To everything there is a season . . . and a color palette. When it comes to summer, we love how bright bolds and dreamy pastels transform the natural world into an abundance of color. And with bright blue skies, never-ending florals, and plenty of sunshine — it’s no wonder that June is one of the most popular months to host a wedding celebration.
With the summer months approaching, we’ve searched high and low to bring you these 13 summer wedding color palettes — along with the real life weddings that inspired them. So whether you are daydreaming of sunshine-yellow cocktails or dusty-blue bridal bouquets, the perfect summer color palette awaits you. Read on to discover creative ways to incorporate these delightful colors into your dream celebration.
1. Cucumber Cool with a Twist of Lime Green Weddings
Welcomed by an Ombré Ovation
Guests found beauty (in addition to their seats) at this wall-papered seating chart adorned with green ombré place cards.
photographer: Willett Photo | planner: Drake Social | décor: Andy Beach | venue: Summer Our Studio | caterer: Bold Catering & Design | videography: Shackleford Films | cake: Kay Lush Cakery | entertainment: Emerald Empire Band | transportation: Atlantic Limo | rentals: Sejour Events & Indaglow Productions
A Seat at the Table Never Looked So Good
We adore how lime-green Chiavari chairs, bright floral-patterned linen, and arches of lime and fuchsia florals transform this tented space into a wonderland of vibrant colors.
photographer: Fred Marcus Studio | planner: Norma Cohen Productions | décor: SBK Associates | venue: Monmouth University | chair rentals: Party Rental Ltd. | furniture rentals: Luxe Event Rentals | caterer: Foremost Ram Caterers | lighting: Pegasus Productions | dj & sound: Faks Productions | tent: Almar Party Rental
Local Scenery Steals the Limelight
Ko Samui, Surat Thani
This tropical wedding in Ko Samui, Surat Thani was as magical as can be with a floating-ceremony site and plenty of gorgeous scenery — including a lime green abode.
First We Chive, Then We Jive
For an unforgettable cocktail-hour experience, we love ahi tuna cones and bright-green chives served on mod lucite trays.
Put the Lime in the Centerpiece
Every detail of this tented wedding was bright and colorful — including these tropical centerpieces with a hint of lime.
photographer: Brian Saculles Photography | planner: Percy Sales Events | décor: EmmaRose Floral | venue: private venue | caterer: Modern Art Catering | rentals: The Tent Merchant & Eye of the Day | linen: Luxe Linen | lighting: Spark Creative Events | videography: Expressionary Films | dessert: Superfine Bakery | bartending: Flair Project | paper goods & calligraphy: Susan Silverberg | parking director: Signature Parking | guest book artist: Paint Jam | transportation: Jump On The School Bus | alcohol: BevMo | bathrooms: Nick’s Production Services | entertainment: The Replicas Music
Go Grand with Green Goblets
This summer wedding, with lime-green goblets and delicate-leaf patterned linen, has us reaching for our cameras — over and over again.
photographer: Richard Jopson | planner: cristina verger event planning & production | venue: private residence
Lettuce Entertain You
Bright lettuce-like bouquets fit in perfectly with the unique backdrops of this beautiful zoo wedding.
photographer: gerber + scarpelli photography | planner: SQN Events | décor & lighting: HMR Designs | venue: Cafe Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo | caterer: Calihan Catering | linen: BBJ Linen | entertainment: Arlen Music Productions | rentals: Tablescapes Event Rentals | invitations: Magnificent Milestones
Squeeze of Lime
Who needs a taco holder when you can use refreshing limes — accented by green blooms — instead?
photographer: Vue Photography | planner: Suzanne Reinhard Events | décor & cake: Legendary Events | venue: The Foundry At Puritan Mill | caterer: Added Touch Catering | invitations & print: Jenny’s Paper, Ink | entertainment: Amadeus Strings & Ruperts | confetti bombers: ATL Special Effect | videographer: Jonathan and Kaye | hair & makeup: Brushworx On Location Hair & Makeup
Hot summer evenings call for a “Hydration Station” of cool cucumber and zesty-lemon water.
photographer: Jodi & Kurt Photography | planner: A. Dominick Events | décor: Victoria Clausen Floral Events | caterer: Occasions Catering | linen: La Tavola Fine Linen | lighting: Frost DC | tenting: Sugarplum Tent | rentals: Vintage Place Settings, Something Vintage Rentals, & Select Event Group
2. Think True Love with Pink and Blue Weddings
Deep Sea Dive for Coral Treasures
Bright-blue goblets and hot-pink blooms complement the softer tones of coral linen and a midnight-blue table runner.
photographer: André Maier Photography | planner: Leslie Mastin Events | design: Lewis Miller Design | venue: Canoe Studios | invitations: Alpine Creative Group | caterer: Olivier Cheng Catering | entertainment: NRBQ
Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe
Nothing says summer like a s’mores station, tether ball, and bright tablecloths that are reminiscent of picnics in the forest.
Filigree-patterned linen and bright blooms are just the tip of the iceberg at this gorgeous seaside wedding.
photographer & videographer: Dear Lovers | planner: Serendipity Events | décor: Blooms by Breesa Lee | design: To Be Designed | rentals: La Tavola Fine Linen & Cheri’s Vintage Table | entertainment: Ansom Productions
Sit Back & Relax
This intimate-suite wedding — with its cheerful furnishings — boasts dramatic city views and ready-made décor.
photographer: Laura Ann Miller Photography | coordination: Storybook Weddings & Events | décor: Blomma Floral and Design | venue: The Gwen, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chicago | entertainment: Cage and Aquarium
Blue & Pink & Wine to Drink
Glenn Ellen, CA
Even with row after row of beautiful vineyards, we can’t help noticing how well blue and pale pink go together — especially when it comes to wedding attire.
photographer: Corinna Rose Photography | planner: Showrunner Events | venue: B.R. Cohn Winery | videographer: Yours Truly Media | dj: Heart of Gold DJ’s | silent disco: Hush Concerts | caterer: Anaviv Catering and Events
3. Peach & Green Weddings are Peachy Keen
A Toast to On-Theme Cocktails
Everything at this picturesque wedding was peach and green — including the cocktails.
The Art of Dining
Simple foliage and clusters of peach blossoms remind us of the beauty inherent in a shared meal.
photographer: The Hons Studio | décor: Spina | venue: 620 Loft & Garden | rentals: Party Rental Ltd. & Patina Rentals | caterer: Great Performances | lighting: Bentley Meeker Lighting & Staging, Inc. | entertainment: Generation Events, Inc. | cake: Madison Lee Cakes | string quartet: Highline String Quartet
Peaches n’ Cream with a Dash of Green
Cascading greens and blush-toned blooms with accents of peach (not to mention suspended globes of candlelight) make for dreamy and romantic centerpieces.
Ring Around the Rosie
Elegant, yet funky glassware makes a gorgeous green “wreathe” encircling this wild and lush floral arrangement.
photographer: Simoudis Photography | planner: Leslie Mastin Events | décor & event design: Jerry Rose Floral & Event Design | venue: Natirar | rentals: Party Rental Ltd. | production: Frost Productions
Light & Summery with a Hint of Autumn
Burgundy florals added a touch of drama (the good kind) to this bell-jar terrarium dome filled with a peach rose and sage-like foliage.
photographer: Erika Mattingly Photography | coordination: Clover Events | décor: Heirloom Event Co. | venue: The Newberry Library | caterer: D’Absolute Events and Catering | entertainment: Yazz Jazz Entertainment | hair & makeup: Bianca Sansosti Artistry
Pastel Perfection with a Bright Green Twist
We love how succulents and fresh cuisine enliven the soft tones of peach linen and pastel florals.
photographer: David Turner Photography | planner: Michelle Durpetti Events | décor: Platinum Events | venue: Northerly Island | caterer: Paramount Events | film: Mirar Weddings | cake: Elysia Root Cakes
4. Sunshine Bright Yellow Weddings
Walking (& Dancing) on Sunshine
This yellow dance floor, surrounded by cheerful yellow blooms, makes us want to dance the day (and night) away.
photographer: Lin & Jirsa Photography | wedding designer: Nahid’s Global Events | décor: Shawna Yamamoto Event Design | venue: Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa | cake: Exquisite Desserts | entertainment: Anis Chandani & Empire Entertainment | caterer: Sai Ram Catering | favors: Bottega Louie | lighting: Vario Productions | rentals: Concepts Event Design | linen: Luxe Linen & APR Boutique Event Rentals | transportation: Classic Limos | videographer: A&A Video
Raise Your Glass to Creative Décor
Vintage Champagne glasses filled with bright yellow and pink florals are definitely worth a toast.
photographer: Jillian Rose Photography | planner: Plan This! Productions | décor: Wisteria Lane | venue: Casita Hollywood | rentals: Theoni Collection | production: Be Inspired PR | cake: Plumeria Cake Studio | linen: Signature Party Rentals | stationery: Shindig Bespoke
When the Lighting Strikes
The psychedelic dance floor with golden laser lights stole the limelight at this outdoor wedding.
photographer: Fred Marcus Studio | planner: Leslie Mastin Events | décor: Belle Fleur NYC | venue: private club | tent: Starr Tent | lighting: Pegasus Productions | stationery: Bella Figura | cake: Lulu’s Cake Boutique | favors: Breads Bakery
This ranch wedding with sweeping views came with plenty of gorgeous (and all-natural) scenery, yet we are still swooning over these bright-yellow orchid boutonnieres.
photographer: Mariah Smith Photography | planner: Echo Wright | décor: M Design | venue: Calistoga Ranch | rentals: Encore Events Rentals | linen: La Tavola Fine Linen | videographer: Love Spun | entertainment: JustINtertainment & Wine Country Entertainment | cake: Susie Cakes
The sun may have set, but these yellow flowers are glowing bright as day.
photographer: Joshua Zuckerman Photography | planner: Jennifer Zabinski Events | design: Putnam & Putnam | venue: Central Park Zoo | entertainment: Élan Artists | caterer: Comparti Catering | lighting: Frost Productions | rentals: borrowed BLU | make up: Once Upon A Bride | welcome bags: Lady J Creative | stationery: Mospens Studio
5. Living Coral Weddings Live On
Dressed to the Nines in a Color that Shines
These coral-colored bridesmaid dresses (along with the white pinwheels) feel lively and whimsical — not to mention, a whole lot of fun.
photographer: Buena Lane Photography | planner: Despina Craig Events | décor: Ampersand | venue: Los Altos History Museum | rentals: UNICA Party Rentals | bar: SF Bartenders | caterer: Fogcutter | entertainment: DJ Jeremy
Coral-colored candles brought vibrant lighting to this chic tented wedding.
photographer: Anna Zajac Weddings | planner: The Ideal Day | décor: Revel Decor | venue: Chicago Illuminating Company | caterer: Big Delicious Planet | entertainment: Toast & Jam DJs & American English | cake: Sweet Mandy B’s
Floating in a Sea of Style
Stylish coral centerpieces seemed to mysteriously float in mid-air with these towering clear vases.
A Wow-Worthy Entrance
This couple’s walk down the aisle was picture-perfect with potted coral blooms.
photographer: Katie Beverley | planner: Nahid’s Global Events | décor: Splendid Sentiments | venue: Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton | rentals: The Chiavari Guys | videographer: Anza Foto and Film | mandap rentals: Hire Elegance | laser cut mandap & draping: NFP Events
Keep’n it Coral
St. Pete Beach, FL
We are in love with this coral-and-yellow mandap, as well as the coral-toned linen and florals at this colorful Southeast Asian wedding.
Teach a Man to Fish . . .
We are in love with this coral-and-yellow mandap, as well as the coral-toned linen and florals at this colorful Southeast Asian wedding.
photographer: Jennings King Photography | planner & décor: Fox Events | venue: Legare Waring House | caterer: Salthouse Catering | cake: Mirabelle Bakery | rentals: EventHaus, Ooh! Events, & Polished! | linen: Connie Duglin | lighting: Innovative Event Services | wooden monogram: Jasmine Wood Crafts | entertainment: Rob Duren Productions & Guitarist Nikolai Svishev | paper goods: Paperwhites | transportation: Lowcountry Valet & Shuttle Co.
6. Tiffany Blue Weddings for Tiffany & Co. Style
No Such Thing as a Bad Hair Day
Bridesmaids wore tiffany-blue dresses, reception tables donned tiffany-blue linen, and these talented musicians sported tiffany-blue wigs for a wow-worthy wedding celebration.
Farmer’s Market Fête
This garden wedding boasted several Tiffany-blue details, including charming produce containers for a fresh Farmer’s Market vibe.
photographer: Kristin La Voie Photography | planner: LOLA Event Productions | décor: Cornelia McNamara Flowers | venue: Chicago Botanic Garden | rentals: The Festive Frog & Bowery & Bash | lighting: Frost Chicago | cake: Bon Vivant Cakes
7. Hot Pink Weddings for Hot Summer Days
Some Like It Hot . . . Pink
This monochromatic wedding dazzles with pink uplighting, pink floral arrangements, and a hot-pink dance floor.
Once in a Pink Moon
Pink paper lanterns made a moonlit sky even more romantic at this picturesque outdoor wedding.
A Match Made in Heaven
Hot pink found the perfect mate in bright yellow with this floral-froward mirrored-bar set up.
photographer: Clane Gessel Photography | planner: Sonal J. Shah Event Consultants | décor: Design House Decor | venue: Hyatt Regency Jersey City | caterer: Gaurav Anand | entertainment: Bentley Meeker Lighting & Staging, Inc., Medley Entertainment, & DJ Suj | cake: City Sweets & Confections | nitrogen ice-creamsStation: 321chillz | mixologist: Hemant Pathak Corp | stationery & graphics: Emily Kathryn Paper
In Sync with All Pink
This ethereal mandap wows with cascading bright-pink orchids and pink-purple uplighting.
photographer: Regeti’s Photography | planner & creative consultant: Sonal J. Shah Event Consultants | décor: Nivanjoli | venue: The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner | videography: Photographick | caterer: Moghul Catering | entertainment: DJ Arjun
A Bite of Pink Delight
In addition to “Fontina Grilled Cheese Bites” and “Tomato Basil Soup shooters,” hot pink taco shells made this wedding an unforgettable culinary experience.
photographer: Rachel Pearlman Photography | décor: Green Meadows Florist | caterer:
CxRA | rentals: Party Rental Ltd. | videography: Sky Cinema Film | cake: The Master’s Baker | entertainment: DJ Ravi Jackson LLC
A Bend in Time & Pink Sublime
These unique wedding centerpieces awed guests with their hot-pink orchids and curving greenery.
Summer Repose with All Things Rose
Pink linen, pink cocktails, and vibrant pink blooms made this outdoor wedding a summery delight.
photographer: Anna Shackleford | planner: Invision Events | décor: Marked | venue: Fort Conde Inn & Bellingrath Gardens | desserts: Elisabeth and Butter | cake: Lush Cakery | vintage rentals: Southern Vintage | chair rentals: Crush Event Design | linen: Party Tables Linen and Drapery | paper goods: Holly Hollon for Dixie Design
Strawberry Fields Forever
This summer wedding, filled with tons of Southern charm, featured thirst-quenching strawberry cocktails.
photographer: Victor Villatoro | planner & design: Invision Events | décor: Southern Posies & Party Tables Linen and Drapery | linen: Nuage Designs, La Tavola Fine Linen, The French Table, & I Do Linens | custom rentals: Crush Event Design | rentals: Event Rentals Unlimited | stationery: Kara Anne Paper | caterer: Kathy G Catering | lighting: Design Productions, LLC | cake: Cake Designs | entertainment: Az Izz & The Auburn Quartet | classic car: Coats Classic Cars | welcome gifting: A Signature Welcome
Double the Fun
We love how two matching hot-pink bouquets doubled the beauty at this fairytale wedding.
photographer & videography: ArtVesta Studio | planner & design: Björn The Event Planner | décor: Evelisa Floral & Design | venue: Whitby Castle | linen: BBJ Linen | entertainment: Scratch Weddings | rentals: Westside Party Rentals | wedding arch: Your Chuppah NYC | cake: City Sweets & Confections
8. Dusty Blue Weddings for Cool and Clean Vibes
Hydrangeas Reach New (& Blue) Heights
While it’s hard to compete with the architecture from this beautiful ballroom, the chuppah wound with blue hydrangeas captured everyone’s attention.
Not Quite Out of the Blue
Artfully-designed invitations gave guests a sneak peek of this beautiful outdoor wedding.
photographer: Norman & Blake | planning & design: 42 North | décor: Lillibet | venue: private club | paper: Gus & Ruby Letterpress | entertainment: Élan Artists | tent: Seacoast Tents | caker: Jenny’s Wedding Cakes | calligraphy: Paperweight Ink | cinema: Blue Kite Cinema
The Right Balance, Blend, & Body
This vineyard wedding was intoxicating with its dusty-blue details.
photographer: Stephanie Hopkins Photography | planning & design: L’Relyea Events | décor: Julie Stevens Design | venue: Chateau St. Jean | rentals & lighting: Encore Events Rentals | caterer: Feast Catering Inc. | cinematography: Sojourn Films | entertainment: Smash City Band | cake: Michele’s Corner Wedding Cakes | transportation: Pure Luxury Transportation | hair & make up | The Powder Room
A New Take on Ballroom Blues
A glam all-white space finds a great summer look with lucite seating, clear vases, and soft-toned centerpieces with blue hydrangeas.
photographer: Pharris Photography | planner: Keestone Events | décor: Branching Out Events | venue: The Westin Dallas Downtown | videographer: Henry Weddings | rentals: Posh Couture Rentals | entertainment: DJ Nick Walker, Mariachi Los Gavilanes, & Versa Strings | signage: Leyco Lettering | cake: Loft 22 Cakes | lighting: PSAV | photo booth: Flock Together Fotobooth | flooring: DFW Dance Floors
9. Purple and Green Weddings Reign Supreme
A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words
The Boston Public Library became a celestial scene of purple and green lighting at this enchanting wedding.
The Writing is on the Wall
Florals and greenery were in abundance at this unique event space with intricate wall art.
Eat Your Greens (& Your Purples)
Broccolini and a garnish of pansies made this salmon dinner as beautiful as it was delicious.
On Beat with Passed Bites
Farm-fresh purple beets and sprigs of green parsley make for a delicious pairing.
Once Upon a Time with Purple and Lime
Vibrant purple uplighting and a lime-green bar set up made this wedding an unforgettable treat for the eyes (and stomach).
10. Rainbow Sherbet-Inspired Orange Weddings
Mod à la Mode
Geometric candle holders, delicate linen, and orange and peach roses bring modern elegance to this summer wedding.
photographer: Kevin Chin Photography + Cinema |décor & event design: Nancy Liu Chin Designs | venue: Crystal Jade | rentals: Bright Event Rentals | linen: La Tavola Fine Linen | stationery: Three Little Words
Mum’s the Word
Though truth be told, we cannot stop talking about this gorgeous bouquet of orange mums, pink orchids, and wild greenery.
A Scoop of Sorbet
This floral arrangement of coral blooms, green ferns, and real oranges is as refreshing as rainbow sherbet on a hot summer day.
photographer: Peter Wynn Thompson Photography | planner: Joyce Pollakoff Events | décor: Epic Events | caterer: Dimensions Kosher Catering & Milts BBQ for the Perplexed | rentals: Hall’s Rental Service, Inc | entertainment: BeatMix Music
Orange and pink roses interwoven with lush greenery were a perfect fit for this historic ballroom.
photographer: Katie Kett Photography | planner: Shannon Gail Events | deécor: Vale of Enna | venue: Cafe Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo | caterer: Tigerlily Events | cake: Amy Beck Cake Design | videographer: Light Leak Pictures | lighting: Sound Investment AV | entertainment: Toast & Jam DJs | trolley: Signature Transportation Group | stationery: Anna Kate Design
Top Shelf Florals
Delicious cocktails — and beautiful floral arrangements — were reason enough to linger near the bar at this rooftop wedding.
photography: Emilia Jane Photography | planning & coordination: LK Events | décor: Kehoe Designs | venue: The Chicago Club | print: Magnificent Milestones | entertainment: BeatMix Music & Stu Hirsh Band | rentals: Hall’s Rental Service, Inc | linens: BBJ Linen
Light as a Feather & Floral
Bright pinks, yellows, oranges, and greens are instantly softened by the addition of white feathery wisps.
photographer: Sara France | planner: Couture Events California | décor: Organic Flora | venue: The Lodge at Torrey Pines | videographer: Anthology Films | entertainment: Still Listening Productions | rentals: Bright Event Rentals, Ceder & Pine, & Platinum Pro | cake: Sweet Cheeks Baking | paper goods: Posh Paperie
11. Nothing Mellow About Purple & Yellow Weddings
Go Bold with Purple & Gold Lighting
Purple and yellow uplighting adds drama and contemporary glamour to any setting.
photographer: 2me Studios | planner: Ink Events & Design | décor: Sadas Flowers | lighting: Day Light Events | rentals: Hire Elegance & AB Elements | entertainment: Élan Artists | dessert: Sprinkles Cupcakes
Purple and yellow blooms inspired everything from the ceremony seating to the dessert at this gorgeous garden wedding.
photographer: Jennifer Lynn Photography | planning & design: Bliss Events | décor: HMR Designs | venue: Chicago Botanic Garden | printables: EJD Design | videographer: I Do Films | lighting: Frost Chicago
Forget the lemon or lime — purple orchids make a beautiful and unique garnish for these yellow cocktails.
photographer: Studio This Is | coordinator: Birch Design Studio | décor: Revel Decor | venue: The Peninsula Chicago | videographer: Wholehearted Wedding Film Co. | stationery: Smitten Boutique | cake: Elysia Root Cakes | entertainment: BeatMix Music
12. Summer Nights Alight with Purple and Blue Weddings
Something Old, Something New, Something Purple, Something Blue
Grape Hyacinths, Oxford Blues, and Pincushions make this bouquet — along with other floral arrangements at this beach wedding — a calming mix of blue and purple hues.
Cool Jewel Tones
There was so much to love at this bold and beautiful wedding — like vibrant jewel-toned décor and a glam garden lounge area.
Hot Summer Days & Cool Summer Nights
White blooms and sleek seating pop against this dramatic blue-and-purple uplit backdrop.
Three’s a Crowd Pleaser
Three may be a crowd — but these deep-purple goblets, purple napkins, and delicate blue table runner are a match made in heaven.
Once Upon a Dance Floor
Everything about this Southeast Asian wedding was beautiful and romantic, including the blue and purple uplit dance floor.
photographer: Alain Martinez Photo & Cinema | planner: Premini Events | décor: Elegant Affairs | venue: Waldorf Astoria New York | lighting: Pegasus Productions | videographer: Pacific Pictures | caterer: Moghul Caterers | entertainment: DJUSA
13. Once in a Blue and Orange Wedding
Color One’s View
When the wedding takes place on the waterfront in Mexico, you’re bound to have some gorgeous views — although we don’t mind staring a little longer at this mod lounge area with colorful drapery.
“Roughing It” Made Easy
This outdoor wedding in the woods wowed with bright floral décor, rustic pampas grass, and a bright lounge area with sweeping views of nature.
photographer: Ryan Williams Photography | planner: KIM DUNCAN DESIGN | décor: Foster Wright Floral | venue: Arizona Nordic Village | rentals: Bright Event Rentals & Glamour and Woods | linen: La Tavola Fine Linen | videographer: Everlasting | calligraphy: Chalk it Up | cake: Jacqueline Rose Cakery | entertainment: Lucky Devils Band
Say “I Do” with Orange and Blue
Monte Rio, CA
We’ve seen lots of fun wedding backdrops in our days — but nothing like this orange backdrop with citrus-crowned panels.