Wedding dates to avoid. This day ok? Getting married on a holiday weekend? New Year’s maybe? In this guide, we are sharing some dates you might want to try to avoid when planning a wedding!
You are engaged and planning to get married, or you have just found the love of your life and are looking forward to turning your lovely wedding dreams into reality.
Now comes setting the date!
Well, if you haven’t, we have come up with a complete guide for you to select the best day to get married.
It isn’t as confusing at all as it may seem. In fact, we have compiled a wide range of guidelines to tackle the bewilderment that comes with planning for the wedding day.
We’ve compiled the most common dates that are best to avoid (unless of course, this is definitely what your plan is!)
As per all our articles, the wedding date is solely up to you and your partner. What means the most to you, what makes more sense and what is best for your circumstance?
The best day to get married is when you are ready and feel “I do” with all your heart.
The feeling is quite surreal and peaceful. However, giving a little bit of reality check over here, some days might feel, shall we say, inconvenient and might cost you more money than usual (popular days and events!)
Although we have listed some of the most challenging days to get married below, you can still select alternative days in the respective month/year and enjoy your big day to the fullest.
Here are the most common dates to avoid (we referenced it for you in the next three years):
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
January 18, 2021 (Monday) | January 17, 2022 (Monday) | January 16, 2023 (Monday)
February 15, 2021 (Monday) | February 21, 2022 (Monday) | February 20, 2023 (Monday)
Valentine’s Day (flowers tend to be more expensive in and around Valentine’s!)
February 14, 2021 (Sunday) | February 14, 2022 (Monday) | February 14, 2023 (Tuesday)
April fool’s Day (just not the best way to celebrate your anniversary!)
April 1, 2021 (Thursday) | April 1, 2022 (Friday) | April 1, 2023 (Saturday)
Easter (this is a big celebration in general, and this might steal your thunder!)
April 4, 2021 | April 17, 2022 | April 9, 2023
Mother’s Day (similar to Valentine’s, flowers are also extra expensive in and around this month!)
May 9, 2021 (Sunday) | May 8, 2022 (Sunday) | May 14, 2023 (Sunday)
June 20, 2021 (Sunday) | June 19, 2022 (Sunday) | June 18, 2023 (Sunday)
July 4, 2021 (Sunday) | July 4, 2022 (Monday) | July 4, 2023 (Tuesday)
Apart from the above-mentioned dates, you can also consider avoiding getting married on New Year’s Eve, Christmas, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Eids, and Tish B’Av. These are some more wedding dates to avoid.
Although, you can celebrate on any other day of your liking. The choice can also depend on your family, friends, vendors, and other guests’ availability.
You can also certainly get married on the above-mentioned dates; there might be challenges and extra workarounds. But if this is one of the dates above is truly THEE day you want to get married, absolutely go for it!
You and your partner’s happiness is what matters the most. Sending lots of love and good wishes for your big day!
There you are! Wedding dates to avoid!