Everything You Need to Know About National Wedding Planning Day

Yes, it's our very own holiday.
by The Knot

If you got engaged during proposal season and you haven’t started planning, know that there's no better time to dive in than wedding planning season. (Yes, it's a real thing!) National Wedding Planning Day signifies the end of proposal season and the beginning of a brand new time for recently-engaged couples. Whether you're already making strides on your to-do list or you need inspiration to get started, The Knot is here to make your wedding planning process as easy (and stress-free) as possible—that's why we've declared National Wedding Planning Day as our own holiday. Read on to learn more about the special day, as well as how you can participate and make the most out of wedding planning season. 

When is National Wedding Planning Day?

National Wedding Planning Day is on March 1. The holiday originates back to 2017, when The Knot declared this date as the official start of wedding planning season and the end of proposal season. According to our previous studies, almost 40 percent of all proposals occur between November and February. Whether couples are in the midst of planning their nuptials or preparing to get started, March 1 serves as the kickoff to when many are ready to get serious about making wedding decisions.

What is National Wedding Planning Day?

National Wedding Planning Day is a holiday for couples to get inspired for their own wedding planning journey. Each year, The Knot connects with users to offer advice and answer wedding FAQs in real time. Past celebrations have included Facebook Live-a-Thons, giveaways, exclusive member perks and more. Not only can participants get answers to their burning wedding planning questions straight from industry experts, they can also find inspiration

The Knot continues to plan a celebration that's bigger and better than the year before. You never know what you'll learn when you participate in National Wedding Planning Day. 

How to Participate In National Wedding Planning Day

To celebrate National Wedding Planning Day 2020, follow The Knot on Instagram (@theknot). Beginning Sunday, February 23, users can submit questions via Instagram Stories to be answered on the holiday. On March 1, follow along from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET to see industry experts and The Knot editors answer in real time, both through Instagram Direct Messages and on Instagram Stories. 

No question is off-limits—especially those that you're too nervous to ask your wedding coordinator (or even your best friend). Wondering if you really have to invite your second cousin once-removed who you've only met once? Or maybe you want insider tips on how to save money even if you absolutely need an open bar and a late-night taco stand at your reception? From guest list etiquette to beauty dos and don'ts, you'll get answers to all of your burning wedding questions from the best in the business. There's no better way to kick off wedding planning season than to spend it with The Knot!

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