I think it depends on a lot of things. By a large body of water? Sunny day? Cloudy day? I think I’m generally it should be okay, unless it’s a super cloudy day with a long ceremony. Please make sure your guests know to dress for an outdoor ceremony!
To me that’s cold but I’m a SoCal girl (so temps in the low 60’s are cold to me) 🥶 But, yes that can get cold especially if guests arrive 30 minutes prior (as they typically do). Then they’ll have sit in that weather waiting for the ceremony to begin. So being on time will be important and your blankets should be helpful.
The Ceremony is not supposed to be an hour long affair so I think it should be fine. If you're worried about it, see if you can rent a few of the tall industrial looking propane heaters. Those things work miracles! Definitely do the blankets and make sure to mention it being outside on the website so people can dress accordingly.
If there is an indoor area where guests can wait until shortly before the ceremony and as long as that’s fairly quick most people should be ok. What time of day are you having it? Sunny versus cloudy day at that temperature makes a big difference too.
I think it's fine, and I'm from Florida lol. Blankets are a great idea, especially if they match your colors/theme. Maybe see if its not too late to rent a couple heaters? And/or provide some warm drinks beforehand? A ceremony is typically only 20-30 minutes so I think people would be fine.
I am very used to cold weather (it is -7 Celsius where I am right now), but 59 F/15 C can feel pretty chilly if you are stationary for a period of time. Especially if there is wind or you are sitting on something that holds the cold. I'm assuming if it is 59F in January you do not live in an area where people are used to the cold. I think it may be too cool, even with blankets.
It depends on a lot of factors, like Alejandra said. If it is windy and overcast it will feel colder than a still day with plenty of warm sunshine.
Also it depends on the region. 59 degrees tends to feel different to people who live in Maine vs those who live in Texas. But I have been to weddings with outdoor ceremonies in colder temps where no blankets were provided and have been fine. I think if you are providing blankets for guests they'll be comfortable enough, if not cozy!
Just make sure your guests know they will be outside for the ceremony so they can dress appropriately. I hate the cold, so my opinion on this is moot. My fiance would think it was the perfect temperature. But as long as I know I'm going to be outside, I can wear a long dress and bring a warm coat and will be fine.
Thank you for the replies! I live in Las Vegas so 59 is pretty chilly to us but honestly it isn’t too bad. In past years it’s gotten into the 30s during this time of year. It should be partly cloudy the day of. A lot of our family is coming from Northern California where it is actually supposed to snow today. I guess we will just play it by ear as the day comes up. I just really don’t want our guests to be miserable.
If you have blankets then you should be okay! You should be more concerned about you and your girls being in dresses without the blankets and how long the ceremony is. In my part of the country, the high was -2 today, so 60 sounds wonderful!
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