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.

Wedding Ceremony

Modern Greek Weddings With Totally Steal-Worthy Details

Modern couples are mixing classic Greek wedding traditions with the latest trends to beautiful results!

By Whitney Teal, October 27, 2017

Vows & Readings

The 4 Rules of Writing Your Own LGBT Wedding Vows

Here’s a little primer on preparing super boss wedding vows for your queer wedding!

By Whitney Teal, September 29, 2017

Wedding Ceremony

Writing Your Own Wedding Vows? 4 Ways to Beat Writer’s Block

To get your creative juices flowing and your fingers typing, consider these tips on writing wedding vows from pros.

By Lindsay Tigar, August 15, 2017

Wedding Ceremony

These Indoor Ceremony Backdrops Will Make You Pray for Rain

Whether by design or because of bad weather, hosting your wedding indoors does have it perks—namely, the ability to display these stunning ceremony backdrops.

By Hillary Hoffower, August 7, 2017

Traditions

6 Meaningful Secular Wedding Ceremony Ideas

Many wedding traditions have deep roots in religious significance, so it can be difficult to craft a meaningful secular ceremony—here are some ideas.

By Whitney Teal, July 31, 2017

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?

By Anne Chertoff, July 20, 2017

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!

By Whitney Teal, June 22, 2017

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!

By Katie Bianco, May 18, 2017

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.

By Jacqueline Tynes, February 23, 2017

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.

By Lindsay Pietroluongo, February 15, 2017

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.

By Jacqueline Tynes, February 9, 2017

Traditions

The Top 5 Wedding Traditions Couples Still Love

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

By Kim Forrest, February 7, 2017

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.

By Kim Forrest, February 6, 2017

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.

By Kim Forrest, February 6, 2017

Vows & Readings

How to Choose Wedding Ceremony Readings

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

By Kim Forrest, February 1, 2017

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:

By Kim Forrest, January 31, 2017