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

11 Unique Bridal Subscription Box Ideas to Gift Yourself or Your BFF

Looking into bridal subscription box options? Here's the scoop on wedding-related boxes and other monthly subscription boxes you'll enjoy throughout your engagement.

By Samantha Iacia, December 2, 2020

Engagement Party

Here’s How to Throw a Virtual Engagement Party

With a little planning and a few creative ideas, a virtual engagement party can be major fun and totally memorable.

By Jenn Sinrich, December 2, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

12 Fun Bachelorette Party Game Ideas the Whole Group Will Love

We've made a list of our favorite bachelorette game ideas that the whole squad will want to play all night long. Let the games begin!

By Samantha Iacia, November 19, 2020

Rehearsal Dinner

What to Wear to a Rehearsal Dinner (That Won't Upstage the Happy Couple)

Not sure what to wear to a rehearsal dinner? We've got tips for deciphering the dress code, as well as awesome outfit suggestions for both men and women.

By Naoimh O'Hare, November 11, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Your Ultimate Guide to Bachelorette Party Planning During COVID

When it comes to hosting a bachelorette party during COVID, you have lots of options. Here's how to make a decision on how to proceed as well as our favorite ideas for ways to celebrate.

By Jenn Sinrich, November 1, 2020

Engagement Party

8 Creative Engagement Party Ideas That Won't Break the Bank

Looking for engagement party ideas on a budget? Here's how to throw an engagement party that's unique but won’t drain your bank account.

By Maddy Sims, October 21, 2020

Rehearsal Dinner

How to Plan an Unforgettable Rehearsal Dinner

What happens at a wedding rehearsal dinner, and who plans it? Consider this your ultimate guide to planning an epic pre-wedding event.

By Maddy Sims, October 8, 2020

Events & Parties

13 Celebrity Couples Who Rocked Minimonies in 2020

Celebrity weddings in 2020 look a bit different than years past, but they're still just as beautiful. Here are 13 celebs who hosted minimonies this year.

By Sarah Hanlon, September 15, 2020

Bridal & Wedding Showers

7 Reasons Why a Couple Shower Is a Must-Throw Pre-Wedding Event

Planning a couple shower? Here's everything you need to know to host an unforgettable party for both of your loved ones.

By Maddy Sims, September 4, 2020

Bridal & Wedding Showers

Here’s How to Throw an Outdoor Bridal Shower During COVID

It's still totally possible to enjoy an outdoor bridal shower during COVID—here's everything you need to know from the guest list to games to COVID-friendly bridal shower food, and much more.

By Kim Forrest, August 11, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

How COVID-19 Is Changing Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

According to a new WeddingWire study, bachelor and bachelorette parties have changed dramatically since last year. Are these changes temporary or will they last beyond COVID?

By Kim Forrest, July 13, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

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

Brainstorming bachelorette party theme ideas for your fun-filled gal pal getaway? Here are the most popular bachelorette themes for a killer bash.

By Christin Perry, July 12, 2020

Bridal & Wedding Showers

How to Plan and Host a Bridal Shower From Beginning to End

Not sure where to begin when it comes to bridal shower planning? Here's how to throw a memorable party for the bride, from choosing a theme to keeping track of gifts.

By Samantha Iacia, June 9, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Who Pays for What at the Bachelorette Party?

If you're wondering who pays for the bachelorette party, the short answer is: Everyone! Read on for more info on exactly who pays for what.

By Lauren Rodrigue, February 21, 2020

Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties

Everything You Need to Throw a Nautical Bachelorette Party

Let's get nauti! From banners to favors and more, here's a shoppable checklist of all the details you'll need to throw a nautical bachelorette party.

By Christin Perry, February 19, 2020

Bridal & Wedding Showers

16 Bridal Shower Gift Ideas for Every Type of Bride

Whether you're shopping for a fashionista bride or a gal who loves to travel, find the right bridal shower gifts for your bestie here!

By Christin Perry, February 12, 2020