Getting married in 2019? Check this list of dates to avoid before booking your wedding venue.
One of the most important things when planning a wedding is choosing the perfect date. To avoid clashes use our guide to help you choose the perfect date to tie the knot.
Personally Significant Days
Before choosing a date to tie the knot, the first and foremost important thing is to check your own calendar for upcoming events, family weddings, family reunions, birthdays and other important events that involve your family or the people you are planning to invite.
There’s nothing more embarrassing than assuming; only to find out what you thought was the opposite of what you assumed, so if you are not sure about the events happening in your area that might involve your guests then call and ask them to avoid making assumptions.
Having your wedding over a holiday is not a bad idea as it lets you extend time with your loved ones; however, it might sting your budget.
According to www.theknot.com if you are planning on getting married on Valentine’s Day it is most likely that the cost of red roses will be more expensive than any other day of the year due to the increased demand.
It is important to plan early and plan properly to avoid disappointments which might lead to stress than a happy memorable day that you deserve.
19 – 22 April 2019: Easter Holidays
Easter is one of the most important weekends in South Africa as many Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Therefore double check your potential guest’s whereabouts for that particular weekend.
May 2019: National and Provincial Elections
The exact date to vote hasn’t been released yet; however, it would be wise to avoid getting married on that day as many Democrats have already made plans to vote for a new president on that day.
12 May 2019: Mother’s Day
Before making a decision to tie the knot on Mother’s Day makes sure your moms are okay sharing this weekend with your wedding. And ask yourself: Do you want your anniversary to fall on the same weekend as Mother’s Day if or when you become a mom?
16 June 2019: Father’s Day
Same as your moms, double check with your dads are okay with sharing this weekend with your wedding. And grooms make sure you’re okay with celebrating your anniversary the same weekend as Father’s Day when you become a father.
Friday the 13th
September 13, 2019
December 13, 2019
Friday the 13th is historically and still is believed to be the unluckiest date of the year has questionable origins. If you agree to get married on Friday the 13th make sure that you’re both okay with the decision, just in case it comes to haunt you both.
Article by: Afikile Lugunya
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