It sounds obvious, but this extremely important rule (possibly the most important rule) is worth repeating: no “plus one” on your invite means you were invited alone. Being invited to a wedding does not automatically mean you were invited with a guest.
Is it rude not to invite someone to your wedding?
People You Should Invite to Your Wedding
It’s rude to invite people to a pre-wedding event (especially one that includes gifts!) and then not invite them to the wedding itself. The only exception is an office bridal shower. Anyone else who helped you celebrate before the big day should be welcome at the event.
What percentage of wedding guests actually attend?
Do your own math
“A general overall percentage between 75-85 percent of wedding guests usually attend.” The breakdown: 85 percent of local guests, 55 percent of out-of-town guests, and 35 percent of destination wedding guests will show up, Buckley said.
What percentage of guests do not attend a wedding?
There’s no magical formula to determine exactly how many invitees will RSVP “no” (trust us, if we could predict the future for you, we would), but it’s safe to plan for roughly 15 percent of people to decline the invitation (and more like 20–30 percent for a destination wedding).
Is it OK to invite to shower and not wedding?
The short answer is, you should not invite anyone to your shower who will not be invited to the wedding. Your shower is an intimate gathering of some of the closest women (and men if you choose) in your life, and if anyone makes the cut for your shower, they should also be close enough to you to get a wedding invite.
Who should you not invite to your wedding?
11 People NOT to Invite to Your Wedding
- The coworker that keeps asking about your wedding. …
- The ‘Mr. …
- Your grandmother’s cousin twice removed. …
- Your friend’s three month old baby. …
- The woman at the bridal salon. …
- Your mother-in-law’s bridge club. …
- That old friend that invited you to his/her wedding way back when. …
- The ex.
What percentage of wedding guests RSVP?
McKellar says, “We usually see, on average, 65-70% of guests RSVP ‘yes’ for destination weddings.” Depending on the location and how difficult it is to reach, how costly the trek is, and how comfortable guests are with travel, that number could significantly fluctuate.
What percentage of invited guests attend a party?
O n average, 60 percent of invited guests will show up to a party. If you invite closer friends only, about 75 percent will come. Men tend to show up less than women, so invite more guys if you want the sexes to be evenly represented. Always invite some new faces to make the party more interesting.