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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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Engagement party
Jessica, on November 18, 2022 at 11:18 PM

Hi all! how common are engagement parties? does everyone have one?

Paige, Nov 28, 2022 10 103
Bridesmaid Expenses
Rachel, on October 19, 2022 at 8:04 AM

I will be a bridesmaid in two weddings next year. Both girls were in my wedding last year and I’m excited to celebrate them! However the demands and costs have been skyrocketing this month. Bride 1 I...

Aileen, Oct 23, 2022 13 206
Two showers?
Nicole, on October 20, 2022 at 7:09 PM

Hi all! I have a question regarding two bridal showers. My fiancés family wants to throw their own shower for me. I REALLY do not want two showers. Most of the family is within an hour drive and it...

Elycia, Oct 21, 2022 7 158
Leslie, on November 30, 2022 at 9:09 PM

Did you guys dress fancy or casual for rehearsal dinner?

Michelle, Yesterday at 9:08 AM 8 75
Sharing or splitting the holidays?
Michelle, on November 30, 2022 at 12:08 PM

How are you and your partner handling the holidays? Will you see each other's families? Or are you setting your own traditions?

Alisha, Dec 1, 2022 10 101
How can i put a date for Rehearsal & Bachelorette Party?
Desiree, on November 23, 2022 at 11:52 AM

How can I put a date for Rehearsal & Bachelorette Party?

Mrs.evans, Nov 29, 2022 13 152
Bachelorette Itinerary
Nicole, on November 21, 2022 at 11:24 AM

Hello, so I have a question about the itinerary for my Bachelorette. So Friday, we will be spending the whole day at the rodeo & making cowboy hats at home. Then Saturday, we will do a drag brunch...

Nicole, Nov 28, 2022 13 195
Rehersal Dinner/welcome dinner in Puerto Rico
Jennifer, on October 28, 2020 at 4:46 PM

Hello WW Brides! Does anyone have experience in hosting or planning a Rehersal Dinner/Welcome Dinner or welcome cocktail event. I have been getting quotes higher than our wedding catering!

Jordan, Nov 21, 2022 9 413
Rebecca, on November 11, 2022 at 1:53 PM

What are some creative ways to announce an engagement?

Mrs.evans, Nov 11, 2022 1 41
Bachelorette - Palm Springs or New Orleans?
Anonymous, on November 3, 2022 at 2:03 PM

I’m very torn between Palm Springs or New Orleans for my end of June bachelorette. Most people are coming from the East coast. Thoughts? Leaning more towards PS but opinions are welcome!

Melle, Nov 7, 2022 6 111
Stressing about Farewell Brunch!
Kimberly, on November 2, 2022 at 1:55 AM

So this is way premature, but stress is my middle name at this point. I’m having a destination wedding, and we’re planning to have a farewell “brunch”. Brunch in quotes because we don’t really want to...

Kimberly, Nov 2, 2022 2 110
Engagement Party Invites
Nicole, on October 11, 2022 at 12:23 AM

Both mine and my fiance's parents are hosting our engagement party. I am hoping to send out digital invites through paperless post or one of those websites. Basically, I would like to be in charge of...

Luna, Oct 31, 2022 2 104
Welcome Bags for Bridesmaids
Brittany, on October 20, 2022 at 12:47 PM

I’m so excited for the welcome bags I made for my bridesmaids I had to share! They will get them as they begin arriving (most are traveling) for the next week and a half of festivities. My...

Janae, Oct 27, 2022 5 113
Out-of-state Bridesmaids
Penny, on October 22, 2022 at 12:10 AM

I am planning to have five bridesmaids for my wedding. The problem is that none of them have met. My MOH and I live in South Dakota, and the others live in Kansas, Minnesota, and Arizona. I would...

Elycia, Oct 24, 2022 9 176 1
I’m the Moh for my friends wedding, but she had a courthouse wedding this past weekend. What are the expectations now usually?
Alexa, on October 17, 2022 at 6:02 AM

So a little more explanation. I’m the (will be after my wedding in Feb) Matron of Honor for my friends wedding. Originally she was supposed to be married in May of 2023. I was planning all the usual...

Kari, Oct 20, 2022 12 299
Bridal Shower Invites
Kaymae, on October 15, 2022 at 7:09 PM

My fiance and I will be having a small wedding with about 21 guests. It'll only be family attending. My aunt has been helping plan the bridal shower, but I'm in charge of invitations. I've been told...

Michelle, Oct 18, 2022 7 198 1
Pregnant Bridesmaids
Alexa, on August 24, 2022 at 12:55 PM

Two of my best friends are pregnant will be 4 & 6 months along for my weekend bachelorette trip. They are both committed to coming and haven’t voiced any concerns to me. I’m so appreciative that...

Kari, Oct 18, 2022 8 186
Sound & Lighting Costs Lake Como, Italy
Angelica, on February 19, 2021 at 9:43 PM

Hi guys! I just received a quote for 14,000.00€ for sound and light at a villa in lake como, italy. Is this fair? I’m have a 50-60 person wedding.

Johan, Oct 16, 2022 15 449
Bridal shower help
Summer, on September 15, 2022 at 3:21 AM

So I'm planning my baby sister bridal shower (moms passed), and I'm struggling. I have over a year to plan, but given that her future in laws are a very tight family and insist 'every one' is invited...

John, Oct 14, 2022 14 189
Bachelor Party
Stacey, on June 12, 2020 at 7:35 PM

My fiance's bachelor party is two days prior to our wedding because he didn't want his best man to fly across the country twice. In addition to the groomsmen and groomswoman, one of my bridesmaids...

Kris_gerorge, Oct 12, 2022 6 170
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