You know what's the best way to invite your close friends and family to get warm and cozy after your beach wedding? Build a bonfire! Bonfires on the beach are incredible since you're combining all those amazing elements (ocean, fire, stars) and adding all the feel-good vibes from a wedding on top of that like Carol and Jonathan did. You'll want to check local fire policies and burn bans before setting it up, but this is a recipe for post-wedding blissy times, friends.
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Oh, I so love this idea. I always wanted to get married on the beach, but maybe my farm venue in Michigan has a place for bonfires.
While I love this idea, I also immediately think of this equation: Drunk people + fire + nice suits = ruined and stinky suits, aka, lots of dry cleaning bills.
Ha, funny. The smell of campfire smoke on my clothes is one of my favorite things ever.
Mine too! So comforting to smell the bonfire on your sweatshirt the next few days..like the party hasn’t really ended yet…
Advice to other beach brides: check with the parks and rec department to make sure you’re allowed to! Nearly all the beaches in my county (state of Florida) don’t allow bonfires – just having candles in a lantern requires a fire permit.
I almost went Bridethulhu when I found out we couldn’t have a bonfire. :/
We’re doing this for our lakeside Michigan wedding. I have concerns about clothing as well (not our clothing, but guests’) but I think we’ll just let people know ahead of time and if they wish to stay for the bonfire then they may want to bring a change of clothes (wedding is at my parents’ house). Might need to break out the s’mores supplies at that time!
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