Wedding Roles & Responsibilities: Who Does What?

It's time to gather the troops! Find out what the traditional roles are for everyone.

Groom's Parents

Customarily, the groom's parents contact the bride's parents after the engagement. They may host an engagement party (after the bride's parents do). They provide a list of guests to the couple - hopefully sticking to an agreed-upon number. They consult with the bride's parents on attire. They host the rehearsal dinner on the evening before the wedding, and they may contribute to some wedding expenses.

More Roles & Responsibilities:
► Bride and Groom
► Bride's Parents
► Maid/Matron of Honor
► Bridesmaids
► Flower Girl
► Best Man
► Groomsmen
► Ring Bearer

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