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March 2021 weddings

Maegan, on November 23, 2020 at 2:47 PM Posted in Planning 3 19
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Is anyone else getting married in March starting to worry about their event. The cases are still bad where we live and family members are starting to ask our parents “what are they going to do about their wedding”

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  • Yasmine
    Rockstar October 2020
    Yasmine ·
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    My big wedding is March 27 and I am starting to worry a little. If you asked me a month ago I would've said no worrying at all, but my state is also seeing an increase as is most states. And honestly I think that it will just get worst in the next few months so I am unsure how it will look in March.

    My husband and I decided to have a minimony in October for this specific reason. So that we can get married and celebrate with our closest family and friends in case we have to push the big event back.

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  • Jessica
    Devoted March 2021
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    I am the same date as you, here in New Jersey. We're just waiting on our governor to ban indoor dining so we can pull out of our venue. It's the only way the venue has agreed to us cancelling completely and getting a full refund. We're paid up about 80% of the cost.

    It's been so stressful and I'm "over" the planning. Plus, we have lots of elderly and international guests on our lists - we think it would be insensitive and selfish of us to host a large indoor gathering late March.

    But who knows! It' sucks being a Covid bride. I feel for you.

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  • Maegan
    Just Said Yes March 2021
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    I’m the week before you ladies, March 20 😕
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  • Michelle
    Rockstar April 2021
    Michelle ·
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    I’m 2 weeks after you in AZ. Getting a little nervous but am going to accept what happens - what choice do we have?? We’re getting married on 4/3/21 regardless- the only thing that would change is the guest list.
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  • Dayna
    Expert September 2021
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    We postponed our March 19th wedding Smiley sad

    We have about 120 people at an all-indoor venue and it just didn't feel right to keep moving forward (even though Florida doesn't actually have any restrictions). We also didn't want to start making our big final payments coming up in January and then have to scramble even more if there is a real shutdown or something. We are going to postpone our whole event to September and wait until then to get married. We've been together 6 years already, so what's another 6 months? Plus our new date will be right around our 7-year dating anniversary. Originally we considered doing a minimony on our original date followed by a big event for our one-year anniversary, so that is another option if you do decide to postpone.

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  • Clarissa
    Expert October 2021
    Clarissa ·
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    I’m starting to panic I literally have everything already together but I haven’t pulled the trigger on sending out invitations because I’m sure we’re going to get shut down soon. Just not sure when the restrictions will be lifted.
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    Savvy March 2021
    Alexandra ·
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    I’m in Virginia and I’m March 6th we think we are going to pull out of our venue and do something alternative. Something small either dinner or something but definitely starting to stress out.
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  • Future Mrs. K
    Super April 2021
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    We are April 22 and just last month we decreased our guest count from 100 to 40. Now with it being so intimate and at an indoor/outdoor private venue, we are not too worried. The only thing that would change is doing dancing and reception outside in the garden instead of inside — but the venue has offered to provide a complimentary tent with lighting and a dance floor if the state mandate still says no dancing inside. Decreasing the guest count lifted a huge burden off us and now I’m getting back into the excitement of planning!
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  • Vicky
    Dedicated October 2021
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    Hi I'm freaking out our wedding date is set for March 20. I have almost everything done already and starting to worry we may have to push our date back, which would break my heart. I am trying to wait until January and see how the restrictions are then.

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    Expert September 2020
    Alli Online ·
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    It is truly devastating, but winter / spring weddings are not going to be normal or even close. Restrictions will still be in full force and cases are going to be very high... especially given influenza peak for some regions is Jan-March. 😞
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  • Sara
    Beginner May 2021
    Sara ·
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    My wedding was set for May 29, 2021 and we decided to cancel our because we won’t be able to have what we dreamed of
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    Savvy March 2021
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    Oh no I’m sorry. Yeah I’m coming to agree with just doing something small and intimate and then having a nice honeymoon somewhere
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  • Courtney
    Dedicated July 2021
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    We postponed to July. It’ll be sad seeing March 17th come and go :/
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  • Ashley
    October 2020
    Ashley ·
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    Our wedding is supposed to be March 19th! We are going to chat with our venue this coming week but I am nervous we will have to postpone again. Our original date was October 31st. Now I’m thinking we may have to push back to July - September! Being a covid bride sucks and I hate to see all our dreams go out the door.
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  • Enedina
    Just Said Yes October 2020
    Enedina ·
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    March 27th - I've already postponed once and have already started contacting vendors.

    I just need someone to tell me I should postpone because I am feeling so unmotivated for this wedding. I eloped in October because of this.

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  • Rachel
    Just Said Yes March 2021
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    Our original date was March 28th, 2020. We had to cancel our wedding a week and a half before it was due to happen. Everything was in place and ready to go. We got married at his parents mantel in a panic with only our parents present and moved our big wedding to August 8th.... then October 16th... then back to March 28th of 2021 and now I'm feeling sick to my stomach that we will likely have to move it again.

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  • Erykah_Roberts
    Beginner March 2021
    Erykah_Roberts ·
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    Aw I’m getting married March 19th🥰 so excited! I would go ahead and do that option to keep the original date and celebrate later if we had to postpone. Still enjoy the marriage, I’m just ready lol. Covid ain’t stopping nothing except a few guests for coming...which sucks a lot, but the life must go on! Can only do what you can, FaceTime exists haha
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  • Anne Marie
    Beginner March 2021
    Anne Marie ·
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    I was April 18, 2020 (we got married anyway) then December 5, 2020, and now March 27, 2021...we’re just going to have it....we already got price increases and it’s just a financial burden to us at this point. I have a good amount of friends and family getting vaccinated. My husband not so much....but there’s not much we can do without hurting financially again
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    Just Said Yes December 2020
    Emma ·
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    As couples rework their plans due to COVID-19 safety concerns and general style trends continue to change, weddings are starting to look a bit different as 2021 approaches. However, at this point, it's safe to say that any wedding in the near future will look differently, whether it's allowed to happen on a smaller scale right now or as you'd dreamed later on. There are multiple reasons wedding costs might increase over the next two years, but the two main reasons are results of the coronavirus' impact on the wedding industry.

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