(Closed) Too late to have an engagement party?

posted 7 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
1046 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

If people know you’re engaged the engagement party is pointless, really. They’re meant to announce the engagement to everyone.

Post # 4
4512 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I don’t think it’s too late, especially since you still have a long while till your wedding. What’s the etiquette on engagement parties–is it officially cool to throw one for yourself?? I can’t remember.

Post # 6
1046 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@pui.puni: If it’s okay in your circle, go ahead.

Post # 7
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Fiance and I got engaged in September. We had our engagement party in February.

We had to figure out a time when everyone could get together, since my parents live on the other side of the country. And Future Mother-In-Law was throwing it so it had to work for her too.

I don’t think it’s too late at all.

We just had a fun, relaxed, informal brunch with a small group and everyone loved it.

Post # 9
729 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

We are having a party, which will have mostly just the people in our wedding and parents. I was talking to someone and they said ‘like an engagement party’. Not really, but I guess you could say that. We got engaged in Dec ’10. So its not to late for you. We are only really doing it b/c we live in different states and are having my family come to town and meet his friends, so it is def. not an engagement party by any means.

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