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10 Upcoming Dates That Are Prime Time for a Marriage Proposal

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Here are ten times you just might find yourself saying "YES!" October 10th | Columbus Day The last three day weekend of the season! Chances are you and your partner will want to get away. A weekend trip and an exotic location make the perfect proposal equation. 

October 31st | Halloween 

For couples who get REALLY into the Halloween season, this date is an ideal time to propose. For those of you who don't want to rock a new ring with your witch costume, consider how romantic it would be to tie the proposal into picking out pumpkins or passing out candy! 

November 24th | Thanksgiving 

A time when the whole family is together... Which means this is the perfect occasion to show off your bling. If you and your partner are family-oriented, this date might be for you. 

December 21st | Winter Solstice 

The winter solstice signifies a change in the season and the official start of winter. If you're in the Northern Hemisphere, this will be the shortest day of the year, so pop the question early. If you live in the Southern Hemisphere, this is the longest day of the year, so celebrate accordingly! 

December 24th | First Night of Hanukkah 

Another family affair... Chances are you'll be celebrating the first of night of Hanukkah with lots of company, which could call for a public proposal. 

December 24th | Christmas Eve 

Trimming the tree and hanging the stockings can be quite romantic, huh? Christmas Eve is another occasion where the proposal becomes a family affair. 

December 25th | Christmas Day

Santa might be bringing something special your way... If your partner is planning to propose on Christmas Day, keep an eye out for a small ring-sized box under the tree! 

December 26th | Kwanzaa 

As the first day of a seven-day-long celebration, this holiday signifies the start of the festive season and represents the principle of unity. What could be more unifying or festive than a proposal? 

December 31st | New Years Eve

This one's a no-brainer. Fancy attire, champagne, fireworks and a midnight kiss all set the stage for one romantic question. 

January 1st | New Years Day

 A day for resolutions—like, loving each for the rest of your lives! A January 1st proposal is the perfect way to kick off the new year. 
Alexia Conley
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Founder of Wiley Events.
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