(Closed) For those of you with upcoming weddings…Q abt Guests

posted 11 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
8943 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

We had about 30% of our guests show up.  There were probably about 20% that we knew for sure wouldn’t come, so about 50% that we didn’t expect to decline.

Post # 4
3856 posts
Honey bee

When I was making our guestlist, I did it on a spreadsheet, and I added a column for the liklihood that they’ll come – so I had high, mid and low, and just estimated based on what I know of peoples’ location, finances, etc.

I’m guessing we’ll end up with all of the Highs and about half of the Mids – with the exceptions/surprises (lows who come, or highs who don’t) canceling each other out.

I’ve heard a 75% rule of thumb, but that doesn’t account for out of town guests or special situations at all, so I didn’t want to trust it.

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