How to Choose the Best Wedding Month


Choosing the right time for your wedding matters a lot, not only because it affects your wedding arrangements but also because it affects your mood and dressing. A number of research and behavioral studies claim that people tend to behave differently in different weathers. Therefore, wedding month should be selected in accordance with the personality and preferences of the couple. For a magnificent sparkling wedding with a ‘snowy holiday theme’, a winter month will be perfect but if someone wants lively and fun party atmosphere then a summer wedding would be great. Want to add nostalgic effect? Fall wedding it is! Cool breeze, bright colors and flowers blooming; go for spring wedding. We have compiled here some of the best months to get married in different scenarios; which one would you pick?

Which Is the Best Wedding Month?

When it comes to the selection of best month for your wedding, many factors should be considered but it all comes down to your expectations and desires! Generally April to October is considered the best months, especially the months of July and October. However selection also depends on the weather conditions of the region where you are living or want to hold your wedding.

Price Consideration

Usually spring and fall are very expensive wedding seasons while winter weddings are comparatively cheap with exception of holiday celebration months, such as December. But it depends the climatic zone too, for example in Midwest, south and southwest, summer season is off peak because of extreme heat and humidity.

But bear in mind that “wedding season” is believed to make marriage ceremonies quite expensive (with a much higher competition to get appropriate hall and other arrangements done). In other words, choosing an off-wedding season can be more economical in terms of budget and convenience. But one should keep in mind that your wedding month should not have any holiday or festival as it will diminish all the off- season benefits. There is a down side too, it is likely that you may not get everything you are looking for; such as not get your favorite flower décor.

Every Season is Different!

Each season represents particular attire, food, flowers, color scheme and venue. Depending on your ideal season you can select your best wedding month. Let’s have a look on each season one by one.


Spring brings colors and liveliness in atmosphere. It is a perfect time to wear bright colors and enjoy eating fruits and vegetables, giving simple and fresh food options. An outdoor wedding will be a great idea however spring has varying effects in different regions therefore rain cover and heating options must be kept in mind.

Here are 16 most trendy and refreshing Spring wedding colors.



Summer season is considered ideal for planning a wedding as it gives great margin in having any kind of wedding style such as beach wedding, pool side and garden wedding; an indoor wedding (banquet) or night party with fireworks. However, summer wedding can be bit pricey and venue availability can also be an issue as it is a peak season of weddings.



A warm season giving amazingly intense and beautiful color pallet like crimson, orange, brown and gold, Autumn adds a natural color scheme to your wedding. This season is perfect for outdoor wedding setup, enjoying the warmth of nature. However, there are chances of storm therefore one should have arrangement for rain cover.



Winter will give an elegant indoor wedding setup. A perfect season to enjoy warm and comforting rich food that can be formal and sophisticated as well as cozy and comfortable. Winter weddings can be high-budged or economical, depending upon your geographical location and venue preferences, but having holidays near your wedding can totally be an unfavorable situation for you and for your guests who are travelling to attend your wedding.

Tips To Set a Date

With a few considerations you can set a perfect date (after choosing your best wedding month) for your wedding.

The Weather!

As discussed before, a weather can make your event successful but if decision goes wrong it can ruin the whole thing. Choose your wedding date according to the climate of destination you planned to have wedding. The most important thing is how you have pictured your big day; a garden with flowers blooming or warm sunny beach theme wedding!


Important Dates

It is very important to consider if you or your partner have a preference for certain dates such as marrying on the same date when your (or your partner’s) parents got married, birthdays etc. Also you may want to check if there are any dates that you want to avoid such as a family member’s death anniversary.


Think Twice on Holidays

If you are not ready to pay huge bills for your wedding fun, think at least twice before planning wedding on holidays like Christmas, Valentine’s Day, New Year, etc.


Do not Rush!

It is better to plan months in advance of your wedding in order to get exactly what you wish for. Last moment planning can lead to disappointment and unwanted compromises. Although perfect weddings can be executed in weeks but that will cost you a lot!


Looking at Other Aspects of Wedding

Some other aspects may also influence the date selection, such as your desired venue is already booked or your dress cannot get ready till your initially proposed date or some family members and close friends won’t be able to attend your wedding.

We hope that these important tips will be helpful in choosing your best wedding month!