Save-the-Date Wording Ideas

Save-the-Date Wording Ideas

You have a grand announcement to make, and to make sure that all your loved ones are by your side in the most memorable event of your life, you must send out save-the-date announcements. What do you write in such announcements? Here are a few ideas for you.
Wedessence Staff
Most weddings are usually planned well in advance. As soon as a date is finalized, a lot of couples like to inform their guests about it. However, formal invitations are sent only a little before the actual wedding ceremony. In such a case, a 'save-the-date' announcement is helpful because it informs the guests well in advance that a wedding is soon to follow, and that they should keep themselves free for this date. This also ensures that most guests make it, unless of course they had planned something way in advance that cannot be rescheduled no matter how early you send your announcements. In any case, a 'save-the-date' announcement is the perfect way to ensure that all those close to you are present with you on what will be the most memorable day of your life. So how are such announcements written? Take a look at some save-the-date wording ideas for you.

Save-the-Date Wording Samples
The wording you use in these announcements can range from formal to friendly and casual. These may be written by the parents of the bride or the groom, by their friends or siblings, or by the bride and groom themselves. The wording will also differ based on who is writing it. It is not necessary that a save the date announcement made by parents should only be formal. The tone is set based on the degree of formality of the occasion and finally on personal choice. Here' a look into how save the date announcements may be written.

Love is in the air,
The heavens have brought together two more,
and made a lovely pair,
Please keep yourself free,
To witness this grand affair.
Nora Finch and Keith Grammer will unite on
May 12, 2012

Formal invitation to follow

They were to come together,
It was meant to happen some day,
We just didn't think it would happen so soon,
But we're elated it happened anyway.
Save the date for Robert and Julia's wedding on
December 15, 2011

Formal invitation to follow

He popped the question,
and she said yes,
So keep the date free,
and come be our guest.
Katherine and Christopher will tie the knot on
August 20, 2011
Save the date!

Formal invitation and itinerary to follow

It started like a regular love story,
All was hunky dory,
Then something funny happened,
To shadow love's glory.
But today they've seen it all,
And still come together,
So make yourself available,
As Monica and Gavin unite forever.

Formal invitation and itinerary to follow

We request the pleasure of your company
at the grand wedding of
Tina Smith
and
Roger Perry
on November 25, 2012
Honolulu, Hawaii

Formal invitation and wedding schedule to follow

We're finally getting together,
It was well worth the wait.
We would love you to be a part of our wedding,
On this very special date.
Please save the date for January 18, 2012 as
Jack and Erica say 'I do'.

Formal invitation and wedding schedule to follow

While these were wording ideas for weddings, there are numerous other occasions that you can announce via these. You can also send these announcements for wedding receptions only instead of the wedding ceremony itself. The wording can then be modified and included in the announcement based on the occasion. These announcements can be sent out as early in advance as you would like. That way, no one can complain that they had a preplanned schedule. You may design these announcements based on the kind of event you are having, the color theme, or even in accordance with the invitations you plan to send out later. This is of course not mandatory, and the idea of the announcement is to ensure that your guests keep themselves free to attend the event. In effect, these save-the-date announcements can be as simple or as elaborate as you would like them to be. Hopefully, you have derived some inspiration from the ideas and examples above. Have a happy wedding!