Events & Parties

Your wedding day is the main event, but don't forget the build-up! There are a number of pre- and post-wedding parties that need your attention, from organizing the engagement party to planning the perfect bachelorette bash. Whatever soirée you’ve got on the calendar, we’ve got your back.

Engagement Party

Do I Need An Engagement Party?

Engagement parties can be a great way for your friends and family members to meet and mingle. But yes, they can be pricey and time-consuming to plan. Here's how to decide if you need an engagement party.

By Lindsay Tigar, August 23, 2019

Engagement Party

A Guest’s Guide to Engagement Party Gift Etiquette

Attending a pre-wedding event soon? Take note of these engagement party gift etiquette rules to ensure you stay on the soon-to-be-wed couple's good side.

By Lindsay Tigar, August 19, 2019

Bridal & Wedding Showers

20 Tea Party Bridal Shower Favors You Can Buy Online

These tea party bridal shower favors are perfect for a classic event. They're adorable, useful—and totally easy to buy!

By Christin Perry, August 19, 2019

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

A Houston Bachelorette Party Itinerary

Ready to plan your Houston bachelorette party? Here are the must-visit places in the Lone Star State.

By Stephanie Weers, August 19, 2019

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

A Houston Bachelor Party Itinerary

Plan a guys' weekend in the Lone Star State. This Houston bachelor party itinerary ensures your weekend goes off without a hitch.

By Stephanie Weers, August 19, 2019

Bridal & Wedding Showers

8 Steps to Hosting a Tea Party Bridal Shower

Celebrate the bride-to-be in an undeniably classy way by hosting a tea party bridal shower. Here's exactly how to pull it off like a pro.

By Samantha Iacia, August 14, 2019

Bridal & Wedding Showers

40 Bridal Shower Decorations For Every Budget and Style

Planning an upcoming party for a special bride-to-be? Here are the best bridal shower decorations you can buy right now.

By Samantha Iacia, August 8, 2019

Engagement Party

The Dos and Don’ts of Engagement Party Etiquette

Spoiler: Inviting people to this event that AREN'T invited to the wedding is a major engagement party etiquette no-no.

By Kim Forrest, July 31, 2019

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

14 Super-Creative Bachelorette Party Themes: Shop the Look!

Trying to come up with a few ideas for your fun-filled gal pal getaway? Here are the most popular bachelorette party themes for a killer bash.

By Christin Perry, July 29, 2019

Engagement Party

20 Creative (and Cute!) Engagement Party Favors

Just said "yes"? These engagement party favors are sure to wow the guests at your pre-wedding celebration.

By Christin Perry, July 19, 2019

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

15 Bachelorette Party Decorations That Were Made For Instagram

These bachelorette party decorations feature all of the top decor trends of the moment from rose gold to flamingos and much more.

By Christin Perry, July 19, 2019

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

25 Bachelorette Party Favors Your Bride Tribe Will Love

Whether you need to stick to a tight budget or want to splurge, these bachelorette party favors are the perfect swag for the big bash.

By Christin Perry, July 19, 2019

Bridal & Wedding Showers

28 Bridal Shower Favors We're Obsessing Over

We've rounded up our favorite bridal shower favors to thank your guests for attending your "party before the party."

By Jacqueline Tynes, June 20, 2019

Bridal & Wedding Showers

21 Beach-Themed Bridal Shower Invitations for Your Seaside Fête

If you're hosting a shower set near the sea and sand, these beach-theme bridal shower invitations are totally ideal.

By Christin Perry, June 7, 2019

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

How to Throw a Bachelorette Party in Your 30s

Figuring out how to throw a bachelorette party in your 30s is a bit different than in your 20s. Here's the best plan of action.

By Kelli Comberiate, June 3, 2019

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

A Minneapolis Bachelorette Party Itinerary

Ready to plan your Minneapolis bachelorette party? This guide will provide all that you need, from activities to dining to accommodations.

By Stephanie Weers, May 28, 2019