With the rising costs of planning a wedding, couples are looking for ways to save money. Since the catering bill is oftentimes a big chunk of your wedding budget, you should consider have a dessert and drinks only reception.
This idea is perfect if you are having an evening wedding. Instead of a buffet or sit-down plated dinner, serve an assortment of delicious desserts, coffee, dessert wine and/or a signature cocktail.
Set up the reception with comfy couches with dim lighting rather than your traditional reception tables. This relaxed, lounge-like atmosphere will allow your guests to mingle and be more comfortable.
Just make sure that it’s clear on the invitation that your guests aren’t getting dinner. You don’t want hundreds of disgruntled, hungry people on your hands.
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