Team Bride and Groom

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Wedding Parties Roles & Responsibilities 

The roster has been posted for team bride and team groom. Now it’s time to assign positions and create a strategy for a winning wedding. 

From putting together invitations to hosting pre-wedding events, the members of the wedding party have important roles in making the wedding a success. 

What Does the Wedding Party Do? 

Mission: Keep Bride and Groom happy and stress-free!

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Maid/Matron of Honor:

  • She is the bride’s executive assistant for the entire planning process. 
  • She is the go-to person for planning the bridal shower and bachelorette party (unless you hire Anna). 
  • She handles many wedding day details including:
    • Toasting the happy couple
    • Fixing the bride’s train
    • Holding the bride’s bouquet during the vows
    • Helping the bride get dressed
    • Keeping the bride calm, happy and stress-free

Best Man

  • He is the groom’s righthand man leading up to the big day. 
  • He is the Bachelor party planner.
  • He manages many of the wedding day details including: 
    • Holding the bride’s wedding ring at the altar
    • Toasting the newlyweds 
    • Keeping everyone on the dance floor
    • Calming the groom’s nerves and being there for him
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Photo by Jeff Kolodny Photo


  • They support team the maid of honor and bride 
  • Help with wedding planning details:
    • Address the wedding invitations
    • Help with bridal shower and bachelorette party
    • Assist with party favors or other wedding details
  • During the big event bridesmaids:
    • Keep the dance floor moving
    • Support the bride


  • Provide planning support to the best man and groom for the bachelor party and other pre-wedding events and projects
  • On the wedding day Groomsmen:
    • Often play double duty as ushers
    • Keep the everyone on the dance floor
    • Decorate the happy couple’s getaway car

The most important role of the wedding party is to support the bride and groom. Planning a wedding can be stressful and frustrating at in normal times. The bridesmaids and groomsman are there to offer emotional support to the soon-to-be newlyweds. With the Covid-19 pandemic, planning a wedding is extremely challenging. The wedding party can help navigate important decisions and assist with any last-minute changes or rescheduling. Keeping guests safe is a huge priority and the wedding party can help find solutions to keep the party safe and enjoyable for all in attendance.