Believe it or not, your send off can be just as important as your entrance for your wedding. After a great night, you need a great finale—it’s a sweet finish to a sweet evening. Moreover, it’s a great picture opportunity! That being said, how do you plan a great, memorable send off?
Your first choice will be if you want to do your send off after your ceremony or after your reception. Traditional weddings of yesteryear opted for post ceremony where the couple would run through happy guests tossing birdseed. I personally favor doing the send off after the wedding, as it seems to make more sense: what’s the point of sending you off when your guests will see you after cocktail hour?
However, if you choose to do your send off after your ceremony, there are some great options that capitalize on two things that are great for wedding ceremonies: daylight and open air:
These are all beautiful, festive and fun! Night time send offs add a flair of their own with even greater potential:
I can remember watching Tangled with my children at the movie theater and seeing the birthday scene with the lanterns, thinking, that would make an awesome send off for a wedding!
I thought it was absolutely stunning and romantic—the perfect ending for a wonderful night! But there are more options for the evening, too:
What great ways are you ending the night with your wedding?