rehearsal dinner

noun

US
: a formal meal after a wedding rehearsal for the people participating in a wedding ceremony

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Recent Examples on the Web Historical architecture and green spaces make this a charming venue for your wedding weekend, from the rehearsal dinner to the farewell brunch. Mary Shannon Wells, Southern Living, 31 Jan. 2024 To differentiate the Rhode Island event further from a typical rehearsal dinner, Mary donned a colorful vintage Oscar de la Renta dress given to her by her friend and wedding officiant, McKenna Eldh. Shelby Wax, Vogue, 18 Dec. 2023 The tribute included photos of the mother-daughter duo posing as crew set up for The Golden Wedding special, as well as photos of them dancing at her rehearsal dinner and sharing a hug on The Golden Bachelor. Esther Kang, Peoplemag, 5 Jan. 2024 The star of the rehearsal dinner—minus the couple, of course—is the food. Shelby Wax, Vogue, 19 Dec. 2023 The pair spared no expense, dishing out costs to cover an overnight stay at the Palace of Versailles, a private lunch at the Chanel Haute Couture Suite, a rehearsal dinner at the Paris Opera house, and a reception performance by Maroon 5. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 2 Dec. 2023 The wedding weekend, planned by Firefly Events, kicked off with a rehearsal dinner at the Cranbrook Art Museum, where sculptures by Matt’s grandfather, artist Alvin Spector, dot the lawn. Jocelyn Silver, Vogue, 12 Dec. 2023 The pair kicked off their weekend wedding festivities with a rehearsal dinner at Capital Grille and a Baskin-Robbins custom cake for dessert, before joining their 140 guests at a private residence for the ceremony. Anna Lazarus Caplan, Peoplemag, 24 Nov. 2023 The day before the ceremony, Pepin posted photos to her Instagram account from the rehearsal dinner. Ryan Gajewski, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Nov. 2023 See More

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