Trying to decide on the perfect date for your wedding day? Well, you’ve come to the right spot.
There are many great days in 2018 that are going to be perfect for your special day.
A survey by My Wedding Decor revealed that 31.1% will be getting married in spring, which is the most popular month Australia-wide.
The weather is usually not too hot, the flowers are beginning to spring and the grass is a lush green colour.
28.7% of people said they were having an autumn wedding.
Summer falls into third place with 17.8% of people planning a wedding between the months of December and February.
The hot, sticky weather is generally the main deterrence for people wanting to plan a summer wedding.
And finally, just 5.9% of people are planning a wedding in the winter months.
Days of the Week
Generally speaking, either Friday, Saturday or Sunday are the most popular days to get married, for various reasons.
Out of the three, Saturdays are by far the most popular day, however choose wisely when deciding which day to get married.
Saturdays are a great day to have the wedding as you can take the Friday off before the big day and Sunday is a nice day to relax and do nothing after a long day and a big night for those getting married an the guests.
It gives out of town guests that may need to travel from far distances, enough time to arrive a leave before the next working day on Monday.
Additionally, many guests may not even be able to attend the wedding if it were a different day, simply because of work commitments.
Despite the positives of a Saturday wedding, there are still many things to consider.
If you are planning a Saturday wedding, be prepared to book a long way in advance, as many wedding vendors are may already be fully booked.
Additionally, Saturday weddings can be more expensive.
If wedding vendors know that they have a list of people wanting to get married on Saturdays, they less likely going to accept or negotiate lower prices, compared to days where they may not be busy.
Lucky Days to Get Married
We all want a bit of good luck for a our wedding day, so take a look at our helpful tips for picking the right wedding day for 2018.
New Year’s Eve
The Irish believe that getting married on New Year’s Eve is lucky as the bride and groom will wake up on the next day as husband and wife, allowing them to start the new year as a married couple.
Any date with an 8 or 9
The Chinese believe that any date that has an 8 or a 9 in it is lucky.
The 8, meaning infinite means that you will share endless love with each other in a marriage that will never end.
The 9 is said to represent fulfilment.
The Month of June
The sixth month is considered a lucky month for weddings because it’s named after Juno, the Roman goddess of marriage.
Sunset Times for 2018
Sunsets are very romantic, so if you are looking for a sunset wedding in 2018, here are the times.