What Are Unlucky Wedding Days That Should Be Avoided In 2022?
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Your wedding date will be imprinted on your mind as the most important date of the year and we bet you’re counting down the months and weeks until you can turn the calendar to reveal that special day.
But, imagine if that very same date is also at the forefront of many of your guests’ minds, but for a very different reason. Perhaps it’s a sporting event they simply cannot bear to miss or maybe it’s a public holiday and they had hoped to be on holiday then.
Choosing your wedding date shouldn’t just be a case of picking a season and seeing what dates the venue has to offer. It’s important to give this aspect of planning a bit more consideration or you might find yourself getting more than the average amount of ‘sorry, we can’t make it’ RSVPs or be the victims of pesky last-minute drop-outs.
To make sure your day is the most important in everyone’s social calendar that year, you might want to avoid several dates with events already planned in 2022. We’ve put together a list of all the dates in the next few years that might be best to avoid if you don’t want half the congregation camped out in the bar watching the footie or worse, celebrating at some other event they said yes to first.
Wedding Dates to Avoid in 2022
You should avoid the following holidays to hold your wedding
New Year’s Day
Friday 1 January, 2021
Saturday 1 January, 2022
|Though this isn’t a public holiday, people tend to make rather large plans for NYE quite far in advance. So let your bridal party and other wedding guests know as far in advance as possible – and remind them all to book their accomodation as early as they can!|
Friday 2 April, 2021
Friday 15 April, 2022
3 – 5 April, 2021
16-18 April, 2022
Sunday 25 April, 2021
Monday 25 April, 2022
Monday 14 June, 2021
Monday 13 June, 2022
Monday 3 August, 2020
Monday 2 August, 2021
Monday 4 October, 2021
Monday 3 October, 2022
Saturday 25 December, 2021
Sunday 25 December, 2022
|Wedding Tip: A majority of wedding venues will be closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. |
Your destination may determine other dates to avoid. If you aren’t familiar with events happening in your destination city, make sure to do a Google search to see what events are happening on your wedding date. After you search, you can determine if the hotel and flight rates are something you are willing to pay or whether to consider another date.
Sunday 26 December, 2021
Monday 26 December, 2022
Mother’s Day: Weekend of May 7-8, 2022
Always falling on a Sunday, this day won’t get a second look from couples looking to book Saturday nuptials, but if you are tossing up this date be sure your that your mums are okay sharing this weekend with your wedding. And ask yourself: Do you want your anniversary to fall on the same weekend as Mother’s Day if or when you eventually become a mum yourself?
Father’s Day: Weekend of June 18-12, 2022
Also always on a Sunday, Father’s Day should be cross checked as an option with the dads in your life. And grooms, make sure you’re okay with celebrating your anniversary the same weekend as Father’s Day if you decide to have kids.
Wedding Dates To Avoid | Unlucky Days
These ones go out to all the suspicious couples out there that don’t want to jinx their marriage on day one.
Friday the 13th: Friday May 13, 2022
The unluckiest date of the year has questionable origins. Some historians say it comes from the 13 diners who were present at the last supper, but the famous Babylon’s Code of Hammurabi doesn’t include a 13th law, which suggests this superstition is as old as 1700BC. However it wasn’t actually until the novel ‘Friday, the Thirteenth’ was published in the early 1900s that Friday became part of the unlucky equation.
The Ides of March: Tuesday March 15, 2022
For ancient Romans, an “ides” was simply a date that marked the middle of the month—until Julius Caesar was assassinated on March 15 in 44 BC. Since then, “Beware the Ides of March” has become the mantra of this superstitiously unlucky date.
Wedding Dates To Avoid | Days That Literally Don’t Exist
Traditionally, Greeks and Romans thought starting any new life event — from getting married to baptising a child — in a leap year would bring bad luck. While we wouldn’t write off the whole year, we really, really recommend skipping these days as they literally don’t exist. Which means a painful amount of planning for no ~actual~ wedding day.
Following Leap Year: 2024 // Thursday February 29, 2024
Other Dates To Avoid
Palm Sunday: April 10, 2022
Passover 2022: April 15-22, 2022
Ram Navami: April 10, 2022
Eid-al-Adha: July 9-13, 2022
Civic Holiday: August 1, 2022
Tisha B’Av: August 5-6, 2022
Krishna Janmashtami: August 18, 2022
Halloween: October 31, 2022
Remembrance Day: November 11, 2022
Hanukkah: December 15-26, 2022
Unlucky Days for Wedding
Date 8 and total of date, month and year 8
Example : 26.7.2000 = 17 = 8 (8-8)
When people get married on this date, there will be no understanding between the husband and wife. The marriage will not lost for long. Divorce is probable. Danger to life and death may occur.
Date 6 and total of date, month and year 3
These dates will cause business failure. Trusted family relationships will lead to disappointment and betrayal. There will be no relief from debts. An addiction to various drugs and beverages is also probable.
Date 7 and total of date, month and year 8
These dates will to problems is begetting children. The lady will have problems with the health of her reproductive organs. Mental health will adversely affected. There will be loss of reputation.
Date 8 and total of date, month and year 2
The marriage conducted on these dates will cause financial setback. There will be frequent changes in business and profession. There will not be complete satisfaction in sexual relationship. The mind will be subject to oscillations.
Date 5 and total of date, month and year 5
These dates will cause obstructions in begetting children. The lady will have deficiency diseases in reproductive organs.
Date 1 and total of date, month and year 5
These dates will cause confusion in the mind. The couple will be constantly quarrelling. There will be fear of death.
Date 2 and total of date, month and year 9
These dates will lead to expenses well above the income. Such expenses will keep on accumulating. Persistent anger will prevail. Inescapable debts will occur.
Date 4 and total of date, month and year 5
These dates will lead to differences of opinion between the couple. They will be thrown asunder. There will be a desire for death by poison.
Date 7 and total of date, month and year 4
These dates will adversely affect the pleasure in sex. There will be a sense of insufficiency. These dates will also lead to divorce.
Date 2 and total of date, month and year 5
These dates will cause lack of progress in life. The couple will also suffer loss of potency. Sudden accidents will occur. There is the danger of drowning to death.
Date 3 and total of date, month and year 8
These dates will cause interference into the family life from blood relatives. That will lead to differences between the couple. It will finally end up in divorce.
Date 9 and total of date, month and year 8
These dates will lead to divorce. The lady will get married to another partner.
Date 5 and total of date, month and year 4
These dates will cause separation from the partner and other members of the family like children. On and off, the family will come together only to be separated again.
How Do You Find Auspicious Wedding Dates?
The auspicious wedding date in Hindu culture is often decided by a priest who zeros in on a date and time taking into assessment the to-be bride and to-be groom’s kundali and the panchangam. Not just the wedding muhurat, but the time for different functions is also decided by priests taking into account kundalis and Vedic astrology. This is done to ensure that the bride & groom face no problems of luck while embarking on their journey together.
|Can you get married during your birth month or birthday? |
If you’re considering astrology while deciding the wedding date, it’s not recommended to get married during the birthday month. Sun remains in the house during your birthday month. It’s considered to be the ruler of the planets and can possibly make a person egoistic and selfish. Marriage requires a person to be open-minded, compromising, and calm – mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. So, even the priests won’t pick a date that’s in either of your birthday months. Yet again, if you’re keen on getting married near your birthday – happily go for it, or choose a date in the next month that’s near to your birth date. For example, 31st May if your birthday falls on 8th June.
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