(Closed) How many people attended your bridal shower?

posted 3 years ago in Parties
Post # 16
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2017 - Ocean front

Is it bad that I’m not even wanting a shower?? Lol

I’m an older bride though…..we have all that we need for the most part, we already live together for years etc. We feel that by having a shower is just asking people to buy a stuff which we don’t really need or want them to have to do plus we feel that everyone sharing  our special day is more than enough of a gift. :+)

We even thought about making a notation on the invitations saying “your presence is gift enough” but then I feel that may seem controlling and people will basically do what they want….but we def don’t expect anything. 

 

Post # 18
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2016

We invited about 125 and I had about 25 at my shower. Only about 5 didn’t come to the shower and every single person invited to the wedding came! I kid you not!

Post # 19
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2016

We invited 68 and had 49 came..Very specific numbers lol

Post # 20
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2015

Sounds like a lot of people only had one shower so the numbers are bigger.  Those big showers sound like a lot of fun though!  In our area you usually have one shower for each side of the family, a lingerie shower for close friends, and a “general friends, co-workers, church friends, neighbors shower.”  Depending on day and time, it seems like 15-20 are invited and maybe a dozen are able to come.

Post # 21
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Busy bee

Inivted 32, 10 were from out of state, 14 are coming. 

Post # 22
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Buzzing bee

We had about 60 people invited and about 50 probably showed 

Post # 23
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

Invited about 75 and 60ish came.

I also had a really large wedding. 

Post # 24
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Bumble bee

I’m not having a shower, but I’ve thrown a ton of them. I find between 50-75% usually attend, and most of my friends have requested around 30 guests be invited. 

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