The Wedding Party – Roles and Responsibilities

The Wedding Party — Roles and Responsibilities

    photo by b2 photography                               

Maid of Honor

  • Attend pre-wedding events
  • Be bride’s best friend and emotional support
  • Help with pre-wedding planning and shopping
  • Assist organizing dress fittings
  • Host bachelorette party
  • Help with wedding day preparations
  • Attend rehearsal and dinner
  • Make sure bridesmaids are on time on wedding day
  • Walk in processional as directed
  • Hold groom’s ring during ceremony unless tied onto pillow
  • Help with bride’s gown
  • Hold bouquet during ceremony and adjust train and veil
  • Witness and sign marriage license
  • Give a speech or toast at the reception
  • Please remain in formal dress throughout events
  • Take care of bride’s gown and accessories after the ceremony
                                                                                                   photo by b2 photography

Bridesmaids

  • Attend pre-wedding events if possible
  • Responsible for helping the Maid of Honor with the bachelorette party
  • Provide emotional support for bride
  • Get to dress fittings
  • Help with wedding day preparations
  • Attend rehearsal and dinner
  • Be on time for appointments
  • Walk in processional as directed
  • Please remain in formal dress throughout events

Make sure in advance that you have all items necessary for the wedding day!

  • Dress and shoes
  • Correct undergarments
  • Pantyhose or stockings if needed – extra pair is great
  • Makeup
  • Hair products
  • Nail polish for fingernails and toes—unless previously done
  • Jewelry
  • Button down shirt to wear for hair styling
  • Hair cover to protect style if windy or raining
  • Jacket or wrap to wear over dress if weather is bad
photo by b2 photography

This list was put together by the great Jennifer White, Senior Coordinator, Leslie Lukas Weddings and Events!

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