Who’s invited to the rehearsal dinner?
Let the wedding festivities begin! The rehearsal dinner often kicks off the wedding weekend by bringing your closest family and friends together for a night of mingling, reminiscing and getting to know each other. You will want to send rehearsal dinner invitations to let guests know this is an important celebration to attend, plus you can find great designs perfect for getting everyone excited!
Not sure exactly who to send rehearsal dinner invitations to? Here’s a typical guest list for the rehearsal/groom’s dinner:
- Grandparents (optional)
- Siblings – includes spouses and significant others. Children are optional.
- Bridesmaids and Groomsmen – includes spouses and significant others. Children are optional.
- Ushers – includes spouses and significant others.
- Ring Bearer/Flower Girl – plus his/her family, of course.
- Officiant – and spouse.
- Out-of-Town Guests (optional) - this very considerate gesture will make your out-of-town guests feel welcomed and cared for but is completely dependent on space and budget.
Be sure to send rehearsal dinner invitations to everyone who is invited. Do not overlook people in your bridal party or assume your grandparents know they’re invited. You might think it’s obvious who is invited but some guests won’t make that same assumption, plus you want everyone to know all the details such time and place.