Wedding Rehearsal Dinner

Jump to Last Post 1-10 of 10 discussions (15 posts)
  1. Princess Weddings profile image71
    Princess Weddingsposted 8 years ago

    Who should pay, or who is paying for your wedding rehearsal dinner?

    1. profile image0
      Marzimeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The Rehearsal Dinner is paid by the couple. This is when they thank their bridal party and parents. They also provide them with gifts for helping them during the wedding process.

  2. Megavitamin profile image79
    Megavitaminposted 8 years ago

    Typically/proper etiquette dictates that the groom's family pay for the rehearsal dinner.

  3. joaniemb profile image61
    joaniembposted 8 years ago

    It is up to the grooms family to pay for the rehearsal dinner. With the cost of weddings today, sometimes both the bride and grooms parents will split the cost of everything. Depends on the circumstances.

  4. alternate poet profile image65
    alternate poetposted 8 years ago

    The whole idea of rehearsing the wedding dinner means that the wedding itself has taken back seat to the photographer and how the event looks - rather than the idea of two people coming together.

    The last couple of weddings I attended were fluffy pink matched stationary and bridal gown nightmares.

    The less rehearsal the better.

  5. profile image51
    Bleach1posted 8 years ago

    Both bride and groom.

  6. The Best Man profile image61
    The Best Manposted 8 years ago

    While tradition dictates that the Groom's father / family pay for it, it is common nowadays to split the cost of the rehearsal dinner, particularly if the costs of the wedding day are being shared.  This can vary of course depending on circumstances.

  7. SomewayOuttaHere profile image59
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years ago

    ...me?  I'll pop for it...the separation agreement usually states 'hubby' pays for the divorce party...so I might as well pay for the wedding rehearsal dinner...it only seems fair.....

  8. WryLilt profile image91
    WryLiltposted 8 years ago

    We didn't have one.

    The week before the wedding we met with the celebrant at the park where we were to marry, decided which tree which person would walk past and what order then smiled, nodded and agree to see each other on the day...

    big_smile

  9. alternate poet profile image65
    alternate poetposted 8 years ago

    In China we are expecting a village wedding - I hope there is no rehearsal as the celebrations and meals go on for three days sometimes !

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image59
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ...how long are the divorce parties?.........they must be longer!  just kidding!

      1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image59
        SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        ...and best wishes to you AP!

      2. alternate poet profile image65
        alternate poetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I calculate that I will not live long enough to get as far as divorce, and as Sukie is not only the most beautiful girl in China but also bright, charming and humorous, why would I want to ?

  10. invita profile image59
    invitaposted 8 years ago

    Traditionally it is the groom's family. However nowadays, people don't always cling to tradition for the tradition's sake.

    1. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      this is true. I currently am planning one and paying for it.
      since we have a lot of out of town/state guests, it's the bridal party plus out of town guests. we decided instead of a traditional sit down dinner with 70ish people yikes:, it's more of a celebration with heavy hor d'ourvres (enough to feel like a meal), tropical fruit and both a Greek dessert and a chocolate fountain and a bar. we're calling it The Wedding's Eve. it's not cheap, but I feel it's worth it.

      has anyone ever had a chocolate fountain before at their event? 


      it's really become the beginning of the wedding weekend festivities. all I can say, is I'm glad I have sons.. weddings are so expensive. [but I'm soon to have the most amazing daughter-in-law] smile

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)