Groomsmen Duties

The groomsmen, or ushers as they're often called, are a group of the groom's closest friends and family. Throughout the entire wedding planning process, and during the big day itself, the groomsmen have one major responsibility - provide the groom with moral support. Whether it's lending a helping hand or a shoulder to lean on the groomsmen should do everything possible to ensure the wedding is a big success.

Wedding Planning Duties:

Wedding Day Duties:

  • Help decorate the reception site
  • Get to the ceremony on time (about an hour early)
  • Greet and seat guests at the wedding ceremony
  • Escort the bride's mother to her seat at the ceremony
  • Escort the groom's mother to her seat at the ceremony
  • Roll out a red or white carpet down the aisle for the processional
  • Participate in the wedding photos
  • Stand in the receiving line
  • Help guests find their table for the dinner
  • Dance the first dance with a bridesmaid
  • Mingle with guests and ensure everyone is having a good time
  • Help load wedding gifts into the car for delivery the bride's or groom's parents' house
  • Do anything the groom may require
  • Return your tuxedo to the formal wear rental store the day after the wedding
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