Top 10 Maid of Honour Duties

Along with the prestigious title of the Maid of Honour, comes a lot more responsibility and duties than any other of the bridesmaids. Your best friend and bride to be has chosen you as her leading lady to assist her in all things wedding related, be sure not to let her down! Below are my Top 10 Maid of Honour Duties, pay attention to each one of these and you are certain to the best bride of honour you can possibly be!

10. Hold the Grooms Ring During the Ceremony
Need a safe place to keep it? On your Thumb

9. Keep the Bride Laughing
Most important thing you can do is keep the bride calm and cheerful during the wedding planning and in the stressful weeks leading up to the big day.

8. At the Reception, Dance with the Best Man
Only really necessary if there is a formal first dance sequence!

7. Arrange the Bride’s Train and Veil before the Ceremony Begins and Just After she Arrives at the Altar.
Really know your way around the wedding dress, you’ll need to be able to hide the train away before the brides first dance.

6. In the Lead up to the Wedding, be Ready for any and all Emotional Crises
Keep the tissues close to hand, tears are bound to be shed at some stage along the way. Be ready with some solid advice!

5. Host or cohost the Bridal Shower
You may wish to take on some extra help for this task, it can be tough!

4. Lead the Troupe
You help the bride delegate tasks to the other bridesmaids, and if needs be, keep track of them!

3. At the Ceremony, Sign the Marriage License
You, along with the best man are to do this, as the witnesses.

2. Plan the Hen Party
Plan, along with the other bridesmaids, a fun and festive night out for all the girls!

1. Help with any Pre-wedding Tasks

Whether it be addressing the envelopes or choosing cake flavors! We know you have your own life also, but lending a helping hand as much as you possibly can!

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Levi Moriarty

Levi is a Journalism graduate from Limerick who carries out the role of Online Editor here at WeddingDates. She has a love for fashion and beauty, anything floral and is also known not to be able to resist a cupcake!

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