75 Unique Wedding Invitation Wording Samples And Tips To Write

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To plan a beautiful wedding ceremony and celebrate your love for your partner, many things need to be taken care of; wedding invitations are one. Your wedding invitation can be formal or casual depending on the theme and type of ceremony you are hosting and contain specific details about the hosts, to-be-weds, time, place, etc.

The invitation must be informative and keep your guests involved, giving out important details and an idea about who you are as a couple. In this post, we bring you several wedding invitation wordings to help you prepare the perfect wedding invitation.

75 Wedding Invitation Wording Examples Or Samples

Wedding Invitation Wording If One Set Of Parents Is Hosting

When one set of parents is hosting the wedding, their name and the name of the couple getting married must be mentioned in the invitation. The individual whose parents are hosting the party could be just named when they share the last name with their parents. However, if they have a different last name, their full name must be mentioned.

Sample 1

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Jake A. Anderson
request your presence at the marriage of their daughter
Amy
to
Jack Miles

Saturday, the Eighteenth of February, Two Thousand and Twenty-One
at Quarter to Five in the Afternoon

Mayflower Inn & Spa
Washington, Connecticut

Casual:

Jake and Emily Anderson
invite you to share their happiness at the marriage ceremony of their daughter
Amy
to Jack Miles
on Saturday, February 18, 2021
at 4:45 in the afternoon

Mayflower Inn & Spa
Washington, Connecticut

Reception to follow

Sample 2

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Williams
cordially invite you to attend the marriage of their daughter
Patricia
to
James Smith

Friday, the Fourteenth of February
Two Thousand and Twenty
at Four O’clock in the Afternoon

The West Palm
625 Oceanside Ave
St. Petersburg

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Sarah and Michael Williams
invite you to celebrate with them the wedding ceremony of their daughter
Patricia
to James Smith

Friday, February 14, 2020
at 4:00 p.m.

The West Palm
625 Oceanside Ave
St. Petersburg

Dinner and dancing to follow

Sample 3

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. David Smith
Request the honor of your presence at the marriage ceremony of their daughter
Cecilia Reese Smith
To
Clark James Lewis
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Lewis

Saturday, the Sixth May
Two Thousand and Nineteen
Half-Past Four in the Afternoon

The Barn
Flanagan Farm
Buxton, Maine

An evening of celebration to follow

Casual:

Mary and David Smith
would be delighted to have your presence at the wedding of their daughter
Cecilia
to
Clark Lewis
on Saturday, May 6, 2019
at 4:30 p.m.

The Barn
Flanagan Farm
Buxton, Maine

An evening of celebration to follow

Sample 4

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Riley
Invite you to share in the joy of the marriage uniting their daughter
Jane Riley
To
George Johnson
Saturday, the first of October,
Two-Thousand and Nineteen
at Three O’clock in the Afternoon
River Hall
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Dinner and wine to follow

Casual:

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Riley
invite you to the marriage of
Jane
and
George Johnson

Saturday, October 1, 2019
3:00 p.m. in the afternoon

River Hall
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Food, wine, and merriment to follow

Sample 5

Formal:

Francesca and Jacob Kent request your honorable presence
at the marriage ceremony of their daughter
Sabrina
to
Louis Beaumont

Saturday, the Twenty-Fourth of August
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Six O’clock in the Evening

Meadow Garden
314 Main Street
Bedford, New York

Casual:

Francesca and Jacob invite you to join them in celebrating the marriage of their daughter
Sabrina
To
Louis Beaumont
On Saturday, August 24, 2021
At 6:00 p.m.

Meadow Garden
314 Main Street
Bedford, New York

Sample 6

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. John Bradley request the pleasure of your company at the wedding of their daughter
Sandra Bradley
to
Steven Marshall
The third of May
Two Thousand and Twenty
At One O’clock in the Afternoon

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA

Casual:

Patricia and John Bradley invite you to witness the joyous union of their daughter
Sandra
to
Steven Marshall
on May 3, 2020
at 1 p.m.

Boston Public Library
Boston, MA

Sample 7

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Allen Smith cordially invite you to celebrate the marriage of their daughter
Jennifer Smith
to
Nick Jones

Friday, the Fifth of May
Two Thousand and Nineteen
Five O’clock in the Evening

Chatham Bars Inn, Chatham
Massachusetts

Casual:

Jan and Allen Smith are delighted to invite your company to the marriage of their daughter
Jennifer
to
Nick Jones
on Friday, May 5, 2019
at 5 O’clock in the Evening

Chatham Bars Inn
Chatham, Massachusetts

Sample 8

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Olson request your presence on the marriage day of their daughter
Rachel Olson
to
Jonathan Bergman

Saturday, the Twenty-First of July
Two Thousand and Twenty
Two O’clock in the Afternoon

Bonnet Island Estate in Manahawkin
New Jersey

Reception to follow

Casual:

Marie and Michael Olson joyfully invite you to share in the celebration of the marriage of their daughter
Rachel
to
Jonathan Bergman
on Saturday, July 21, 2020
at 2:00 p.m.

Bonnet Island Estate in Manahawkin,
New Jersey

Dinner and drinks to follow

Sample 9

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Bernard invite you to share in our joy and request your presence at the wedding of our daughter
Holly Bernard
to
Jack Sheridan
Saturday, the Tenth of November
Two Thousand and Seventeen
At Twelve O’clock in the Afternoon

Bonnet Island Estate in Manahawkin
New Jersey

An evening of celebration to follow

Casual:

With joyful hearts, Pamela and Michael Bernard request your presence at the wedding of their daughter
Holly
to
Jack Sheridan
on Saturday, November 10, 2017
at 12:00 p.m.

Bonnet Island Estate in Manahawkin,
New Jersey

Dinner, drinks, and dancing to follow

Sample 10

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shaw
invite you to celebrate the union of their daughter
Stacey Shaw
to
Charles Marshall

Thursday, the Fifth of July
Two Thousand and Eighteen
Two O’clock in the Afternoon

Harris Hall
300 Freeway Street
Harrisburg, PA

Reception to Follow

Casual:

Holly and Robert Shaw are delighted to share in the joy of celebrating the wedding of their daughter
Stacey Shaw
to
Charles Marshall
on Thursday, July 5, 2018
at 2:00 p.m.

Harris Hall
300 Freeway Street
Harrisburg, PA

Dinner and drinks to follow

Sample 11

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Anderson request your gracious presence in the wedding ceremony of their daughter
Kirsten
to
Hayden Smith
Tuesday, The Fourth of April
Two Thousand and Eighteen
Four O’clock in the Afternoon

Hotel DoubleTree by Hilton
New York City, NY

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Monica and Christopher Anderson invite you to share in the wedding festivities
at the marriage of their daughter
Kirsten
to
Hayden Smith
on Tuesday, April 4, 2018
at 4:00 p.m.

Hotel DoubleTree by Hilton
New York City, NY

Dress as you wish, dance as you please, and dine as you like

Sample 12

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Peters invite you to share in the joy of the marriage uniting their daughter
Ingrid Peters
to
Robert Myers

Saturday, the Eighth of August,
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Six O’clock in the Evening

Oheka Castle in Huntington
New York

Reception to follow

Casual:

Sarah and Bradley Peters delightfully welcome you to celebrate the wedding of their daughter
Ingrid Peters
to
Robert Myers
on Saturday, August 8, 2021
at 6:00 p.m.

Oheka Castle in Huntington
New York

Dinner, dance, and wine to follow

Sample 13

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Timothy Burke request the pleasure of your presence at the celebration of the union of their daughter
Jill Muriel Burke
to
Joshua James Williams

Friday, the Third of September
Two-Thousand and Twenty-One
Half-Past Five O’clock in the Evening

Gramercy Park Hotel in New York
New York

Feast and merriment to follow

Casual:

Sherry and Michael Burke would love you to join them in the wedding celebration of their daughter
Jill
to
Joshua Williams
on Friday, September 3, 2021
at 5:30 p.m.

Gramercy Park Hotel in New York
New York

Feasting and fun to follow

Sample 14

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Scott Barley invite you to join them in the wedding celebration of their daughter
Sandra Barley
to
Steven Ray
on Tuesday, The Seventh of August
Two Thousand and Twenty
Half-Past Four O’clock in the Afternoon

Rainbow Room in New York
New York

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Christina and Scott Barley invite you to celebrate the marriage of their daughter
Sandra
to
Steven Ray
on Tuesday, August 7, 2020
at 4:30 p.m.

Rainbow Room in New York
New York

Join us for dinner, dancing, and celebrating

Sample 15

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johnson request your presence in the celebration of the marriage of their daughter
Penelope Johnson
to
Clarke Smith
on Monday, the Ninth of December
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Half-Past Six O’clock in the Evening
Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills
New York

Reception to follow

Casual:

With joyful hearts, Pam and Jack Johnson request you to join them in the celebration of the marriage of their daughter
Penelope
to
Clarke Smith
Monday, December 9, 2022
at 6:30 p.m.

Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills
New York

An evening of celebrations to follow

Wedding Invitation Wording If Both Set Of Parents Are Hosting
The couple’s parents must be mentioned in separate lines with either the bride’s parents first or whoever falls first alphabetically.

Sample 16

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Jake A. Anderson &
Mr. and Mrs. Mark F. Miles
request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their children
Amy
to
Jack

Saturday, the Eighteenth of February
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Quarter to five in the afternoon

Mayflower Inn & Spa
Washington, Connecticut

Reception to follow

Casual:

Eliza and Jake Anderson
along with Sandra and Mark Miles
invite you to share and celebrate the marriage of their children
Amy
and
Jack
on Saturday, February 18, 2021
at 4:45

Mayflower Inn & Spa
Washington, Connecticut

Dinner and wine to follow

Sample 17

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Sadowski &
Mr. and Mrs. Byrne
cordially invite you to the wedding ceremony of their children
Julia
to
David
Saturday, the Nineteenth of November
Two Thousand and Twenty
Four O’clock in the Afternoon

Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia
Pennsylvania

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Grace & Vernon Sadowski
and Hope & Ronald Byrne
invite you to celebrate with them the marriage of their children
Julia
with
David
on Saturday, November 19, 2020
at 4:00 p.m.
Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia
Pennsylvania

Dinner and dance to follow

Sample 18

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Rose &
Mr. and Mrs. Munroe request the pleasure of your company to the wedding ceremony of their children
Patricia
to
Ted

Friday, the fourth of January
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Five O’clock in the Evening

Castle Hill Inn in Newport
Rhode Island
Reception to follow

Casual:

Lily & Stan Rose
and Mel & Jack Munroe
invite you to celebrate with their children
Patricia & Ted
on their wedding day

Friday, January 4, 2021
at 5:00 p.m.

Castle Hill Inn in Newport
Rhode Island

Dine and wine to follow

Sample 19

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Reyes &
Mr. and Mrs. Michael
request your honorable presence at the wedding ceremony of their children
Olivia
to
Jacob
Tuesday, the Eleventh of September
Two Thousand and Twenty
Half-Past Six O’clock in the Evening

The Hay-Adams
Washington, D.C

Reception to follow

Casual:

Sally and Mark Reyes
along with Eliza and John Michael
invite you to share and celebrate the marriage of their children
Olivia
and Jacob

Tuesday, September 11, 2020
at 6:30 in the evening

The Hay-Adams
Washington, D.C

Dinner and drinks to follow

Sample 19

Formal:

Joseph L. Mullins and Jennifer H. Mullins
&
Jack R. Franklin and Mary A. Franklin
request the honor of your presence at the marriage of their children
Alexis
and
Ryan

Friday, The Seventeenth of May
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half-Past Four in the Afternoon

Perez Art Museum Miami
Miami, Florida

Casual:

Jennifer and Joseph
along with Mary and Jack
delightfully invite you to the joyous occasion of the marriage of their children
Alexis
and
Ryan

Friday, May 17, 2021
at 4:30 p.m.

Perez Art Museum Miami
Miami, Florida

Sample 20

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Austin Mahoney &
Mr. and Mrs. John Allen
request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of their children
Jane and Jamie

Saturday, the Fifth of May
Two Thousand and Two
Half-Past Five in the Evening

Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church
Newport, California

Reception immediately after

Casual:

Sandra and Austin &
Olivia and John
would love for you to join them in the marriage of their children
Jane
to
Jamie
on Saturday, May 5, 2002
at 5:30 p.m.

Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church
Newport, California

Dinner to follow

Sample 21

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. French &
Mr. and Mrs. Gregory
cordially request you to attend the marriage of their children
Elizabeth
to
Oliver

Saturday, the Sixteenth of April, Two Thousand and Twenty
Half-Past Six O’clock in the Evening

The Foundry
Long Island, New York

Reception to follow

Casual:

Brie and Vance French
along with Lydia and Harold Gregory
invite you to celebrate with them the marriage of their children
Elizabeth and Oliver
on Saturday, April 16th, 2020
at 6:30 in the evening

The Foundry
Long Island, New York

Dine and wine after

Sample 22

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Jim Ames &
Mr. and Mrs. James Abner
cordially request the pleasure of your company at the marriage of their children
Amy
and Charles

Friday, the Twenty-Second of August
Two Thousand and Twenty
Half-Past Four in the Afternoon

The Prospect Pavilion
409 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, New York

Reception follows the ceremony

Casual:

With joyous hearts,
Pamela and Jim Ames
along with Julia and James Abner
invite you to celebrate with them the marriage of their children
Amy
to
Charles
on Friday, August 22, 2020
at 4:30 in the afternoon

The Prospect Pavilion
409 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, New York

The celebration continues with a reception

Sample 23

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bullington &
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cunningham
cordially invite you to the marriage ceremony of their children
Stacey
to
Caleb

Wednesday, the Fourth of December
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Half-Past Five O’clock in the Evening

The Breakers Palm Beach
Palm Beach, Florida

Reception to follow

Casual:

Patricia and Peter
along with Melinda and Jack
are delighted to invite you to the marriage of their children
Stacey and Caleb
on Wednesday, December 4, 2022
at 5:30 p.m.

The Breakers Palm Beach
Palm Beach, Florida

Join them for the reception party

Sample 24

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Gary Byrne &
Mr. and Mrs. David Sadowski
cordially request you to grace the occasion of the marriage of their children
Anne
to
George
Friday, the Eighteenth of September
Two Thousand and Twenty
Half after Five O’clock in the Evening

The Biltmore Ballrooms
Atlanta, Georgia

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Julie and Gary &
Priya and David
would love your presence at the celebration of the marriage of their children
Anne
to
George
on Friday, September 18, 2020
at 5:30 in the evening

The Biltmore Ballrooms
Atlanta, Georgia

Feasting and merriment to follow

Sample 25

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Boalt &
Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Kaleya
request you to make an honorable presence at the marriage of their children
Rachel
to
Zach

Tuesday, the Eighth of August, Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half-Past Six in the Evening
The Cloister at Sea Island
Sea Island, Georgia

Reception to follow

Casual:

Naomi and Russel Boalt
along with Grace and Harrison Kaleya
invite you to share in the happiness of the union of their children
Rachel
and Zach
on Tuesday, August 8, 2021
at 6:30 p.m.

The Cloister at Sea Island
Sea Island, Georgia

Dinner and dancing to follow

Sample 26

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Benjamin &
Mr. and Mrs. Barney Rothenberg
request you to join them and share in the joy of the marriage of their children
Ruby
to
Ted

Thursday, the Fifth of January
Two Thousand and Twenty
Four O’clock in the Afternoon
Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, North Carolina

Reception dinner immediately after

Casual:

Sarah and Ronald
along with Mia and Barney
invite you to the joyous occasion of the marriage of their children
Ruby
and Ted
on Thursday, January 5, 2020
at 4:00 p.m.

Fearrington Village
Pittsboro, North Carolina

A celebration with dinner, drinks, and dancing shall follow

Sample 27

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Mark H. Catalano &
Mr. and Mrs. Sebastian A. Kealey
joyfully request the pleasure of your company at the wedding ceremony of their children
Emily
to
Taylor
Tuesday, the Twenty-Fourth of July, Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half-Past Six O’clock in the Evening

Southwind Hills
Goldsby, Oklahoma

Casual:

Sherry and Mark &
Stephanie and Sebastian
are filled with joy as they invite you to the marriage of their children
Emily and Taylor
on Tuesday, July 24, 2021
at 6:30 in the evening

Southwind Hills
Goldsby, Oklahoma

Sample 28

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Sinclair &
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Dawson
request you to join them in the festivities of the marriage, uniting their children
Chloe
to
Matthew
Saturday, the Second of May, Two Thousand and Twenty
Five O’clock in the Evening
Cannon Green in Charleston
South Carolina

Casual:

Katie and Jacob Sinclair
along with Malissa and Richard Dawson
experience immense happiness as they invite you to the marriage of their children
Chloe
to
Matthew
on Saturday, May 2, 2020
at 5:00 p.m.

Cannon Green in Charleston
South Carolina

Sample 29

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Peter Parker
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Hartsell
request your presence at the auspicious occasion of the marriage of their children
Amy Parker
to
Philip Hartsell
Monday, the Seventh of June
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half After Six O’clock in the Evening

RT Lodge in Maryville
Tennessee

Casual:

Rain and Peter
Along with Rosa and Jake
Invite to celebrate with them the union of their children
Amy
and Philip
on Monday, June 7, 2021
at 6:30 in the evening
RT Lodge in Maryville
Tennessee

Sample 30

Formal:

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Walker &
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Chase
request the honor of your presence as their children
Emily
and Russ
tie the knot

Saturday, the Twenty-Ninth of March
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half-Past Four in the Evening

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Dallas, Texas

Casual:

Tia and Robert Walker &
Tara and Vincent Chase
are filled with joy to invite you to the celebration of the union their children
Emily and Russ
on Saturday, March 29, 2021
at 4:30 p.m.

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Dallas, Texas

Wedding Invitation Wording If The Couple Is Hosting
If the couple is hosting the wedding, the invitation could start with the names of the couple followed by other details of the wedding such as venue, time, and date.

Sample 31

Formal:

With great pleasure
Stacey Miles
and
Peter Williams
request your presence at their marriage

Saturday, the Ninth of July, Two Thousand and Sixteen
Half-Past Three in the Afternoon
Hotel Emma in San Antonio
Texas

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Stacey and Peter Williams are getting hitched!
Saturday, July 9, 2016
3:30 p.m.

Hotel Emma in San Antonio
Texas

Feast and fun to follow

Sample 32

Formal:

You are cordially invited to join
Emily Anderson
and
Jake Bradley
at their marriage ceremony

Monday, the Eighth of May
Two Thousand and Twenty
Four O’clock in the Afternoon

Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards in North Garden
Virginia

Reception to follow

Casual:

Emily and Jake
are getting married
Monday, May 8, 2020
at 4:00 p.m.

Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards in North Garden
Virginia

Drinks, dinner, and dancing to follow

Sample 33

Formal:

Emelia Hunt
with
Jack Sheridan
Request the honor of your presence
at their wedding

Tuesday, the Fifth of June
Two Thousand and Two
Four o’clock in the afternoon

Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

Reception to follow

Casual:

Emelia Hunt
and Jack Sheridan
invite you to share in the festivities of their marriage
on Tuesday, June 5, 2002
at 4:00 p.m.

Chicago Athletic Association Hotel
Chicago, Illinois

Dinner and drinks after

Sample 34

Formal:

Charmaine Blunt
and John Williams
cordially request you to grace their wedding ceremony

Wednesday, the Eleventh of February
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Half-Past Five O’clock in the Evening
Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago
Illinois

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Charmaine and John
would love for you to join them in their wedding celebration
on Wednesday, February 11, 2022
at 5:30 p.m.

Chicago Cultural Center in Chicago
Illinois

Fabulous food, fun, and festivities to follow

Sample 35

Formal:

Olivia Rose
and Connor Boalt
request the pleasure of your company at their marriage

Thursday, the Twelfth of July
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half after Six in the Evening

The Langham, Chicago in Chicago
Illinois

Reception to follow

Casual:

Olivia Rose
and Connor Boalt
would be delighted by your presence at their wedding
on Thursday, July 5, 2021
at 6:30 p.m.

The Langham, Chicago in Chicago
Illinois

Feasting and merriment to follow

Sample 36

Formal:

With great pleasure Amelia Ray and Ryan Bruce
invite you to join them at the celebration of their marriage

Saturday, the Thirteenth of April
Two Thousand and Twenty
Half-Past Three in the Afternoon

Zingerman’s Cornman Farms
Dexter, Michigan

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Amelia
and Ryan
invite you to celebrate their marriage with them
on Saturday, April 13, 2020
at 3:30 in the afternoon

Zingerman’s Cornman Farms
Dexter, Michigan

Dinner, dancing, and all eternity to follow

Sample 37

Formal:

Please join us for the wedding ceremony of
Rachel Zachary
and
Ethan Craft

Monday, the Eighteenth of August
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Half-Past Six in the Evening
Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island
Michigan

Reception to follow

Casual:

Love is in the air!
Rachel and Ethan
are exchanging wedding vows
on Monday, August 18, 2022
at 6:30 in the evening

Grand Hotel in Mackinac Island,
Michigan

Bring your dancing shoes! Dinner and music immediately follow the ceremony

Sample 38

Formal:

Together with their families
Sara Bud
and
Ronald Rose
request the honor of your presence as they tie the knot

Tuesday, the Fourth of August
Two Thousand and Twenty
Five O’clock in the Evening

Planterra Conservatory in West Bloomfield
Michigan

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Sara and Ronald
would love your presence at their wedding ceremony
on Tuesday, August 4, 2020
at 5:00 p.m.

Planterra Conservatory in West Bloomfield
Michigan

Dinner and dancing under the stars

Sample 39

Formal:

Melinda River
and Joe Rowen
cordially invite you to join them as they say, “I Do!”

Monday, the Fourteenth of June
Two Thousand and Five
Three O’clock in the Afternoon

Aria in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Reception immediately following the ceremony

Casual:

are getting married!
Melinda River and Joe Rowen

Please join us in the celebration
on Monday, June 14, 2005
at 3:00 p.m.

Aria in Minneapolis
Minnesota

Cake, punch, and merriment to follow

Sample 40

Formal:

Melissa Sutton
and John Smith
request the honor of your presence on their wedding day

Wednesday, the Ninth of August, Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
at Five O’clock in the Evening
Milwaukee Art Museum in Milwaukee
Wisconsin

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Please join
Melissa and John
as they say, “I Do!”
on Wednesday, August 9, 2022
at 5:00 in the evening

Milwaukee Art Museum in Milwaukee
Wisconsin

The celebration continues with a reception

Sample 41

Formal:

Together with their parents
Donna Bridge and Eric Williams
cordially invite you to attend their wedding ceremony

Friday, the Seventh of June
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half-Past Four in the Afternoon

Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale
Missouri

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Please join us for our wedding as we
Donna and Eric
say our wedding vows
on Friday, June 7, 2021
at 4:30 in the afternoon

Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale
Missouri

Feasting and fun to follow

Sample 42

Formal:

Angela Scott and Michael Krasinski
invite you to share in their joy as they exchange their wedding vows

Monday, the Eighth of August, Two Thousand and Twenty
Half after Six in the Evening

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
Reception to follow

Casual:

Please join us as we Angela
and Michael
ties the knot
on Monday, August 8, 2020
6:30 p.m.

Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri

Shake, rattle, and roll with us

Sample 43

Formal:

Maria Johnson and Samuel Garcia
request your honorable presence to celebrate their marriage

Friday, the fifteenth of July
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Five O’clock in the Evening

Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, Ohio

Reception to follow

Casual:

Maria and Samuel
are delighted to invite you to share in our joy as we get married
on Friday, July 15, 2022
5:00 p.m.

Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland, Ohio

Dine, Dance, Celebrate…

Sample 44

Formal:

Together with full hearts
Beatrice Allen and Brent Root
request your presence to their wedding ceremony

Saturday, the Nineteenth of November
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half-Past Four in the Afternoon

Arizona Biltmore, Waldorf Astoria Resort
Phoenix, Arizona

Casual:

With open hearts,
Beatrice and Brent
are delighted to welcome you at their wedding
on Saturday, November 19, 2021
at 4:30 p.m.

Arizona Biltmore, Waldorf Astoria Resort
Phoenix, Arizona

Sample 45

Formal:

You are cordially invited to attend the wedding ceremony of
Ramona Smith
&
Kevin Malone

Monday, Ninth of July,
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Three O’clock in the Afternoon
Korakia Pensione in Palm Springs
California

Casual:

Ramona and Kevin
are excited to share their joy as they celebrate their marriage
on Monday, July 9, 2021
at 3:00 p.m.
Korakia Pensione in Palm Springs
California

Wedding Invitation Wordings For Friends

Wedding invitations for friends can be pretty casual and include fun elements and wordings to make them interactive and entertaining to read.

Sample 46

You witnessed them fall in love, and now you are invited to see them getting married

Alice
and David
are tying the knot
on Saturday, April 4, 2021
at 3:00 p.m.
Korakia Pensione in Palm Springs
California

Dinner and drinks to follow!

Sample 47

You are invited to celebrate and share in the joy of
Alicia
and Patrick
as they say their wedding vows
on Friday, June 3, 2022
at 5:00

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside
California

Feast and merriment to follow

Sample 48

You witnessed their love blossom, and now you are invited to witness

Brie
and
Vernon

getting married on Monday, July 5, 2020
at 6:00 in the evening

Meadowood Napa Valley
St. Helena, California

Sample 49

You are invited to share in the festivities of the marriage of

Pam Anderson
and
Jim Scott

Friday, August 9, 2021
Four O’clock in the Evening

Four Seasons Resort, The Biltmore Santa Barbara,
California
Dinner, drinks, and dance to follow

Sample 50

Tara Allen
and Joseph Rusell
are excited to invite you to their wedding
on Tuesday, April 7, 2021
at 2:00 p.m.

The Little Nell in Aspen
Colorado

Reception dinner and celebration to follow

Sample 51

Brenda Rose
and Oscar Smith
have chosen the first day of their new life together
and you are invited to share in their joy

Wednesday, January 6, 2022
at 6:30 p.m.

Dunton Hot Springs in Dolores
Colorado

Feast and fun to follow

Sample 52

Because you have been there since our first kiss
Please join us as we tie the knot and enter into the wedded bliss.

Emily Waltham
and Joshua Adams invite you
on Thursday, March 17, 2020
at 6:00 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa and Casino
Incline Village, Nevada

Reception dinner to follow

Sample 53

With happiness in our hearts and dancing shoes on

Melinda and Jack invite you
to our wedding party
on Saturday, December 10, 2021
at 5:00 p.m.

Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada

An evening of celebration to follow

Sample 54

You have watched us grow stronger together for many years,
Now please join us as we tie the knot for life.

Pamela and John invite you as they get married
on Saturday, June 20, 2021
at 6:30 p.m. Castaway Portland in Portland
Oregon

An evening of fun and merriment to follow

Sample 55

Erica and Rai invite you to our wedding by the sea
the place where we fell in love and decided together we would be
Please join us on Friday, October 2, 2021
at 5:00 p.m.

Sunset Key Cottages
Key West, Florida

Fun fiesta to follow

Sample 56

We are thankful for the roles you play in our lives
and would be honored if you would join us
as we enter the marriage phase of life

Alexis Allen
and Todd James
will exchange wedding vows
on Thursday, October 27, 2021
at 3:00 p.m.

Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley
Deer Valley, Utah

A fun-filled evening to follow

Sample 57

Because your love has made us who we are,
and because you enjoy a fun party as much as we do

We, Marsha and Chester,
invite you to join us at our wedding
on Friday, July 21, 2022
at 5:30 in the evening

Sodo Park in Seattle
Washington

Drinks and dinner to follow

Sample 58

You have been the most important chapter of our love story
and we are excited to share in our joy as we write our new chapter of life

June and Ryan are delighted to invite you to their wedding
on Friday, March 4, 2022
at 4:00 p.m.

Brush Creek Ranch in Saratoga
Wyoming

Dinner, drinks, and dancing to follow

Sample 59

He proposed, and she said yes….

Niya and Hayden are getting married
and you are invited to share in their festivities
Wednesday, October 15, 2021
at 5:30 in the evening

George Peabody Library in Baltimore
Maryland

Merriment to follow

Sample 60

Katie and Jacob
would love your presence in celebrating their marriage
on Friday, June 22, 2022
at 6:30 p.m.

Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas
Nevada

Drinks and dancing to follow

Wedding Invitation Wording If The Divorced Parents Are Hosting

When divorced parents host a wedding, the prefix ‘Ms.’ must be used for the mother (if she is single), and the last name could be either the maiden name or married name as preferred.

Sample 61

Formal:

Ms. Rebecca Pearson
Mr. Robert Chase
cordially invite you to the wedding ceremony of their daughter
Amy Chase
to
Michael Ames
son of Mr. and Mrs. John Ames

Friday, the Eighth of January
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Six O’clock in the Evening

Casual:

Rebecca Pearson
Robert Chase
welcome you to celebrate the marriage of their daughter
Amy
to
Michael
on Friday, January 8, 2021
at 6:00 p.m.

Sample 62

Formal:

Ms. Carol Green
Mr. Joshua Manning
Invite you to share in the joy of the marriage uniting their daughter
Julie
to
Jack

Thursday, the Eighth of September,
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Half-Past Four O’clock in the Afternoon

Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas
Nevada

Casual:

Carol Green
Joshua Manning
Invite you to share in the wedding festivities at the marriage of their daughter
Julie
to
Jack
on Thursday, September 8, 2022
at 4:30 p.m.

Mandarin Oriental in Las Vegas
Nevada

Sample 63

Formal:

Ms. Emily Louise
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Smith
request the honor of your company at the marriage of their daughter
Felicia
to
Cameron

Friday, the Fourth of June
Two Thousand and Twenty
Five O’clock in the Evening

The Grand Arcade in Asbury Park
New Jersey

Reception to follow

Casual:

Emily
Michael
invite you to attend the marriage of their daughter
Felicia
to
Cameron
on Friday, June 4, 2020
at 5:00 in the evening

Dinner and drinks to follow

Sample 64

Formal:

Ms. Nicole Muriel Manning
Mr. Mark James Kurtis
request the pleasure of your company at the celebration of the marriage of their daughter
Catherine Kurtis
to
Jack Yoder

Saturday, the Twenty-First of April,
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Five O’clock in the Evening

The Grand Arcade in Asbury Park
New Jersey

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Nicole
Mark
invite you to celebrate the marriage of their daughter
Catherine
to
Jack
on Saturday, April 21, 2022
at 5:00 p.m. A night of celebration to follow

Sample 65

Formal:

Ms. Kate Miller
Mr. Kevin Pearson
cordially invite you to grace the marriage occasion of their daughter
Madison
to
Stephen

Friday, the Eighteenth of July,
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half-Past Six in the Evening

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Kate
Kevin
would love for you to join them in celebrating the marriage of their daughter
Madison
to
Stephen
on Friday, July 18, 2021
at 6:30 p.m.

Diner and wine t follow

Sample 66

Formal:

Ms. Amelia Bell
Mr. Jake Riley
request your honorable presence at the wedding ceremony of their daughter
Rachel
to
Oliver Green

Saturday, the Ninth of August
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Half-Past Four in the Afternoon

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
Washington, D.C

Dinner to follow

Casual:

Amelia
Jake
invite you to celebrate with them the marriage of their daughter
Rachel
and Oliver

Saturday, August 9
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
4:30 p.m.

Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
Washington, D.C

Dinner and drinks to follow

Sample 67

Formal:

Ms. Kate Anderson
Mr. Andrew Hannigan
request your presence on the wedding day of their daughter
June
to
Mike Jordan

Thursday, the Nineteenth of July, Two Thousand and Twenty
Half-Past Five in the Evening
The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Reception to follow

Casual:

Kate Anderson
Andrew Hannigan
invite you to celebrate with them the marriage of their daughter
June
to
Mike Jordan
on Thursday, July 19, 2020
at 5:30 in the evening

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dinner and dancing to follow

Sample 68

Formal:

Ms. Lindsay Liam
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Norman
request the pleasure of your company at the wedding of their daughter
Marie Norman
to
Eric James

Friday, the Fifteenth of December
Two Thousand and Twenty-One
Three O’clock in the Afternoon

Meridian House
Washington, D.C

Casual:

Lindsay Liam
Peter Norman
would be delighted by your presence at the wedding of their daughter
Marie
to
Eric
on Friday, December 15, 2021
at 3:00 p.m.

Meridian House
Washington, D.C

Sample 69

Formal:

Ms. Lydia Allen
Mr. Steven Ames
cordially invite you to attend the wedding ceremony of their daughter
Rihanna Ames
to
Charles Williams

Saturday, the Twentieth of January, Two Thousand and Twenty
Half-Past Four in the Afternoon

Baywood Greens in Long Neck
Delaware

Casual:

Lydia
Steven
would love your presence at the marriage of their daughter
Rihanna
to
Charles
on Saturday, January 20, 2020
at 4:30 p.m.

Baywood Greens in Long Neck
Delaware

Sample 70

Formal:

Ms. Sarah Williams
Mr. Jack Smith
joyfully request the pleasure of your company at the wedding ceremony of their daughter
Rachel Smith
to
Russ Johnson

Monday, the Twenty-Third of September
Two Thousand and Twenty
Half-Past Five O’clock in the Evening
Fox Theatre in Atlanta
Georgia

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Sarah
Jack
invite you to the celebration of the union of their daughter
Rachel
with Russ
on Monday, September 23, 2020
at 5:30 p.m.

Fox Theatre in Atlanta
Georgia

Dinner and dancing to follow

Sample 71

Formal:

Ms. Hope Anderson
Mr. Vernon Mullins
request the pleasure of your presence at the marriage of their daughter
Angela Mullins
to
Zach Woods

Friday, the Tenth of November
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Half after Six O’clock in the Evening

Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport
Maine

Casual:

Hope Anderson
Vernon Mullins
invite you for dinner and dancing at the wedding reception of their daughter
Angela
to
Zach
on Friday, November 10t, 2022
at 6:30 p.m.

Hidden Pond in Kennebunkport
Maine

Sample 72

Formal:

Ms. Lydie Scott
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Smith
cordially request your honorable presence at the marriage of their daughter Lindsay Smith
to
Eric James
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Bauer

Friday, the Seventh of June, Two Thousand and Twenty
Half after Four in the Afternoon

Crystal Ballroom at the Rice Hotel in Houston
Texas

Reception dinner follows

Casual:

Lydie Scott
Sarah and Jay Smith
invite you to join them in the wedding festivities of their daughter
Lindsay
to Eric
on Friday, June 7, 2020
at 4:30 p.m.

Crystal Ballroom at the Rice Hotel
Houston, Texas

Fun, food, and fiesta to follow

Sample 73

Formal:

Ms. Sara Williams
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Reynolds
cordially invite you to attend the marriage ceremony of their daughter
Beatrice Reynolds
to
Brady Scott
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Adam Scott

Thursday, the twenty-fifth of October
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Half-Past Five O’clock in the Evening

Café Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago, Illinois

Reception dinner and drinks to follow

Casual:

Sara Williams
Peter Reynolds
invite you to share in their love and joy at the marriage of their daughter
Beatrice
to
Brady Scott
on Thursday, October 5, 2022
at 5:30 p.m.

Café Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago, Illinois

An evening of celebration to follow

Sample 74

Formal:

Ms. Jane Sutton
Mr. Jacob Ryan
request your presence at the marriage of their daughter
Alice Ryan
to
Andrew Gomez
on Saturday, the Eighteenth of July
Two Thousand and Twenty
Half after Four O’clock in the Afternoon

Café Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago, Illinois

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

Jane
Jacob
invite you to join the celebration uniting their daughter
Alice
with Andrew
on Saturday, July 18, 2020
at 4:30 p.m.

Café Brauer at Lincoln Park Zoo
Chicago, Illinois

Fabulous food, fun, and festivities to follow

Sample 75

Formal:

Ms. Ursula Schiffer
Mr. and Mrs. Steven Smith
cordially invite you to join the family for a reception honoring
Brenda Smith
and Ashton Hill
son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hill

Friday, the fourth of March
Two Thousand and Twenty-Two
Half-Past Five in the Evening

Laurel Hall in Indianapolis
Indiana

Reception dinner to follow

Casual:

With delighted and joyful hearts
Ursula
Steven
request your presence at the wedding of their daughter
Brenda
to
Ashton
on Friday, March 4, 2022
at 5:30 p.m.

Laurel Hall in Indianapolis
Indiana

Diner and wine to follow

Request Line Wording Examples

  • request the honor of your presence
  • request your honorable presence
  • request the pleasure of your company
  • request your presence
  • request you to grace the occasion of
  • request you to join them
  • request you to share in the joy
  • cordially invite you to attend
  • cordially request you to attend
  • cordially request your presence
  • cordially request you to grace the occasion
  • joyfully request the pleasure of your company

Action Line Wording Examples

  • at the wedding ceremony of their daughter (if the parents of the bride are hosting)
  • at the marriage of their children (if both the bride and groom’s parents are hosting). Note that the name of the bride’s parents must come first
  • at the celebration of their marriage (if the couple is hosting)
  • as they say, “I do”
  • as they celebrate their love for each other
  • as they celebrate their marriage
  • as they celebrate their union
  • as they tie the knot
  • as they say their wedding vows
  • to celebrate with them

Wedding invitations are an integral part of the wedding. Thus you must not miss out on essential details. Your guests must feel welcomed, and your invitation must reflect that warmth. We hope these formal and casual invitation wordings help you draft a beautiful wedding invitation.