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Wedding planning - how did you pick your date?

Kayla, on January 2, 2020 at 8:37 AM Posted in Planning 8 186
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I'm excited to start planning but my fiance and I can't seem to pick a date. How did you guys pick your dates?

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Latest activity by Cal'Vina, on February 16, 2020 at 11:51 AM
  • Hannah
    Rockstar July 2019
    Hannah ·
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    We agreed on a season and then picked the date based on the venue's availability for a Saturday evening.
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  • Kayla
    Just Said Yes June 2021
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    We know we want a summer wedding but the other problem is trying to pick a venue.
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  • Hannah
    Rockstar July 2019
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    Yeah, that's a hard process. We had an idea of certain must-haves and the budget. We then went and toured multiple venues until we found one we really liked. We ended up only touring 5, but I think that's on the low end.
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  • Marquita
    Dedicated January 2020
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    Lol we had 2/3 options. We did some calculations then I told him I wanted a certain date. I smiled at him and began planning. Lol but seriously I said Jan would be great and gave him list of reasons why and his list of April didn’t match mine so I won lmao. Every venue we spoke with had our availability so we chose our date based off what we wanted
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  • Kayla
    Just Said Yes June 2021
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    What are some key things that you must have at a venue? I've been to one wedding which was at the zoo . I just want to have a good day and fun
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  • Pirate & 60s Bride
    Legend March 2017
    Pirate & 60s Bride ·
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    Because we fell in love with our dream venue we went for a month that was the cheapest for that venue but warmest for the area.... March!
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  • kymarmck
    Super March 2020
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    We decided we wanted to get married on our anniversary!

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  • Springbride
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    I Originally wanted a July wedding its our dating anniversary. But I didn't want to be to hot in my dress or the guys in suits to be sweating. So I asked the venues we toured what they had open and we choose June 6 2020 hoping for nice weather but not to hot and I liked the sound of the date haha

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  • Charlotte
    Dedicated May 2021
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    Our venue ended up deciding our date. We asked them for a fall date and they only had ONE date left so it was settled! (:
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    Super February 2020
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    We wanted an October wedding but my sisters couldn’t come cause it was such late notice. One of them (my moh) told me she could get off of work in February, so that’s where we started. Then deciding a date in February was tough. I didn’t want Valentine’s Day/week cause everything will be surcharged. The week after was my dads birthday so we decided on the last week of February. My sisters can only take off 2 days so it was between having a Saturday wedding (they fly out Friday and go back Monday) or a Friday wedding (fly out Thursday and go back Sunday). The Thursday/Friday off seemed more reasonable so we are having it on a Friday.
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  • Sexypoodle
    Master October 2021
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    Once we decided to do a destination wedding, we considered the weather in the area and narrowed down the seasons that we preferred. Then we looked at all of the Saturdays in those months and eliminated any holiday weekends. Ultimately, we selected 10/10/20 only because it had a fun ring to it and was easy to remember.
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  • Allison
    Dedicated September 2020
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    We through around a couple different dates and landed on May because our 7 year anniversary is coming up in May and it is off-season here in VT. We also loved the idea of a spring wedding. At the time we didn't mind which day but we knew we wanted Saturday which left us with 5 options. We wanted to avoid holiday's so we ruled out Mother's day weekend and Memorial day weekend and decided on May 16th which is right in the middle of the month.


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  • Amber
    Master February 2020
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    We knew what month we wanted to get married in so once we chose our venue, we just picked whatever they had available Smiley smile

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    Savvy October 2019
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    October is our favorite time of the year so we knew we would pick a day in October. We are Halloween freaks but also in Texas the weather is a little bit more forgiving in October so we chose it for that reason as well. We figured sometime in the middle would work out for everyone and just picked October 19th because it was in the middle of the month and also Michael Myers' birthday, our favorite slasher movie. So it was basically a decision based on comfort for everyone and so we wouldn't be burning to death in our wedding attire sprinkled with our own personal touch.
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  • Meghan
    Rockstar October 2019
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    We knew we wanted an October wedding because the weather and scenery are ideal in October where we live. Then, we just took whatever Saturday was available at the venue we fell in love with.
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  • Ingrid
    VIP October 2020
    Ingrid ·
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    It may be easier to pick a date based on what type of venue you want. We knew we wanted to get married outside in nature so we chose the season that provided a balance of cool temperatures but sunny skies. Then it was easier to narrow down a date.
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  • Gloria
    Dedicated November 2020
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    We're getting married outside with a reception under a tent so we figured that summer would be the best season to go with. We picked the first Saturday in June hoping that it won't be brutally hot yet.

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  • Dulaney
    Savvy June 2021
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    I knew what season and I had a general range of months. Then we picked a venue and looked at what availability they had
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  • K
    Just Said Yes October 2020
    Kayla ·
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    We had the luxury of not having to worry about a venue, because we are getting married in my parents backyard. I also knew I wanted to get married in the fall, so after that we just tried to pick a date that would give us the best foliage colors. I think the first step would be deciding the season you want, then narrowing down the best month based on if you're doing indoor or outdoor and go from there.


    Best of luck to you and your fiancé! and congratulations!!!!

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  • Veronica
    Just Said Yes November 2020
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    We went with our anniversary of when we made it “official.” My fiancé’s family is also in town every year around the same tome, so it works out!
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