Wedding Ceremony

The wedding ceremony is your big moment, and deserves just as much careful attention as the rest of your celebration. After all, saying “I do” is what makes you married! From writing your vows to choosing the perfect officiant, we’ve got the advice and insight you need to make your ceremony truly memorable.

Traditions

14 Jewish Wedding Traditions and What They Mean

There are so many Jewish wedding traditions to be aware of when planning your big day. Here's a list of the most common ones to help you get started.

Officiants

11 Questions a Wedding Officiant is Going to Ask You

You may have lots of questions for your wedding officiant—but they’re also going to have questions for you! Make sure you’re well-prepared and have your answers ready!

Traditions

Important Thai Wedding Traditions Explained

Whether you’re Thai American and want to recognize your roots with a Thai wedding, or you’ve been invited to one, you’ll want to know these important customs.

Traditions

How to Attend Your First Chinese Wedding

Your first Chinese wedding will feature some traditions and customs you may not be familiar with, so be sure to prepare before the big day.

Traditions

How Harry and Meghan's Wedding Differed from Will and Kate's

Just over seven years apart, the two royal weddings were vastly different from one another. Here's how Harry and Meghan's wedding was set apart from Will and Kate's.

Traditions

Japanese Wedding Customs First-Time Guests Need to Know

Before heading to your first Japanese wedding, prepare yourself with this guide to customs and traditions you might see.

Traditions

Korean Wedding Customs Guests Should Definitely Know

If you’ve been invited to your first Korean wedding, read up on the unique customs and traditions you’re likely to experience.

Traditions

Ghanaian Traditional Wedding Customs Guests Should Know

Wondering what to expect at your first Ghanaian traditional wedding? We’ll clue you in on what first-time guests should know.

Traditions

African Wedding Customs to Know As a First-Time Guest

Learn what to expect before attending your first African wedding. Just remember that customs vary a lot throughout the various religions and ethnic groups of the continent.

Traditions

5 Major Mexican Wedding Traditions, Explained

Incorporate your Mexican heritage into your wedding with any of these symbolic Mexican wedding traditions.

Vows & Readings

These Native American Wedding Blessings Are the Sweetest

Adapt these ceremonial blessings and prayers for your American Indian or other cultural wedding ceremony.

Traditions

Native American Wedding Customs First-Time Guests Should Know

Native American wedding customs differ by clan, but are universally centered around nature and matrilineal kinship.

Traditions

Catholic Wedding Vows 101

If you’re planning a Catholic wedding ceremony, you’ll need to know what you can and can’t do with your wedding vows.

Vows & Readings

These Irish Wedding Blessings Make Sweet Ceremony Readings

You don’t have to be Irish to appreciate the beauty of these classic Irish wedding blessings.

Traditions

Beautiful Irish Wedding Traditions & What They Mean

Bring a little Irish luck into your wedding ceremony or reception with these meaningful traditions.

Traditions

A Catholic Wedding Ceremony: What to Expect During Mass

Learn how to conduct yourself for your first Catholic wedding ceremony.