(Closed) Rehearsal Dinner Invitations- Who is responsible?

posted 6 years ago in Parties
  • poll: Who paid for and sent the rehearsal dinner invitations?
    We paid for the invitations and sent them. We hosted our own rehearsal dinner. : (6 votes)
    21 %
    We paid for the invitations and sent them even though someone else hosted our rehearsal dinner. : (11 votes)
    38 %
    FILs/whoever hosted the dinner also took care of the invitations. : (8 votes)
    28 %
    Other- I'll explain in the comments. : (4 votes)
    14 %
  • Post # 3
    2281 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I offered to handle the invitations, since I already had a pretty serious guest list manager, but Father-In-Law said I had plenty on my plate already and they were happy to handle the invites and rsvps. It was totally their party, which was lovely – all I had to do was show up!

    Post # 4
    813 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    My Future In-Laws are hosting ours.. they never once mentioned invitations, and I didn’t feel like doing them so we aren’t having invites. Kind of sucks but it is too late now! 🙁

    Post # 5
    2616 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    father in law paid for the 30 person meal. he phoned people- so we had him and his gf and his best friend, grooms mom and two sisters, the officant and his wife, the pianoist and her husband then 2 of the grooms men, 4 of the bridesmaids and my parents and i invited one sibling.  we had more people we invited but they got sick last minute so they didnt come

    Post # 6
    713 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012 - Watch tower lodge, Black hawk state Park Rock Island, IL

    were hosting ours, but we didnt send out invites, we just let everyone know via phone/text or FB

    Post # 7
    428 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    We hosting our rehearsal ourselves and sending our own invites.

    Post # 8
    136 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    We are letting people know by phone/text/email.  Our rehearsal dinner is pretty informal.  If your having a formal rehearsal dinner, I would mail out invitations.

    Post # 9
    4371 posts
    Honey bee

    We did the invites though IL’s paid. 

    Post # 11
    9056 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    Not sure if I’m in the category of “don’t bother responding” but our rehearsal dinner was hosted out of the general wedding budget at my aunts house and she provided some of the food.  It was limited to parents and bridal party. She offered to send out an email but we ended up just communicating that it was happening by word of mouth. 

    Post # 12
    4193 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

    We hosted/paid, and I sent an evite. Easy, and since we needed to include links for parking, etc., it worked out best for us.

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