How Do You Word Wedding Reception Invitations?
Wedding reception invitations can definitely stump you when it comes to figuring out what you want to say. It’s hard to condense your feelings while avoiding cliches and still getting the vital information into your invitations. Consider your event. Is it a separate event from your wedding? If so, think about the reception itself. Is it a formal or informal event? What kind of crowd will be invited? Is it a large gathering? Or will just a few friends be there? A formal reception invitation would be a good place to use phrases like “We invite you to celebrate the union of…” or “Your presence is requested,” whereas a more informal event could do something like “Matt and Elizabeth want you to help celebrate their love.” The latter sounds more personal and would also work well for smaller events. If the reception immediately follows the marriage ceremony, appropriate invitation language would be: “Please join us for a reception following the wedding at…” and the location, along with di