There is no bigger party than New Year’s Eve; for this reason an increasing number of couples are choosing this occasion to celebrate their special day. It is a night of love, romance and new beginnings: what more special way to share your New Year’s kiss is there than with your new husband?
While this idyllic winter wonderland seems like a perfect occasion to have a wedding, it’s important to remember that many people plan their New Year’s Eve far in advance. Whether it is florists, photographers, venues, or caterers, this date gets booked quickly for parties. Everything should be booked approximately two years out. Save the date reminders should be sent out a year and a half before your big day and invitations 6 months out. Furthermore, if you have family coming from out of town and staying in a hotel, reservations should be made between a year to two years in advance, depending on the location and the hotel.
Because of the time of year, deep colours such as aubergine, red, and black are very trendy for a NYE wedding. Consider a black-tie event as people love to dress up on New Year’s Eve. It’s a glamorous night; as the bride, make sure you are the centre of attention. Look classic but add some sparkle and hollywood glamour to your fashionable look.
Remember to amp up the romance of the night: roses are a great flower choice. If you want to be creative accent the arrangements with feathers or flowers that you wouldn’t normally see in December.
Just make sure you keep a firm budget, as many suppliers may charge premium pricing on New Year’s Eve. Lock pricing in with your contracts early in the planning stage. As the big day approaches keep in mind that you will have to organize both Christmas preparations and a wedding at the same time. Getting help from a wedding coordinator can be a tool for a stress free New Year’s Eve wedding. Check out some of this area’s best and most experienced wedding planners: