A Place in the Sun: Events that Epitomize Summer

As the air has finally shed it’s bite, we look forward to the sunlit days and balmy, breezy nights ahead. In honor of the upcoming season of the sun, our event producers share some outdoor events that they feel embody the carefree, glowing season to come.


Christianna Tucker adores this lush, delicate al fresco affair:

A pastel outdoor wedding ceremony at the Field Museum by HMR Designs

Pastel outdoor wedding ceremony at Field Museum in Chicago by HMR Designs

Outdoor wedding details at the Field Museum by HMR Designs

Venue: The Field Museum |  Planning: LK Events  |  Photography: Kent Drake

Chris Mills looks back warmly on this airy, carefree garden party:

Outdoor garden party with lounge

Outdoor event decor details and flowers

An outdoor lounge at a summer celebration

Venue: Tiffany Gardens

Rachel Silverberg applauds how the intricate details gave this affair the warmth and cheerfulness of a backyard soiree:

Outdoor summer wedding at Northerly Island Park Chicago

Outdoor summer wedding details by HMR Designs Chicago

Luxury outdoor wedding decor in Chicago at Northerly Island Park

Bright wedding flowers and creative details at Northerly Island Park

Venue: Northerly Island  |  Planning: Paulette Wolf Events and Entertainment  |  Photography: Fandl Photography

On behalf of all of us at HMR Designs, we wish you a happy spring, and a summer warm in every way.