Do or Don't? Labor Day Weekend Weddings (Plus, 10 Great Ideas to Pull it Off)

09/03/2012 01:33 pm ET | Updated Nov 03, 2012
Jill Thomas

Labor Day is here, and couples across the nation bring up that age old question: is it OK to take advantage of your friends' and families' three-day weekend to throw the ultimate fete? While increased travel may pose an additional headache for all involved, it's a great opportunity to take advantage of the elusive, cost-saving perks of a Sunday wedding. Plus, rehearsal festivities on Saturday means the wedding party doesn't have to take Friday off of work, and it gives guests the opportunity to enjoy an extra day at your wedding's destination.

From homespun details to the season's best flowers, check out 10 of our favorite Labor Day weekend wedding ideas and tips in the slideshow below.

And be sure let us know in the comments: What's your opinion on weddings during three-day weekends?

Lovely Labor Day Weekend Weddings

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