30 Engagement announcement ideas for social media

A wedding is the culmination of a beautiful story, celebrating the union of two people joining their lives together — but the real excitement kicks off when you make your engagement announcement. Social media is the perfect place to drop the news and share your joy, and Adobe Express makes it easy to get inspired and bring your ideas to life. With our gallery of professionally-designed engagement announcement templates, you can handpick your layout, typography, and color palette — then just upload and place your engagement photo or video wherever you want.

With these 30 engagement announcement ideas for social media, creating an announcement that really captures the big bliss of the moment is as easy as saying “yes.” Read on for tips on how to create your social media engagement announcement.



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30 social media ideas for engagement announcements

As you begin the planning process, take time to reflect on and savor your unique love story. What are the special memories you share with your partner? What about favorite foods, romantic places you’ve traveled to together, mutually beloved songs?

Tie these memories and mementos together to tell the story of your love. Honing in on that theme helps guide you and your fiancé through design decisions, wedding typography choices, and what kind of social media announcement for weddings best reflects the personalities and style of you and your to-be.

Make this special moment count with a tear-jerker post; any of the following 30 social media ideas for your engagement announcement will have the congratulations (and the 💍 🍾 🥂 🎉 emoji responses) pouring in faster than you can say “I do.”

Photo announcement (regular and photo strip)

Share your love story on social media with a stunning photo announcement. Post the regular version or create a personalized photo strip for Instagram. Capture attention, generate likes and comments, and let your friends and family join in the celebration of your engagement.

Save the date

Create an Instagram-worthy save-the-date announcement and share it with your friends and family. Customize a template with your favorite photo and celebration details. Pump up the excitement for your upcoming wedding, gather comments and well-wishes, and keep everyone updated on your special day.

Video announcement

Make a social media splash with a captivating engagement video announcement. Share it on platforms like YouTube, TikTok, or Instagram to reach your wider audience. Spark emotions, invite comments, and maybe even go viral as you celebrate your love and engagement.

Pop the question video

Relive your proposal on social media with a heartwarming "pop the question" video. Share the magical moment on platforms like Instagram or TikTok, and watch it touch the hearts of viewers. Generate likes, shares, and comments as your engagement story spreads.

DJ request list poll

Engage your Instagram friends and family by creating a crowd-sourced DJ request list through a social media poll or quiz. Use Instagram's interactive features to create posts that encourage participation. Generate buzz, collect song suggestions, gather votes, and let your engagement announcement become an interactive experience on social media.

Memory montage

Take your friends and family on a nostalgic journey with a memory montage shared on social media. Create a heartfelt video or photo slideshow and post it on platforms like Facebook or Instagram. Let your friends and family relive precious moments and share their own memories in the comments.

Mixtape mood setter

Create a mixtape or playlist for your wedding and share it on social media platforms like Spotify or Apple Music. Include songs that reflect your love story and wedding theme. Share the playlist with your friends and family, encouraging them to listen and get into the celebratory mood.

Social media blitz

Harness the power of social media by repurposing your content for various platforms. Utilize tools like Adobe Express to create eye-catching visuals tailored to each channel, ensuring maximum engagement. Whether it's a stunning Instagram post, a captivating Facebook video, or a concise Twitter snippet, make your friends shed a happy tear or two through an old-fashioned all-points bulletin.

The “Will They/Won’t They” Quiz

Ignite intrigue with a captivating two-answer social media quiz via platforms like Instagram. Ask your friends and family if they ever thought the happy couple would pop the question. Invite them to vote and share their thoughts, whether it’s cheers, congrats, or a kindly roast for having waited so long to tie the knot! Share the surprising results to spark discussions about love, commitment, and the unpredictability of relationships.

Animated GIFs

Create eye-catching animated GIFs of your wedding highlights and share them on social media. Use tools like Adobe Express to convert your favorite videos or photos into lively GIFs that capture the essence of your special day. These GIFs will add a touch of fun and excitement to your posts, attracting attention and engagement from your friends and family.

Bride and groom baseball cards with stats

Create unique "bride and groom" baseball cards featuring fun stats about your relationship. Share these cards on social media to showcase your journey as a couple. Include stats like "Years Together," "Number of Adventures," and "Laughs Shared." Your friends and family will enjoy this creative and personalized way to learn more about your love story while engaging with your posts.

Set-the-theme mood board post

Create a stunning mood board for your wedding theme and share it on social media platforms. Gather inspiring images, colors, textures, and fonts that encapsulate the essence of your dream wedding. Engage your friends and family by asking for their thoughts and encouraging them to share their own related mood boards. Let the creativity flow!


Craft a captivating billboard for your wedding and share it on social media to go viral. Choose a striking design, incorporate a memorable hashtag, and include key details like the date and venue. Encourage your friends and family to spot and share the billboard and generate buzz for your special day. Get ready for the spotlight!

Livestream the engagement

Share the magic of your engagement with your social media audience by livestreaming the special moment. Set up a camera or use a dedicated livestreaming platform to broadcast the proposal. Invite your friends and family to tune in, comment, and share their feelings in real time. Let love unfold online!

Elegant typography

Elevate your social media posts with elegant typography. Choose sophisticated fonts that reflect your wedding theme or personal style. Use them to create visually stunning quotes, announcements, or captions. Experiment with different font combinations and sizes to add a touch of refinement and allure to your social media presence.

Beer bottle labels

Personalize your wedding celebrations with custom beer bottle labels. Create unique designs featuring your names, wedding date, and a special message. Share pictures of the labeled bottles on social media, showcasing your creativity and adding a fun element to your wedding festivities. Cheers to a memorable and refreshing experience for you and your guests!

Save the date live

Make your save-the-date announcement an exciting live event! Set a date and time to go live on social media platforms and so your nearest and dearest can find out your wedding date in real time. Witness the immediate reactions from your friends and family as they comment and engage with your announcement. Capture the genuine joy and anticipation, creating a memorable and interactive experience for everyone involved.

Facebook event invites

Create buzz for your wedding by sending out captivating Facebook event invites. Design eye-catching graphics that represent your wedding theme and include essential details like date, time, location, and dress code. Personalize the invites with a heartfelt message, enticing your friends and family to join in on the celebration. Track RSVPs, engage with attendees, and keep everyone updated with event-related posts, ensuring an exciting buildup to your special day.

Relationship e-zine

Stay connected with your loved ones through a relationship e-zine. Share insights, tips, and stories about your journey as a couple. Cover topics like communication, love languages, and building a strong foundation. Include engaging visuals and interactive elements to make it a delightful read. Encourage your friends and family to subscribe and receive regular updates, fostering a supportive and thriving community of relationship enthusiasts.

Love story pop quiz on Instagram

Put their knowledge of your relationship to the test with your Love Story Pop Quiz on Instagram. Challenge your friends and family to answer fun and fond questions about your past together, your dreams, funny stories, and memorable moments together. Share the quiz as a story or post and encourage your audience to participate by tagging their answers.

Relationship map/tour (using geolocating and tagging in social media)

Use geolocating and tagging features on social media platforms to create an interactive journey showcasing the significant places in your relationship. From the place you first met to your favorite date spots, invite your friends and family to join your adventure. Share photos, anecdotes, and special memories at each location, allowing your audience to experience the love story themselves. Let the map become a symbol of your unique bond and inspire others to create their own romantic tales.

Wedding hashtags

Get ready to trend with personalized wedding hashtags! Create a unique hashtag that captures the essence of your planning and special day, and encourage your guests, friends, and family to use the hashtag when sharing their photos, well wishes, and memories from your relationship, planning, and the big day itself. By curating a collection of moments under your hashtag, you'll create a digital album of love and joy that can be cherished forever. Let the hashtag unite everyone in celebrating your love story.

Love story timeline

Take your friends and family on a captivating journey through a timeline of your relationship from your first date to the proposal. It's a touching way to celebrate your journey and inspire to make their own long trip to lifelong love.

Wedding planning journey social account

Create a dedicated social media account to document your wedding planning journey. Share behind-the-scenes moments, venue visits, dress fittings, and vendor selections. Engage with your audience by asking for recommendations, seeking advice, and sharing your excitement. Let others join in the anticipation as you count down to your big day. It's a perfect platform to gather inspiration, connect with fellow brides and grooms, and showcase your unique wedding style.

Engagement cocktail recipe

Toast to your engagement with a signature cocktail recipe that captures the essence of your love story. Combine a splash of celebration, a hint of sweetness, and a dash of uniqueness. Share the recipe on social media, complete with captivating photos and step-by-step instructions. Encourage your friends and family to recreate the drink and raise a glass to your future together. Cheers to love, happiness, and unforgettable moments!

Short story time

Craft a captivating short story that beautifully encapsulates the journey of the happy couple. Explore heartfelt moments, unexpected twists, and profound connections, weaving a tapestry of emotions and experiences. Share this literary masterpiece on social media, allowing others to be immersed in the enchanting world you've created. Let your words paint a vivid picture of your love, inspiring others to believe in the magic of true love and happily ever-afters.

Sharing a list of the things you both love together

Create a shared list of your favorite things as a couple, from movies and hobbies to travel destinations and food. Share it on social media, inviting others to contribute their own recommendations. Celebrate the joys of your shared interests and inspire others to explore new experiences together.

Engagement flash mob

Organize an epic flash mob to surprise your partner (and all your friends and followers!) with a memorable engagement moment. Coordinate with friends and family to create a choreographed dance routine or performance. Capture the surprise on video and share it on social media to spread joy and inspire others to create magical moments of their own.

“Bling Ring” show-off post

Show off your dazzling engagement ring with a stunning "Bling Ring" post on social media. Capture a close-up shot of the ring, highlighting its beauty and sparkle. Share the post with your friends, family, and followers, celebrating your love and the excitement of your upcoming journey together. Get ready for a shower of compliments!

Oops! We eloped!

Surprise your friends and family with an "Oops! We eloped!" announcement on social media. Share a photo of you and your partner beaming with joy, along with a playful caption revealing your spontaneous decision to tie the knot. Let the excitement unfold as everyone celebrates your whirlwind romance and sends their warmest congratulations.

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