Punchbowl will help you plan a party
from start to finish.

Punchbowl offers a modern, effortless way to plan an unforgettable celebration. The site guides hosts through all of the steps of party planning and solves common problems along the way with party planning features including customizable digital invitations, potluck organization, gift registries, local vendor search, and much more.


Party Planning Features

  • Online Invitations

    Send beautiful, customizable digital invitations with matching envelopes, liners, stamps, and postage.

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  • Manage RSVPs

    Easily keep track of your guest list to see who is attending and follow-up with guests who have not responded.

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  • Potluck

    Ask guests to sign up to bring items to your party and effortlessly manage who's bringing what.

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  • Message Board

    Socialize with guests before and after your event on your party's message board.

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  • Disney Collection

    Send character invitations perfect for any theme and add a bit of Disney magic to your party!

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  • Easy Contact Import

    Import email addresses from multiple sources to quickly and easily build your guest list.

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  • Supplies and Favors

    Shop our huge selection of party supplies, decorations and favors.

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Is Punchbowl free to use?

Yes, Punchbowl is free to use. In addition, you have the option to upgrade your Punchbowl membership to unlock additional features and turn off advertising. Learn more »

If I sign up, will I get spam from Punchbowl?

No. You will not get spam from Punchbowl, nor will we sell your personal information to a third party. Punchbowl will send you status updates about the events you’ve created (you can turn these emails off in the notifications area of your account). In addition, when you signup for a Punchbowl account you will receive periodic marketing emails. If you do not wish to receive marketing emails, simply unsubscribe the first time you receive one and you will not receive one again. Please review our privacy policy for more information.

Can I import my contacts from my email account or from a spreadsheet?

Yes. Punchbowl makes it easy to import contacts from most of the major email providers, including Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, and AOL. You can also upload a spreadsheet of contacts in such formats as .csv, .txt, .vcf. Once you’ve imported or uploaded your contacts, Punchbowl’s address book feature allows you to easily manage all of your contacts and create guest lists for your events.

Can I use an existing address book that I have on Evite?

Yes. All you need is your email address and Evite password to easily transfer your address book from Evite to Punchbowl. In Punchbowl, you can manage your contacts in your address book and create guest lists for your events.

Are there advertisements on Punchbowl?

We understand your concern about advertisements on websites. We don't like obtrusive ads either. We have carefully considered how and when to show advertisements on the site. If you want advertising-free Digital Invitations and Greeting Cards simply upgrade your Punchbowl membership. Learn more »

Does Punchbowl have RSVP capabilities?

Yes. Punchbowl offers a wide range of RSVP capabilities that allow hosts to manage guest lists and track RSVPs. The RSVP features allow you to track guest responses, receive comments, and track how many additional guests will be coming to the event. All of our advanced RSVP capabilities are controlled by the host, so you have as much flexibility as you want over the RSVP process.

I'm looking for a specific design or template for my event. Do you offer it?

Punchbowl includes an easy to use Digital Invitation Studio where hosts can choose from hundreds of pre-made templates available for all occasions such as birthdays, holidays, anniversaries, and other milestone events. With our enormous selection of templates you’re bound to find something you like!

Can I control the font, postage, image and other aspects of my design?

Yes. Punchbowl Digital Invitation Studio allows hosts to customize digital invitations and greeting cards using fonts, postage, envelope liners, rubber stamps and more. Choose from a variety of fonts and incorporate more than one font into your design; upload your own images to personalize your design.

Does Punchbowl offer printed invitations?

Punchbowl allows you to create online invitations intended for email. While you can print your design on your home printer, the site is primarily designed for online usage.

Are guests required to sign up in order to RSVP?

No. Your guests do not have to sign up to RSVP to your event.

Will you send email or promotions to my guests?

No. Punchbowl does not email your guests for marketing purposes. Your guests will only receive emails from Punchbowl on your behalf with information relevant to your event.

Can I share a Punchbowl event on Facebook or Twitter?

Yes. It's easy to share your event on Facebook or Twitter. Simply use the "Social Networking" page to quickly share a link to your event page.

How is Punchbowl different from Evite?

Unlike other sites that start and stop at the invite, Punchbowl offers a start to finish party planning workflow that will help you through every step of your event. Our innovative features will inspire you while keeping you organized. Users tell us that Punchbowl helps them plan an exceptional event simply and easily, regardless of their device. Try planning an event on Punchbowl – we think you'll love it.

How much time does Punchbowl take to use?

Punchbowl’s step-by-step navigation makes planning and organizing events quick and easy. Our users have told us that they enjoy using Punchbowl during every stage of event planning and enjoy spending time organizing and planning the event. How much time you spend is up to you.

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Purchase a Membership to Get Additional Features

  • Access Exclusive Designs

    Get unlimited access to all of our beautiful invitation designs in various shapes and stunning color palettes.

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  • Upload Photos

    Want to leave a lasting impression? Upload your own photos to create one-of-a-kind invitations and memorable personalized postage stamps.

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  • Add a Host

    More than one person planning your event? Add a co-host! A co-host can do everything the host can do including edit and send invitations, add guests, and more.

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  • Unlock Exclusive Postage, Liners, and More

    Put the perfect finishing touch on your invitations with full access to all of our envelope liners, rubber stamps, and postage.

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  • Recurring Events

    Easily manage weekly or monthly events. Simply create a schedule and we'll automatically send out the invitations for your recurring events.

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  • Polling

    Got questions? Poll your guests to get answers to your pressing event-related questions such as meal choices or music selection.

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