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LDS Wedding Receptions and Open Houses

Virtually every LDS wedding involves some type of reception or open house. Regardless of the colors, theme, or tone of the wedding, the reception is an opportunity for friends and family to wish the happy couple well and celebrate the beginning of their journey together as husband and wife.

Even though Mormon wedding receptions are generally held right after the ceremony, some LDS couples postpone their open house until after they return from the honeymoon or even as long as two months after the wedding has passed. Many LDS couples, out of necessity or personal preference, also have…read more