What do I say at my son's engagement?

What do I say at my son's engagement?

What to Write in an Engagement Card to a Son or Daughter

  • We/I are so happy to welcome a new son/daughter into our family.
  • Love and happiness to you two on this special day.
  • Best wishes to my/our son/daughter and daughter-in-law/son-in-law on your engagement.
  • Son/daughter, we/I feel many emotions on this occasion.

Are speeches given at engagement parties?

Speeches, or toasts, are a heartfelt part of an engagement party. The best of them will be touching, funny, or a combination of the two, and they usually happen once the celebration is well underway.

What is an engagement speech?

There will be no need for a long speech filled with formality. The idea is to keep it short and sweet, thank your guests, and give them an insight into your journey as a couple. ... This speech is but one part of giving people the satisfaction, remembering – speeches are never about you, and are always about your audience.

Who is responsible for an engagement party?

Traditionally, the engagement party is hosted by the bride's parents, but friends of the bride and groom and other relatives may want to organize the gathering as well. The couple may opt to have two or more parties: one for relatives and family friends, for instance, and another for their own friends.