In NYC it is the norm to receive $ as engagement gifts and wedding gifts. Tangible gifts on a registry are usually for bridal shower only. I'm hoping to get some NY feedback since it seems "traditions" are not the same from state to state. Esp that NY/NJ weddings are usually over done compared to other states.
Anyway, if the parents are paying for any of the following- engagement party, shower or wedding.. do they still give a gift? I know a bridal shower its usually yes because obviously you see the gifts & who they're from but as far as engagement/wedding I'm unsure.
When I hosted 2 big surprise 50th birthday parties in a hall for each of my parents I still gave a birthday gift.
Just wondering how this works.