Why did you pick your wedding date?

posted 3 months ago in The Lounge
Post # 2
528 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2020 - Clarksville, VA

We chose May 2nd of next year. I’ve always wanted a spring wedding but I didn’t want to do it too early or too late because we live in central Virginia and it could snow late or be too hot early.

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Post # 3
912 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2019 - City, State

1st wedding date (05/30/2020) was a cute numeric, and the perfect compromise between spring & summer wedding. 

2nd wedding date (08/03/2019) was available with $10 discount pp when we wanted to move up our wedding. 

Post # 4
6445 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 1997

No particular reason. We wanted a winter wedding and chose February first.

Post # 5
47 posts
  • Wedding: October 2018

10/6/18 was our 5 year dating anniversary! It worked out perfectly.

Post # 6
5559 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2017

Friday the 13th because I’m convinced that it’s lucky because everyone else thinks it’s unlucky 😆

Post # 7
159 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2019

Well, we wanted a spring wedding. I’m weird with dates, and they need to flow. I gave my fiancé a few dates for April, May, & June. He picked May 4…I didn’t realize it was “May the 4th be with you”…at least he will remember. 

Post # 8
948 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2019 - City, State

Sept 7th this year. First available our venue had near August. 

Post # 9
120 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2017

9-16-17 because we wanted a fall wedding this was the last date available at our venue!

Post # 10
67 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2019 - Baton Rouge, LA

November 10.  We wanted a Sunday wedding in the fall, and this was the day our favorite venue had open.

Post # 11
116 posts
Blushing bee

Sept 6, 2020!

It’s a Sunday, so we get a little discount with the venue, but it’s also Labor Day Weekend, so at least people dont have to work the next day.

Post # 12
246 posts
Helper bee

I’m a teacher so I wanted a summer date since I’m off. We picked a venue first and they only had a Thursday or Friday in June or two Saturdays in July, so we picked the earlier July Saturday. Our wedding is in 11 days, July 20!

Post # 13
309 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2016

sept 3, 2016

We wanted a september wedding, a nice end of summer day, and it was labor day weekend, so now whenever we have an anniversary it will be on or around labor day weekend and we can get a 3 day wknd to celebrate! 

Post # 14
408 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2018

I chose 8/18/18 because it was a Saturday, it was summer, and I liked the eights!

Post # 15
853 posts
Busy bee

We chose 10/31/2020 because I love Halloween! I always wanted an October wedding and when I realized a year or two back that Halloween fell on a Saturday, I mentioned it jokingly to my now Fiance. He actually loved the idea and it just sort of stuck! When we got engaged this past March, we were like, so, are we doing this? Halloween? And that was that!

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