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Post Wedding Reception Invitations

Ishani Chatterjee Shukla Feb 8, 2019
Hmmm... so you had a destination wedding and now you want to throw a reception for all those who couldn't attend, huh? Check out these ideas on post wedding reception invitations, that are both amusing and interesting.
The trend of post wedding receptions is getting even trendier by the day! In other words, this trend is becoming increasingly popular these days, owing to so many couples opting to elope and have destination weddings.
Also for people who wanting to keep the wedding ceremony itself private with just the closest of family members and friends attending due to religious reasons, or to keep things simple and intimate to impart a sense of sanctity to the matrimonial union.
Whatever the reason for not being able to get all acquaintances that matter to get to attend the wedding itself, a belated reception is just the right way to give an opportunity to those who couldn't attend the ceremony to become a part of the celebrations and partake in the joy and happiness of the newly weds.

Post Wording Reception Wordings

Check out the wording samples to choose from. These range from moderately amusing to classic and formal, and you can customize on these to come up with your own versions as well!
  • We took off!
    To get intimate with the details (read gossips and trivia), do attend the dinner party we're throwing to share our happiness with you. Looking forward to your presence!
  • We slipped rings on each other's fingers
    and made a promise for life...
    Share our joy and good fortune
    on becoming man and wife!
  • You are cordially invited to attend the post wedding reception celebration event at (venue) on (date) at (time). Kindly grace the occasion with your august presence.
  • Who says you can't have the cake and eat it too? We had the cake by holding a quiet, intimate and private wedding. Now we intend to eat it too by making you a part of the celebrations of our matrimonial union. Please help us achieve this feat by being present at the post wedding reception party at (venue), on (date) at (time)!
  • Played poker of the hearts and took a chance;
    Luckily hit the jackpot and won true romance!
    Do join us for a post wedding celebration to share our joy!
  • On (wedding date) at (wedding destination and venue), (groom's name) and (bride's name) became one heart and one soul, with their individual identities left to complement each other. Please bless this union and partake in our joy at a post wedding celebration to be held at (venue) on (date) at (time).

Post Wedding Invitation Reception Samples

Here's a couple of templates that you can use for putting together the invitation along with information about the date, time and address of the venue where the event is to be held.
Sample #1:

Invitation wordings here...

Please join us in our celebration on (date)
at (venue and address)
at (time).

Looking forward to your presence on this joyful occasion,

(Bride's name) & (groom's name)
Sample #2:

(Bride's name) & (groom's name)

cordially invite you to join them in celebrating
their matrimonial union at a post wedding reception party
to be held at (venue)
on (date) at (time).

We request you to add to the joy with your presence!
The wordings included in the second template are just a sample of what kind of a tone a simple, classic formal invitation would commonly have. The first template would be ideal in case you have an amusing and creative invitation theme with humorous wordings in mind. For the classic formal touch, stick with the second template.
You can come up with your own wordings and templates by taking ideas from the mentioned samples of invitations for post wedding receptions and making a few ingenious tweaks here and there. Wish you luck for your life ahead as man and wife!