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Summer Wedding Save the Dates

Why choose summer-themed save the dates?

Who doesn’t love a summer wedding? From the warm weather and bright colors to the easygoing atmosphere, summertime is the perfect season for new beginnings and endless love.

While the season may be easy and breezy, Zola’s wedding planning services are meticulous and comprehensive—exactly what you need for your dream wedding. Let’s start with the first step on your checklist: wedding invitations.

How do we plan a summer wedding with save the dates to match?

Summer wedding venues can range from beachy fun to whimsical wonder or lush greenery, and you’ll want save the dates to match. To plan the ultimate celebration, check out these seasonal suggestions to incorporate your wedding invitation into any summer wedding:

  • Beach & Destination – A tried-and-true classic, beach weddings encapsulate everything we love about summertime. Reflecting the warmth of the sand, the cool tones of the water, and the airy feeling of beach attire is easy with summer save the dates in light tones, complete with subtle detailing like seashells, palm trees, and ocean waves.
  • Floral & Botanical – Embrace the vivid colors of summer blossoms with bright floral invitations to match or play on the classic greenery of outdoor garden weddings with simple vine detailing and subtle floral embellishments. This wedding invitation idea is perfect for the invitation card, the bridal shower invitation, and the cocktail party invite as well.
  • Bohemian & Whimsical – Summer is perfect for outdoor venues like rustic ranches and secret gardens. Find similarly beautiful summer invitations that embody the simple yet playful essence of your theme, including minimal detailing, funky fonts, pastel hues, and creative composition.
How do we design the right summer wedding save the dates?

You can create invitations that are as true to you as they are to the latest summer staples with Zola’s stunning designs and customization options:

  • Color – Beat the heat by ditching the deep winter tones. Instead, add some pops of color to your invitations with bright oranges or beachy blues. With Zola’s selection of colorful designs, you’ll find a color palette that works for your vision and the season.
  • Custom Photo – Showcase your summer lovin’ by adding a sunkissed photo to your save the dates. Zola has plenty of photograph-ready templates as well as DIY options that can perfectly frame your favorite outdoor picture of the two of you.
  • Foil – Mimic the sun’s rays with Zola’s gold or rose gold foil embellishments. These metallic details will add a touch of warmth and sophistication to your summer save the dates.
How do we find the best save the dates for a summer wedding?

Summer is the season of relaxation, so why not take a load off this wedding season? Zola has hundreds of summer invitation templates, gorgeous color palettes, and customization options to prepare you with everything you need for your warm-weather wedding, starting with the perfect save the dates, custom wedding registry, and free wedding website.

What are the most popular save the date styles?

From bohemian and botanical to minimalist and modern, there are gorgeous save the dates of all styles on Zola. Here are some of our most popular invitation categories:

What are the most popular save the date colors?

Whether you're going for classic white or a bright array of hues, Zola has the most popular save the date colors for every wedding style. Checkout some of our most popular color categories.