of wedding accommodations. Check it out for yourself.
Photos courtesy of Bloody Point Gold Club
Ask anyone who lives in Savannah and they’ll tell you, summer, which lasts from the beginning of June all the way until the end of October, is the perpetual season here. They’ll also tell you that an outdoor wedding is tricky. Not impossible, but tricky. Humidity and sheer coastal heat can wreak havoc on a bride’s hair, not mention fresh flowers and wedding cake frosting. But not to worry. Savannah is well equipped for exquisite weddings during these popular wedding months. Check out these Savannah summertime venues.
Consider a wedding at Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens.
Choose from several rental options from a garden gazebo to a lakeside bridal cottage. With elegant fare and breathtaking views, this wedding locale is hard to beat.
Photos courtesy of Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens
For the rest of the country, the autumn season lasts from the end of September through most of December. For Savannah, autumn’s pretty much the month of November. For brides who fancy a balmy, harvest festival vibe, it doesn’t get better than this. But plan ahead, these venues book up fast.
This historic Savannah gem is a classic favorite among brides. The warm and inviting setting coupled with the Savannah Riverfront just beyond, makes this the perfect autumn venue.
Winter finally settles into Savannah at mid-December and then lasts until about April. The weather is hit or miss, not always cold, rarely warm, but always lovely. The thing to remember about winter time on Savannah’s coast is that the humidity never really leaves the air, which means when it gets cold . . . It. Is. Cold. And yet, with so many gorgeous venues decked in Savannah’s famous Christmas and winter décor, brides don’t seem to pay much attention to the temperature.
Have a ceremony at one of Savannah’s historic churches and a reception at the Mansion on Forsyth Park.
Savannah’s historic churches, like The Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist or First Baptist Church on Chippewa Square, with their breathtaking architecture and classic holiday décor, make for the perfect romantic setting for exchanging vows. And who can top the indulgent luxury of the Mansion on Forsyth?
Which season do you think makes for the most magical wedding experience?