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Micro weddings and garden weddings are two popular options for couples looking to have an intimate and memorable wedding ceremony. While both types of weddings have their unique advantages and disadvantages, here are some key differences between them:


Micro weddings typically have fewer than 50 guests, whereas garden weddings can accommodate a larger number of guests. What micro weddings lack in head count they make up for in quality and luxury. If you want a more intimate gathering with only your closest friends and family, a micro wedding may be the better choice. However, if you have a large family or want to invite a lot of guests, a garden wedding might be more appropriate for your day.


As the name suggests, garden weddings are typically held outdoors in a garden or other outdoor setting such as a pond or lake. Micro weddings can be held anywhere, including indoor locations, which may be more suitable for couples who prefer an indoor venue.


Garden weddings tend to have a more natural and romantic atmosphere, with beautiful scenery, fresh air, and natural light. Micro weddings, on the other hand, can have a more intimate and cozy atmosphere, with the focus on the couple and their loved ones.


Micro weddings can be a more cost-effective option. They typically require fewer vendors and less decor due to having fewer guests as well as a smaller area to decorate. Garden weddings, on the other hand, may require more decor and equipment rental, which can increase the overall cost.


Garden weddings are subject to weather conditions, which can be unpredictable. If the weather is bad, the wedding may need to be moved indoors or rescheduled. It is very important to keep that in mind when planning a garden wedding. Having a “Plan B” due to inclement weather is the best practice for garden weddings. Micro weddings, on the other hand, are not as dependent on weather conditions and can be held indoors.

Ultimately, the choice between a micro wedding and a garden wedding will depend on the couple’s personal preferences, budget, and the size of their guest list. Both options offer unique advantages and can be tailored to create a special and memorable wedding experience.