Once you get engaged, the next important thing is announcing the exciting news to all your friends and family members. The best way to announce your engagement is by gathering all your friends for a party. It will be a chance for the future in-laws to meet and get to know each other better and you can show the beautiful bridal engagement ring to your friends.
Most often the bride’s family hosts the engagement party. But there are no written rules for that. Set a date for the party and create a guest list. If you are planning on inviting a lot of guests, select an appropriate venue. Finally, plan a theme for the party because it makes the party more fun and interesting.
Here are some of the best bridal engagement party ideas, themes, and decorations for you.
Summer BBQ Garden Party
A lot of people are throwing BBQ parties because they are simple to throw, doesn’t cost much, and you can prepare well in advance. If you have a garden, you can transform it into a BBQ joint for the party. Take out your chairs, cushions, and rugs to the garden. You can set up an outdoor game station for games like frisbees, Twister, croquet, etc.
If you and fiancé are travel enthusiasts, you can throw your engagement party in the travel theme. You can throw the party at a nice restaurant or in your own home. You can offer signature drinks from other countries to your guests. Set up a globe for the guests to sign. Also, make your engagement cake with a travel theme.
Wine And Cheese Night
This is one of the most popular party themes for engaged couples. A lot of couples are into wine and cheese tasting nowadays. Many of the local wine bars are often happy to host engagement parties. Make sure to serve crisps, baked brie, charcuterie, etc. along with wine.
Picnics are a perfect way to host a relaxed engagement party. One of the main advantages is that you can host the party in the open and it won’t cost you much. All you need is some blankets and sandwiches. You can hang the tassel garlands and streamers from the trees in the park. Figure out some of the enjoyable outdoor games for your guests.
If you love flowers, this is one of the best themes you can choose. Pick some of the best floral decorations for the party. Use flower garlands to cover all the available surfaces at your venue.