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Aisle Decor

Make your walk down the aisle even more magical by lining each row with fresh-from-the-patch pumpkins.

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white pumpkin gourd centerpiece with flowers
Photo: Kelsey Kradel

Floral Centerpiece

Hollow out a pumpkin (you can paint them to match your palette) and along with a block of florist foam, use it as a vase for your floral arrangements.

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Place Card Holder

Your fall wedding decor doesn't need to be elaborate. This adorable place card holder idea was easy to make and blended in with the wedding's modern decor.

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Buffet Decor

Mini pumpkins are also a clever way to mark the different options at your food stations or buffet table. If you have them near food, though, you will probably want to skip the glitter and leave them plain.

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Autumn Tablescape

Bring the pumpkin patch to your wedding with this fantastic tablescape concept. Create a greenery runner and dot it with small pumpkins and then surround the end of the table with larger gourds.

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Light Up Messages

This couple chose to express their love via pumpkins during their engagement session by carving words into each. You can use the same concept to direct your guests around your reception, lighting the way to the welcome table or buffet.

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Unconventional Elegance

While it is certainly popular to paint your pumpkins in metallic paints or dip them in glitter, this black pumpkin offers an uniquely elegant alternative. This would be gorgeous at a black and white or grayscale Halloween-themed reception.

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glass pane bar menu
Photo: June Bug Co.

Seasonal Bar Menu

There's a pumpkin treat out there for everyone. For your groom and his microbrew-obsessed compatriots, they might love the chance to sample a selection of pumpkin ales and ciders.

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Fall Beverages

If you're running to Starbucks for a pumpkin spice latte the second you see the first leaf fall, why not serve your fave beverage at your wedding? Especially during early fall, when the weather is cool and crisp, it's nice to extend your reception outside. A PSL will keep your guests cozy by the fire pit.

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Tasty Desserts

You could serve pumpkin pie at your fall wedding, or you could choose a pumpkin layer cake with cream cheese frosting. The best thing about a pumpkin cake? It's pretty much impossible to make one that turns out dry. This scrumptious option uses lots of cinnamon to created a spiced flavor.