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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.

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Kiley
Reception Cancellation/ New Location
Kiley, On May 26, 2020 at 21:33

I have a reception booked in my hometown. We paid the deposit and signed the contract. Now I want to cancel my location and move it to somewhere else that is farther away and with half the original...

Ashley, sunday 31-May-20 4 129
Taylor
Donut Cake
Taylor, On May 13, 2020 at 14:25

Hello all!! I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this crazy time!! I'm in the midst of trying to keep my focus on my wedding planning, rather than sitting in my constant state of panic,...

Amanda, wednesday 27-May-20 6 122
Vanessa
Opinions on centerpieces
Vanessa, On May 20, 2020 at 10:34

In the midst of everything going on, I'm still planning as normal and staying positive! Our wedding theme is winter wonderland, geometric shapes and our colors are sage green, cream and a touch of...

Vanessa, thursday 21-May-20 32 192
Hank
Dinner Music
Hank, On May 18, 2020 at 17:46

What's everyone doing for music during the non-dancing parts of the reception? Are you getting a DJ to play standard pop tunes and ballads or will it be something with less vocals like instrumental...

Tori, wednesday 20-May-20 8 117
Hank
Wedding Meal Option Breakdowns
Hank, On May 13, 2020 at 11:36

Just curious for those who are either already married or have received response cards for your upcoming wedding, what is the percentage for the different meals of choice? In addition to typical beef...

Amanda, wednesday 13-May-20 10 89
Kirsten
Brunch Reception
Kirsten, On May 3, 2020 at 15:04

So, we are planning a brunch reception following a morning ceremony and curious to know who else has been to/ is planning/ done something similar and how did it work? What did you like/dislike?

Hank, monday 11-May-20 8 129
Kelly
Spanish dj Recommendations Durham Region
Kelly, On April 29, 2020 at 17:24

Hi everyone, I'm getting married in May 2021 and was wondering if anybody had any DJ recommendations? Ideally, I would like to get a Spanish speaking DJ who could be the MC/ translator. If you don't...

Amanda, monday 11-May-20 5 52
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Tell me about your A-typical or Alternative Wedding
GCMcGEE, On April 12, 2020 at 03:04

I need some ideas! We're having a very hard time so far with picking a venue! One major problem we're having is neither of us really enjoy traditional weddings and so we're exploring some alternative...

Nikk, sunday 10-May-20 24 251
Laura
Custom Wine Bottle Labels for a Cocktail Reception?
Laura, On May 6, 2020 at 12:36

Hey everyone, We are having a late-ish cocktail reception wedding (7 pm ceremony) and we are allowed our own alcohol, so we want to make our own wine to save some extra cash. We aren't having a seated...

Laura, sunday 10-May-20 10 135
Grace
Covid- 19 June 6, 2020 wedding
Grace, On March 20, 2020 at 14:59

Hi to all my brides out there! what a crazy moment in time we’re currently in. My heart goes out to all of the brides that have had to cancel or postpone weddings thus far 💕 My wedding is June 6, 2020...

Ashleigh, saturday 9-May-20 63 2,974 1
Brittany
Popcorn Bar
Brittany, On May 5, 2020 at 21:26

Hey guys! My fiancé and I have decided to have a popcorn bar at our wedding. I never go crazy when I make popcorn for myself, but I know you can add all kinds of spices, Candy/chocolates, etc, so we...

Brittany, friday 8-May-20 16 114
Kelcie
What’s everybody doing for food?!
Kelcie, On April 27, 2020 at 17:46

How is everyone incorporating food into their big day? Are you serving dinner? If so, what’s on the menu? What type of dinner service do you think you’ll go for? Are you giving guests the option of a...

Amanda, thursday 7-May-20 25 231
Marleau
*help* Wedding Songs!
Marleau, On June 14, 2018 at 14:52

My FH and I can’t decide on a 1st dance song let alone the rest of it. I would love to know what you amazing people have done or are doing for 1st dance, mom and son, father daughter, walk down the...

Chris, wednesday 6-May-20 13 608
J
Bridal party dance
Jordan, On May 4, 2020 at 17:56

Will you guys be having a bridal party dance? And if so what song are you choosing? I really want Wild Ones by Kip Moore incorporated to sometime of the day. So I was thinking this song. Thoughts?

Kelcie, tuesday 5-May-20 10 76
Ashlea
Table Runners
Ashlea, On May 1, 2020 at 14:15

Does anybody know where I can find table runners in a chiffon type fabric in a slate or dusty blue like the picture below? Preferably in Canada. I would need around 15 of them. And does anyone have...

Sarah, monday 4-May-20 7 103
Joey
Rent, Borrow, or Buy - Centerpieces
Joey, On March 11, 2019 at 07:05

Will you rent centerpieces from a decorator or your venue to keep the stress to a minimum? Will you borrow some from someone recently married? Or will you be paying a pro to make some bespoke...

Mazza, thursday 30-Apr-20 34 324
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