(Closed) Do friends get invited to bridal showers?

posted 7 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
5890 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2012

i’ve been invited to a friend’s shower before.  only one though.

Post # 4
9056 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

It’s fairly typical here that a bridal shower is for friends and family.

Post # 5
14495 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

I have been to a ton of friends showers when I wasn’t in the wedding.

Post # 6
1276 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I think its typical and it depends on who is throwing it and how many people they are inviting. I’ve been invited to bridal showers to both family and friends and also not invited to close friends because it was family only. 

Post # 7
642 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

I’ve been to a ton of friends bridal showers. I think it depends on how many they can accommodate and what the size of their family and wedding party. I don’t plan on having any Bridesmaid or Best Man so I will have friends.

Post # 8
7296 posts
Busy Beekeeper

funny, i would think its strange NOT to invite your friends! i have been invited to ALL my friends bridal showers and they were invited to mine!

Post # 8
414 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I’m having a small shower for family and then another shower for friends.  Some people have multiple showers so maybe you’re going to either a big shower or a “friends” shower!

Post # 9
1126 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I’m not inviting every female on the guest list to my shower, but I did give Future Mother-In-Law a list of a few close friends who live in the area.  I thought it was open to whomever, as long as they’re invited to the wedding.

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