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Ideas for a Fall Wedding in Key West Featured

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Fall is a beautiful season to tie the knot! Fall in Key West is a little different than other parts of the country (no crisp air or foliage), but the weather is beautiful to host a wedding! The scenery is unbeatable! However, whether you live in or around Key West, or are traveling to Key West for your destination wedding, you can bring the colors and themes of a “traditional” fall into your wedding décor.

Fall is a popular season for its colors, scents, activities, and tastes, which also makes planning a fall wedding so fun!

If you’re thinking about having a fall wedding, host it in Key West! Our wedding team at Key West Harbour is more than happy and honored to host your fall wedding at our marina. We will work with you and you fall wedding vision to make your special day come together just how you want it.

Whether you want an outdoor or indoor wedding and reception, we have beautiful spaces for you to celebrate your big day!

For this article, we wanted to share with you some reasons to get married in fall and some fun ideas to put into a fall wedding in Key West.

  • The temperatures are cooling down, so you and your guests won’t sweat as much, and outside will be more enjoyable, especially in the evening hours.
  • You (and your guests) can wear strapless, sleeveless, or sleeves because the weather will be more comfortable!
  • The palm trees, ocean water, beautiful marina, docks, sand, boats, and more, make for a beautiful backdrop for all your photos!
  • Traditional fall colors are fun to play with and incorporate into your décor and attire. Colors include: deep reds, plums, maroons, oranges, golden yellows, and gold.
  • Apples and autumn go hand in hand. Incorporate apples into your décor or food. Dessert could be apple pie, apple cake, or apple crisp! You could put apples on the tables as part of the centerpieces. Serve apple cider or apple cider doughnuts!
  • Pumpkin, just like apple, is a big fall flavor. Place little pumpkins and gourds on the tables. Serve pumpkin pie, pumpkin coffee, or pumpkin cookies!
  • People come from all over to see the changing foliage of the north. Why not bring it down to Key west? Incorporate fall’s leaves into your bouquets with red and orange leaves. Put some colored leaves onto the tables or even sprinkle them on the runner for you to walk down the aisle on.
  • Serve mulled wine and cider for cocktails!
  • Make your menu reflect fall’s wonderful spice-filled and hearty flavors! Think about having warm soups, squashes, pumpkin, apples, mac & cheese, stews, casseroles, and more!
  • It’s easier to find venues for booking later in the fall.
  • Travel doesn’t cost as much during the fall, so a destination wedding to Key West can be cheaper for guests.

These are just a few reasons why a fall wedding is great in Key West – the possibilities of what you can do are endless! Fall is a beautiful time to get married down here. Our team at Key West Harbour would love to work with you to put your special day together.   

Key West Harbour has wedding venue spaces that can seat 60 to 150 guests. These areas can also be combined if you have a larger guest list. Key West Harbour has private, luxurious suites with great views for your guests to stay the night.   

This marina is a beautiful location for a wedding in the fall season. Click our Key West Wedding page to view more information about a wedding at Florida Marina Club’s Key West Harbour, or call 305-292-3121.  

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