Getting engaged is one of the most exciting times in anybody’s life, and it’s only natural that you want to celebrate this love in style.
However, it’s important to remember that the average UK wedding costs roughly £15,000. So you best not waste too much money on this party, even if there are ways to enjoy your special day on a budget.
If you’ve got the space at home, it can be the perfect place to hold your engagement party. For starters, it makes things a lot easier for you. Meanwhile, your friends and family should have no problem finding the venue. And if some relatives live far away, they’ve instantly got a place to stay for the night.Besides, it can be a lot more fun too.
Here’s how to make it a memorable event.
You can never trust the weather, and the last thing you want if your special night to be a washout. Thankfully, you can overcome this potential problem with a marquee hire.
The marquee won’t just provide cover if it rains, though. It’s a great place for guests to eat, mingle and generally have a good time. Besides, older relatives might not want to stay in the sun too long. Whatever the weather, investing in garden cover is advised.
If nothing else, it will transform your garden into a stylish outdoor area. Enjoy.
Think About The Food;
No party is complete without great food, and the engagement is certainly one that will benefit from having some tasty treats.
Garden parties are very versatile in terms of food. You could host a BBQ to impress your guests. Alternatively, you could put out a buffet of various party foods. This is another area where that marquee could come in handy.
Best of all, food for the garden party will be much cheaper than paying a catering firm at the venue. To be honest, your guest will probably enjoy it more too. After all, this occasion is meant to be social.
Let Me Entertain You:
There’s nothing worse than sitting at a party and being bored. We’ve all been there, and none of us enjoyed it. Once you start clock watching, you know it’s going to be a long night. Don’t let your guests fall into the trap of a boring event.
This occasion is meant to celebrate your love with the people you hold dearest. It’s the start of a new and exciting chapter, make sure you start it in the possible fashion. You don’t have to spend loads of money to get the party started. Simple garden games will provide enough entertainment for everyone, even if kids are involved.
Meanwhile, it’s important that you’ve got some decent music. A party without tunes tends to carry a strange atmosphere. If you’ve not got any quality CD’s, streaming sources like Spottily are your friend.
Oh, and don’t forget the alcohol. Even if you’re not planning to drink, there’s a good chance that your guests will. Besides, there will probably be a few toasts throughout the night too.