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HEADS UP! These are the most popular 2018 dates to get married!

If you are planning on any of these Saturday dates, get your invites out ASAP! as these are the most popular dates to get married!

NOTE: Bank Holidays/Three Day Weekends host the most popular party times, so book reservations early. Other competitive times are holidays, like Christmas, when you are not only looking at other wedding dates set, but company Christmas parties.

Most Popular Wedding Dates 2018

Saturday, May 26

Saturday, June 16

Saturday, June 23

Saturday, June 30 (PEAK SEASON 1)

Saturday, July 28

Saturday, August 4

Saturday, August 11

Saturday, August 18

Saturday, August 25

Saturday, September 1 (PEAK SEASON 2)

TIP: Save money on your venue by booking on a less popular wedding weekend or doing things on a different day than Saturday. Wedding season peaks in June and in September. October and November or less popular as are January and February. The best way to save money on a venue is to have a savvy wedding planner – they know the deals and they have the contacts!

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The author: Dawn Van Ness

Dawn Dickson Van Ness grew up at the beach and has published her work in print and online. With a BA in English and a MS in Mass Communications, she has used writing and multimedia to promote artists, art shows, writers, small businesses, and other self-employed individuals by building websites and maintaining social media pages. She feels most fulfilled when she is helping others achieve their dreams, which includes writing self-help and steps-to-success articles for various websites. It seems a natural fit for this wife and mother of two to write features that help soon-to-be wed couples. For more about Dawn, go to