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5 Inspiring and Unconventional Rehearsal Wedding Dinner Ideas

While you are busy finalizing every detail of your wedding, don’t forget about the rehearsal dinner which kickstarts your wedding weekend and sets the tone for your big day

Sure rehearsal dinners are laid back and intimate, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be stylish. To help you plan the perfect rehearsal dinner, we have put together five inspiring and unconventional rehearsal dinner ideas:


Classic diner

Go down the memory lane and host your rehearsal dinner at the diner where you took your fiance on your first date. Rent a karaoke machine and keep the burgers and milkshakes coming.

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Evening at a vineyard

Gather your closest friends and family for a cosy rehearsal dinner at your favorite vineyard and decorate the tables in a rustic theme. Let jazz music play in the background while you eat delicious steak, drink wine, and have a merry time together.

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Crazy pizza party

There’s no one in the world who doesn’t love pizza, so why not throw a pizza rehearsal dinner party instead? Use stylish crockery and serving plates to raise the glam meter. You can go the extra mile and keep a personalized pizza station as well.


Backyard picnic

Lay down mismatched blankets on both sides of a low table. Build a canopy around and decorate it with fairy lights. Treat your friends and family to different types of sandwiches, salads, chips and salsa, and lots of beer. You can make the dinner more glamorous by creating a small selfie booth and keeping the food in wooden plates and bowls. 


Barbeque dinner

Spoil your friends and family with a homely barbeque dinner by serving them delicious chicken and pork steaks, burgers, potato salad, and baked beans. As the night goes on, gather around the fireplace and make s’mores together while sharing stories of how they met the two of you.


Which rehearsal dinner idea are you planning to go for?

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