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Invitation wording for reception only?

We are getting married in Jamaica in June 2014 with immediate family only. We are then having a reception locally, in Colorado, in August, for all friends and family. I don't know how to word the invitations for the reception so that people understand that it is a reception only and there will be no ceremony before. Any suggestions?

Re: Invitation wording for reception only?

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    "Join us in celebrating the 
    marriage of 
    Sarah Loretti 
    and 
    Nate Prosten 
    with a reception marking the 
    return from our wedding 
    ceremony in Cook Island in Barbados 
    The reception will be held 
    on Sunday, August 10th, 2018 
    at 4:00 p.m. 
    The Diamond Room 
    1009 Pierce Avenue 
    Oxford, MS 38655"


    "We will be married in a private wedding ceremony on 
    Saturday, the fourth of 
    October 
    two thousand eighteen 
    Please celebrate with us at our reception following the ceremony at six o'clock 
    Harbor view Golf Club 
    8710 Harbor view Club Drive 
    Hilliard, Ohio 

    Jill Weiss and Tim Trump"


    "Mr. and Mrs. William Baker 
    have the honour of announcing 
    the marriage of their daughter, 
    Barbara Marie 
    to 
    Dexter Phillip Leon 
    on Saturday, August 16th, 2018 
    The couple was joined in marriage in a private ceremony on Cook Island in Barbados 

    Please join them for a reception celebrating their union on October 18th at 6:00 p.m. at the newlywed's new home"
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    Mr. and Mrs. John Smith
    request the pleasure of your company
    at the wedding reception of their daughter
    Barbara Marie
    to
    Mr. William Doe
    etc.
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    I would not use the phrase wedding reception at all.  A wedding reception is the event held immediately following the wedding.

    If you are hosting.......

    Bride and Groom 
    are happy to announce
    their marriage on
    XX/XX/XXXX
    City/State

    Please join us for a celebration
    on XX/XX/XXXX
    Time/Location

    OR.....

    Please join us 
    in celebration of our marriage




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    mobkaz said:
    I would not use the phrase wedding reception at all.  A wedding reception is the event held immediately following the wedding.


    This is the phrase Miss Manners uses in her Guide to Excruiciatingly Correct Behavior.
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