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Change the Date Wording & Ideas

While no couple ever wants to, sometimes unpredictable events in life means having to inform guests about changes to your big day. To help we have curated a sampling of Change the Date wording examples and ideas. Whether you’re delaying your wedding, reducing the size of your ceremony, or tying the knot now and celebrating later we’ve got you covered.

How you word your Change the Date can reflect your personality and style. If you're going for a more formal approach, your tone will be more serious. If you're laughing in the midst of the mess, your guests will laugh with you. You get to control how your guests see your postponement!

Wording Examples for various Change the Dates and Postponement Cards

Wedding Postponement templates

Humorous Wording Headlines

Delayed Celebration ideas

State Your Intention

In these confusing times, it helps to have a bold declaration so that it's easy for guests to understand! While they mean the same thing, are you calling this a postponement of your wedding? Or do you just have a new date to save? Keep everyone on the same page as you word your Change the Date.

Change the Date
Postponed
Postponed to a later date
Postponement
Change of plans
Resave the Date
Our NEW Date

Postponement Wording

You've made the hard decision to postpone your wedding altogether. Now you've got to let everyone know. A elegant card is a nice way to convey your sadness about the inconvienence. Your guests will appreciate this formal change the date card. If you have your future date now, please share it with everyone. Use any of these wording templates to get started.

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Postponement Wording

Out of an abundance of caution and concern,
we have decided to postpone our wedding.
Please Save Our New Date
09 · 19 · 21
We apologize for any inconvenience.
With Love, Kayley & Nicholas

due to the unforeseen circumstances the wedding of
Rachel Newman
and
Joshua Nolan
has been postponed

please save our new date
Saturday April 18
Two Thousand twenty-one
six o'clock in the evening

Dessert Botanical Gardens
1580 N Missouri Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Reception to follow

we regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances,
the wedding celebration of
isabella keis + jacob pierre
has been postponed.
please save our new date of
saturday, april 30th, 2021 | 2 pm
emerson creek • lake calhoun, illinois

due to the unforeseen circumstances,
hannah & aiden have decided to postpone their wedding
sunday, april 18, 2021
at four o'clock pm

Postponed to a later date
Bianne and Samuel have decided to postpone their wedding
new date | November 15, 2020
updates will be available on our wedding website
www.weddingwebsitehere.com

in lieu of the situation, we are changing our
wedding ceremony
to a new date.
Saturday
August 11 2021
At 4pm

Out of an abundance of caution and concern for the health and safety of our closest friends and family, we have decided to postpone our wedding.
please save our new date
June 17, 2021
We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience.
Andrea & Michah

out of an abundance of caution for our loved ones' health and safety,
the wedding of
Aubrey & Brandon
has been postponed to
Saturday August Second
twenty twenty-one
any updates will be available on our wedding website
www.weddingwebsitehere.com

Humorous Headlines

While this is a serious situation, that doesn't mean you have to be stiff about it. A light-hearted approach can make this a lot less stressful. Use these phrases to have a bit of fun with your guests.

Long Story Short
Well, this stinks!
Oh, snap!
Same Place. Same Time. New Date!
Save the Date .... again
Changing Things Up
Second Try
Round 2!
Yikes!

Delayed Celebration

You're excited to have the best of both worlds. You get to be married now and still have a fantastic party later on. Wording that can get tricky so that guests don't feel like they are missing out and are still excited to celebrate with you later.

Delayed Wedding Celebration

Due to the unforeseen circumstances, we have decided to postpose our wedding celebration. In honor of our commitment to one another, an intimate ceremony will be held in our home town on June 27, 2020.
We look forward to having a wedding celebration with you next year! Stay safe and healthy! We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. Please visit our website for more information regarding our wedding celebration next year. www.weddingwebsitehere.com

We will still be getting married on June 27, 2020 but are only able to have a small intimate ceremony. Stay safe and healthy! We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience. Please visit our website for more information regarding our wedding celebration next year. www.weddingwebsitehere.com

We would like to keep you informed if the COVID-19 pandemic has any implications on our day. Please provide your email: _________________________

Due to the unforeseen circumstances, the wedding of Jessica and Andrew has been postponed. We have decided to have a small immediate family ceremony on July 25, 2020. Due to the unforeseen circumstances, we are unable to accommodate our full guest list at this time. We anticipate to have a wedding celebration at a later date. We will be sure to send you an invitation when we have a new date picked. Please visit our website for more information. www.weddingwebsitehere.com

We would love for everyone to be able to attend our wedding, but we recgonize that things can change very quickly during a pandemic, both for us and for you. We sincerely hope that we can all celebrate together in person, but we know that COVID-19 case trends and government regulations may force many of us to adjust our plans.

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