Hi all! My fiancé and I are getting married in the Charlottesville, VA area. We just realized that our wedding weekend is also UVA Parents' Weekend, meaning that hotel rooms in the area will probably be scarce. We've reserved hotel blocks, but I want to emphasize to our guests that they should book their rooms early/make sure to book their rooms before the hotels' deadline for our blocks. How can I say this politely but firmly? I have family members who will definitely put this stuff off, and I'm worried they'll be left without any accomodations. Right now I have:
"Please note: we're getting married on UVA Parents' Weekend, so hotel rooms outside of our reserved blocks might be scarce! We highly recommend booking accommodations early."