(Closed) wedding gifts: do people bring to wedding or send in advance?

posted 7 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

We were about 30/70 on gifts sent before the wedding versus brought to the reception.  We didn’t receive any gifts after the wedding (besides my aunt who left it on the kitchen counter and had to mail it to us afterwards).

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

@LindaD76: I hardly ever see any gifts at the wedding becuase many ladies bring gifts to the shower. Cards are mainly given at the wedding/reception.

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Traditional etiquette says not to bring presents to the reception, but to send them to the couple’s home, so that the couple will not have to figure out how to get a bunch of presents home at the end of the reception.  However, a whole lot of people are unaware of this point of etiquette, so you need to figure something out anyway.

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Im not sure.Though I went to  2 weddiings where there was hardly any gifts.

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