Wedding & Function
Wedding & Function

Responsibilities: Best Man, Groomsmen and Ushers

Best Man Wedding Responsibilities

- Organises and hosts the bachelor party.
- Rents or purchases his wedding attire that matches the groom's.
- Attends the wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.
- Organises transport to the wedding ceremony for himself and the groom.
- Organises transport for the new couple and himself to the wedding reception.
- Arrives with the groom at least 1 hour before the wedding ceremony.
- Helps keep the groom calm.
- Oversees groomsmen and ushers.
- Carries the bride's wedding ring (if there is no ring bearer).
- Escorts the Maid (Matron) of Honour during the wedding.
- Forwards payment to musicians and marriage officer from the groom.
- Stands to the right of the bride in the receiving line.
- Makes the first toast at the reception and reads congratulations messages.
- Dances and encourages guests to dance to the wedding reception music.
- Drives the newlyweds to the honeymoon suite or airport after the wedding reception.
- Organises the return of any rented male wedding attire.

Groomsmen and Ushers Wedding Responsibilities

- In keeping with the wedding style, purchase or rent their wedding attire.
- Help to organise and pay for the bachelor party
- Attend the wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.
- Arrive at the wedding ceremony at least 1 hour before the wedding.
- Help fold and distribute the wedding programme.
- Help ensure that all family members have corsages/boutonnières before being seated.
- Escorting and seating guests in the planned order, leaving first few rows empty for family members and roll out the aisle runner
- Help light candelabras as needed.
- Escort the bridesmaids during the wedding.
- Collect any items left by guests at the wedding ceremony venue.
- Collect the wedding ceremony decorations.
- Dances and encourages guests to dance to the wedding reception music.
- Decorate the newlywed's car.


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