When it comes to invitation wording, the options are endless! We’ve created some suggestions below:

Version 1: Couple hosting

Together with their parents / familes (optional)

{Bride’s full name} and {Groom’s full name}

invite you to celebrate their marriage

OR

request the honor of your presence at their marriage

OR

request the pleasure of your company

Ceremony date

Ceremony time

Ceremony location

Reception location & time*

Version 2: Bride’s Parents Hosting

{Bride’s Parents’ full names}

invite you to celebrate the marriage of their daughter

{Bride’s first & middle name} to {Groom’s first and middle name}

son of {Groom’s Parents’ full names}

Ceremony date

Ceremony time

Ceremony location

Reception location & time*

Version 3: Groom’s Parents Hosting

{Groom’s Parents’ full names}

invite you to celebrate the marriage of

{Bride’s full name} to their son {Groom’s first and middle name}

Ceremony date

Ceremony time

Ceremony location

Reception location & time*

Version 4: Both sets of Parents Hosting

{Bride’s Parents’ full names} &

{Groom’s Parents’ full names}

invite you to celebrate the marriage of their children

{Bride’s first & middle name} to {Groom’s first and middle name}

Ceremony date

Ceremony time

Ceremony location

Reception location & time*

FORMAL VS. INFORMAL

Formal/Religious: Request the honor of your presence

Informal: Invite you to celebrate their marriage OR Request the pleasure of your company

*Reception location and time may be provided on a separate reception card, typically the same size as the reply card.