Married in a Winter Wonderland

While spring and summer weddings are popular for many reasons, there’s nothing quite like a winter wedding. From the twinkling grapevine lights, to the roaring fireplaces, Fearrington has an abundance of winter elegance. Our wedding planners share their tips to create the ultimate winter wedding, from food to fashion.

The Garden Terrace is the perfect ceremony venue for the winter months with a roaring fireplace and central heating. “A ceremony by the roaring fire, spectacular flowers on the stone mantle, candlelight, all your favorite people, then move on to the Fearrington Barn for the party of a lifetime,” said Fearrington Wedding Planner Gilda McDaniel. “Great food, great service, gorgeous setting, and a fabulous band – you can’t miss it!”

Don’t forget warm food options, including drinks! “During the winter months everyone loves a good cocktail to keep them warm,” said Fearrington Wedding Planner Erin Day. “Picking a signature drink for your guests to enjoy always adds a little something special – especially if it is a Hot Toddy!”

Winter weddings also are great options for couples who want to avoid the rush of wedding season. “Winter weddings tend to be more relaxed since it is not the middle of ‘wedding season’ so guests are ready for a wonderful party,” said Gilda. “Enjoy every minute of it!”

Finally, there are many ways to add whimsical winter details for the wedding party and guests. “The winter months open up fun accessory options – items like pashminas and stoles,” said Erin. “They make great bridal party gifts as well!”

If a wedding in a winter wonderland is your vision, don’t miss Fearrington’s Winter Wedding Package available December 1st – March 15th.

Read more about Fearrington’s knowledgeable wedding team here. Follow Fearrington weddings on Facebook and Pinterest to see more inspiration for your big day.

Photography by Krystal Kast Photography

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