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Wedding Reception

Let’s get the party started! It’s time to celebrate with the people you love most, and we’re here to help you choose the best venue, pick a perfect menu, and fine-tune the timeline so your wedding reception is totally seamless – and totally unforgettable. Raise a glass to the newlyweds!

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These 27 Wedding Cake Serving Sets Will Make Your Reception Extra Special
Cake & Desserts
A wedding cake cutter set makes a fabulous gift that you can use during your reception—and at home long after the big day.
The Indian Wedding Glossary Every Guest Needs
Speeches & Traditions
Your first (and even your second, and third) time witnessing an Indian wedding might leave you a little dazed and confused. Consult this Indian wedding glossary to get your terms straight!
Attending an Indian Wedding? Here’s What to Expect
Speeches & Traditions
Make sure you’ll know what to expect when attending an Indian wedding. Learn about the various religions that may be observed and the customs associated with each.
15 Rustic Wedding Cakes Perfect for a Countryside Celebration
Cake & Desserts
If you're getting married at a barn, farm, or other rustic venue, don't plan your dessert table without seeing these country wedding cakes first.
18 Purple Wedding Cake Designs for Fall, Winter or Anytime of the Year
Cake & Desserts
Looking to add a pop of color to your wedding dessert table? See all the purple wedding cake designs we're obsessing over right now.
20 Non-Boring Ways to Decorate a White Wedding Cake
Cake & Desserts
Mix tradition and personality by cutting into one of these creative white wedding cakes at your reception.
Here’s How to Decide if a Wedding Tradition is Right for You
Speeches & Traditions
We admit, some traditions may seem a bit outdated. Here’s how to decide which wedding traditions you can skip, and which to keep.
20 Elegant Wedding Cakes That Will Always Be In Style
Cake & Desserts
Refined details, timeless color palettes, and fresh flowers are just some of our favorite ideas when it comes to decorating elegant wedding cakes.
17 Three-Tier Wedding Cakes That Make Show-Stopping Desserts
Cake & Desserts
From fresh flower embellishments to metallic details, these decorative three-tier wedding cakes are showing us how it's done.
The 7 Best U.S. Cities for a Brewery Wedding
Places to Celebrate
If you prefer beer over wine, then a brewery wedding venue may be your ideal setting. Check out these cities where brewery venues abound.
Our Favorite Two-Tier Wedding Cakes
Cake & Desserts
There are so many ways to decorate a two-tier wedding cake—check out some of our picks for every style and season.
10 Mountain Wedding Venues in Montana With Idyllic Views
Places to Celebrate
You don't have to search for very long to find amazing views in Big Sky Country, but at these Montana wedding venues, the scenery is truly second to none.
Hosting a Dry Wedding? 6 Things You Need to Know
Food & Beverage
We're here to help ensure your alcohol-free celebration is totally amazing. Check out our best advice for dry weddings.
20 Wedding Cakes With Flowers to Make Your Dessert Table Bloom
Cake & Desserts
Love flowers? Us too, especially when cake is involved. These wedding cakes with flowers are only fueling our floral obsession.
The Best Beach Wedding Cakes for 2020
Cake & Desserts
There's more to it than seashells and anchors—this year's trendiest beach wedding cakes are all about tropical accents, bright colors, and water-inspired details.
The Best U.S. Destinations for Vineyard Weddings
Places to Celebrate
Wine lover? Can't tell the difference between a Merlot and a Pinot Noir? Doesn't matter—vineyard weddings are for everyone! If you'd like to wed amid the vines, here are the best locations to host a vineyard wedding in the U.S.