How do you greet everyone at your wedding?

Guests usually start with the bride’s mother (or hostess), who greets them with a handshake or kiss and a few words. In turn, the bride and groom thank the guests for coming and make any necessary — and brief — introductions to the others in the line.

How do you greet people in a wedding?

Casual Wedding Wishes

  1. “Here’s to a long and happy marriage!”
  2. “Wishing you all of the love and happiness!”
  3. “We’re so happy for you!”
  4. “I’m seeing a fun-filled life in your future. …
  5. “So honored to spend this happy occasion with you and your family.”
  6. “Wishing you the best today and beyond.”

Who greets guests at weddings?

Traditionally, that’s the bride’s mother, followed by her father, the groom’s mother and father, the bride, the groom, the maid or matron of honor, and one or two bridesmaids (they can take turns and share the duty). But if Aunt Martha and Uncle Fred are hosting, Aunt Martha starts the line.

How do you say hello everyone at your wedding?

There’s always the receiving line, which is the more traditional, formal way to say hello to everyone at your wedding, and it does ensure face time with anyone who wants it.

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Do you have to say hi to everyone at your wedding?

It might seem overwhelming, but it’s an etiquette must.

Some people consider it to be an outdated custom, but it is considered proper etiquette and most experts say you should not do without a receiving line if you have over 50 guests.

What is a good wedding message?

Formal Wedding Wishes

Examples: “Wishing you a lifetime of love and happiness.” “Your wedding day will come and go, but may your love forever grow.” “Best wishes on this wonderful journey, as you build your new lives together.”

Are receiving lines still a thing?

A. Although a receiving line is not necessary, taking time on your wedding day to greet all of your guests is. If you choose to forgo a line altogether, then be sure to take some time during the reception to visit each table and thank your guests for helping you to celebrate your marriage.

What wedding guests should say?

Make an effort to speak to every guest, even if it means moving from table to table during the reception. Be ready with simple statements including: * “Thank you so much for coming.” * “We’re so glad you made it.”

How do you greet the bride and groom?


  1. Best wishes!
  2. We’re/I’m so happy for you!
  3. Wishing you lots of love and happiness.
  4. Wishing you a long and happy marriage.
  5. Wishing you the best today and always.
  6. So happy to celebrate this day with you both!
  7. Best wishes for a fun-filled future together.
  8. Wishing you fulfillment of every dream!
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