Wouldn’t be fun to celebrate your wedding anniversary on the first day of the new year, year by year? You get to welcome a new beginning of the year with a celebration of your marriage! That is the idea of having a wedding in New Year’s Eve!
A New Year’s Eve wedding is a party like no other for everybody. It is an entire evening celebrating love, prosperous years and better happy life. Each and every attendee can certainly have fun seeing the gold and silver confetti, tasting some good champagne, and making noise all midnight. Do not worry, you won’t disturb anyone outside the reception, and this is just one advantage of the occasion.
Timing is Essential
In a traditional wedding, party usually covers for 1 and a half to 2 hours. If you plan to wed during the eve of the New Year, time is an important factor. It has to be a gathering that runs for up to 4 to 5 hours. If so, the event must start around 8 or 9 in the evening.
There are a few reasons why this is the best time to start the New Year’s Eve wedding. First, most people have their dinner between 6 and 7, so you cannot start the ceremony at those times, because your guests may not enjoy the food if they are full.
Another reason is that you should catch the midnight, so the real party can begin at 12 o’clock. That’s when you dance on the floor and just have fun.
The first 2 hours can be a cocktail gathering, in which it has to be a waiting period for all guests. There is always a possibility for late comers. Some guests come by 30 minutes after the preferred time. When everyone is around, that’s when you can start a light meal dinner after the cocktail. These short hours are also a great way to let everybody mingle with each other. It may be the first time for some of the relatives of the bride and groom to meet.
At around 11pm, the wedding ceremony may begin. By the time it is over, it will be a countdown until the New Year, wherein the newlyweds can kiss for the first time as husband and wife, in front of all their attendees. Afterwards, everyone can start dancing on the floor to celebrate with the newlyweds, while watching many beautiful fireworks in the sky.
Location Doesn’t Have to be Strictly Enclosed
In terms of the location, there are several hotels that offer New Year’s Eve wedding with special promos, too. The point here is not exactly about saving money, but it is focused on the venue. It has to be a place where you can have access of the night sky. This means you need to have a gret view of the fireworks. So, the best location has to be in a high place, like in a rooftop of a hotel building, or on the beach.
You and your partner can still select a color of your choice. Although, the most appropriate palette must be black, white and silver, gold, or silver and gold. This kind of wedding has to be related to the New Year’s Eve. Therefore, the celebration should be a fun-filled party with glitters, glamour and confetti.
The attire has to be formal, and if possible a black-tie kind of wedding dress. The bride can wear with her choice of dream wedding gown, while the groom also does the same with his preferred tuxedo. For the bridesmaids, groomsmen, flower girls and bearers, they can all wear theme related dresses.
Decorations must be a combination of New Year’s Eve and wedding icons. So, prepare some New Year’s Eve hats and glasses, party confetti, and paper-made trumpets, too. All these can complete the grand wedding event between December 31 and January 1.
It is definitely a great idea to tie the knot in the eve of the New Year. It can provide good luck for the newlyweds, too, as some people believe in charms like this. Whether you do or not, getting married at this beautiful time of the year is something that you both won’t forget, and not to mention, you get to celebrate that everytime.