Congratulations! You’re engaged!  Or maybe you are thinking of popping the question on Valentine’s day?

Many couples celebrate their engagement by having a party, and yes, any excuse for a party is a good one!  However there are some other really good reasons to hold an engagement party.

Firstly it’s a really good opportunity to introduce different groups of people before your big day.  Maybe you have groups of friends who have never met, maybe your family hasn’t met your partner’s family.  A social gathering like an engagement party is an ideal chance for everyone to meet before the big day.  If you have family members that maybe don’t get along, or step parents to consider, having the party on neutral ground like a function venue, rather than a family member’s house can ease tensions.

A party is also great way to share your good news and means everyone has the opportunity […]