Wedding Announcements: to do or not to do?

posted 3 years ago in Etiquette
  • poll: Did you/will you send wedding announcements?
    I sent/will send wedding announcements out immediately following the wedding. : (0 votes)
    I did not/plan not to send wedding announcements out. : (14 votes)
    100 %
  • Post # 2
    8282 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    I don’t even know what that is…never heard of it, unless you mean an announcement that you’re engaged, like in your local newspaper. 

    Post # 3
    3280 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I don’t think people really send wedding annoucements anymore, just put it in the newspaper. 

    Post # 4
    1590 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Bc 130 were there to see it. Who needs an announcement?

    Post # 6
    331 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Excalibur

    The only reason we will be sending a few out is bc we’re getting married in Vegas and most people don’t know. We got postcards from vistaprint for $10 that have our picture and wedding date. 

    Post # 7
    8282 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2012

    nawella:  oh, I see.. Nah, unless your situation is like the bee getting married in Vegas , I wouldn’t bother. 

    Post # 8
    3828 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Everyone we would need to annouce to was at the wedding. Anyone else can find out some other way if they care. 

    We will be sending out baby annoucements though because neither of us are on social media much. 

    Post # 9
    457 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    That’s like for old school people, who were not able to attend your wedding, and who don’t have a Facebook or something. I think it’s pointless.

    Post # 11
    9137 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    If you elope or have a very small wedding, I don’t see any issue with sending out wedding announcements.  Announcements had their place back in previous generations when people would get married quickly or across the country when travel was not just a car or plane ride away.  I think in modern times annoucements are now taken as requests for gifts on the part of the newlyweds.

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