12 Fall Wedding Ideas for the Coziest Country Celebration Ever

Fall weddings are the new summer weddings.

fall wedding ideas
Seth Farmer Photography for Southern Sparkle Wedding & Event Planning

Fall weddings are the new summer weddings! October has officially replaced June as to get married, and it's easy to see why. Autumn's cooler temperatures allow for cozy fall drinks and bonfires, while seasonal produce can provide natural decor (hello, pumpkin centerpieces!). With the help of the pros behind and , we gathered some rustic wedding ideas for fall.

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1 Fall Wedding Welcome
fall wedding table favors
Maria Linz Photography

Set the tone for your fall wedding with a welcome table (this one's by ). Guests can grab coffee and blankets or pashminas that will keep them warm—and the latter doubles as a fitting wedding favor.

What you'll need: hot drink dispenser ($50, ); paper coffee cups ($18 for 50, ); throw blankets ($132 for 24, )

2 Fall Wedding Tablescape
fall wedding tablescape
Sarah Kate Photography

For this fall tablescape captured by , antlers, wood slices, and gourds on a burlap runner are rustic without being overly so.

What you'll need: wood slices ($17 for 10, ); faux white pumpkins ($23 for 12, )

3 Fall Wedding Bouquet
fall wedding bouquet
E. M. Anderson Photography

Ask your florist to incorporate fall foliage into your bouquet, and let the colors of the leaves inspire the rest of the blooms.

4 Fall Hot Chocolate Bar
wedding hot chocolate bar
A Brit & A Blonde

Cold-weather ceremonies call for warm refreshments. We love this hot chocolate display, complete with cinnamon, marshmallows, and peppermint stick garnishes, courtesy of .

What you'll need: teacups and saucers ($36 for set of 6, ); cinnamon sticks ($15 for 1 pound, )

5 Hot Toddy Fall Wedding Drinks
hot toddy bar wedding
Ann Blake Photography

And for your signature drink, you can't get any cozier than a hot toddy featuring your favorite bourbon or whiskey. "For favors, you could gift guests miniatures the recipe for them to recreate at home," suggests Lesley Smith from .

What you'll need: mirror ($45, ); hot toddy glasses ($18 for 4, )

6 Fall Wedding Colors
fall wedding colors
Rachel May Pho​tograp​hy

Dress your bridal party in jewel tones for a fresh take on fall colors. The bridesmaids in this portrait by needn't match to look like a set.

7 Pumpkin Seating Cards
fall seating cards pumpkins
Kelli Durham

Embrace the season straight away. captured this close-up of pretty pumpkins which greeted guests and showed the way to their seats.

What you'll need: pumpkins ($12 for 8, )

8 Fall Fruit Place Setting
fall wedding place setting
Josh Gruetzmacher

Not a pumpkin person? Opt for a seasonal fruit instead! This -designed place setting features pomegranates marked with calligraphed names.

What you'll need: pink vintage-inspired glassware ($30 for 4, ); faux pomegranates ($14 for 6, )

9 Fall Wedding Venue
fall wedding portrait
Eric Kelley

Be sure to pose for a few portraits in front of the wedding venue—particularly if you're saying "I do" in a space as rustic as this beautiful barn at surrounded by colorful fall foliage.

10 Autumn Table Setting
fall dinner menu place setting
Abby Jiu

White pumpkins mixed with red and pink florals makes for an elegant autumnal table setting by .

What you'll need: white pumpkins ($23 for 12, )

11 Fall Wedding Boutonnieres
fall wedding boutonniere
Elisa Bric​ker​

In this photo by , classic white boutonnieres get an autumnal twist thanks to pinecone and evergreen accents.

12 Rustic Wedding Bar Decor
fall wedding bar decor
Tec Petaja

It's all in the details. A simple garland and lanterns light up the rustic event space at this fall wedding planned by .

What you'll need: garland (from $16, ); black lantern ($20, )

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