Your Guide to Choosing Your Wedding Date

Congratulations, you’re engaged! Once you’ve taken some time to celebrate, it’s time to start wedding planning. The first step? Choosing a wedding date. 

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Once you say “YES” everyone will be asking, “When’s the wedding?” This can be overwhelming (and sometimes annoying), but it’s a valid question. When it comes to wedding planning, you really cannot do much until you’ve set a date. Sure, you can curate your dream Pinterest board, but when it comes to booking vendors, you need to know your date. 

We’ve created this step by step guide to help steer you in the right wedding date direction based on season, day of the week and budget. We’ve even curated a list of dates in 2022 and 2023 that you likely want to avoid! 

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Tips for Picking Your Wedding Date

Planning-wise, you can’t do much until you set the date—so read our tips on how to choose a wedding date that’s perfect for you.

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Wedding Dates to (Potentially) Avoid in 2022 & 2023

Your wedding date is ultimately your choice, but there several factors you may want to consider before sending out your Save The Dates.

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What Season Should You Get Married?

Which season you select, determines what decor you choose and ultimately how your wedding photos and video will look. But at the end of the day, your wedding will be great – no matter the season. This list is meant to help you as you plan.

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Book Your Vendors Early

The wedding boom is REAL… have you booked your DJ, Photographer, and Videographer yet? We’ll help you check 3 things off your to-do list with one phone call. Secure your team for your wedding date today because they are booking FAST!

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Benefits of Friday & Sunday Weddings

The benefits of having your wedding on a Friday or Sunday vs. your typical Saturday evening event are countless – especially as we continue to navigate through the pandemic. 

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Should You Consider a Weekday Wedding?

True story: Your wedding doesn’t have to take place on a Friday or Saturday. Having a weekday wedding is a real option and a trend folks in the wedding industry are seeing more and more recently.

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Why You Should Consider a Winter Wedding

Summer weddings remain the most popular, but winter wedding dates are gaining popularity. Learn some of the reasons couples are choosing winter wedding dates, and why you should too.

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