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

11 Tips to Help You Plan a Multicultural Wedding

How do you seamlessly blend cultural, religious and geographic traditions into your own modern-day wedding?

Vows & Readings

11 Wedding Ceremony Readings for Queer Couples

Looking for gender-neutral and LGBTQ-friendly readings for your same-sex ceremony? Check these out!

Wedding Ceremony

5 Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Processional

Try one of these wedding processional ideas – or come up with a new tradition all your own!

Wedding Ceremony

36 Stunning Ceremony Structures for an Outdoor Wedding

Browse these spectacular ceremony setups from real weddings and prepare to be inspired!

Wedding Ceremony

6 of Our Favorite Wedding Vows

Check out a few of our favorite vows from recent real wedding videos that are bound to bring on the tears yet again.

Wedding Ceremony

Vows 101: What You Need to Know About Wedding Vows

Whether you getting married outdoors, in a courthouse, in a church, a temple, or your backyard, you are declaring lifelong commitment to your spouse.

Vows & Readings

How to Give a Wedding Ceremony Reading If You Hate Public Speaking

So many people are afraid of public speaking, but if you're given the chance to speak at someone's wedding, how do you overcome that? Here's what I did.

Wedding Ceremony

7 Things You Need to Do Right Before You Walk Down the Aisle

Make sure and do these things for a smooth walk down the aisle.

Wedding Ceremony

7 Wedding Unity Ceremony Ideas

Check out our favorite unity ceremony ideas

Traditions

The Top 5 Wedding Traditions Couples Still Love

We asked WeddingWire couples to share the traditions and customs they included in their celebrations.

Officiants

Finding the Ceremony Officiant

Planning your wedding ceremony is just as important as the reception details, and can often be one of the hardest decisions you'll make.

Wedding Ceremony

20 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony

There are several ways to make your ceremony truly feel like you – little touches that will make your ceremony truly feel personal. Here are a few of our favorites.

Wedding Ceremony

How to Write Wedding Vows: A Procrastinator’s Guide

Found yourself waiting until the last possible minute to write your wedding vows? Don't panic. Follow these steps to get your thoughts onto paper ASAP.

Vows & Readings

How to Choose Wedding Ceremony Readings

Personalize your ceremony by selecting meaningful readings. Get some inspiration on where to start below.

Wedding Ceremony

How to Usher a Wedding Ceremony

If a couple has asked you to usher, it’s because you’re an important person in their lives. Here’s how to succeed in your role:

Traditions

10 Wedding Ceremony Rituals and the History Behind Them

There are a number of wedding ceremony rituals and traditions you can incorporate into your own wedding.