(Closed) Would you attend an OOT wedding on 12/23?

posted 9 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Would you attend an OOT wedding on 12/23 (considering it's the day before Christmas eve)?



  • Post # 3
    3125 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    Probably not. Christmas isa very important family holiday and I can only get so much time off of work.

    Post # 4
    204 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I put no but to be honest it would depend on how close I am to the person, if it was my sister or something then yes of course. A friend who wasn’t really close or a co-worker, probably not.

    Post # 5
    633 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    A holiday wedding seems nice in theory, but I don’t think I would make the trip out of town so soon before Christmas. I wouldn’t want to take the risk during such a busy time of year. I know I personally would be working on wrapping last minute gifts, making foods and desserts, and cleaning/packing for Christmas day. We sometimes do the 24th at one house and the 25th at another so going to a wedding on the 23rd would be pushing it for us.  

    Post # 6
    2319 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I would say no, but I’m wondering things like, is your family close-knit? would they be coming in to town for christmas anyways? can you use the wedding as a chance to get people together as an extended christmas vacation?


    Post # 7
    7581 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    Christmas eve flights are psychotically priced and driving on that day is even worse. I think it’s the most traveled day ever. No way!

    Post # 8
    4822 posts
    Honey bee

    Only if it were family I would normally see on Xmas.

    Post # 9
    13094 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    If it was a family wedding – Yes.  I’d be wanting to spend time with family for the holidays anyway.

    But if it was for a friend – probably not.  I get very little time off work around the holidays period as it is and have to travel quite far to see mine or DH’s family.  Christmas is too important of a time of year to me to give up that family time at the holidays.

    Post # 10
    2626 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    Nope…life is already stressful, expensive, hectic enough with trying to coordinate spending the holidays with the family.  I don’t think I would have the sanity to even try to attend a wedding on that day 🙁

    Post # 11
    6391 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I’m sorry, but unless you were my sister or that’s where my family was that I was visiting, I wouldn’t go. Traveling is scary enough around the holidays, and I would only do it to see my family. 

    Post # 13
    1279 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I wouldn’t mind if i’m close to the couple. I LOVE christmas, but it happens every year and a wedding happens only once

    Post # 14
    2088 posts
    Buzzing bee

    Only if it were an immediate family wedding (i.e my siblings or parents). For other family or friends? Definitely not. 

    Post # 15
    6891 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012

    Unless you were family or a VERY close friend, definitely not. My FFIL’s bday is 12/23 and my Mom’s bday is 12/24, and then of course Christmas. It’s kind of a big deal for us and lots of people may have plans to go out of town to see their own relatives around that time…we do.

    Post # 16
    1041 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    only if it was my sister or brother, or of my entire family was going to be there too.

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