He popped the question…She said yes! Such a memorable moment, the day he asks for her hand in marriage. And it’s even more special when you can share the proposal with those you love, be it your parents, family members, relatives or close friends! You’ll want to share the story of the special way he proposed as well as let your close friends and family know about your upcoming wedding plans – or maybe even ask your friends to be in your bridal party that night!
Start your engagement off on the right foot with an engagement party to celebrate your upcoming nuptials! You can have a casual get-together at your home to celebrate, or maybe plan something more elaborate at a local pub, restaurant or a favorite local establishment. Many couples will let everyone know of the engagement before the party, or you might even want to announce your engagement at the actual party! (Just invite your guests over for a barbecue or a holiday party if there is a holiday around the date of your engagement party).
At your engagement party, be sure to have plenty of champagne to go around, as your family members may want to toast to you and your road to marriage! You should not expect to receive gifts, but know that some guests may bring something along with them to let them know how happy they are for you. If you receive a gift, be sure to send out a hand-written thank you note closely after your event. Attending an engagement party and not sure what kind of a gift to bring? The most popular engagement party gifts would be a greeting card, check, bottle of wine/champagne or maybe a gift card to the couple’s favorite restaurant or date spot.
To set the scene for your engagement party, send out an engagement party invitation about 3 weeks before your event. We have a plethora of engagement party invitations that will help you invite your guests to your exciting wedding kick-off party! Choose an invitation that best coordinates with your engagement party theme or formality, be it a casual engagement party invitation or an elegant engagement party invitation.
We offer a variety of styles featuring looks-like-me invitations which feature proposing couples with different hair colors, styles and nationalities for you to match with your own personal look and style. Choose from proposal scenes, city scenes, tying the knot themes or champagne scenes. We also offer photo engagement party invitations, and formal designs with ribbons, pattern borders, chandeliers, wedding ring themes and simple silhouettes. If you know your wedding theme, you can incorporate that into your engagement party invitation, or you may even want to choose an invitation that matches the way he proposed, be it out on a ranch, in your favorite city or in the sand on the beach.
Ready to celebrate how he proposed? Check out some of our favorite engagement party invitations below…