(Closed) Picking the day – Friday versus Sunday???

posted 11 years ago in Rhode Island
  • poll: Which day would YOU pick for an OOT wedding day?


    Saturday (there's a reason it's the most popular day)


  • Post # 3
    256 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    your guests will have to take time to travel even if you do have a saturday wedding, so i voted for a sunday wedding.  they can travel saturday, attend your wedding sunday, and then travel home on monday, and you can save some money!

    Post # 3
    289 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I totally vote for Sunday.  I work and taking time off is difficult, especially in these hard finacial times.  Besides, people are always more relaxed on Sunday and it could be like a wonderful sunday brunch.

    Post # 4
    5259 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: July 2010


    Post # 5
    2385 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

    Sunday! They won’t need to take time off work that way, so more people will be able to attend. Unless you’re trying to keep your numbers down… 🙂

    Post # 6
    5166 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    My wedding is on sunday but if yours is Out of Town then I wouldnt recommend a sunday. I think saturday would be best, unless you did it early on sunday.

    Post # 7
    378 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    how big is your guest list? and do you plan to stay in Newport for the weekend?

    Post # 9
    1497 posts
    Bumble bee

    i’m not familiar with how far newport is from the nj/ny area but since you’re starting your wedding earlier in the day, i think sunday should be fine. your guests can easily come up on saturday and hopefully have enough time to enjoy the bulk of your reception and still get home at a decent time

    Post # 10
    228 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    It would depend on the type of reception, but if there was drinking and dancing, I definitely wouldn’t want it on a Sunday.

    Post # 11
    1753 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I was all set to say Friday until I realized it’s a daytime wedding. In that case as a guest I would prefer Sunday. That way I can drive up either Friday night or Saturday then drive back Sunday after the wedding. No time off necessary.

    But as a bride, 2K is a nice chunk of change to pick Friday over Sunday.

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