5 Alternatives to the Classic Bouquet Toss

5 Alternatives to the Classic Bouquet Toss

One of the most well-known wedding traditions is the bouquet toss. However, there are some people that come to the wedding that may take the task of catching the bouquet a little too far. We’ve all seen the videos online of one of the candidates tackling the other participants just trying to have fun. Whether looking to avoid a possible trip to the hospital or simply wanting your wedding to feel more unique, here are some fun ways to still incorporate the tradition but in a fun and different way.

  1. Split the bouquet
    By splitting the bouquet you can give pieces to the important women in your life, your mother, grandmother, close friends, or whoever you choose. It is a great way to show your appreciation to those who have walked with you through your life and makes them feel special too.
  2. Give the bouquet to the couple that has been married the longest
    Giving the bouquet to whoever has been married the longest at your wedding is a nice way to honor the people in your past that have made everything possible. It is also a sweet way to thank them for coming, perhaps they can even give some advice for a happy, healthy, long marriage.
  3. Have a raffle
    Everyone loves a good raffle, this way there is no running, jumping, or fighting for the bouquet. With this option, it can be suspenseful but allows for everyone to have a fair chance at winning their bouquet.
  4. Give each guest a flower
    Give each guest a flower out of the bouquet. This is a beautiful way to honor all the guests that have supported your relationship this far. With this option as well, nobody will feel left out, and you can have a special one-on-one moment with each of your guests.
  5. Make it a game
    There is no better way to bond with all your guests than having a game with the prize being the bouquet. From musical chairs to a scavenger hunt the options are limitless here. It will be exciting to see everyone laughing and having a good time on your big day. This choice also offers some fun candid photo opportunities.

Your wedding day is special and can be made into whatever you choose, the options are ultimately up to you. Part of the fun of planning the wedding is getting to choose how you celebrate the union of your new family. Whether you stick to tradition or choose to go a different route, the celebration of your marriage is sure to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Author: Hailey Wolfe