A weekday wedding. Hmmm! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday.
Have you considered the opportunities that come with that decision?
No battle over venue? Your choices of prime photographers, musicians, floral, cakes, etc. The ball is in your court mostly.
Think about the possibilities. This year we have several weekday weddings. It turns out that it can be easy on your local guests and they can come after work and enjoy a small affair and be home in time for work the next day.
The plus side for venues is that you may get your venue for half the cost. They would rather have that than an empty room unsold. Photographers may offer incentives because of their commitment to less hours. Either way, you can have a win-win situation that doesn’t kill your wedding budget. Today it seems that most couple are paying for the wedding themselves. This is one way to help. Also, eliminates many sleepless nights.
When your wedding budget isn’t busted, maybe the money you had originally set aside can be used to fly in and house your parents, or get gifts for your bridal party, or upscale the wedding dress. OR, a longer honeymoon.
Since we have signed several weekday weddings this year we have seen the stress way down. We see a bride much more relaxed. Now you (the bride) can find professionals vieing for your wedding date instead of you losing the one you wanted.
One good thing that is important to many brides is the “list” of priorities. A good rule of thumb would be to prioritize what is most important on a list. Is photography is #1, most of your cost would go into who you really want to capture your event. Maybe it’s the venue, or the cake, or the dress.
Having a weekday wedding makes it easier to get your priorities satisfied and get the wedding of YOUR dream accomplished. Might save budget money for that destination wedding too.
Enjoy this journey and food for thought.