(Closed) Not having an engagement party

posted 6 years ago in Parties
Post # 3
4982 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

Yup. I kinda wanted one, but we’re not going to have one. No big deal. 

Relatives can throw you one if you really want one. Do you have a sister or a close female cousin? 

Post # 4
5001 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

We didn’t have one. I would bet only about 30% of people have them. 

Post # 5
690 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I didn’t really have one, and by that I mean – Everyone congradulated us on our engagement at his Doctorate Graduation Dinner and did toast and we didn’t have to pay for a very expensive dinner. But we didn’t get gifts or anything

Post # 6
2295 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I don’t know anyone who has had an engagement party. 

Post # 7
2550 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Ya, I don’t know anyone that’s had an engagement party either- although I do wish I could host our own withuot seeming gift grabby or an etiquitte snub… It would probably be different if we had any family nearby. 

Post # 8
11233 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

I really wanted one, and we did not get one. I was a little surprised, actually, but whatever.

Post # 9
2831 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Nope we are not having one. No one offered and I don’t really care if I had one or not.

Post # 10
8695 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

We aren’t having one either. I have a lot of friends but nobody has mentioned it. Also, he is in the military and doesn’t have many friends at all. His family is 5 hours away. I’m not that bummed about it. 



Post # 11
83 posts
Worker bee

I don’t know anyone who had on either. We got engaged Monday and we already talked about not having one! You’re not alone 🙂

Post # 12
1154 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

We didn’t really have one.  After we got engaged, we did meet with some friends for dinner, but that was it.  Nothing fancy, no gifts.  Just a congrats and full tummies.  I also don’t know anyone that has had one.

Post # 13
808 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

All of my close friends had E-parties, and we did too.  My Maid of Honor was all over it, about an hour after I got engaged, she offered.  🙂  We didn’t do gifts, though, just had some friends over to celebrate. 

Post # 14
3357 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I didn’t even care to have one. the bachelor(ette) parties were more than enough.

Post # 15
2959 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I never even heard of engagement parties to I came to WB. They are not common in our area at all. I do not know a single couple that has had one and I typically attend at least 5 or 6 weddings a year.

Post # 16
286 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Yes! I wanted one too! 🙁 We had a small one for my sister when she got engaged and even though she’s my Maid/Matron of Honor she didnt offer to throw me one. They are not very common where I live but I still would have been thrilled to have one.

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