Engagement party venues Melbourne and parties are exciting to plan. You may have known a couple as an item for a long time but when they announce their engagement they are announcing the formality in their relationship, they are now a couple for the long haul. Most couples that get engaged will have already planned to marry within the year, even though they may not have set the date. An engagement party is a happy occasion and one that deserves at least some attention. It is the first of many parties and celebrations that the couple will be enjoying together. Typical engagement party ideas include taking the couple out to dinner or having a night on the town in their honor. There are other ways of celebrating depending on how large the group is. If the couple has a large family and many friends they wish to invite you might rent a hall and have an engagement dinner and dance party. The food in this case should best be catered to as the group of people is large. A quiet home party can also be fun and entertaining.
Stories about how the couple met and some of the funny stories related to their developing relationship can add to an evening for everyone. You can also build a party theme around the time of year, or a special place the couple is planning to go for a trip or for the honeymoon. Engagement Party Invitations can include individual gifts for each of the couples or you might devise a gift that will represent them as a couple. Another idea is to present them with memory books and calendars to plan the wedding that is coming in the near future. Brochures for planning weddings and who to call for making arrangements are nice touches. Lists of places that sell and rent wedding supplies and several evenings out at nice restaurants or places of other entertainment are nice ways to help them get away from the planning when it becomes stressful. This is a time to celebrate each other, to introduce your significant other to family and friends, and to start the process of becoming a family.
You can share photos, toasts, and favorite songs, if you like, or it can simply be a night of sharing stories and getting to know one another. The engagement ring is often given ceremonially at this time, though the recipient may have had it for some time already. If you are hosting the party yourselves, this may be the first chance you have to create something together that symbolizes you as a couple to your family and friends. You can incorporate some of your favorite foods, things that represent the two of you as a couple, and things that you hope to celebrate in years to come. If you know the colors and theme of your wedding already, you can incorporate these colors into a small garden party or create simple favors or centerpieces that go along with your wedding’s theme. For garden parties, fairy lights are a nice, simple touch, as are candles and favors. Just make sure to take safety into account when putting those candles and centerpieces together.