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5 Reasons You Should Have A Martha’s Vineyard Wedding in Autumn

September 29, 2022

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A Martha’s Vineyard wedding in Autumn… *Wistful Sigh*. Fall on Martha’s Vineyard is a truly magical time of year. The leaves are on the cusp of changing color, the air is crisp and cool, and the light has a warm golden glow. It’s no wonder that so many couples choose to tie the knot during this romantic season. If you’re considering an autumn Martha’s Vineyard wedding, here are 5 reasons why you should go for it:

1. The Weather is Perfect

Autumn is arguably the best time of year to get married on Martha’s Vineyard. The summer crowds have gone home, but the weather is still mild and pleasant. You can enjoy all the island has to offer without having to deal with sweltering heat or frigid temperatures. Not to mention, the scenery is absolutely breathtaking during this time of year!

2. Venues are More Available (and Affordable)

If you’re looking for a specific venue on Martha’s Vineyard, you’ll likely have better luck booking it during the autumn months. Many popular wedding venues are booked solid during the summer, but you may be able to snag your dream location if you’re flexible with your date. Plus, venues tend to be more affordable during the off-season. Win-win!

3. Stunning Fall foliage Makes for Beautiful Backdrops

One of the best things about getting married in the Fall is all of the stunning fall foliage that makes for beautiful backdrops. From fiery red leaves to golden hues, there are endless possibilities for gorgeous photos.

4. It’s a Unique Time of Year to Get Married

If you’re looking for a unique and memorable way to celebrate your love, getting married in autumn on Martha’s Vineyard is a great option. There’s something so special about tying the knot during this magical season. Your guests will be talking about your wedding for years to come!

5. You Can Honeymoon on the Island!

One of the best parts about getting married on Martha’s Vineyard is that you can honeymoon on the island as well! There are plenty of romantic places to stay, from cozy bed & breakfasts to luxurious waterfront hotels. You can even take advantage of special off-season rates at some of the island’s best-kept secrets. Why not make a vacation out of it?

And Now for Some Wedding Inspiration

As you can see, there are tons of reasons to have an autumn Martha’s Vineyard wedding. From perfect weather and stunning scenery to availability and affordability, there are many benefits to tying the knot during this magical time of year. If you’re considering an autumn wedding, I hope this article has inspired you to go for it! And just in case you need a little extra inspiration, here is a peek at Lucy and Lucas’ dreamy September wedding on the Vineyard featuring a stunning ceremony setup and the cutest puppy in a tuxedo.

Photography: Jay Dee Photography | Venue: Winnetu Oceanside Resort | Planner: Plan It Martha’s Vineyard + Nantucket | Florals: Morrice Florist | Makeup: Rachele Fialco Beauty, Liddle Beauty | Dress: Rita Vineris | Entertainment: Felix Herst

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