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HOW TO PICK A WEDDING DATE

How to Pick the Perfect wedding day

Planning the perfect wedding day starts with picking the perfect Day.

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Picking the perfect wedding day: Getting Started

Picking the perfect wedding day requires some research and thought. Some things to consider would be, if people are coming from out of town and do they have children. You may not want to plan a wedding during the school year if your guests have children, and in some areas certain seasons might be harder for guests to take time off from work. 

Another consideration depends on where your planning to host your wedding. Here in Florida hosting a wedding can be an easy year round affair, with the exception of dealing with heat. In New York City, Boston or Northern states you may have to deal with snow and cold.

So to start your wedding planning, think about where your going to host your wedding day and the time of year most convenient for not only you, but a majority of your guests.

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Picking the perfect wedding day: Picking the day

Choosing a date that is a year or more from becoming engaged is typical. It gives you time to prepare a budget, think about what kind of wedding you want, and where you want to host your wedding. Destination weddings are quite popular with many couples who don't want to plan to much, but want something really nice for their guests to remember, and sometimes save a significant amount of money. Puerto Rico is one of the most popular locations for Destination weddings for couples living throughout the Continental United States.

Picking a wedding date that works for you and your fiancé is the most important consideration and most couples pick a date closest to their anniversary date. The other important factor is the climate and most important climate factor is weather on the day you choose to host your wedding.

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Picking the perfect wedding day: Weather Research

Now you have a wedding day in mind, but before you set that in stone I alway recommend checking the historical weather date for that day. It may not matter as much if you're planning an indoor ceremony and reception, but consider it may be an issue if you're hoping for beautiful outdoor bridal portraits, or even going to an indoor reception from an indoor ceremony or having an outdoor wedding ceremony. Many venues have backup indoor ceremony and reception space, but why risk cramped quarters or less than you wished for or expected on your wedding day. 

There are a variety of tools to look up historical weather data for the areas around the world where you may wish to host your wedding, but I have found https://www.wunderground.com/history/ to be a great resource thats easy to use in planning the perfect day for your wedding.

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Picking the perfect wedding day: Conclusion

So in conclusion planning the perfect wedding day should include a look at the overall climate and more importantly what the weather in most likely to be on that day. No one can predict with absolute certainty what weather will be a year or more away on a specific date, but using historical weather data, you can have an idea of what the most likely weather scenario might be. I hope this information helps you plan your perfect wedding day. 

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