Having a wedding on a holiday weekend has so many pros and cons. Three day weekends are great for out of town guests and for you celebration to last a long as it can, but it can be tricky to get it right. Here are five tips to help you plan the best holiday weekend wedding.
Give your guests lots of time to plan
Since lots of people are going to take advantage of the long weekend, give you guests lots of notice so that they can save the date well in advance. This will ensure that you get hold of you closest friends before they plan their trip to the beach or back home to visit family!
Play into the theme
What would a Fourth of July wedding be without fireworks? A Christmas wedding without mistletoe? Or a Halloween wedding without pumpkins? Whatever holiday your wedding falls on, consider doing up the theme. This is a perfect place to start when it comes to planning decor, welcome gift bags, or a send off!
Think about live streaming your big day
Since it is a holiday weekend, you might not be able to get everyone you love at your party. Think about live streaming the event so that those with long standing plans can still be with you! You can even have guests send in videos with advice for you and your new partner!
Plan in advance
Holiday weekend are busy for people and venues. Make sure you plan far enough in advance so that you can secure your dream location and vendors!
Get excited about having a great anniversary
Holiday weekend weddings are the gift that keeps on giving! Think about all the possibilities you and your spouse will have in the future for anniversary getaways!