For some brides, fighting over a certain Saturday in June for their dream wedding is a thing of the past. Many couples are choosing to wed on days that have sentimental value to their relationship or provide a more intimate or cost-effective soiree. Whatever the reason, weekday and other seemingly nontraditional wedding days are becoming more commonplace.
If you are considering a weekday or offseason wedding, you are not alone! Even Cameron Diaz and her beau Benji Madden chose to share their intimate vows on a Monday evening. While the most important thing to keep in mind is what makes you and your future spouse happy, there are some things to consider when planning a weekday affair. Weigh your personal pros and cons, consider your guests and your options, and make the right decision for you.
First, the potential downsides:
The potential upsides:
Whatever your reasons for considering a weekday wedding, it is possible to deliver just about everything you want for your special day, any day of the week. While weekday weddings are becoming more and more utilized, some guests may still find it a bit strange. Combat the gossip by adding a line to your save-the-date or wedding website to show your guests a bit of the thought behind the decision. At the end of the day, the most important thing is the love that is shared and the day that won’t soon be forgotten... eight days a week.
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