The National Association of Wedding Professionals

Engagement Party/Rehearsal Dinner/Reception

Engagement Party

Bride and Her Family

  • Invitations and announcements
  • Bride's wedding dress and accessories
  • Floral decorations for - ceremony, reception, bridesmaids
  • Formal wedding photographs and candid pictures
  • Music for the ceremony and reception
  • Transportation
  • All reception expenses
  • Gift for the bride's attendants
  • Gift for the groom
  • Groom's wedding ring
  • Ceremony expenses


Rehearsal Dinner

Groom and His Family

  • Flowers for groom's attendants, groom, going away corsage for the bride
  • Flowers for the immediate members of both families
  • Gift for the bride
  • Bride's engagement and wedding rings
  • Gifts for the best man and ushers
  • Bride's Bouquet
  • Groomsmen's accessories, including ties and gloves
  • Transportation for the groom and best man to the wedding
  • Marriage license
  • Wedding official's fee
  • Expenses of the honeymoon
  • Bachelor dinner, if the groom wishes to give one
  • Transportation and lodging for the groom's parents