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Should You Have An Engagement Party?

Who hosts the engagement party? Why should you have one? Is there any specific protocol or traditions that need to be observed? Traditionally, the bride's parents host an engagement party as a chance for both sides of the family and for future wedding guests to get to know each other before the big day. While the bride's family may still host the event in some cases, it's very common for today's couples to host the engagement party themselves. While some couples choose to skip the engagement party altogether, this event offers several unique opportunities for everyone. Here are a few reasons why you might want to include an engagement party in your wedding plans. 7 Great Reasons To Have An Engagement Party 1. It's A Chance For Both Sides Of The Family To Get To Know Each Other. You and your fiancĂ© obviously know each other well, but your families may not have had the chance to spend much time together. The engagement party offers a perfect opportunity