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Wedding Party Duties

Maid of Honor/ Matron of Honor Checklist

_____ Adjust Brides Veil, Gown & Train during ceremony
_____ Attends rehearsal and rehearsal dinner
_____ Helps make wedding favors
_____ Help address wedding invitations
_____ Help Bride change into "going away" cloths & takes gown to the cleaners
_____ Help Bride dress on the wedding day
_____ Help coordinate fitting schedule
_____ Help coordinate with other bridesmaid
_____ Help in whatever is needed
_____ Hold Brides Bouquet during ceremony
_____ May offer toast to Newlyweds
_____ Can be the Official Witness to marriage license ? must be 18 years old
_____ Pays for own travel expenses
_____ Pays for own Wedding Attire & accessories
_____ Plan Bachelorette Shower or Party
_____ Purchase Wedding Gift & Shower Gift
_____ In charge of Grooms wedding ring
_____ Oversees Bridesmaid
_____ Stands in the receiving line


_____ Help make wedding favors
_____ Help plan and contribute to Bridal Shower
_____ Help address wedding invitations
_____ Help with wedding errands
_____ Pay for own travel expenses
_____ Pay for own wedding attire & accessories

Junior Bridesmaid - (8?16 yrs old)

_____ First in the Procession
_____ Hands out wedding program prior to ceremony
_____ Help make wedding favors

Flower Girl - ( 3 - 9 yrs old)

_____ Is escorted by Ringbearer
_____ Carries Flower basket & Sprinkles rose petals

Mother of the Bride

_____ Consults with Grooms? Mother regarding Mother?s Dresses
_____ First in the Receiving line
_____ Helps call guests who have not yet RSVP
_____ Helps compile family guest list
_____ Helps in planning ceremony & reception details
_____ Helps take care of arriving gifts
_____ Helps with seating arrangement
_____ Official hostess at the Reception
_____ Provides family & friends with registry information
_____ Stands in the receiving line

Grooms Parents

_____ Host the Rehearsal Dinner
_____ Mother Stands in the Receiving Line
_____ Call Brides Parents to introduce themselves
_____ Help compile family guest list - (help pay for their side of the family guest)
_____ Offer to share wedding expenses

Bestman?s Checklist

_____ Attends rehearsal and rehearsal dinner
_____ Escort and seat Mother of the Bride
_____ Gives fee to the officiant
_____ Helps arrange for transportation for out of town guest
_____ Helps coordinate with other groomsmen
_____ Helps in whatever is needed
_____ Holds wedding ring for the ceremony
_____ Load luggage into car for honeymoon & May also be MC - Master of Ceremony
_____ Offers first toast to Newlyweds
_____ Official Witness to marriage license - must be 18 years old
_____ Oversees Groomsmen & Ushers
_____ Pays for own travel expenses
_____ Pays for own Wedding Attire
_____ Plans Bachelors Dinner or Party
_____ Responsible for returning all tuxedo rentals
_____ Transports the Groom to the Ceremony & helps him get dressed
_____ Takes the newlyweds to airport for their honeymoon

Groomsmen's Checklist

_____ Attends Rehearsal and Rehearsal Dinner
_____ Dances with bridesmaid
_____ Decorate Wedding Limousine/Car
_____ Escort and partner to bridesmaid
_____ Escort guest to their seats
_____ Help Load and unload the wedding gifts
_____ Help plan & contribute to Bachelor party or dinner
_____ Helps Bestman with Bachelor Party
_____ Helps out-of-town guest with transportation from the ceremony to the reception
_____ Can be an Official Witness to marriage license - must be 18 years old
_____ Pays for own travel expenses

Ushers Checklist

_____ Arrive at the ceremony place at least 1 hour before it starts
_____ Bring wedding gifts to Newlyweds home
_____ Brings Flowers & decorations from ceremony location to reception
_____ Escort guests to the pews - Left for the Bride?s side and Right for the Groom?s? side
_____ Escort guest to their assign reception table
_____ Help clean up ceremony site
_____ Help set up sign in table
_____ Light any candles 15 minutes before the ceremony starts
_____ May pass out wedding programs
_____ Unroll and roll the aisle runner

Ringbearer - ( 3 - 6 yrs old)

_____ Carries the ring pillow
_____ Escorts the Flower Girl

Father of the Bride

_____ Escorts Bride down the aisle
_____ Escorts Bride to the Ceremony
_____ Official Host of the Reception
_____ Officially "gives away" the Bride
_____ Usually pays for Ceremony and Reception
_____ Bids guests farewell & the last person to leave reception

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