A save the date is a notice that is sent to guests of a significant event such as a wedding or significant birthday. It is typically sent prior to a formal invitation so that guests can keep the date free.
Wedding Save the Dates
The standard form of a save the date for a wedding is a card but some other forms include save the date postcards, save the date emails, save the date magnets, video save the dates, and there are other more creative save the dates.
When to send your save the dates?
Check out our article: When to Send Save the Date Cards
If you want to know some rules for save the dates then check out this post: save the date etiquette.