Unfortunately due to the corona virus my fiancé and I have to reschedule our wedding. The dates provided to us for rescheduling were Labor Day weekend(also my younger sisters due date to give birth). Last Saturday in Aug or any Friday in October. I would love Labor Day weekend but it interferes with my sister giving birth and also the last weekend in Aug might too. Oct sounds great but they only have fridays available and I don’t want people to have to take the day off to attend the wedding since it starts at 3:30p. What do people think about Friday weddings? Also my colors are rose gold and blush which I have all my April decor for, Will I have to get new decor?
Friday weddings are starting to become popular. I know here in California Friday’s and Sunday’s have better rates vs Saturday’s. I personally didn’t pick a Friday because I didn’t want anyone to feel as though they had to take off work. I think your colors should still be fine for August.
Like PP said, Friday’s are becoming more popular. They are cheaper and people are getting more used to attending them. I would consider moving your time to a bit later to get a larger attendance. I wouldn’t worry about your decor colors since they are very neutral and most people don’t correlate colors two seasons anymore
While I'm personally not a fan of Friday weddings (I've had a much easier time finding early morning Monday flights after Sunday weddings), given the circumstances, I'd say a Friday wedding in October is probably your best bet. Since Labor day weekend conflicts with your sister's due date, and August is still iffy with the direction things are going...My advice would be to first check in with your bridal party to see if a Friday wedding would work for them (as this would potentially involve having to take off work Thursday as well for the rehearsal), and if your VIPs are ok with it, then snag one of the October Friday dates now while they're still available! Best of luck!
Also, rose gold and blush would still be beautiful for an October wedding!
I have been to Friday weddings before and I don't think it's any big deal. If you have a lot of people coming from out of town, they may have been having to take off work anyway.
And I think rose gold and blush will be beautiful in the fall!
I am in the same boat as you. I planned on getting married April 10 , which is a Friday but I had to reschedule due to then corona virus. I rescheduled for June 19th , which is a Friday. Fridays are cheaper and I had no problem with friends and fam not wanting to attend. Fridays are good, and they have plenty of time to take off from work and plan for it. I think you should go for it 💋
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We are in July but are wondering if we need to reschedule. But you rescheduling for June makes me feel like it’s possible to keep it on! Fingers crossed all is well for you! Such a stressful time!!
I don’t think there’s anything wrong with a Friday at all. You’re doing everyone a favor rescheduling, it’s a serious hardship to reschedule and postpone, I’m sure everyone will be absolutely fine with it. I would stick with your colors. Those are beautiful in any season, and again you should have your day exactly how you wanted it, it’s not your fault you have to reschedule. Stick with the colors and do a Friday. Good luck!Sorry you have to reschedule, we are in the same boat too. It’s a lot to handle
Hi guys! We are supposed to get married on May 16 in Maryland. Our venue told us that as of right now, the venue is still going as is with May weddings. For those getting married in March and April, they are giving couples two options: to have the wedding but only up to 50 guests (that includes vendors) or to postpone. We have not had to make that decision yet but we were trying to come up with a plan b to still have the legal ceremony on the same date and have the reception at a later time. It looks like this will not be able to happen either because the city has stopped issuing marriage licenses for the foreseeable future. We already sent out invitations. I am not sure what to do.
It is tough. I feel angry, disappointed, helpless, frustrated, selfish for worrying about a wedding when there are people who are are worrying about how they will keep a roof over their head and food on the table, and a whole bunch of other emotions.
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This! Check with your VIPs (family and wedding party) and confirm that a Friday would work. They should all be understanding and willing to ask off work for the new date (obviously, not all employers are equally flexible, but this is an extreme situation). Also, picking an October date now would give most guests plenty of notice. You might see a slight drop off in attendance, but those that really want to be there for your wedding shouldn't be deterred.
While I wouldn't worry about colors or decor for October, I would keep weather in mind. If you had planned to have the ceremony outside and live in a place where winter exists, maybe take the first Friday of the month?
A few weeks ago I had an issue with my original venue and had to move to a new one (just 6 months out from out date). This resulted in needing to have the wedding an hour and a half away from where most guest live (the original venue was right in town). I know this will cause some drop off in attendance because now people need to spend the night or wont want to drive, etc...but oh well! If they really care about my and FH they will make the effort. Some things are outside of our control!
Also, my heart goes out to you and all brides having to postpone their weddings. Hard to believe just a few weeks ago I thought I had a real problem worth being upset about. Turns out my problem was minor. Best of luck!!!
I think the colors will still be beautiful for an October wedding and you can sprinkle in small accents of fall colors to compliment. :-) Fridays are actually cheaper and you never know...people will probably love to have a Friday off. I think you will have the support of your guests. :-)
I don't usually love a Friday wedding, however, with the given circumstances, I would completely understand the reasoning behind having a Friday wedding! In fact, I think it's great if it gives you the opportunity to still get married this year. Take advantage of a Friday before there's only Sunday's remaining
We had to move our April 25th (Saturday) wedding to the last Friday in September. Fortunately, most of our guests were originally taking off for the Friday anyway since it was a destination wedding. Your guests will understand completely & I'm sure would still love to be there. They should know that having to move your wedding date is something that you really DIDN'T want to have to do. We are keeping everything as it. Not changing any colors or decorations. I think you're colors will still look great in the fall! The pink isn't bright or loud. Very simple, elegant colors.