It’s okay to scream and get excited. We all do it! That day has finally come. He popped the big question. Now it’s time to get down to the nitty gritty and plan all the wedding events that lead up to your special day. It all begins with a fun, entertaining and fitting engagement party that expresses your style, love and friendship. Snappening has the hottest engagement party trends for your celebration! Whether you’re thinking of keeping it simple or going all out with your engagement party, Snappening will provide you with the perfect Indianapolis party venueand top event planners to ensure your party’s the talk of the town! Here are some engagement party tips to kick off your wedding event planning season with supreme style!


For the chic wine and spirits lovers out there!

A wine or spirits engagement party will create an upscale tone for all your friends and family to enjoy. Wow all your guests by providing a variety of wines and spirits for everyone to taste and pair the selections with fine cheeses, rare appetizers and exquisite desserts. Encourage everyone to come dressed for the occasion in their most elegant attire and set a theme to add flairglamorous Hollywood, Roaring Twenties or top-notch cocktail are all perfect options to make the night a success. If you don’t think you have the space to pull off an engagement event like this at home, turn up the prestige and host it at one of Indianapolis’ best event venues. Some of our favorite Indianapolis wine and cocktail hotspots include:

Woot Woot! Rooftop Party!
Rooftop engagement parties are one of the latest trends right now. Start your new life under the stars or with a spectacular view of Indianapolis from atop the city. This type of party is best suited with a smaller group of your closet friends and family. All your guests will enjoy a nice quiet dinner, socializing with one another while admiring the spectacular view. Here are some locations that are perfect for your Indy engagement rooftop or “room-with-a-view” party:
Paint the town red with a great dinner and drinks combo with the girls    
Time to celebrate your big day! Plan a wild and crazy night in Indianapolis with your closet gal pals. For the more organized bride-to-be, start by reserving a couple VIP tables at your favorite Indianapolis nightclub. Do a quick restaurant or bar search to locate the perfect spot to celebrate the night with all your girls. Combine your club hop with dinner for a one-two punch of fun! A few of our favorites for dinner and after-hours fun include:
If you are looking for a more casual engagement party, try hosting it at a park or other outdoor locale. An outdoor setting will be a fun environment to bring all of your family and friends together, while providing a beautiful, natural and enjoyable backdrop to your event. You can blast tunes all day long and relaxing with loved ones. Also consider a backyard BBQ or pool party. Give your engagement party a luau theme to go with this backyard bash. These more traditional parties are a great way to celebrate your engagement on a budget, while still with incorporating your personal style. If you want expert advice on how to make your at-home event look and feel more spectacular, consider making a small investment in a professional event planner who can polish off the event theme, decor, music, food and more while keeping your interests, budget and goals in mind.
No matter which direction you choose, the party should be a reflection of your budding relationship, your pending wedding celebration and the merger of your families. Share your engagement party photos and stories with us on Facebook or Twitter! For more inspiration, check out ourEngagement Party board on Pinterest.