If you are up for something unconventional, you’re in the right place! We have no problem with couples who choose to get married on popular days, like a Saturday in Summer. If that works for, you that’s great! But we also know that lots of couples are looking to mix things up and do something a little different. A weekday wedding may be an option for you depending on your priorities. Take a peek at today’s list of five reasons we think a midweek wedding is a fab idea.
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You can get married sooner
Couples who choose to have a weekday wedding will be able to get married sooner. Hear us out… if you are determined to get married on a day that suits most people, such as a Saturday, you will find yourself selecting dates further and further away. But, if you want to get married sooner, selecting an offpeak date or opting for a weekday wedding is your best bet. Because of Covid, lots of the prime dates for 2021, 2022 and even 2023 are already getting booked up.
You’ll have more suppliers to choose from
Often, popular wedding suppliers get booked up months, and sometimes years in advance. Not surprisingly, your wedding ‘Dream Team’ is probably fully booked for all the key wedding dates this year. One of the fabulous things about a weekday wedding is that you are more likely to find incredible suppliers who are free on your day!
Hosting a weekday wedding will prove to be more affordable for you and for your guests. Because a weekday wedding isn’t typical, you could negotiate an offpeak wedding rate with your venue and suppliers. A bonus is that your guests won’t be paying as much for travel and accommodation!
Your guest list will be smaller
Some might see this as a reason not to get married midweek, but we think this is a bonus! Sure, not everybody will be able to take time off work to come and celebrate with you, but the ones who are able to do so, will be there to make your day epic. You’ll have a smaller, more intimate wedding, and you’ll be able to spend quality time with everybody. We think this is a huge win!
A meaningful date
For anybody who is wanting to tie the knot on a meaningful date, such as an anniversary, allowing yourself to consider a weekday wedding date means you’ve got more options! For some, if you want to get married on your dating anniversary and on a Saturday, you might be waiting a number of years for those two significant events to overlap.
Featured image credits: Photographer: Daniel James | Planner: Marry Me Cyprus
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Kelly is a former wedding planner and a lover of anything pink. She believes that any bride can plan her own wedding, with a few tips and helpful tools.