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100 Times Kids Stole the Show at a Wedding

No matter where you stand on the kids vs. no kids wedding debate, we can all agree that the cuteness factor of ring bearers and flower girls is off the charts. Besides, their unpredictability often provides the best kind of comic relief! Browse our roundup of the most memorable wedding photos featuring pint-sized guests.

By: Stefania Sainato

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  • Experiencing what a wedding is like for the very first time

    Experiencing what a wedding is like for the very first time

    This little girl played dress-up with the bride's wedding gown — her expression is priceless!

  • Experiencing what a wedding is like for the very first time

    Experiencing what a wedding is like for the very first time

    Capture an adorable shot of the flower girl wearing your veil.

  •  Experiencing what a wedding is like for the very first time

    Experiencing what a wedding is like for the very first time

    A flower girl surprised the bride-to-be with a congratulatory card that she designed herself.

  • Catching a few zzzs...not

    Catching a few zzzs...not

    Everyone knows that the wedding day can be exhausting — this bridal party decided to savor a few minutes snuggled up in bed together.

  • Catching a few zzzs...not

    Catching a few zzzs...not

    Two little monkeys jumping on the bed...

  • Getting all dolled up, just like a grown-up

    Getting all dolled up, just like a grown-up

    Include your mini-me in your getting-ready routine to make her feel special and appreciated.

    Photo Credit: Rowanberry + Lavender

  • Getting all dolled up, just like a grown-up

    Getting all dolled up, just like a grown-up

    Wide-eyed wonder girl.

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Seeing the bride dressed up for the first time

    Seeing the bride dressed up for the first time

    These flower girls' reactions to the bride getting ready are just too cute!

  • Seeing the bride dressed up for the first time

    Seeing the bride dressed up for the first time

    This heartwarming photo captures the joy of seeing the bride for the first time on her big day.

    Related: Magical Photos of Parents Seeing Their Daughter As a Bride For the First Time

    Photo Credit: Ueda Photography

  • Seeing the bride dressed up for the first time

    Seeing the bride dressed up for the first time

    These little fashionistas can hardly contain their excitement — they're bursting at the seams!

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • A sweet nuzzle before the ceremony

    A sweet nuzzle before the ceremony

    This veiled smooch will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

  • A sweet nuzzle before the ceremony

    A sweet nuzzle before the ceremony

    A perfectly coordinated duo exchange an adoring glance.

  • A sweet nuzzle before the ceremony

    A sweet nuzzle before the ceremony

    A flower girl broke out into a fit of giggles, and the photographer captured the silly and tender moment on film.

  • A sweet nuzzle before the ceremony

    A sweet nuzzle before the ceremony

    Add this touching pose to your must-have shot list.

    Photo Credit: XSIGHT Productions

  • Lending a helping hand

    Lending a helping hand

    Keeping a gown looking flawless is a group effort — just ask this darling little guy.

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan

  • Lending a helping hand

    Lending a helping hand

    A flower girl expertly arranges a ring bearer's tie without a YouTube tutorial — now that's seriously impressive.

    Related: "Can I Have Kids in My Bridal Party and Still Throw an Adults-Only Reception?"

  • Lending a helping hand

    Lending a helping hand

    A ring bearer goes in for the high five.

  • Lending a helping hand

    Lending a helping hand

    These tots helped a groom unleash his inner superhero.

  • Treating the bride

    Treating the bride's dress like a giant tent

    These kiddos couldn't resist crawling under the bride's poufy dress, cracking up once they were caught.

  • Treating the bride

    Treating the bride's dress like a giant tent

    Two little ones use the bride's dress as an opportunity to show off their Gymboree moves.

    Photo Credit: VeroLuce Photography

  • When you

    When you're fly and you know it

    With his newsboy cap, checkered vest and pants, and classy bow tie, this ring bearer knows he's got all the ladies wrapped around his little finger.

  • When you

    When you're fly and you know it

    A ring bearer suited up and took center stage, posing for this hilarious pic.

  • When you

    When you're fly and you know it

    This little charmer is suspender-ready.

    Related: 10 Cute Ideas for Your Ring Bearer

  • When you

    When you're fly and you know it

    Hands off the mane!

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • When you

    When you're fly and you know it

    A ballerina skirt was made for twirling.

    Related: Adorable Flower Girl Dresses and Accessories

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Cruise control

    Cruise control

    This little dude might not have his driver's license yet, but that didn't stop him from getting a sweet ride to the ceremony.

    Related: Arrive in Style: 25 Wedding Transportation Ideas

    Photo Credit: Hoffer Photography

  • Cruise control

    Cruise control

    Two Colts super fans tied the knot, and this sweetie-pie was totally down with their wedding theme.

  • Cruise control

    Cruise control

    The steering wheel might be bigger than his head, but that didn't stop this tyke from giving it a whirl.

  • Cruise control

    Cruise control

    A toddler struggles to grasp the wagon; cue the chorus of "awws."

  • Taking their sweet time

    Taking their sweet time

    Having a hard time coaxing the tiniest members of the bridal party down the aisle? Make like this clever parent and use some sweet persuasion.

  • Taking their sweet time

    Taking their sweet time

    This flower girl is well-versed in the art of playing hard to get.

  • Taking their sweet time

    Taking their sweet time

    This flower girl couldn't resist stopping to smell the roses.

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Making a run for it

    Making a run for it

    A ring bearer makes a dramatic entrance by dashing down the aisle.

  • Making a run for it

    Making a run for it

    A flower girl is off to the races, leaving her partner in her wake.

  • Making a run for it

    Making a run for it

    A flower girl holds onto her crown for dear life during a windy outdoor ceremony.

    Photo Credit: Kane and Social

  • Making a run for it

    Making a run for it

    Just call him Bolt Jr.

  • Making a run for it

    Making a run for it

    Make way, flower girl on the loose!

  • Spelling it all out

    Spelling it all out

    A ring bearer articulates what the rest of us wish we could secretly say during never-ending "I dos"...

    Photo Credit: PW Photography

  • Spelling it all out

    Spelling it all out

    Highlight the groom's relationship to the ring bearer using a fun sign.

    Photo Credit: LoveDays Photography

  • Spelling it all out

    Spelling it all out

    This dapper little gentleman brings out the Grandma cheek-pincher in all of us.

  • Spelling it all out

    Spelling it all out

    The most adorable bachelor on the prowl that we've ever seen, hands down.

    Photo Credit: Photography by TSM

  • Missing in action

    Missing in action

    A ring bearer can't keep his eyes open for the ceremony.

  • Taking their duties very seriously

    Taking their duties very seriously

    Paging security to the premises ASAP.

    Photo Credit: Kim Le Photography

  • Taking their duties very seriously

    Taking their duties very seriously

    And YOU get a flower petal! And YOU get one, too!

    Photo Credit: XSIGHT Productions

  • Taking their duties very seriously

    Taking their duties very seriously

    A ring bearer pitches in on petal tossing.

  • Taking their duties very seriously

    Taking their duties very seriously

    These two get an A+ for ribbon wand waving.

  • Scoping out all of the action

    Scoping out all of the action

    A flower girl secures the best possible vantage point for the "I dos."

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Scoping out all of the action

    Scoping out all of the action

    An inquisitive flower girl can't resist sticking her neck out to get a better view.

  • Scoping out all of the action

    Scoping out all of the action

    Oh, don't mind me, I'm just innocently sipping on some OJ.

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan Photography

  • Scoping out all of the action

    Scoping out all of the action

    Wait, so are you guys really a princess and prince, or are you just pulling my leg?

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan Photography

  • Ceremony shenanigans

    Ceremony shenanigans

    How funny is this ring bearer?!

  • Ceremony shenanigans

    Ceremony shenanigans

    If only we could get some audio to go with that hilarious impersonation.

  • Ceremony shenanigans

    Ceremony shenanigans

    A gossipmonger is easy to forgive when they're this stinkin' cute.

  • Ceremony shenanigans

    Ceremony shenanigans

    "Shhh!" said every parent ever at a wedding ceremony. This ring bearer flipped the standard script.

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Ceremony shenanigans

    Ceremony shenanigans

    A ring bearer empties out his sandy shoe at a beachfront ceremony, to the bemusement of the groom.

  • Ceremony shenanigans

    Ceremony shenanigans

    This little piggy went to market, this little piggy went home.

  • Whatcha looking at?

    Whatcha looking at?

    A ring bearer can't hide his true feelings for his assigned partner.

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan Photography

  • Whatcha looking at?

    Whatcha looking at?

    A chubby-cheeked cutie giving her parents some major side-eye.

    Related: How to Plan a Blended Family Wedding

  • Whatcha looking at?

    Whatcha looking at?

    Cheerios keep a sassy toddler at bay.

    Photo Credit: Vitaly M Photography

  • Whatcha looking at?

    Whatcha looking at?

    A flower girl giving the stiff upper lip.

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Whatcha looking at?

    Whatcha looking at?

    Have your flower girl and ring bearer tote along their favorite cuddly companion for the day.

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan Photography

  •  Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    Did we remember to DVR SpongeBob SquarePants?

    Photo Credit: Lovesome Photography

  • Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    Use my poufy skirt as a makeshift cushion? Don't mind if I do.

  • Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    When all else fails, make a plop for it.

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    I've already chowed down on three bread rolls with butter. When do you think they're bringing the real food out?

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    Wondering how long all this wedding stuff is going to take

    Sweetheart table? More like the perfect spot for hide-and-go-seek.

  • Double trouble

    Double trouble

    A groom gets more than he bargained for when he scoops up his nephews into his arms.

  • Double trouble

    Double trouble

    Slapping some sense into the groomsman.

  • Double trouble

    Double trouble

    Buddy, I don't care if there's a cameraman here; put me in a chokehold again and see what happens.

    Photo Credit: XSIGHT Productions

  • Say "cheese!"

    Say "cheese!"

    Hot couple alert.

  • Say "cheese!"

    Say "cheese!"

    Picking a winner.

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan Photography

  • Say "cheese!"

    Say "cheese!"

    A ring bearer takes the grin-and-bear-it approach.

    Related: 200+ Emotional Wedding Moments

    Photo Credit: Red Letter Days

  • Say "cheese!"

    Say "cheese!"

    A ring bearer gives new meaning to "tongue wagging."

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan Photography

  • Say "cheese!"

    Say "cheese!"

    A ring bearer can't resist getting in on the shutterbug action.

  • Say "cheese!"

    Say "cheese!"

    Ring o' Roses.

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Say "cheese!"

    Say "cheese!"

    Jumping for joy!

  • Say "cheese!"

    Say "cheese!"

    Is it over yet? Can we open our eyes now?

    Photo Credit: Life Long Studios

  • Say "cheese!"

    Say "cheese!"

    Tell us how you really feel about K-I-S-S-I-N-G.

  • "Say cheese!"

    "Say cheese!"

    A ring bearer shows off his new orthodontia. 

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • A precious moment together

    A precious moment together

    There's nothing cuter than the flower girl and ring bearer exchanging a peck on the cheek.

    Related: Flower Girl and Ring Bearer Marry 20 Years After First Walking Down the Aisle Together

  • A precious moment together

    A precious moment together

    This ring bearer and flower girl take cuteness to a new level!

  • A precious moment together

    A precious moment together

    A brother is a built-in bestie for life.

    Photo Credit: Milton Photography

  • A precious moment together

    A precious moment together

    A swing at a Southern wedding presented the sweetest photo op.

  •  A precious moment together

    A precious moment together

    Overwhelmed with affection.

  • Showing the adult guests how it

    Showing the adult guests how it's done on the dance floor

    The cutest copycats we ever did see!

    Photo Credit: Ciro Photography

  • Showing the adult guests how it

    Showing the adult guests how it's done on the dance floor

    Not only can this ring bearer break it down like no one's business, but he even manages to keep his hat from falling off.

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Showing the adult guests how it

    Showing the adult guests how it's done on the dance floor

  • Showing the adult guests how it

    Showing the adult guests how it's done on the dance floor

    Making a case for bringing back the Macarena.

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan Photography

  • Showing the adult guests how it

    Showing the adult guests how it's done on the dance floor

    I could teach you, but I'd have to charge.

    Photo Credit: LoveDays Photography

  • Showing the adult guests how it

    Showing the adult guests how it's done on the dance floor

    Fist-pumping isn't just for the Jersey shore.

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Showing the adult guests how it

    Showing the adult guests how it's done on the dance floor

    Superman ain't got nothin' on me.

  • Flying high

    Flying high

    Doing his best Footloose impression.

  • Flying high

    Flying high

    A flower girl having a Marilyn Monroe moment.

  • Flying high

    Flying high

    A cutie-patootie aims high and reaches for the stars.

  • Flying high

    Flying high

    And you thought the Hora was scary!

    Photo Credit: Tomar Photography

  • Diving in for the bouquet toss

    Diving in for the bouquet toss

    It's a three-way tie.

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan Photography

  • Diving in for the bouquet toss

    Diving in for the bouquet toss

    Ten points for Gryffindor!

  • Cake-crazed

    Cake-crazed

    This little guy's face says it all.

    Photo Credit: Juan Euan Photography

  • Cake-crazed

    Cake-crazed

    You can look, but you can't touch...

    Photo Credit: Quetzal Photo

  • Cake-crazed

    Cake-crazed

    ...whoops, we spoke too soon.

100 Times Kids Stole the Show at a Wedding

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