How big was your wedding!

posted 6 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
129 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

24 immediate-family only guests followed by dinner on a Friday night.

115 guests to a party (with no wedding trappings) on Saturday night.

private home-San Diego. 

Post # 4
841 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2015

@otto2008:  We have written a preliminary guest list and it’s at like 154 right now.

Post # 5
3671 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@otto2008:  Invited about 110, 97 RSVP’d, and only about 67 showed up 🙂 

Post # 7
9546 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

220 Invited. 160 RSVPd “yes”. 150 actually showed up.It was big, but I wouldn’t have had it any other way!

Post # 8
11165 posts
Sugar Beekeeper

@otto2008:  We invited 160 and 130 people attended.

Our wedding was near Sacramento. However, my cousin got married near San Diego at the San Clemente Casino and it was lovely. She had about 150 or so guests and it fit everyone beautifully.

Post # 9
240 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Hired hall

We’re inviting 130. Our venue holds seating for about 100 people comfortably, but I’m guessing a few will decline, and even if they don’t I’m sure we’ll find extra seats somewhere lol 

Post # 10
8440 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

50 guests for our welcome dinner and reception, about 25 for our thank you brunch.

Post # 11
115 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

We are inviting like 165 but that is giving some people guests who we highly doubt will bring a guest. I am expecting about 120 total to actually come.

Post # 12
3671 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@otto2008:  I rented a private cabin so I wasn’t charged for anything ridiculous Muahahaha! 

The caterers were super cool and just left the extra food with us since the containers they were being heated in were disposable (we had a buffet style dinner). My family took home lots of leftovers and any extra chairs were set up so people could admire the lake or sit around the fire place 🙂 

If you haven’t picked a venue then I highly suggest looking for vacation rentals because they are cheaper, you can provide your own alchohol, you can deccorate however you want, plus you can hire whatever vendors you like (even unlicensed friends)! 

Post # 13
26 posts
  • Wedding: April 2013

350 invited– 284 attended

Post # 14
1649 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2000

We invited about 250 and 186 came

Post # 15
3773 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Invited 267. About 160 RSVPed yes, about 150 came.

Post # 16
3725 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@otto2008:  We’re at 180 invitees.

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