15 Photos That'll Have You Dreaming of an Outdoor Wedding Reception

Sometimes, it's best to party in the great outdoors.
by The Knot

We love a gorgeous ballroom venue just as much as the next person, but there's just something about an outdoor wedding—maybe it's the sunshine and views—that makes us feel excited (especially if you have an equally lovely plan B in place in case of a weather emergency). 

That's why we've rounded up some of the prettiest outdoor wedding receptions for inspiration. From desert bashes to urban rooftops, there's an outdoor venue to suit every style—see every stunning photo below. (And if you haven't found your reception venue yet—indoors or outdoors—start searching now.)

1. An Enchanted Forest

2. A Glamorous Backdrop

3. A Roomy Rooftop

4. Exquisite Hanging Décor

5. An Open-Air Structure

6. Fresh Air and Fresh Greenery

7. Sunlight With a Side of Tree Décor

8. Natural Beauty

9. A Backyard Affair 

10. Outdoor Elegance

11. With Hanging Greenery

12. Greenhouse Vibes

13. A Secret Garden

14. Right on the Beach

15. Mountain Views



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