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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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Bachelorette Party Decorations
Sarah, on March 8, 2024 at 2:27 PM

I am a bridesmaid and a friend's wedding and working to plan her bachelorette party. Her MOH is not attending, helping to plan or contributing financially at all. There will only be one other...

Marry, Mar 18, 2024 14 191
Bridal Shower
Rosanne, Today 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...

Rosanne, An hour ago 2
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, Yesterday at 9:05 AM 12 133
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 13 234 1
Bridal Shower Themes
Lisa, on April 9, 2024 at 9:58 AM

Will your bridal shower incorporate a theme?

Andrea, Apr 9, 2024 2 18
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?

Lorrisa, Apr 9, 2024 5 55
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 85
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 40
Hand delivering wedding invitations at bridal shower
Jamie, on April 3, 2024 at 11:21 AM

Is it tacky to hand out wedding invitations at my bridal shower? I’m thinking of having them at their seats or personally giving them out individually. Stamps are crazy expensive I spent $200...

Jacks, Apr 3, 2024 5 71
Excited 🌷🌷
Sylvia, on May 16, 2021 at 11:37 AM

Afternoon ladies 💕 24 more days until I get MARRIED💃 I have a question.... Should I still go through with a Bachelorette Party with Covid still happening? It will be at my home with close friends and...

Salmawisoky, Mar 28, 2024 9 228
I’m stuck planning my own bachelorette party and i feel weird about it…
Melanie, on March 17, 2024 at 9:32 PM

Hi ladies! So I’m getting married on June 1st, 2024 and I’m so excited for it! I asked my cousin (who’s my maid of honor) if April 19-21 worked for her and if she’d be willing to plan a bachelorette...

Michelle, Mar 22, 2024 6 153
Inclusive bachelorette party
Samantha, on March 21, 2024 at 9:00 PM

I’m getting married in June with the bachelorette party in May. My sister is the MOH but she doesn’t plan a lot of things in advance so I’m helping out. We have someone in the party who can’t walk or...

Rosebud, Mar 22, 2024 3 93
Wedding party
Erica, on December 23, 2022 at 8:47 PM

What do you guys think about having no bridal party? I just want to avoid the drama and the hustle and bustle of having a bridal party on my side and my fiancés side

Samantha, Mar 21, 2024 18 223
Day-after Bbq/gathering... Need naming ideas
Katie, on March 12, 2024 at 10:23 PM

On the family/out-of-town guest additional festivities card, having a Welcome Dinner night before wedding and a bbq/games/boat and lake day at our house the next afternoon (Sat 2pm). Trying to think...

Katie, Mar 16, 2024 8 147
Shower when the Bride Cannot Attend
Jacqueline, on March 12, 2024 at 12:36 PM

My sister is getting married in November. She lives far away from home, where family, childhood friends and bridesmaids are. She won’t be able to come home to attend a shower. We would still like to...

Jacqueline, Mar 15, 2024 6 191
Plans the night before the wedding?
Kara, on February 20, 2024 at 11:01 PM

Hi everyone, looking for some advice from fellow introverts! What are your plans for the night BEFORE the wedding? Our wedding in June will be pretty small (65 guests) and we're not having bridesmaids...

Sarah, Mar 13, 2024 6 203
Gay guy invited to fratty bachelor party
Michael, on March 10, 2024 at 9:05 PM

So a friend of a friend (who I have totally befriended) has asked me to join his bachelor party. It's in New Orleans and they have reserved a very swanky airbnb and all of the preliminary text...

Hannah, Mar 11, 2024 6 179
Future Mrs. Burge
Stock the bar party
Future Mrs. Burge, on February 24, 2024 at 2:17 PM

My venue suggested we do a stock the bar party. Basically everyone brings their favorite liquor or beer in lieu of gifts. Anyone who's thrown a stock the bar party how did it go? What are the pros and...

Scarlet, Mar 3, 2024 12 321
Illinois/wisconsin Bachelorette Party
Paige, on February 15, 2024 at 6:09 PM

Hi there! I’m getting married July of 2025 and I already want to start thinking of ideas for my bachelorette next spring 🤣 I’ve been to almost 10 bach parties and the one thing that has always...

Brenda, Feb 24, 2024 6 187
Bachelor Parties and Strip Clubs...a Fun or Grotesque Tradition?
Angie, on August 4, 2021 at 11:05 AM

Hi Ladies! My Fiancé and his best man are planning his bachelor party and I was approached if I would be ok with a night at the strip club. What's the general consensus on this? I trust my man but...

Amber, Feb 23, 2024 27 1,149
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