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.

Officiants

“What I Really Learned in Premarital Counseling”

While many couples think of premarital counseling as a chore, you may be surprised about what you learn about your partner—and yourself.

Traditions

7 Greek Wedding Traditions & the Meanings Behind Them

Learn the meanings behind these symbolic Greek wedding traditions so you can weave traditions from the old country into your big day.

Traditions

The Wedding Processional Order, Explained

Walk down the aisle in style by ensuring you follow the correct wedding processional order. Here's the rundown on how different religions and cultures handle the wedding processional order.

Vows & Readings

The Wedding Vows Template You Totally Need (Admit It)

We know that finding the right words to recite is NOT the easiest feat, so we've put together a wedding vows template to help you write the most memorable words.

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.

Traditions

How to Style a Jewish Wedding Chuppah for Modern Weddings

Check out some of the inventive ways modern couples are styling a Jewish wedding chuppah to grab some inspo for your own ceremony.

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.