Wedding Showers & Parties

The party starts way before the wedding. From rehearsal dinners and bridal showers to bachelor, bachelorette, and engagement parties, we have the best inspiration and advice for hosting a pre-wedding celebration!

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Traditional Wedding Vows for Your Ceremony
For couples who want to keep things classic.
90 Short and Sweet Love Quotes That Will Speak Volumes at Your Wedding
Looking for the right words to express your feelings on the big day? Turn to these famous romantic quotes for your vows, toast, décor, or more.
Father of the Bride Speeches That Knocked It Out of the Park
When these fathers of the bride (and groom) took the mic, they delivered toasts that wowed the crowd. Watch and learn, then use our tips to draft your own masterpiece.
How to Plan an Entirely Unplugged Wedding
Encouraging a phone-free zone during your ceremony and reception might allow your friends and family to better witness (and celebrate!) your marriage—without distractions.
50 Creative Wedding Favors That Will Delight Your Guests
From DIY bouquets to yummy desserts, these are some of the best wedding favor ideas we've seen yet.
A Witness Overheard Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez's Emotional Wedding Vows: "They Cried to Each Other"
Kenosha Portis, an employee at the chapel where the couple tied knot, also noted that actors' children stood behind them during the intimate ceremony.

More Wedding Showers & Parties

Who Gets an Invitation to the Rehearsal Dinner?
Making the guest list for this pre-wedding party can be tricky.
What to Say When Proposing—Besides the Obvious
If you're worried you won't come up with the right words when you're ready to pop the question, we've got you covered.
This Bridal Shower Featured a Springtime in Paris Theme, Complete With a Bouquet-Making Station

The bride-to-be celebrated with 33 guests in a glass conservatory and brought in cherry blossom trees for the event.