So, FI and I finally got around to calling about the venue we were interested in for the wedding. We found out during the phone conversation that they aren't available for exclusive use on any weekend of October 2011(our original wedding date was 10/01/11).The news was extremely bad as I was so set on having our wedding there.
They did say they were available on other months next year, but I'm only interested in October. I researched best times in the year to visit Rome and although other months were preferable as well, those months are the most expensive and its crowded with additional tourists. October was a month in the off-season where it's less crowded/less expensive and the weather is still great (not too hot, not too cold...no high chances of rain). So, with the DW, I couldn't imagine having it on any other month.
After heavily discussing it over with my FI, we decided to change the date to October 13, 2012 and we now have the date booked! I'm disappointed that we have to wait another year before the wedding, but I suppose looking on the bright side, I have more time for planning the wedding I want =] Thankfully we didn't buy any important personalized items with the old wedding date yet. I guess procrastination has its advantages too lol