She Can also give Great Wedding Speeches!

Wedding speeches given by the female members of the wedding party or family are typically more light-hearted and warm than those given by their male counterparts.

These speeches also include congratulations, well wishes, and special remembrances.

Below you will find some guidelines about different wedding speeches depending on what your role is in the wedding. We hope these are helpful to you.


It has not been traditional for the brides to give a speech until recently.

The speech should express love for the new spouse and acknowledge the good wishes of family and friends.The bride's speech is usually short and can end by presenting the gifts to the wedding party.

Maid of Honor

The maid of honor speech should convey light-hearted, yet sincere wishes and toasts from the maid of honor to the bride and groom.

The speech can describe experiences they have had throughout their friendship. If the maid of honor is a sister, stories about growing up together are usually part of the speech.

Mother of the Bride

The Mother of the Bride may be giving a speech as well as the Father of the Bride, or because he is absent or sadly deceased. The speech should have some humor and needs to be sincere, thoughtful and kind.

Her wedding speech will usually acknowledge the loving relationship between the bride and groom and the sincere feelings that she and the bride's father have for their new son-in-law and the hopes of a long loving relationship.

Her speech may also mention looking forward to grandchildren.


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