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Planning events to celebrate with your friends and family before the big day? Share photos and tell us all about your engagement party, shower, and bachelor or bachelorette parties!

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Can i have two bachelorette parties?
K, on November 15, 2019 at 11:06 PM

So hear me out. Not trying to be a bridezilla. A few friends and I are planning to spend a weekend away within 90 minutes of home. I'm realizing though that a few friends can't afford it and feel...

L G, 5 hours ago 11 1,709
Karen
Rehearsal dinner venue
Karen, on June 8, 2024 at 8:50 AM

Any ideas for a cocktail welcome reception/rehearsal dinner for a group of 50.Would like nice view of beach or old San Juan?I see a lot of hotels on wedding wire but what about...

Karen, Jun 9, 2024 4 88
Tara
Wedding Shower Basket Raffle?
Tara, on September 21, 2021 at 10:02 AM

I have a question for the community about a shower... Has anyone ever heard of or had at their own shower basket raffles? I'm helping plan a wedding and the festivities that go along with it and one...

Laura, Jun 7, 2024 21 3,166 1
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Planning destination bachelorette - How to find location?
Emily, on May 20, 2024 at 11:47 PM

I need help! We have 7 girls spread across 4 cities and I'm trying to find the best option for a bachelorette party. I have run so. Many. Searches. Trying to stick to a certain budget and somewhat...

Theresa, May 25, 2024 4 96
Michelle
One night bachelorette parties
Michelle, on May 12, 2024 at 12:31 PM

For those who had a lone night in or out on the town the night before the wedding as was the norm in generations past, what did you do? Go out to dinner, bowling, karaoke, bar hopping, spa, etc or...

Cece, May 18, 2024 5 90
Teresa
We have Some Good Work Family
Teresa, on May 14, 2024 at 9:42 PM

FH and I work at the same place, different departments. Some of our Co-workers put together a mini Wedding Shower in our honor today. It was very nice of them. My FH, myself, and my maid of honor all...

Teresa, May 15, 2024 7 77
Christine
Anniversary Celebration
Christine, on May 14, 2024 at 10:39 PM

I am planning an anniversary party for my in-laws next year. We were going to celebrate their 25th, but with the COVID restrictions that didn't happen. Right now, I'm trying to find a creative way or...

Amy, May 15, 2024 4 77
Morgan
Rehearsal Dinner Q’s
Morgan, on May 6, 2024 at 9:06 PM

Hello! Would love some thoughts. Should we change? Our wedding is rapidly approaching. We’ve had a long engagement & booked some things without fully thinking it through. We started by having a...

CM, May 9, 2024 3 104
Vanessa
Engagement Party
Vanessa, on April 30, 2024 at 8:56 PM

How far after did everyone do an engagement party? We’re not getting married until Oct 9, 2026. He proposed Oct 7, 2023. I was wanting to do an engagement party around October 2024 but is that too...

Rae, May 2, 2024 4 158
Susan
Jack and Jill game pricing
Susan, on April 27, 2024 at 6:47 AM

Hey everyone, I am hosting a Jack and Jill next month in place of a bridal shower and I've been struggling on what to charge for each of the games. We are charging $20 per person for the event...

Jacks, Apr 28, 2024 3 206
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Bachelorette party
Taylor, on April 23, 2024 at 6:23 PM

Ideas for Minnesota or Wisconsin bachelorette on a lake???

Lisa, Apr 26, 2024 2 45
Anne
Bachelorette trip struggles
Anne, on December 5, 2018 at 2:55 PM

Hi ya’ll. So, my fiancé and I both agreed we wanted to take bachelor/bachelorette trips before our wedding. His groomsmen and friends love going on guys trips and have higher salaries and it’s now...

Lindsay, Apr 21, 2024 30 1,311
Michelle
Welcome party/rehearsal dinner menu
Michelle, on April 8, 2024 at 1:41 PM

What are you planning to serve? Is your party lowkey casual or super fancy or somewhere in between?

Cofffee124, Apr 19, 2024 5 93
Alyssa
No Bachelorette Party
Alyssa, on April 14, 2024 at 7:32 PM

To put the situation shortly, I live across the country(US) from where all of my bridesmaids live (also the same state I’m holding everything in). I brought the party up in our group chat asking what...

Chandra, Apr 19, 2024 6 225 1
Susan
Bachelorette: Butlers in the Buff or No?
Susan, on April 11, 2024 at 10:14 PM

Hi ladies! I’m struggling with my bachelorette planning. To give a little background: I was a bit of a wild child in my college and early 20’s years and I love the idea of having a wild party. I was...

CM, Apr 17, 2024 19 377
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Bridal Shower
Rosanne, on April 14, 2024 at 5:50 AM

Not in the bridal party but helping the MOH to plan & pay for a bridal shower (20 guests) for my niece's wedding. The shower is being held at a restaurant's event room which has it's own small...

LM, Apr 17, 2024 6 81
Lisa
Bridal Shower Themes
Lisa, on April 9, 2024 at 9:58 AM

Will your bridal shower incorporate a theme?

Lorrisa, Apr 16, 2024 7 104
Connie
Engagement Photoshoot
Connie, on October 3, 2022 at 10:10 AM

We finally had our engagement photoshoot at Brookside Gardens in Maryland. I booked this about 4 months ago with the photographer and makeup artist/hair stylist. I scheduled our engagement photoshoot...

Crystal L., Apr 10, 2024 13 246 1
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Bachelorette Parties of 2024 - Post Your Pics!!
Maddy, on March 26, 2024 at 6:32 PM

Hi everyone! I'm looking for some inspiration on themes for Bachelorette Parties this year... would love to see pics and ideas of all yours so I can get inspired!!

Skylar, Apr 6, 2024 4 135
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Welcome Event for Destination Wedding
Jenny, on March 29, 2024 at 6:09 PM

Hello All! Would love to get a pulse on the etiquette around welcome events. As we all are, my fiance and I are trying to stay on budget. We will be having our wedding in Maui, and although 95% of our...

CM, Apr 4, 2024 4 50
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