You're on our mind during COVID-19. See our related wedding FAQs.

Wedding reception

Join  group

The wedding reception is where the party really starts. It’s where you and your guests will celebrate your “I dos” with drinking, dancing, mixing and mingling. Find out how to choose the best venue for you, how to decorate it, and of course, how to choose the menu.

1,004
members
Photo Video

Discussions

Order by:
Last message
  • Messages
  • Visits
  • Last message
  • Date
  • Unanswered
Corrissa
Seating Charts
Corrissa, On June 25, 2020 at 19:14

Hey Ladies! Where did you get or are planning to get your seating charts from? I’d like to see pictures please for some ideas 🙂 thanks!

Alison, friday 26-Jun-20 10 109
Leah
To dj your Own Wedding Or Not?
Leah, On June 22, 2020 at 16:20

Hi everyone! I am thinking of not having a DJ and taking the role on ourselves with a playlist. I will ask a trusted guest to watch over The laptop. Has anyone been to a wedding without a DJ and how...

Vinod, thursday 25-Jun-20 15 136
Tracy
Venue cancelled
Tracy, On June 12, 2020 at 15:01

OMG, 62 days to go and our venue has cancelled & having so much difficulty trying to find a new one. Looking for our group of 10 with hoping for potential of more to add by August. Debating...

Tracy, friday 19-Jun-20 19 331
Sarah
Catering question from a novice
Sarah, On June 15, 2020 at 00:07

Hi all! My fiancé and I are in the beginning stages of wedding planning. We're having a small ceremony/reception of 50 guests max. We're getting married in SW Ontario (near London) next September. I...

Sarah, thursday 18-Jun-20 14 180
A
Eloping Then Party After Question
Amy, On June 13, 2020 at 16:19

Hi all! So happy to have found this community. So after putting deposits etc on venue for 2021 I have realized I really don’t want to do vows in front of people and walk down the aisle etc. Seems too...

Amelia, sunday 14-Jun-20 8 124
Jennifer
Let's talk food!
Jennifer, On May 21, 2020 at 10:33

So, if you had the option of wanting a buffet, but you favorite restaurant was not available to cater to your event, would you and you guests go to the restaurant if they reserved a room just for...

Jennifer, saturday 13-Jun-20 17 148
Sharlene
Neat idea for table markers
Sharlene, On June 6, 2020 at 11:47

Great idea for a rustic wedding!

Sharlene, friday 12-Jun-20 13 90
Melissa
dj recommendations
Melissa, On June 10, 2020 at 00:06

Can anyone provide DJ recommendations for a wedding in Kitchener next Fall? I’d also like to know what is reasonable for cost. Thanks!

Melissa, friday 12-Jun-20 6 87
Lauren
Catering struggles
Lauren, On June 10, 2020 at 12:00

Hey everyone! My fiance and I are getting married June 19 2021 and just can't find a catering company. We keep getting responses along the lines of "We are not currently booking any new 2021 contracts...

Savannah, thursday 11-Jun-20 8 99
Jess
Questions to Ask Venue?
Jess, On June 8, 2020 at 23:04

Hi all, Scheduled to get married on October 10, 2020. We have been playing the wait and see game and trying to decide whether to postpone, cancel or go ahead with some kind of altered celebration. I’m...

Jess, thursday 11-Jun-20 11 126 1
Siobhan
Postponed Ceremony / Vow renewals
Siobhan, On May 21, 2020 at 23:38

Hey everyone We have made the tough decision due to multiple factors to postpone our wedding with 120 guest list until next year (October 2020-October 2021). However, we are still having an intimate...

Ashley, thursday 11-Jun-20 7 205
Veronica
Wine Down Wednesdays!
Veronica, On June 3, 2020 at 10:54

Hello Wedding Wire Friends! Well before FH and I were engaged, we knew that our wedding would be centred around amazing food and drink. We are extreme foodies after all! So the start was picking out a...

Ashley, thursday 11-Jun-20 18 164
Amanda
covid Reception ideas
Amanda, On June 9, 2020 at 17:16

Hey ladies! So with the phase 2 in Alberta being rolled out at the end of this week, we are now allowed to have all our guests at our ceremony which is great! But the new indoor gathering number is 50...

Amanda, thursday 11-Jun-20 8 139
C
Food Truck?
Cassandra, On June 8, 2020 at 12:50

Hey Everyone, We are looking into having a food truck for our catering and I was wondering if anyone had any idea on what their pricing looked like? OR had any tips on where to begin searching for...

Ashley, thursday 11-Jun-20 9 85
C
Wedding Games
Cassandra, On June 8, 2020 at 16:55

Hey Everyone, Looking for some advice on how to properly "Social Distance" but still have fun at our backyard wedding, any fun games that can limit the risk? We like to party so we thought we could...

Ashley, thursday 11-Jun-20 7 82
A
Wedding budget
Alicia, On October 17, 2019 at 14:50

Looking to do a small wedding in southern Ontario, what is a realistic budget? 100 ppl approx

Buster, thursday 11-Jun-20 7 145
Start a discussion