Time-starved parents would say that one of the most onerous parts of throwing a party for little ones is wrangling invites and managing RSVPs. Luckily, there’s a new batch of easy-to-use, well-designed mobile invite apps that aim to put party planning right in the palm of your hands. You are cordially invited to flip through our picks for best apps that’ll help everyone avoid being tardy for the party.

PurpleSlate Invites

PurpleSlate Invites’ intuitive new app lets users create and send beautiful event invitations via text message in just a few clicks, then track RSVPs and invitees directly in the app. Guests receive an invite text message along with a personalized invitation link, which can be RSVP’d via text without having to download the app. Hosts are notified instantly about the event RSVPs and event reminders can be scheduled in advance.

Available for iOS and Android, Free.


What are your favorite digital invitation apps? Tell us in the comments below!

—Kipp Jarecke-Cheng