(Closed) Invitations

posted 8 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
913 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

We are doing the same thing….Ceremony outside on the patio, cocktail hour and reception immediately following.  We are going to write on the invite, “Cocktail hour and Recepetion immediately following”.  A lot of guests are confused when they get the invite and they don’t know whats going on – especially people that aren’t familiar w/ the ceremony/reception site – Don’t leave them guessing!!

Post # 4
8353 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

You don’t have to write it on the bottom of the invitation; however, it would be nice to let your guests know that there is going to be a reception following the ceremony, and that is usually the best way.

Post # 5
159 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I have the same situation and I’ve played around with wording…this is how I think i’m doing it:

Ceremony at Six O’Clock in the Evening



Adult reception immediately following.

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