Congratulations on eloping (or congratulations on getting ready to elope)! Now you can plan the perfect post-elopement party with these easy tips. From choosing a venue to deciding on decorations, we’ve got you covered.
What Is A Post-Elopement Party?
For couples wanting to celebrate their love in a unique way, a post-elopement party is becoming increasingly popular. If you’ve chosen to elope at a destination or take on an adventure can invite family and friends afterward without the hassle of wedding planning or overwhelming cost. This allows you to share the joy and mark the occasion with those who couldn’t be present during your ceremony.
If it fits your timeline better, why not have a pre-elopement bash for yourselves? It would be like a couple’s shower or rehearsal dinner.
Tips For Planning Your Post-Elopement Party:
Announce Your Elopement Beforehand
To make sure your post-elopement party is a success, you need to announce your plans to get married ahead of time. This way, guests can plan and be prepared for your big day. It’s also a great chance to let people know you’d like them to attend your post-elopement party.
Choose a Venue
The venue for your post-elopement party will depend on how many people you plan to invite. If you’re inviting a lot of people, you may want to find a larger space like a hall or restaurant. If you’re inviting a smaller group, you can host the event at a park, beach, hotel, or even in your own home.
Decide On Decorations
Once you’ve chosen your venue, you’ll need to decide on decorations. You could choose a theme or simply go with a classic look. Consider using balloons, streamers, twinkle lights, or any theme that fits your personality. You can also add personalized touches like a photo collage of your elopement.
Entertaining guests at your post-elopement party ensures everyone has a good time. Think about what activities you want to include, such as music, games, and dancing. Consider renting a photo booth to allow your guests to enjoy themselves and make memories!
Choose Your Menu
You’ll need to decide on a menu for your post-elopement party. You can choose to serve traditional wedding food, or you could opt for something more casual like finger foods and snacks. If you want to go the extra mile, you can hire a caterer to provide delicious meals for your guests.
Hire A Photographer
Don’t forget about your professional photographer! Having a photographer will allow you to enjoy your party while having your special memories caught on camera. Remember, your elopement only has a few guests in attendance, so this will be the time to share with your family and friends. So don’t forget to document it with a professional photographer.
There you have it! With these essential tips, you are sure to plan the perfect post-elopement party. Enjoy your special day, and don’t forget to cherish the memories you create with your loved ones.