Garden Wedding Whimsy: 11 Celebrations to Inspire Your Al Fresco Soirée

April 11, 2024
Garden Wedding Whimsy: 11 Celebrations to Inspire Your Al Fresco Soirée

Garden parties, to us, include bright florals, lush greenery and dining under the stars. The growing popularity of the garden party wedding theme means the inspiration might seem endless, which is why we compiled our favorite 11 garden-inspired weddings to guide you in planning your al fresco soirée. From Park City, Utah to Powell River, British Columbia, the garden party wedding whimsy is endless throughout the Rocky Mountains.

1. Charming and Intentional Backyard Wedding 
Powell River, British Columbia 

There’s something so sweet and intimate about a backyard wedding. Kaitlyn and Dylan’s wedding day reflected just that as they embraced the garden party theme with hues of blush and orange placed thoughtfully throughout their wedding day in Powell River, British Columbia.

Photographer: Nyah C Photography 

2. Darling Wildflower Wedding in Stanley, Idaho
Stanley, Idaho

Thistle, Betsy and Bobby’s last name, inspired their wildflower themed wedding in Stanley, Idaho. The colorful blooms, pops of vibrant blues and breathtaking mountain views set the scene for their charming wildflower wedding day.

Photographer: Dear Kodak | Videographer: Taylor J Films | Florist: Sawtooth Floral Co.


3. Pretty Pastel Garden Inspired Elopement in Park City
Park City, Utah

Park City, Utah is known for it’s breathtaking views, which Elyse and Ben embraced during their elopement. Their intimate celebration was filled with shades of pastel brought together by the bridesmaids dresses and touching floral details to create the ultimate garden inspired celebration of their love.

PhotographerKate Osborne Photography


4. A Lovely Garden Party Wedding at a Flower Farm
Hillcrest Mines, Alberta

A garden ceremony and greenhouse reception brought to life Joelle and Brad’s lovely wedding day at SpringBreak Flower Farm in Hillcrest Mines, Alberta.

PhotographerBella Vita Photography 


5. Luxurious and Whimsical Wedding Bursting with Blooms
Beaver Creek, Colorado

One of the most colorful garden party weddings on our list, this luxurious and whimsical wedding at Lazy J Ranch is a floral paradise.

Venue: Lazy J Ranch | Photographer: Brian Leahy Photography


6. Elegant, Pastel Wedding on the Bride’s Family Farm
Teton Valley, Idaho

Janie and Griffin’s wedding was hosted on the bride’s family farm in Teton Valley, Idaho. Set amongst the Tetons, the soft color palette of blush, pastel orange and white brought to life their romantic backyard wedding.

Photographer: The Manos Photo and Film


7. Bright and Elegant Spring Wedding
Sandy, Utah

While most garden-inspired weddings take place in the heat of summer, this celebration embraces the vibrance of spring in the floral arrangements and stunning details. For more Utah spring wedding inspiration, check out our Utah Wedding Guides.

Photographer: Ashlee Brooke Photo | Catering: Culinary Crafts



8. Al Fresco Garden Party Wedding in Colorado 

Bride Katie’s family home was turned into the garden party wedding of her and Sam’s dreams. Guests dined under the stars and were surrounded by delicate floral arrangements by Erin Ashley Design to bring to life their elegant affair.

Photographer: Samantha Ruscher Photography | Bridal Boutique: a&bé bridal shop | Florals: Erin Ashley Design 

9. Colorful Garden Party-Inspired Idaho I Dos
Nampa, Idaho

Talia and Mike’s love story began with a shared passion for music, which was evident through their music-inspired details. These details were enhanced by pastel, rainbow flowers arranged by Madyson Florals in their outdoor Idaho wedding celebration captured by Bramble and Vine Creative.

Photographer: Bramble and Vine Creative | Florals: Madyson Florals

10. French Garden Party Wedding Inspiration
Bozeman, Montana

Gathering inspiration from the French, this outdoor soirée styled shoot included a romantic lace dress from Velvet Bride and stunning rentals from Montana Party Rentals.

Photographer: Honeybee Weddings | Bridal Boutique: Velvet Bride | Rentals: Montana Party Rentals

11. Delicate Garden Party Wedding in Denver
Denver, Colorado

The Denver Botanic Gardens were the backdrop for Evelyn and Josh’s sweet wedding day. Classically stunning details in Evelyn’s dress from Little White Dress Bridal Shop and light, colorful blooms were the highlights of their garden wedding day.

Photographer: Hannah Quintana Photography | Venue: Denver Botanic Gardens | Bridal Boutique: Little White Dress Bridal Shop

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