(Closed) After elopement party etiquette

posted 4 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
5379 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2016

Warning: you are probably going to get yelled at because most bee’s don’t like these types of parties or whatever. But you’re not calling it a wedding, so hopefully they will be nice…

Anyways, don’t really have any advice since someone else is throwing it. I would think you would only contribute to the guest list. People will bring gifts if they want to, whether you request them or not, but don’t expect them. I’m having a reception, party, whatever you want to call it after we elope and I’m wearing my dress, but I’m also planning/throwing it. I’m not sure how that works in your situation. 

Congrats on getting married and enjoy!

Post # 3
46672 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Ashleylrice:  Here’s a great article about after elopement celebrations<br />http://apracticalwedding.com/2013/05/post-elopement-reception/

Emily Post says post elopement celebrations are just fine


I think wearing your wedding dress would be appreciated by the guests.  Other than helping with the guest list, your role is to show up.


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