You know the saying “a picture is worth a thousand words”? Well, that applies to wedding photos too!

The venue you choose for your wedding can make or break not only your wedding photos but the wedding itself. The venue builds up the atmosphere, and you shouldn’t settle for a standard rental space.

Upcoming 2020 wedding venue trends have shown to be very promising and perfect for any wedding scrapbook photos your aunt may be snapping during your big day!

Check out our guide below for 2020’s hottest venues!

Nature-Inspired Venues

In an ever-growing environmentally conscious world, venues that are eco-friendly are growing in popularity. Venues that strive to reduce waste and resources are perfect for couples who want to lower their carbon footprint.

For nature lovers, an outdoors venue could be perfect. It’s becoming more popular to bring the indoors outdoors—having a traditional indoor setup relocated into a more scenic venue, like a park or a farm. Rustic, countryside weddings create an intimate environment for couples who want to avoid glitzy venues.

Beach weddings will never go out of style, and they create a simple and serene yet magical atmosphere for the wedding guests. Plus, wedding photos by the ocean are a win in every book.

Scenic Wedding Venue Trends

One of the wedding venue trends that you’ll see popping up more in 2020 is scenic venues in exotic locations. Many people are choosing to plan destination weddings, and they’re choosing scenic venues to bring the wedding full-circle. Destination weddings usually draw their guests to dreamy locations that you would only dream of seeing on Instagram.

A scenic or exotic venue is perfect for couples who want their wedding photos to be exquisite. Iceland is a great option for couples who are interested in out-of-the-box venues like ice caves or in front of a waterfall. has compiled an excellent list of scenic venues in New Zealand for couples searching for an exotic destination wedding.

Personal Venues

This upcoming wedding season will be filled with venues that are representative of the lucky couple. Lovebirds who are searching for a venue that is close to their hearts should jump on this trend.

Personal venues can differ for everyone, but think locations that hold a special place in the couple’s hearts. Many times venues like this can be in a family member’s own backyard or a special park or restaurant. Even if the ceremony itself is held in a traditional venue like a church or ballroom, the reception can be held in a more personal spot.

Your Dream Venue

Many people claim your wedding will be the best day of your life, so choose a venue that clicks with you! Whether that’s a magical private meadow or a beach in Greece, your venue should make you feel comfortable and excited for your big day! These wedding venue trends will give you some ideas for your 2020 wedding!

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