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Just Said Yes May 2021

What anniversary are you celebrating?

Samantha, on January 14, 2021 at 9:09 PM Posted in Planning 0 12
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Hello!


My Fiancé & I were supposed to get married in September of 2020, but had to move our wedding due to a last minute deployment + Covid. We ended up getting married at the court house, just us 2 & our one witness before he deployed. Our new wedding date is May of 2021. (Hopefully we don't have to move it again)


I was wondering if any other Covid brides have ran into the question of "Which date do we celebrate?"

The day we legally got married, or the day of the wedding that we're celebrating with everyone?


Let me know if anyone has any recommendations or suggestions! I'm curious to know what other brides are deciding to do.

12 Comments

Latest activity by Angie, on January 16, 2021 at 6:51 PM
  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
    Caytlyn ·
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    I’m not a COVID bride, but I would celebrate the anniversary of my marriage, not the anniversary of a party. You could celebrate both if you want.
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  • Ava
    Just Said Yes September 2022
    Ava ·
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    I agree, I would celebrate the day I got married. Not the day of the reception.
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  • Caitlin
    Devoted May 2021
    Caitlin ·
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    We are going to celebrate both! I had a client of mine say they celebrate their court house anniversary by doing something crazy like bucket list worthy or something goofy and fun. Then their formal wedding anniversary is where they do romantic high end dinner.
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  • Samantha
    Just Said Yes May 2021
    Samantha ·
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    I loooooooooove that!! Love the different themes for both dates!
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  • Brianna
    Dedicated October 2022
    Brianna ·
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    Why not both!? You could always use an excuse for date night, right? Plus, both are beautiful things to keep celebrating!

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  • A
    Super September 2020
    Alli ·
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    Marriage..
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  • Mrs. Spring
    Master April 2021
    Mrs. Spring ·
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    We plan to celebrate the legal day of marriage
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  • Meghan
    Rockstar October 2019
    Meghan ·
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    The date you legally marry. I am not a Covid bride, but that is what I would do in this situation.

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  • Marisa
    Master October 2021
    Marisa ·
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    So we had our minimony on October 2nd, 2020. Vow renewal is pending reschedule (again) until October of 2021...will be celebrating one year of marriage and 7 years together. Smiley heart

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  • Sandra
    Dedicated September 2021
    Sandra ·
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    Our court date was just boring old paperwork haha so we'll celebrate our anniversary on the day of our wedding! That's the special piece to us. Smiley heart (huge part of that is because his mom and sister live in France and couldn't be there for the courthouse with the borders closed so we are trying to put the emphasis on the day we can all be together Smiley smile )

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  • Yasmine
    Rockstar October 2020
    Yasmine ·
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    My husband and I chose to celebrate the day we legally were married. It's actually our dating and engagement anniversary as well 🥰
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  • Angie
    Dedicated June 2021
    Angie ·
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    Not me, but my maid of honor. They had to postpone and got married legally for insurance purposes only. So they will celebrate their anniversary as the day of their ceremony and reception, not the day they signed papers. I would probably do the same.

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