When it comes to wedding weekends, most people are familiar with the Rehearsal Dinner but what about the Welcome Party, After Party and Farewell Brunch? What purpose do these events serve and how did they get to be so popular? Keep scrolling for our take as well as reasons you might want to consider incorporating them into your wedding weekend with the help of a planner!
Why consider a full wedding weekend? Most couples spend over a year planning their wedding to celebrate it with family and friends for only a few hours. Extending your wedding to include events the day before and/or after allows you more time with guests and an opportunity to fully soak in the main event. There is no longer the pressure to thank or greet everyone at your reception. In extending, you reduce your stress and elevate the overall guest experience. It may even make the trip more worthwhile for those traveling a far distance!
Convinced yet? If you’re going to take the leap and extend your wedding to a multi-day day event, you might as well do it right! Our biggest tip for elevating your wedding weekend is to hire a planner – for all of it – and here’s why:
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