Many couples choose to become engaged over a holiday so they can easily share the joyous news with family and friends. While the festive weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s comprise the main proposal season, there are a number of celebratory days of the year to pop the question. Here are a few unique ideas to plan a flawless holiday proposal.
Christmas is one of the most popular days of the year to get engaged. The map below shows the increasing frequency of proposals that occur Christmas week. There’s just something magical about having the whole family gathered around to share in your new joy. Of course, for many of us, Christmas is about opening presents too, and there’s nothing better than finding a small box nestled under the tree with a sparkling gemstone inside.
As the year winds down, celebrate your love with an epic proposal so you can kick off the next phase of your lives together. Everything about NYE screams "over the top," so if you’re the type of couple that is larger-than-life, a New Year’s Eve proposal might be perfect for you.
There’s nothing quite like a New Year’s Day proposal to start the year off right. If you and your sweetheart have discussed getting engaged, she may have been expecting something over Thanksgiving or Christmas. Give her the ultimate surprise by asking for her hand in marriage right at the start of the new year.
Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to propose. It’s a holiday devoted to romance and love so it’s only natural that many couples choose February 14th to become engaged. If you’re thinking about proposing on Valentine’s Day, you’ll almost certainly need to plan ahead of time due to the large number of other couples celebrating their relationship on that particular date. The map below shows the swell in engagements on Valentine’s Day.
On a balmy day in early spring, there’s hope and wonder in the air. If you’ve ever thought about doing an Easter proposal, there are plenty of fun ways to pop the question!
Celebrate the start of summer with an upbeat Memorial Day proposal. Many couples choose to spend the day off work outside in the sunshine with good food and friends. Maybe you have the ocean or a lake nearby for some swimming or boating.
What’s more celebratory than announcing your engagement with a round of fireworks? If this summertime holiday is a favorite for you and your love, the Fourth of July is a great opportunity to pop the question.
Some people regard Halloween as the most important holiday of the year. The spooky costumes, the creepy decorations, and buckets of candy make for a memorable day to get engaged. Most women would agree that ANY costume looks better with a ring on her finger.
For those family-oriented folks who like kicking back with a plate of food and watching football on TV, Thanksgiving offers a nice opportunity to get engaged. You family is likely already gathered together for the big feast, so the setting is perfect. Just wait until the moment is ripe, the tone is cheerful, and ask for her hand surrounded by your loved ones.