(Closed) FILs and the Rehearsal Dinner

posted 11 years ago in Parties
  • poll: Who’s Future In Laws threw them a rehearsal dinner or paid for over half?
    My Future In laws threw the whole bash : (22 votes)
    71 %
    They chipped in 50% or more : (2 votes)
    6 %
    They chipped in some : (0 votes)
    Nothing : (7 votes)
    23 %
  • Post # 3
    524 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    We told my FI’s parents before they could even offer that we were paying for the whole she-bang.

    Post # 4
    290 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    My FI’s father’s contribution is the rehearsal dinner.  His parents are divorced – his mom isn’t able to contribute.

    Post # 6
    1139 posts
    Bumble bee

    My in-laws paid for the whole thing.  And they went all out.  They had wanted to help with the wedding buy my dad was having none of that so they really went to town on the rehersal dinner which we loved!  I’ll take two fancy parties in a row any day!

    Post # 7
    313 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    They have not yet, but they are going to pay to have the whole dinner catered.  

    Post # 8
    1696 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 1991

    Well I figured his parents would do the rehearsal dinner. And then they decided to cater the actual wedding. So now I’m confused if they are going to do both or not. They love to cater so it will probably be both. And I feel weird about asking them if my parents should pitch in or not. I don’t want  them to be offended either way.

    Post # 9
    313 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    My in-laws (and my parents) did not pay anything for the wedding. My Mother-In-Law is widowed and is going through hard times now, so we paid for her travel/hotel at the wedding.

    Post # 10
    3674 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    My inlaws threw and paid for the Rehearsal Dinner. They also paid for our alcohol.

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