Congratulations, your relationship has evolved and you have moved on to a brand-new stage; getting engaged. It is time to celebrate this beautiful development with an engagement party. A momentous event for you, your friends and family. An opportunity to show off your engagement ring, and throw the best party ever. While you might want to dive right into wedding planning, don't grab onto those wedding boxes just yet. We have a list of engagement party ideas that you will want to try out.
Engagement parties are the perfect way to get some of your guests to meet for the first time, mingle and get to know one another. A natural step in preparing for the road ahead, it can be exciting, as well as engaging. While your guests might be busy getting gifts for newly engaged couples, you would need to consider items like engagement party theme ideas and such. Whether you have questions about party favors, décor, or engagement party games, we hope that our comprehensive list of unique engagement party ideas can be helpful.
1. Bridal Boxes
Bridal box subscriptions are without a doubt one of the best engagement party ideas. If you're looking for a gift for the bride to be or even for party guests, then this personalized bride subscription box is just the thing. A miss to mrs bridal box in particular, will put a smile on anyone's face. This wedding subscription box offers themed boxes that will support the bride-to-be from the engagement to the honeymoon. There are four plans that match every stage of wedding preparations. Each box is carefully curated with useful tips, decorative items, spa, jewelry, and beauty essentials, and many necessities for a bride.
2. Engagement Party Karaoke
Karaoke is never a bad idea, and if you are short on ideas for engagement parties. Then this is one that will give you and your friends fond memories for years to come. Pick a list of your favorite songs and then have your guests perform as many as is possible.
3. Chocolate Donuts
Donuts are irresistible, even more when they are chocolate donuts. For a more festive look, you could add fun toppers to decorate.
4. Red Velvet Cupcakes
While we're on food, consider red velvet cupcakes. Serve delicious cakes in the color of love. You can top it with white frosting or chocolate.
5. Gold Leaf Heart Drink Stirrers
Add a touch of glitz and glam to your party with these adorable drink stirrers for your guests.
6. Globe Light Garland
For more engagement celebration ideas, add some magic to your décor with light garlands. You could make them DIY with artificial greenery, or purchase.
7. DIY Engagement Photo Booth Prop
Make photographs fun and interesting with engagement themed DIY photo booth props.
8. Gold Fringe Party Hats
Add party hats to the mix for even more fun. Cone hats or regular hats, doesn't matter. DIY gold fringes for the hats will make them more festive.
9. DIY Shimmer Champagne Glasses
Upgrade plastic champagne glasses with shimmering, gold spray paint at the base. Add some glamor to your toasts.
10. Mini Plant Party Favors
Make the organic choice and give your guests mini potted plants as party favors to take home.
11. Ring Toss Game
Add a fun game to your engagement party. The ring toss is right in theme with your event and will no doubt be fun for your guests.
12. Strawberry Bruschetta
If they are in season, strawberries can make for a delicious bruschetta. Allow this Italian staple to add some taste to your event.
13. Origami Napkin Rings
Use playful origami napkin holders to add some flair to your tables and overall décor.
14. Confetti Table Runner
Easy to create DIY with gold confetti, paper, and glue. However, it can still look luxurious and sophisticated. A beautiful addition to your engagement party.
15. Sausage Puffs
Or pigs in a blanket as they are often called. These pastries will be a win at any party, and oh, so delicious.
16. Wishing Stone Guest Wishes
A creative option for a guest book, you could collect smooth sea stones for guests to write their wishes on instead. Display in a glass vase at home for a delightfully memorable décor.
17. Burlap Bag Favors
Burlap gift bags can be made DIY or purchased. Cute party favor bags for potpourri, scented candles, or candy.
18. Heart Wood Slices
Carve your initials in wood slices; following the tradition of carving your initials on a tree. Have at least one placed on each guest table.
19. Confetti Sticks
You can make confetti sticks for your guests to either take home as party favors or shower you with at some point during the event.
20. Apricot-Prosciutto Focaccia
Our surprise engagement party ideas include combining prosciutto and apricot for some extra flair and flavor in a Focaccia appetizer for your guests.
Written by Kate Motina