Quick Tips for Giving Great Toasts

Best Man giving toastOkay the pressure is on, and you are stressed!  Your best man and maid of honor are totally not into the traditional toast speech.   They turn to you for help.  Here are some easy intros to get them started in the right direction.

Sample Speech Formats:

  • It can be hard to share your best friend with someone else, but I have been thrilled to share XXX (bride) with XXX (groom).   Every time I see you two together, the love between you just shines like a brilliant star.  (Then tell a little story about an event or time that you shared with them.)  I am honored to be able to raise a toast to my wonderful best friend and her new (husband or wife).
  • May this day be the beginning of a new chapter of a love story that will endure forever.   Always remember the vows that were made today and always be ready to stand by (his/her/each other’s) side and support each other to build a strong foundation and everlasting friendship.
  • Today I am honored to stand beside you on this most important day of your life.  I wish you and your (lovely bride/ new husband) happiness, prosperity, and good health

 

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