Congratulations, you’re engaged! Now what? It’s time to start planning the wedding of your dreams. While you may have multiple Pinterest boards dedicated to the subject of Omaha weddings and have a good idea of the flowers, cake and dress you want – one of the most important things to decide is the date. The date of your wedding is the focal point of all your other planning, and with 365 days to choose from, it can be an overwhelming decision.
There are several things you will want to consider when picking your wedding date, like:
1. How long do you want to be engaged?
The average couple will be engaged for around 13 months! This is due to the fact that many wedding planners recommend planning any Omaha weddings 12-18 months in advance, but there is a great multitude of couples who plan it on a quicker timeline or wait years. There are pros and cons to whatever route you choose, but this will be the first decision you have to make when setting a date.
2. Do you have any sentimental dates?
The next thing you might want to consider is if you and your significant other have any sentimental dates you like to celebrate! Maybe you want to keep the anniversary you have now, or maybe you think it would be cute to get married on the same date you shared your first kiss! Plus then, in all your programs and events you can explain the significance of the day to all your guests!
3. Seasonal factors
When you picture your wedding, what vibe does it give off? Do you picture outdoor summer games being played or fireside chats with smores during your reception? If so, you will want to pick a date during that particular season! Some other seasonal factors to keep in mind are the food you want to serve and flowers you want to have. Flowers have bloom schedules in which they are prolific, same with certain foods, and if having those exact things are important to you, you will have to pick a date accordingly.
4. Consider the budget
On average, couples will spend around 33 thousand dollars on their Omaha weddings. How couples spend their budget differs though! Some want to splurge on the catering while others spend more on the venue! Knowing where you want to spend your budget will help you pick a date because there are certain months and dates that are more expensive. Typically, Saturdays will be the most expensive with the most popular wedding months between May and October.
5. Venue availability
Once you have a general idea of when you would like to have your wedding, the next step is to check a venue's availability. If you have chosen a popular date you may have to check with multiple venues to get the date you want. However, if you have a stronger preference for the wedding venue, then you can pick a date from their availability that is close to the one that you want!
We still have some 2021 dates available and are booking Omaha weddings for 2022! Let us help you to have the wedding of your dreams on your dream date! Just contact us to view our venue and learn more about our availability.