Checklist of What NOT to Do at Weddings

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We’re back with more tips on what NOT to do at weddings, especially when you’re one of the wedding guests!



Make an insensitive toast: Only very close friends and family members usually get an opportunity to make a toast to the newlywed couple, so if you are one such person who has been asked to say a few kind words about the bride or the groom, keep your toast short and sweet. Do not use your few minutes in the spotlight to talk about any embarrassing incidents that are best left forgotten or make any insensitive jokes about the couple and their respective families. Ensure that your toast touches the heart and leaves everyone smiling.




Guzzle without limits: You’ll rarely find a sign next to the open bar asking guests to restrain themselves from drinking too much at weddings but it’s a given that although guests are allowed to let their hair down, they also aren’t supposed to get pitch drunk. Don’t get carried away by all that free booze because drunken episodes at such an occasion can dampen the spirits in a big way. It’s wise to stick to a drink or two and sip while nibbling on a snack simultaneously.




Try hooking up: Weddings offer a fantastic venue to meet new people and it’s a great time to socialise with new acquaintances and meet up with old ones. However, irrespective of whether you think it’s a bad idea or not, people do tend to notice details such as which guy and girl are dancing together. As it is a wedding after all, try and respect the magnitude of the occasion and don’t give reason to be the cause of or at the centre of any unpleasant incident or rumour.




Let the kids misbehave: If you have kids, you’ll appreciate the effort that goes into ensuring that they stay occupied without interrupting adult conversations, without running into another party guest or without running amok either! One of the best ways to keep kids busy is to bring along a few toys of theirs so that they stay busy for some time or it may also be less stressful for you to leave your children at home (with an older family member or a help), if you are certain that they will not enjoy watching the ceremonies.


We hope you found our tips useful!





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