(Closed) Should I offer to throw my friend an engagment party?

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
  • poll: Should I offer to throw my friend an engagement party?
    Yes, offer to throw her an engagment party and ask another bridesmaid to help (where at???) : (5 votes)
    19 %
    No, it's unnecessary she wouldn't expect one of her bridesmaids to do that : (22 votes)
    81 %
  • Post # 3
    2440 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I didn’t have an engagement party but the few I’ve been to have been hosted by family, not bridal party.  So I wouldn’t think you’d be obligated to throw one for her.

    Post # 4
    2869 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    No.  A bridal shower closer to the date? Yes.

    Post # 5
    909 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    My SIL, who also happens to be a bridesmaid, had an engagement party for us. But it wasn’t expected and it was simple – a pizza party – which was perfect for us and we just had my parents, grandparents, siblings, and a few aunts/uncles. None of his family was there since they live out-of-state. There weren’t gifts or anything either. It was more just like a big family dinner.

    Post # 6
    137 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    You could have a laid back girls night kind of engagement party. Some appetizers and games should do just fine!

    Post # 7
    1106 posts
    Bumble bee

    I do not know the bride in question so maybe she is expecting on her BMs to do it but I would think that if she is expecting anyone to throw a party, it would be MoH, although that usually only applies to Bridal Party not Engagement Party.

    Post # 8
    3569 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I voted no, if anything you guys should save money and throw a shower or bachlorette party.

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