Wording for Casual Wedding Invitations When One Set of Parents is Hosting

by The Knot

John and Eliza Smith
invite you to the wedding of their daughter
Heather Marie
to Michael Francis Jacobson
Saturday, May 17, 2018
at 4:30 in the afternoon

or

John and Eliza Smith
invite you to share and celebrate at the marriage of their daughter
Heather Marie
to Michael Francis Jacobson
Saturday, May 17, 2018
at 4:30 in the afternoon

or

John and Eliza Smith
invite you to share in their joy at the marriage of their daughter
Heather Marie
to Michael Francis Jacobson
Saturday, May 17, 2018
at 4:30 in the afternoon

Note:

  • Since you're including the bride's parents' name on the invitation, you don't need to list the bride's last name.
  • Whether it's a religious or nondenominational wedding ceremony, the request line can say anything you wish, so long as you're welcoming guests to the wedding.

Get more basic info on wedding invitations:

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