Family Reunion Invitation Wording

A family reunion is more than just a chance to connect with long-lost relatives. Hosting a big family get-together is a wonderful way to meet family members you never knew you had, get to know your distant relatives better and even form new friendships. Once you’ve compiled a list of everyone from your great aunts to your second cousin Sue and set a date for the big affair, it’s time to send out the family reunion invitations. If you’re not sure what to say on those invites, let these family reunion invitation wording samples inspire you.

 Traditional Family Reunion Invitation Wording

Orange Tropical Flowers Luau Reunion Invite by purpletrail.com
Orange Tropical Flowers Luau Reunion Invite by purpletrail.com

Your family reunion can be anything you want it to be. But traditionally, a standard family reunion is a large picnic in the park, potluck meal at someone’s home, or a party at a rented venue. The picnic in the park is the most common, and with good reason- there will be plenty of room for kids to play, it’s a great opportunity to enjoy some warm weather, and you can even enjoy some family games together. Here are some family reunion invitation wording samples for traditional reunions:

Please join us for our first
Simpson Family Reunion Picnic
Saturday, August 3, 2013 
12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Crystal Bay Park, Pavilion 9

Map enclosed 
Please bring a dish to share
RSVP with Aunt Shirley: 555-404-3403

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Mark your calendar!
The Annual Harrison Family Reunion
will be held Saturday, August 17th
at noon

Hidden Valley Park, Lot 2

Prepare for a day of grilled meats, good eats, family games and trivia!
Please bring your own beverage
For more details and to RSVP, visit www.harrisonreunion.blogspot.com

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You are warmly invited
to the 10th annual Smith Family Reunion!

Saturday, June 14, 2014
5:00 p.m. 
Broadway Grill Banquet Room
214 N. 4th St.
Dayton, Oregon

RSVP with Diana Smith: 706-811-9931

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It’s that time of year again!

The annual Thomas Family Reunion 
will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013 
at 6:00 pm

Porky’s Pizza Palace
123 Main Street
Moore Lake, Iowa

RSVP with Grandma Ruth: 503-212-1005

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Please join us

for our first-ever Fuller Family Reunion
July 26, 2014
11:00 am – sunset

Hosted by Tim and Leslie Fuller
7800 B Street
Santa Barbara, CA

Please bring a potluck dish or beverage to share
Bring your swimsuits, tennis racquets and running shoes!
RSVP with Tim and Leslie: 505-115-6229

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Funny Family Reunion Invitation Wording

Cheese Wine Family Reunion Invitation by purpletrail.com
Cheese Wine Family Reunion Invitation by purpletrail.com

Everyone likes to laugh, and let’s face it… there are plenty of family reunion jokes to be made! If you think your family will appreciate receiving something humorous in the mail, add one of these humorous quotes to your family reunion invitation wording.

“If you go to family reunions to meet women… you might be a redneck.” – Jeff Foxworthy

I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance – waiting for the bathroom. – Bob Hope

Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner. – Douglas Adams

Accidents will occur in the best regulated families. – Charles Dickens

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close- knit family in another city. – George Burns

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. – Leo Tolstoy

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements. – Elizabeth II

Families are like fudge… best with lots of nuts!

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance. – George Bernard Shaw

Here are a few examples of funny family invitation wording:

Let’s get together, drink too much and embarrass our children!

Please join us for the Harrison Family Reunion
Saturday, August 24, 2013 
at 1:00 pm

Cascade Gardens
Butterfly Pavillion
– Map enclosed –

Bring a dessert or a beverage and a good attitude!

RSVP with Shirley Harrison

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Just when you thought it was safe to make summer plans…

…we’ve organized a family reunion!
Sunday, June 30, 2013
12:00 PM

Paradise Park, Lot C

– Map enclosed –

Gorge yourself on an amazing potluck lunch
followed by hours of calorie-torching sports games!

RSVP and tell us what you’re bringing.

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There will be dancing, there will be singing…
…but only after we’ve started the drinking!

You are invited to the 7th annual
Griffith Family Reunion

Saturday, August 30
Riverstone Lodge, Banquet Room B
7:00 PM – 11:00 PM

RSVP with Aunt Darlene: 708-456-7980

Multi-Day Family Reunion Invitation Wording

Your upcoming family reunion might be too large to narrow down to one party. You may have guests traveling from afar who will want to be entertained all weekend, or you just might have a large family that requires more than a few hours to catch up. Here are a few samples of multi-day family reunion invitation wording:

“In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.” -Alex Haley

You are warmly invited
To the Stevens Family Reunion Celebration

October 26-28

Crystal Valley Resort
18 North B Street
Sun Valley, Idaho

Dessert and cocktail reception Friday at 8 PM in the lobby
Family skiing all day Saturday
Buffet dinner and dancing Saturday night at 8 PM, Ballrom B

Book your room by September 30 for a 30% discount
For more details and to RSVP, visit www.stevensreunion,wordpress.com

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The honor of your presence is requested
at the 10th annual Skylar Family Reunion

July 4th weekend, 2014

Pine Grove RV Park and Campground
Bozeman, Montana
– map included –

We’ve reserved a section for Skylar family RVs, campers and tents!
Join us for a bonfire and cookout Friday night
followed by a 4th of July extravaganza to remember!


RSVP, reserve your spot and sign up to bring food and activities: www.skylarfamily.com

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Once you’ve decided on your family reunion invitation wording, make sure your invitations have the following information:

  • Date
  • Time
  • Location, with directions or map
  • Type of event or events
  • Theme, if applicable
  • Food being served
  • Proper attired, if necessary
  • RSVP or contact information of the organizer

Your family reunion invitation wording can be as formal or as fun as the reunion itself. Enjoy the party! Make sure to check out PurpleTrail.com for a great selection of family reunion invitations.

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