My sister is getting married in May, and I couldn’t be more excited. She’s going to have her ceremony at a scenic lake house, the reception is going to be awesome, and I don’t have to make a speech! If you’re preparing for a wedding speech, you may be nervous, which is why you need this ultimate cheat sheet for wedding speeches.
You might be asking yourself, “Why are speeches so important, anyway?” Well, 9 out of 10 wedding guests say that the speech is the main talking point of a wedding reception. You can make a lasting impression with the speech that you make. Make it humorous, make it heartfelt, and make it fun!
The best man and maid of honor’s speech are some of the more traditional speeches you’ll see at a wedding. Include a fun story from the past that involves you and the bride or groom. It will give guests an understanding of why you were chosen to be the maid of honor or best man.
There are some things you definitely want to avoid when making a speech. Don’t make the moment about yourself. It’s not your wedding, it’s theirs! Also, you shouldn’t be drunk when you make your speech. It’s rude and could embarrass the happy couple.
You can make your wedding speech both memorable and sweet for the big day as long as you’re willing to practice. If you’re looking for more information on weddings, here’s your ultimate wedding breakdown.