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50 Congratulations Messages and Wishes for an Engagement

I love helping people find the perfect words for any occasion—from relationship advice to inspirational messages.

Read on to find the best humorous, short, and rhyming messages of congratulations for an engagement.

Read on to find the best humorous, short, and rhyming messages of congratulations for an engagement.

Congratulate a newly engaged couple by writing a sweet, funny, or rhyming message in a card, text, email, or social media post. Whether the fiancé and fiancée are your friends, family, or work colleagues, a heartfelt personalized message of congratulations is something they're sure to treasure forever.

15 Funny Engagement Wishes

Funny engagement wishes can be sent to close friends and family. Write a funny message to congratulate the newly engaged couple and give them a reason to giggle. Be sure that they are the kind of people who won't take offense at some light-hearted humor.

  1. Now that you are engaged, you have new responsibilities, new commitments, and, best of all, a new boss. Congratulations on getting the new job as a fiancé!
  2. With your engagement, your love will reach new heights,
    Never-ending arguments, and volatile fights
    Get ready for dark days and darker nights
  3. An engagement is an official way to tell your fiancé to be ready for an epic battle called "marriage," which will last a lifetime. Congratulations!
  4. I'm so pleased to be the referee in the boxing match that's slated to begin soon. Congratulations on getting engaged!
  5. The moment engagement rings are exchanged is the calm before the storm. Here's wishing you good luck and congratulations!
  6. Your relationship is official now
    From the dating scene, you must take a bow
    Congratulations on getting engaged!
    Or should I say congratulations on getting caged?
  7. An engagement is the time when the fiancé loosens his tie, and the fiancée rolls up her sleeves. Congratulations on getting engaged!
  8. Wake up; this is not a dream. Your engagement to your lover is more real than it seems. Congratulations!
  9. When should we get married? Should we have a baby? Should we buy a house? Will we be able to afford the mortgage? Should we get a divorce? Congratulations on getting engaged, and welcome to the world of confusion and complications!
  10. You have not passed any test in your life by being engaged. You have simply committed yourself to being tested every day.
  11. Being engaged marks the end of asking your girlfriends what they look for in a husband and the beginning of worrying about the way your husband looks at your girlfriends.
  12. Now that you are engaged, you will never have to worry about having a boring conversation with your partner. As you spend more time together, you will have nothing to talk about, so all your conversations will be boring. Congratulations, mate!
  13. Congratulations on getting engaged and surrendering your freedom!
  14. Congratulations on your engagement! Now you will never have to worry about how you can stop fighting with your partner because you will always be fighting.
  15. Now that you are engaged, you will have to say goodbye to late-night parties and nights out on the town. I pity you, but I still want to congratulate you.
Weddings and proposals are probably the most memorable aspects of an engagement, but a sweet message of congratulations will not be unappreciated!

Weddings and proposals are probably the most memorable aspects of an engagement, but a sweet message of congratulations will not be unappreciated!

11 Short Messages for a Card, Text Message, or Email

It's one thing to buy a card straight off the shelves to congratulate someone for their engagement, but you can take the art of congratulating the happy couple to a whole new level by creating your own wish in the form of a short message or even a poem. Pick up a pen and allow your feelings to flow from your heart onto the paper to wish a newly engaged couple congratulations and good luck. Here are some awesome ideas:

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  1. People often look for reasons to get engaged, but with a perfect match like yours, it is impossible to find even a single reason why not to get engaged. I'm very happy for you both; congratulations!
  2. Congratulations on unlocking your beautiful future together by getting engaged. Here's wishing you luck and lots of love!
  3. Even sugar tastes bitter when I think of how sweet a couple you are. Here's wishing you congratulations on your engagement!
  4. Couples like you are proof that true love still exists. Best wishes for your engagement!
  5. I was always sure that you both were hiding something behind each other's backs. I just didn't know that they were engagement rings. Congratulations!
  6. May love and light encompass the depths of your hearts, souls, and your very beings. Congratulations on getting engaged!
  7. An engagement is like a quick coffee break en route to the beautiful destination called "wedding" on the freeway of love. Congratulations on getting engaged!
  8. Make your engagement the solid foundation upon which the rest of your life may strongly stand. Congratulations!
  9. Look deep into your engagement rings, and you will find each other's hearts. Congratulations on deciding to make your commitment official!
  10. You are not just exchanging engagement rings, but you are also exchanging expectations and promises. Congratulations!
  11. If there were a world record for the happiest couple alive, you would be the unanimous winners. Best wishes and congratulations to the newly engaged couple!
Congratulate the happy couple with a card, letter, email, or text to let them know how excited you are about their engagement.

Congratulate the happy couple with a card, letter, email, or text to let them know how excited you are about their engagement.

24 Sweet and Funny Rhyming Messages

  1. Make merry and surround yourself with leisure
    Your life is about to bring you happiness that you can't measure
    True love like yours is truly a treasure
    Wishing you congratulations is our pleasure!
  2. Your engagement has flagged off the race of your life
    Which you will win because you will make a lovely husband and wife
    Congratulations on making your relationship official!
  3. For the tree of a happily married life, your engagement is the first seed
    May God give you both all the blessings you need
    Congratulations to the both of you!
  4. Each other's hearts, you both have officially won
    May your married life ahead bring you harmony and fun
    Wishing you congratulations by the ton!
  5. From two, as you now become one
    All the worries of your past will be undone
    Congratulations; I wish you both a life full of love, happiness, and fun!
  6. Coming soon is the day you both will wed, and I wish you luck for a lovely future that lies ahead. Congratulations on your engagement!
  7. Having begun the journey toward saying "I do," there is nothing that can stop happiness for you. Congratulations!
  8. May you have the strength to face every storm
    May your hugs and cuddles keep you both warm
    Congratulations to the newly engaged couple whose lives are about to transform!
  9. Summer, winter, autumn, or spring
    May happiness to you both, your engagement bring
  10. A promising life is about to begin
    In all your endeavors, may you always win
    Congratulations on officially becoming a couple!
  11. Congratulations for deciding to walk together on life's tough road
    You will prosper as a couple, since the seeds of love you have sowed
    Wishing you all the happiness in your lovely abode!
  12. Whenever I see both of you together
    The only word that comes to my mind is "forever"
    Here's wishing that you stay happy always and sad never
  13. May your engagement wrap you in the fragrance of an exotic flower
    May never a single moment in your life turn sour
    Cheers to the couple of the hour
    Congratulations to you both; I wish you the best forever!
  14. Shower each other with all your care
    Lay out to each other your souls completely bare
    Happy couples like you are rare
    Congratulations on your engagement; you are the perfect pair!
  15. The only thing I want to say
    Is that I can't wait for your big day
    Congratulations on getting engaged
    I am sure that your wedding will be the best event ever staged!
  16. Cheers to the to-be husband and wife
    You are about to start a new life
    Here's to the cutest engaged couple
    May the joys of your lives double
  17. As you hold each other's hands
    Chasing your dreams
    As the love between you both expands
    You are made for each other, it seems
    Congratulations on exchanging your engagement bands!
  18. We heard an angel sing
    When you exchanged your engagement rings
  19. Committing your heart to someone is the most beautiful feeling mankind has ever known. People who are afraid of commitment should take inspiration by looking at how beautiful your lives have grown. Congratulations to you both!
  20. Your engagement to each other is a commitment unsaid; may you be a happy couple before and even after you wed. Congratulations on getting engaged!
  21. You make such a perfect pair. Here's wishing that nothing ever disturbs your love lair. Congratulations on getting engaged!
  22. May you always find comfort in each other's arms; may you shower each other with your charms. Here's wishing the newly engaged couple my heartiest congratulations!
  23. I am sure that your love for each other will never perish, and your engagement will bring you a lifetime to cherish. Congratulations on getting engaged!


George P. on March 31, 2018:

You both have surrendered your freedom but it is a sweet surrender!

Tonette Fornillos from The City of Generals on March 20, 2013:

Fabulous list, beautiful ideas. New couples just have to pick the best :=) Thank you princess. This is inspiring!

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