The “new June” for Weddings is September and October!

You may be receiving more wedding invitations for fall celebrations.Wedding cake decorated with fall leaves and flowers at Hawthorn B&B Independence MO Fall has become the most popular time for “tying the knot” across the country. Hawthorn Bed & Breakfast embraces this new trend and now has many fall weekends reserved for weddings and receptions. 

The reasons for this change from “traditional” June weddings to the fall season vary from couple to couple but one big reason for the switch is the weather. In many parts of the country, September and October have the lower chances of rainy weather.  The humidity usually dissipates after the heat of August passes – making September comfortable for outside events. October takes on the beautiful colors of fall so coordinating colors of dresses and flowers is easy, fun, and turns out beautifully!

photo of a wedding couple making their vows on the porch of Hawthorn B&B with some of the wedding guests in viewAccording to Brides Magazine, nine of the top 10 most popular dates for weddings in 2018 are in September and October and the 10thdate is in August – not one date in June! In 2017, The Knot reported that seven of the top ten wedding dates were in September and October.  In 2016, the top two months, September and October, tied in popularity with 16% of wedding couples choosing those times for ceremonies and celebrations. June fell to third place choice with 13% of the ceremonies.

At Hawthorn Bed & Breakfast in Independence, MO, we have wedding packages to fit your plans from very simple to full weekend including lodging for your wedding party. You may just want an elegant setting for your ceremony for just a few of you. For just $150 you can invite 10 of your best friends to witness you tying the knot! We can also provide a complete weekend package from Friday night to Sunday morning and the services of our wedding coordinator for planning your special celebration. Wedding tent set on lawn of Hawthorn B&B Independence MOOur property lends itself well to small elegant affairs and even special outdoor events. Our manor home is situated on two acres of manicured gardens and beautiful landscaped grounds.  

We will coordinate, prepare, and serve wonderful food for your reception and present it in the style you like. We will help you plan and consider the menu, linens, china or disposable serving dishes, accessories, flowers, and extras like candelabras, tenting, and of course the rehearsal.  A “ready room” is available for the bride to prepare for the ceremony too.

Remember that we have spaces for the wedding shower too.  Call us at 816-252-2607 to plan your fall (or June!) Independence, MO wedding.  

Buffet set up for wedding reception - decorated for the fall season/

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