What’s a “Phase 4” wedding like in Illinois?
Weddings are back in Illinois! Well, sort of. Maybe. But what are those weddings like? The state moved to Phase 4 of its COVID-19 reopening plan right at the end of June. That means with our July 4 weekend plans (“stay home again”), all of us wedding vendors got a host of guidelines, rules and practices to comb through. Which means I can tell you, finally, what your wedding’s going to look like if it happens any time before the end of this pandemic. Is it pretty? I’ll be honest: No. So in this article, I’m going clarify exactly what you can expect if you’ve reserved a wedding DJ or musicians with Backthird in 2020 or in early 2021. I’ll tell you what “traditional” weddings look like now. You can decide if that sounds good to you. And if it doesn’t, I’ll give you a non-traditional approach to think about instead. […]