[Grammar] prepostions

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keen learner

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Which is correct?
We're going for/to a picnic.
We're going for/to a concert.
We're going for/to a function.
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AmE: "To" for concert/function, "on" (90%) "to" (10%) for picnic.
 

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AmE: "To" for concert/function, "on" (90%) "to" (10%) for picnic.

Is there any rule regarding where to use "for" and where to use "to"?
He's going to/for a meeting.(Which is correct?)
We are going to/for a musical.(Which is correct?)
We are going to the pictures.
We are going to dinner.
We're going to a party.
We're going on holiday.
 

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They invited me to their wedding. (occasion/event)
They invited me for dinner. (purpose/activity)

Where things can be seen as both, you can use either preposition.
 
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