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engagement dinner
we would like to plan an engagement dinner with just a few friends and family how soon after you are engaged do you plan for this dinner?

Married: 05/19/2012
Posted On: Mar 2, 2010 at 4:28 PM | Vendors are allowed | Add to My Watchlist | Flag As Inappropriate

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Mar 02, 2010 at 5:03 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
Usually within 3 months of getting engaged
Mar 03, 2010 at 2:36 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
It really depends on how far away your wedding date is set for. I would do it after you announced the news to your immediate family and are ready to announce it to the rest of your friends and family. Be sure to invite people that will also be attending your wedding. Good Luck & Congratulations
Mar 04, 2010 at 7:26 AM • Flag As Inappropriate
I concur. It does depend on how far out the wedding is. You don't want to overwhelm your friends and family with too many parties themed around your wedding. But you do want to share the news. One way to do it is to invite those closest you and your fiance to dinner and then make the announcement about what they evening is about. That way they will not feel obligated to bring a gift. And you can let them know you just wanted them to be there to share the joyful news.

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Mar 05, 2010 at 3:00 PM • Flag As Inappropriate
I agree also with the other posts.
The whole point is to announce your engaged and celebrate. This is usually a small intimate event with only closest friends and family members.
 

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