(Closed) How many guests are you having?

posted 7 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
Hostess
11278 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Oh my! Between 50 – 60 for the church and meal. Then maybe twenty more for the evening.

Post # 4
Member
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

Girl I hope to keep it under 100!

Post # 5
Member
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

We’re hoping for about 100. Still not sure exactly how many to invite. Does anyone know what percentage of people typically say no?

Post # 7
Member
861 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

About 100 for us…450????? That’s CRAZY!  How on earth did you find a venue to hold that many? Let alone PAY for it!!

 

Post # 9
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Newbee
  • Wedding: December 2010

We’re having 85 . Thank goodness.

Post # 10
Member
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

we’re inviting 113, expecting no more than 80.  before you tell me i’m deluded – more than half of the invitees are from Canada, and we’re getting married in Australia, so we’re only expecting a very modest percentage of invitees to come.  If everyone wins the lottery and can make it, the more the merrier!!  Not so much for our bank accounts, but we’re pretty solid financially so i’m not worried.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

We invited 202 and we had 151 guests (one of whom was NOT invited and just showed up, grrr). I was really happy, since I had wanted around 150 guests from the beginning. 

Post # 12
Member
1057 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

62 have RSVP’d so far. And seeing no one else will answer my calls about them coming, I guess that’s where it’s staying.

Post # 14
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Our venue holds 300 (max) so I’m hoping to cut our list to around 275 or so…we’re at 300+ on the list right now. We’ll see how that changes when it’s time to send out the invites. I’m hoping that the snowy weather we usually have will help the rsvps come in under 300 so we’re not super cozy at the reception.

Post # 15
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661 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

120 – atleast that’s the invites going out.  Yeah, we expect some ppl not to show – but believe it or not, we know most of them are (bc its been the talk amongst the family/friends for the last year lol)  So, I’m looking at 105-108 (my theory) lol We’ll find out in January.

And do I REALLY have to make calls?  Yikes!

Post # 16
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2011

We’re having 400 guests.  Might be more…trying really hard to cut this guest list down!  Good Luck!

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