Lynnie
WeddingWire Admin October 2016 North Carolina

Bouquet toss - is it a must-do?

Lynnie, on January 20, 2020 at 09:05 Posted in Wedding reception 0 26
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Are you ready to toss away the bouquet toss tradition? Or have you always looked forward to launching those flowers towards all the single ladies?

The bouquet toss! 馃拹 Is it a must-do to you??


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26 Comments

  • Kelly
    Newbie August 2021 Alberta
    Kelly
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    I have heard of giving the bouquet to the longest married couple at the wedding. I think that's what we will be doing.

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  • Stefanie
    Frequent user August 2020 Saskatchewan
    Stefanie
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    This is an old tradition, but I quite enjoy it. I am getting an extra bouquet made up specifically to toss.

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  • Emilyn
    Curious August 2020 Manitoba
    Emilyn
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    I like this tradition! I will be doing it, however I will not be throwing my big bouquet, I will make a smaller toss bouquet just for this!
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  • Stephanie
    Master July 2018 Alberta
    Stephanie
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    Not a must! We skipped this
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  • Ashley
    Featured August 2020 Ontario
    Ashley
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    Skipping this completely. i hate doing these and i hate going up on stage. every one looks at you cuz your single its not fun.

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  • Steph
    Expert October 2020 Ontario
    Steph
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    My bouquet comes with a decoy for the toss so yes, this is a must for me. It's just fun 馃槉
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  • Shannon
    Featured September 2020 Quebec
    Shannon
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    None here. I will be saving my bouquet. I'd like to store it or have it dried and put in a Shadow box maybe.

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  • Amelia
    Super September 2020 Ontario
    Amelia
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    Hard pass.

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  • Nelly
    Devoted October 2020 Ontario
    Nelly
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    Not a must

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  • Vinod
    Featured August 2017 Ontario
    Vinod
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    Not a must do! This part was passed since bouquets weren't used.

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  • Amanda
    Devoted October 2020 Alberta
    Amanda
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    There will only be a few single woman at our wedding and I never liked this tradition I always felt singled out. So I wouldn鈥檛 feel comfortable doing that to them. I was thinking of giving it to the couple that has been married the longest.

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  • Veronica
    Featured October 2020 Alberta
    Veronica
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    I love this but not doing this at my wedding, there will be a very small amount of single ladies that I just don't think this would be as much fun.

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  • Marissa
    Frequent user August 2020 Alberta
    Marissa
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    I had to make a decision last week when I put in my order for bouquets and boutonnieres, and I figures I might as well order a toss bouquet too. I think there's enough single and unmarried women attending we'll be able to do a toss.
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  • Allison
    Master October 2019 Ontario
    Allison
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    I debated the bouquet toss for a bit but like Casey, only 5 woman who came to the wedding were single/not engaged. 3 of them were my cousins and the other 2 were in the wedding party. so we ended up skipping it. It was one of those things no one noticed we didn't do until the next day when my MOH texted me about it lol.

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  • Michelle
    Featured October 2020 Nova Scotia
    Michelle
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    I haven't decided. I've always thought it was a fun idea since I was a kid and one of my bridesmaids has already expressed that she is going to catch the bouquet lol (she's very competitive and we're pretty sure her partner is going to be proposing soon anyway)

    But we're not doing a garter toss, so it feels kind of odd to do one without the other

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  • Rayanne
    Featured February 2021 Ontario
    Rayanne
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    Not going to do it. Most of the guests are married and I don't want to single anyone out. I hated that at other weddings, especially since I had no desire to get married HA!
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