Why get married on Friday?

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Move over Saturday! Here’s why more and more savvy couples are choosing to get married on Friday

Saturdays have long since taken the spotlight for weddings. But one of the newest wedding trends and hidden secrets for savvy wedding couples is to a cheaper wedding is marking the calendar for a Friday!

Maybe you’re wondering why. Well, we have the top 7 reasons why you’d be crazy not to get married on a Friday:

1. AVAILABILITY

Chances are that your dream wedding venue is someone else’s dream wedding venue, right? It’s highly likely that your Saturday date is already booked. But don’t fret! Look to Friday! The changes are much better that you’ll score your picture-perfect waterfront wedding venue on a Friday.

2. BUDGET FRIENDLY

Saturdays are in high demand, not just for wedding venues, but for all wedding vendors. And that means prices are at a premium. However, on Friday those same venues and vendors offer special incentives for bookings! Find out how we compare!

3. REHEARSAL DINNER RESERVATIONS

Since most wedding rehearsal dinners are on Friday nights, reservations for your party may be hard to come by. Restaurants have more availability on Thursday nights.

4. WEEKEND-LONG PARTY

A Friday wedding, leaves two full days to party before the weekend’s over. Imagine coming in on a Thursday, having a great rehearsal dinner on the beach, then celebrating the big day on Friday, and enjoying a relaxing day with your closest friends and family on Saturday, followed by brunch on Sunday! Friday weddings allow for much more time to soak in the weekend!

5. MINI VACATION FOR GUESTS

Who isn’t looking for a legit reason to extend their weekend? Your wedding guests will appreciate the three-day weekend spent relaxing instead of rushing to get there and back.

6. FEWER COMPETING EVENTS

Friday events are rare and although your guests may have to take off work, that is something that can be done far in advance; more people show up!

7. BANKS ARE OPEN ON SATURDAY

Not that weddings are all about getting gifts and money, but wouldn’t it be nice to put your newly acquired cash in the bank before heading off to your honeymoon?