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Let's get the party started! Get help picking the right music, seating your guests, choosing the menu, centerpieces, cakes, toasts, wedding favors, and everything else reception-related.

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Mini Pro Bam Pictures!!
Micah, on October 7, 2019 at 12:31 PM

Were married !!! And our fabulous photographer shared some pictures with us early, so I figured Id do a mini pro bam.

Kimberly, Oct 15, 2019 26 3 340
Cocktail + Stations Wedding Reception Timeline
Jennifer, on October 13, 2019 at 10:10 AM

Hi! My fiancé and I are getting married in October of 2020. We both feel the most fun part of a wedding is the dancing so we decided to forego the sit down dinner so no one is waiting at tables for...

Sinéad, Oct 15, 2019 2 98
Brunch reception alcohol
Amanda, on October 14, 2019 at 12:33 PM

I'm trying to figure out how much alcohol to order for our wedding. We are having a brunch wedding on a Saturday morning/afternoon . Ceremony from 9:30-10, cocktail hour from 10-11 and reception from...

Sinéad, Oct 15, 2019 2 46
Limited Bar with tickets
Vy Nguyen, on October 14, 2019 at 1:57 PM

I'm looking into the option of giving 2 free drink tickets per guests, and they can pay for additional drinks after that. It sounds very good on theory, but I wanna hear some real life experience. Has...

karen, Oct 15, 2019 7 144
Interracial Wedding, Seating and Guest
Gevonchai, on July 20, 2019 at 4:05 PM

So my fiancé and I are in an interracial relationship. I am doing the seating chart for the wedding and it's looking like all of the white people are sitting together and all of the black people are...

Shavell, Oct 14, 2019 18 366
Cake baker said she won't set my cake or dessert bar up
Michelle, on October 9, 2019 at 8:17 PM

Has anyone heard of this? She told me she does not set up will only drop off but didn't tell me this before I made my deposit. I do have a decorator but will she charge me more to set that up? Also I...

Michelle, Oct 14, 2019 21 442
First Dance Song?
Angel, on October 11, 2019 at 2:53 PM

Ok, I have to know - what's everyone's first dance song?? Would love to see what everyone else is choosing. I feel like it's one of the most important details!

Savannah, Oct 14, 2019 26 243
Backyard wedding: bartender/liquor license
Cassie, on October 13, 2019 at 4:57 PM

Hi- My FH and I are leaning more towards a backyard wedding. We would like to have a bartender serving the quests vs self serve for many safety reasons. I am curious to know if there is a way to have...

Cassie, Oct 14, 2019 4 82
Help! How much does an open bar cost?
Sydney, on October 13, 2019 at 9:15 PM

My fiancé's parents said they would pay for the alcohol at our wedding; however, most reception venues have to alcohol included in the package price. How do I figure out how much to have them...

Emily, Oct 14, 2019 10 152
Reception food
Shireen, on October 8, 2019 at 5:35 AM

What's on your menu for the guests to eat?

Ashley, Oct 14, 2019 33 296
Small intimate wedding reception ideas for guests of 60 ppl
Wallace/williams, on October 13, 2019 at 8:01 PM

Hi all. My wedding is Feb 15th 2020. very cold in Cleveland Ohio first off. Lol I am needing to know some ideas if what to do at my receotion. I will not have a wedding party. Just my daughter and...

Wallace/williams, Oct 14, 2019 10 155
Dessert Bar for Favors
Shayna, on October 10, 2019 at 2:37 PM

Hi Everyone!I am thinking about having a dessert bar after the reception, which would act as the favors for guests. When the reception is over we are going to have a coffee/latte bar, which will have...

Danielle, Oct 14, 2019 4 70
Extra Reception Space
Tori, on October 13, 2019 at 5:00 PM

With all the tables set up and the dance floor. I will have a lot of extra space at my reception venue. What are some fun things I can do to fill up some of the extra space?

Melle, Oct 14, 2019 4 56
Taper candles.
Shelby, on October 14, 2019 at 5:33 AM

My reception venue doesn't want open flames but I really wanted to have candlesticks on the tables. Would it look cheesy if I had them and just didn't light them? I've looked for led taper candles and...

Melle, Oct 14, 2019 4 87
Wedding Exit
Jessica, on October 12, 2019 at 7:56 PM

Hey y'all! Didn't even know a wedding exit was a thing, but they make for some cute shots and its the sign to guest that the wedding is over. Our venue charges by each 30 minutes past the end time. So...

Sinéad, Oct 14, 2019 13 1 245
Food Trucks?
Jessica, on August 11, 2019 at 12:05 PM

Hi I was going over costs and ideas for food and cheaper alternatives. So I was thinking of a food truck specifically a bbq one because we love it. How many of you did a food truck at your reception?...

Laura, Oct 14, 2019 9 1 171
Custom dog cake toppers?
Brittany, on October 12, 2019 at 7:36 PM

Hey everyone! So we are about to do our tasting and start planning our cake with the baker. I recently saw a picture where someone had a small dog figurine on the bottom of their cake with icing on...

Cara, Oct 14, 2019 10 1 208
Elopement with a home reception
Adrienne, on October 11, 2019 at 9:47 AM

So my FH and I are planning to get married in Gibraltar October 2020, just the two of us. We want to have a reception the weekend we get back home so we can include all of our family and friends in...

Cliodhna, Oct 14, 2019 3 70
Parent dance- Song
Abby, on October 12, 2019 at 10:30 AM

My fiancé and I are in a bit of a different situation for parent dances. My dad is not in the picture and his mom passed away earlier this year. We will be doing the dance with each other’s parent and...

Sinéad, Oct 14, 2019 4 78
Disappointed
Summer, on October 7, 2019 at 11:23 AM

Well thanks to mother nature we don't get to have the wedding we have been wanting. If it wasn't for the fact that people have non refundable booked flights and others got special time off work (like...

N, Oct 13, 2019 15 360