There’s no harm in having two bridal showers, but there are a few things to remember to ensure sure both events are a little different and that both are equally exciting for you to attend.
Do brides have multiple bridal showers?
Multiple showers are okay, but be sure to invite different guests to each party. Generally, only close family and members of the wedding party may be invited to more than one shower.
Why do people have multiple bridal showers?
Modern Wedding Etiquette for Multiple Bridal Showers
Being the guest of honor at more than one shower is becoming more and more common. As families become more unconventional, it is getting harder to avoid multiple showers – everyone wants to celebrate the bride and groom to-be.
Can you have a bridal shower and a couples shower?
Like a regular shower, it should be held one to three months before the wedding. A good friend, family member, or member of the bridal party can throw the couple’s shower.
Should bridesmaids be invited to all showers?
The girls in your wedding party are asked to celebrate with you at all pre-wedding events, so they should be invited to both bridal showers. The only type of shower they shouldn’t expect to be invited to is one thrown by your coworkers or a church group.
Are bridal showers tacky?
Etiquette rules dictate that if you aren’t an invited wedding guest, it’s tacky for the bride to invite you to the bridal shower. … If you aren’t invited to the wedding, you don’t have to go to the bridal shower.
How many is too many for a bridal shower?
There will always be exceptions to the “rules,” (i.e. friends across the country who want to throw you a party, etc.), but usually two to three showers are enough. Any more and it will appear you are just making a grab for gifts.
What is the purpose of a couples shower?
The purpose of a wedding shower is to shower the bride-to-be with gifts to be used in the bride and groom’s new home. It can also serve as a sign of support (from the bride’s family) or a welcoming (from the groom’s family).
How much should a bridal shower cost?
According to the consumer information site CostHelper.com, a typical bridal shower costs $15 to $40 per person. You can go lower or higher, of course. Holbrook says the two bridal showers she recently threw ran a little over $250, and her brides were price-conscious.
Do most people have wedding showers?
These days, just about anyone can throw the bridal shower. However, the event is usually hosted by the maid-of-honor, bridesmaids, or the bride or groom’s mother. It’s also not uncommon for co-workers to host bridal showers.