Of late, more and more couples are choosing outdoor ceremonies at their weddings. When a venue is not restricted by definite structures like pillars, walls and low ceilings, it gives you more freedom to play around with the decor.
Rooftop venues are fascinating spaces for intimate gatherings as well as huge parties. Weddings are all about pretty backdrops and perfect photo opportunities – and with a view of the sunset or a skyline, that’s exactly what a rooftop venue gives you.
If you are not totally on board with the main nuptials being carried out on a terrace, you can have a combination of indoor and outdoor venues – like a rooftop with an adjoining ballroom or a pre-function area. This will also serve as a back-up space in case of rough weather conditions.
Ensure that there are provisions for electrical equipment which you need for the music and the lighting.
Sunset, without doubt, is the best time for a rooftop ceremony – the transition from natural lighting to supplemented lighting is smooth if you opt for soft and subtle lights, which also allow you to soak in the beauty of the night sky.
Make sure you keep all your other decor simple and minimal, as the natural backdrop is great enough to set the mood.
Logistically, a rooftop wedding is slightly more difficult to pull off than a normal one. Check with the hotel or the building you have in mind and keep all your licenses in place to avoid any kind of trouble.
So go ahead and declare your love for each other from the rooftop, this wedding season.