What does a wedding party consist of?

What does a wedding party consist of?

A wedding party is the term for the entire group of people who participate in the ceremony alongside the couple—the maid of honor, best man, bridesmaids, groomsmen, and any children such as the flower girl or ring bearer.

Who should be in the wedding party?

The Wedding Party Includes

  • Maid of Honor or Matron of Honor or Bride's Honor Attendant.
  • Bridesmaids or Bride's Attendants.
  • Best Man / Best Woman / Groom's Honor Attendant.
  • Groomsmen.
  • Ushers.
  • Bride's Parents: Mother of the Bride and Father of the Bride.
  • Groom's Parents: Mother of the Groom and Father of the Groom.
  • Grandparents.

What is the wedding party responsible for?

The most notable duties of the wedding party include taking photos with the bride and groom on the wedding day, planning special pre-wedding events like the bridal shower and bachelor and bachelorette parties and helping the bride and groom get ready before the ceremony.

What are the bridesmaids and groomsmen called?

A bridal party is a group of people chosen by the couple to participate in the wedding. Traditional bridal party roles include the bridesmaids, groomsmen, flower girls, and ring bearers.

Do the bride and groom buy gifts for each other?

It has become customary for brides and grooms to exchange gifts, as well as vows and rings, when they get married. You might call it an "optional tradition." Some couples exchange gifts the night before the wedding, the morning of the wedding, and some exchange the gifts after the ceremony is complete.