(Closed) Potluck engagement party?

posted 7 years ago in Parties
  • poll: It is okay to (please check all that apply):
    have your engagement party at your own place : (8 votes)
    47 %
    have a potluck engagement party in the afternoon : (8 votes)
    47 %
    neither one of these is okay! (any other ideas?) : (1 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    2161 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2011

    I think it’s perfectly fine!

    Post # 4
    228 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I don’t see why you shouldn’t throw the engagement party yourself, as an engagement party isn’t really a gift giving event as such. A potluck sounds great to me, but I really like potlucks! 🙂

    Post # 6
    5110 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I dont see anything wrong with that.. I would come lol 

    Post # 7
    113 posts
    Blushing bee

    have it at your house, i did! and it went great…. make it a potluck and it will be so much easier on everyone its really much easier make it simple dishes i love potlucks you get such a great variety and your celebrating your engagement

    i wish i had of thought of potluck, the food was to much

    Post # 8
    226 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I think its totally fine to host the party yourselves. But I would be hesitant to ask people to bring food. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good potluck but I feel like they are usually done for community events, not a personal celebration. I hope this doesn’t come off snotty, I don’t mean for it to be.

    Post # 10
    273 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I think that both ideas are awesome!  Overall, the party really needs to reflect your style.  My Fiance and I are doing a dessert party (potluck style) in our own home.  We want our wedding to be laid back and fun and we think that treating the e party like any casual celebration will introduce our wedding style to our friends and family!  I’m sure whatever you decide will be really fun and personal and that is all that matters!  Cheers!

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