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Congratulations, you're engaged! Now what? While some sweethearts are eager to dive right into wedding planning, others want to savor this romantic time in their relationship. An engagement party is one of the best ways to celebrate your momentous news and invite your friends and family to share in your happiness before you walk down the aisle. It’s also the perfect occasion to tell that sweet proposal story, show off your engagement ring, and allow guests to meet and mingle before the wedding day. That's why we’ve rounded up the best engagement party ideas right here, including food, engagement party games, décor, and favors.
Much like a wedding, an engagement party can be personalized to your style and budget, and be as formal or as casual as you want it to be. Whether you hold it at a country club, a restaurant, or in your own backyard, there are plenty of fun and creative DIY projects out there to help make your event a success. If you’re the sentimental type, learn how to carve a monogrammed heart wood slice craft. If you love glamour, get inspired by tutorials for glitter votives or gold fringed party hats. No matter your style, there are a ton of easy engagement party ideas for everyone to say “I do” to in here. (Don't forget to check out our best bridal shower ideas and engagement party etiquette right here.)