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Wedding industry impacted by coronavirus restrictions

Wedding industry impacted by coronavirus restrictions

Play Video 00:00 00:00 space play / pause q unload | stop f fullscreen shift + ← → slower / faster ↑ ↓ volume m mute ← → seek . seek to previous 1 2 … 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% DELMARVA – The Centers for Disease Control currently recommends that people cancel events with more than 50 people, which of course puts limits on weddings. currently recommends that people cancel events with more than 50 people, which of course puts limits on weddings. The owner of Kylan Barn in Delmar says his venue can hold more than 200 people. But that kind of crowd is exactly what health experts say needs to be avoided in order to stop the spread of the coronavirus. So venues, florists, photographers and everyone else involved in a couple’s big day are just waiting to see how this all pans out with the hope that it doesn’t last much longer. “There are just some things you can’t control and this is one of them and it’s just hard,” says Kyle Hughes, owner of Kylan Barn in Delmar. The wedding industry, an industry that heavily relies on large gatherings, is being hit hard by crowd restrictions due to the coronavirus. “April and May are big for the wedding season. So we do a wedding every weekend. Sometimes we have triples, sometimes we have doubles, sometimes we just have one,” says Hughes. Even vendors who don’t have weddings right around the corner are facing uncertainty because no one’s quite sure what the timeline for these restrictions looks like. “I’m slowly getting some calls that dates might be changed but they’re just going be postponed,” says Ken Norman, the owner of Floral Inspirations in Lewes. Some couples who have planned their big day years […]

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