July 24, 2012, Blogspot – Will we need to rent chairs to set up on the beach for our wedding? If you want chairs in your photos, have mostly elderly guests, or want your ceremony to last a really long time, my quick answer would be ‘yes.’
However, a beach ceremony doesn’t last longer than 10 to 15 minutes and when your guests are able to stand around your ceremony, it actually creates an intimate setting and buffers the ever-present wind from your ceremony.Granted, it’s your wedding and I will happily officiate with or without chairs. I happen to think that chairs set-up on the beach look cool for a photo – before the quests are sitting in them. If you have elderly guests, you can certainly set out a few chairs for them, which I have seen many times. I have also had weddings of over 100 guests stand around the couple and myself for the ceremony. And finally, yes you can have a bridal party with no chairs, too.