(Closed) Shower date

posted 4 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
794 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2015 - Backyard Forest

LarLa:  I would ask her if she would be okay with it or whether she was planning a Sunday party. Explain that it’s the only weekend that works for the hosts, but you wanted to check-in with her first…unless the relationship is a bit strained, she’ll probably appreciate the gesture.

Why wouldn’t she be coming to your shower?

Post # 3
3725 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

LarLa:  Have the shower on the date that works for the best for you. A two-year old’s birthday party the day before a shower is no big deal. Have your shower on that Sunday.

Post # 4
8861 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

i see no problem with that.  you can’t please everyone.  if this date works for you and the hosts, then you should pick it.


Post # 5
787 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Definitely go ahead and have your shower on the date you selected, and lock it down fast before someone plans a baby shower for the same day. Don’t worry about the flower girl’s bday party; it’s not in direct conflict with your date, and if anyone feels it’s just “too much” for one weekend, they can miss one event or the other. No date is going to be perfect for every adult in your circle, so just do the best you can.

Post # 6
7276 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

Go ahead and have the shower when you want it. I wouldn’t care if it took place on my birthday- you can’t accommodate everyone.

Post # 7
2945 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Like PPs said, there is no 100% perfect date.  It’s the day after the nieces birthday, and if you have the date locked, niece’s parents will know if they plan a party, that they should have it on Saturday. 

Post # 9
335 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Having it the same weekend as your flower girls birthday does not seem like an issue to me. I am assuming she is a little girl and her party will be small and during the day, so it does not seem like it would be conflicting to a bridal shower that following day. You will be a busy lady but if it is the best date to pick with everything else going on I say do it!!!!

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