16 Beautiful Summer Wedding Color Palettes

Are you planning a wedding for the sun-filled season? Then be prepared to be inspired by some of the most beautiful summer wedding color palettes!

So many brides choose to celebrate their special day from June to August, because of the spectacular sunset views, the long warm evenings, more flower options, outdoor venues, and the abundance of color options. From pops of pink contrasted with vibrant yellows, gorgeous modern neutrals, and pretty pastels… the dreamy combinations are endless!

If you need help deciding between summer wedding color palettes, then look no further! Keep reading to see our selection of stunning ideas to suit any style.

1. Bold Combinations of Reds, Yellows and Blues

For a bold summery palette, go with pops of red, yellow and blue. This primary trio evokes cheerfulness, brightness and vibrancy, which is perfect for your celebration of love. Or you can even opt for pastel versions of these colors, which gives an end result that’s subtle yet fresh and fun too!

summer wedding color palettes
Photography: Carrie McGuire Photography | Florals: Vasobello | Design & Planning:  Michelle Garibay Events
summer wedding altar decor
Photography: Lauren Gabrielle Photography | Floral Design: Molly Taylor and Co. | Design & Planning: A Charming Fête 
summer wedding color palettes
Photography: Lauren Gabrielle Photography | Floral Design: Molly Taylor and Co. | Design & Planning: A Charming Fête 

2. Peach and Light Blue

Blue is a common summer color because of its reminder of the ocean and bright skies. And the best part? Pairing a light blue shade with peach tones makes for a beautifully soft and balanced palette.

peach and blue wedding colors
Photography: Sara Weir
Photography: Adrian Wood Photography | Design & Planning: Mosaïque Event Design | Florals: Comme Ça Fleurs & Décor | Tableware: White Lilac – Art de la Table Rentals
Photography: Adrian Wood Photography | Design & Planning: Mosaïque Event Design | Florals: Comme Ça Fleurs & Décor | Tableware: White Lilac – Art de la Table Rentals

3. Blush Pink and Dusty Blue

This trending color palette is perfectly delicate and subtle for a romantic summer wedding. It gives a soft and airy feel to your special day and it ticks the box for your something blue!

dusty blue and blush pink wedding colors
Photography: Tabea Maria-Lisa
summer wedding colors
Photography: Mariska Staal Fotografie and Dilani Schipper Photography & Design | Design & Planning: GG Weddings & Events | Florals: Ninja Floral Design
summer wedding color palettes
Photography: Mariska Staal Fotografie and Dilani Schipper Photography & Design | Design & Planning: GG Weddings & Events | Florals: Ninja Floral Design

4. Yellow and Pink

One of the first things that comes to mind when you think of summer is the beautiful abundance of vibrant flowers. In fact, the two best colors that will remind your guests of playful florals are yellow and pink. This bright palette is perfect for brides that want to show off their high-spirited personalities.

yellow and pink color palette
Photography: Jordan Weiland Photography | Planning & Floral Design:  Ashton Events Planning & Design
yellow and pink color palette
Photography: Art Photo Soul | Design & Planning: Immaculate Events | Florals: Flowers by Lesley

5. Orange and Blue

This contrasting color palette works beautifully in summer. And you can really play with the opposing pigments for an eye-catching wedding. The brightness of the orange offsets the primary blue, which is perfect for a creative bride!

summer wedding reception
Photography: Allen Tsai Photography | Design & Planning: Cloud Creative Events | Florals: Moss Floral Design | Linens: La Tavola
summer wedding color palettes
Photography: Jenny McCann | Design & Planning: Ivory & Vine Event Co. | Florals: We Plus You
wedding bouquet
Photography: Mikkel Paige Photography | Design & Planning: Magnolia and Grace Events | Florals: Meristem Floral

6. Green and Poppy Pink

Make your guests feel like they’ve been whisked away to an exotic island with this tropical color combo. For instance, a gorgeous muted green hue combined with a dash of bright poppy pink creates a romantic and natural ambience and is specially perfect for a summer beach wedding!

summer wedding color palettes
Photography: Adri Mendez
Photography: Laura Anne Watson | Planning: Like the Dazzling | Florals: Kennedy Occasions 
Photography: Eden Ingle | Planning: The Get Together Events Co. | Florals: Rosemary & Finch

7. Blush Pink and Gold

A summer wedding color palette that exudes modern romance is pink and gold, two tones that look exquisitely dreamy together and create a warm and elegant ambience. For instance, this color palette is ideal for a bride that’s looking for fresh and contemporary color combos.

pink and gold wedding color palette
Photography: NV Maui Media | Design & Planning: Platinum Weddings & Events | Floral Design: Dellables Floral Design | Tableware Rentals: Set Maui 
Photography: ART IS FOR LOVERS | Floral Design & Tabletop Styling: Dolce Designs Studio | Linens: La Tavola | Design & Planning: Kat Keane
summer wedding color palettes
Photography: Nesta Lloyd Photography | Florals: The Flower Lounge 

8. Blue and Green

Blue is one of the most popular wedding colors and goes perfectly with so many other shades. So it’s no surprise that one color palette combination currently trending for summer is blue and green. This stunning pairing is ideal for brides that are looking for something fresh and earthy yet elegant.

Photography: Brett Hickman Photographers | Event Design:  A Good Affair Wedding & Event Production | Floral Design: Square Root
blue and green
Photography: Sam Kirk

9. Lavender and Pink

This pastel combo is the perfect palette for a late spring or early summer wedding. Lavender is synonymous with beauty, grace and calm. So when paired with soft and feminine pink tones, this color palette creates an utterly romantic duo.

Photography: Cavin Elizabeth | Design & Planning: Southern House Events + Design | Floral Design: Ophelia Floral Co | Linens: La Tavola Fine Linen Rental 
Photography: Taralynn Lawton Photography | Planning: Lovely Time Weddings & Events | Floral Design: Michelle Lywood Loves Blooms

10. Navy Blue and White

Navy blue is one of the go-to colors all year round for weddings. But this stylish color combination specially works in summer when paired with crisp white tones. So if you’re looking for a classic combo that gives a nautical feel, then this palette may just be the perfect choice.

summer wedding color palettes
Photography: McCune Photography | Design & Planning: LVL Weddings & Events | Floral Design: Heavenly Blooms
Photography: M Lindsay Photography | Floral Design: Pollen Floral Design

11. Mauve and Sage Green

Pale pink shades are stunningly synonymous with romance and femininity. And in this case, when mauve is paired with sage green, the result is a perfect tender balance of earthiness and charm. So make the most of mauve toned blooms and greenery for this stunning color palette.

mauve wedding reception
Photography: Alisa Ferris
mauve and sage green wedding colors
Photography: Kaylee Chelsea

12. Yellow and White

Daisies remind everyone of summer afternoons in the park watching the gorgeous sunset. So why not replicate this happy feeling with your wedding color palette! Choose yellow and white for a simple yet fun color combo, and add in some greenery for a natural touch!

yellow and white wedding colors
Photography: Stephanie Brauer
yellow wedding bouquet
Photography: Karina & Maks | Florals: For the love of floral

13. Orange and Pink

Summer is the best time of year to be bold with your color choices. Nothing reminds people more of this time of year than playful pinks and sunset toned oranges. These pops of color will make your wedding unforgettably vibrant!

Photography: The Nobles | Floral Design: SASSFLOWER
Photography: Jaimee Morse Photography | Design & Planning: AMC Weddings | Florals: Botanica Wedding Flowers 

14. White and Gold

Radiate glamour and allure with a champagne inspired color palette to wow your guests! This sleek combo is perfect for a modern or formal style wedding. And it’s also ideal for brides that want to keep things classic and neutral, with a touch of luxury.

white and gold color palette
Photography: Theo Milo Photography | Event Styling: Erin McLean Events | Floral Design: Lily Greenthumb’s

15. Neutrals

You can’t go wrong with neutrals for any time of year, but during summer this color palette can create a perfectly clean and fresh aesthetic. So go with peaceful and dreamy shades of cream, white, beige, camel, tan and even a hit of gray. It’s also a great excuse to highlight natural elements for an outdoor wedding, such as exposed wood, dried flowers and soft greenery.

Photography: Nicola Dixon | Design & Planning: Fawn Events | Floral Design: Pina Cate 
Photography: Maureen M Evans | Design & Planning: HILDE

16. White and Blush Pink

If you’re planning a rustic summer wedding, then you’ll want a wedding color palette that matches the effortless undone vibe. White and blush pink does this perfectly! The two colors are soft, calming, and complement each other beautifully.

white and blush pink wedding colors
Photography: Feather and Finch

If you’re looking for more wedding color inspiration, then you’ve landed in the right place! Check out the Prettiest Color Palette Ideas that are trending for 2022 or you can also find help for selecting your wedding theme or decoration for other seasons over at WedBoard. This includes, Dreamy Winter Wedding Ideas, the Prettiest Fall Wedding Decor and Stunning Spring Wedding Bouquet Ideas.

Featured image: Jenn Emerling Weddings

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