Hi, lovelies! Your wedding day gives you the perfect opportunity to do some sweet and thoughtful surprises for your groom! And he’ll never see it coming! Giving the groom a gift is one way to shower him with affection on your wedding day, but we’ve found some other ideas we know he will love! To inspire you, we’ve hand-picked ten of our favorite ways to surprise the groom before the ceremony and during the reception. There’s a first look, a love note, and a mascot, just to name a few. People like to say the wedding day is all about the bride, but we think that’s outdated: it’s time for the groom to share in the spotlight, too!
Tell us: which of these ideas would YOU do?
How to Surprise the Groom on your Wedding Day
1. Surprise the Groom with… a First Look
When you surprise him with a first look, he gets the opportunity to see the Bride, all dressed up and before anyone else! Make sure your photographer is ready to snap those candid smiles.
2. A Love Note
Whether given to him by the flower girl…
… or before the wedding.
3. A Mascot
Favorite sports team mascot? College mascot? He’ll love it.
4. A Note on his Tie
Hand-embroider a secret message…
… or have a tie patch sewn on.
5. A Garter of His Favorite Team
6. An ‘I Love You’ as he puts on your Ring
7. A Scotch Bar
8. Socks (in case of ‘cold feet’)
9. A Choreographed Dance
10. Surprise the Groom with… a Groom’s Cake
Pick something he’ll love… whether he’s an avid golfer, video game player, or Star Wars fan.
Want to travel to the ceremony with the entire wedding party? Just blindfold the groom so you can hang out before the ceremony (without him seeing your dress!) Love.
So… what would YOU do? Tell us below!