Tips for getting your groom more involved in planning the wedding!

Tips for getting your groom more involved in planning the wedding!

6 Ways to Get Your Groom Involved in Wedding Planning

Planning a wedding isn’t just for the bride – the groom can become highly involved too! Give him something in his wheelhouse. What is he good at? What does he enjoy doing? What is most important to him? Work with that! Remember, it is his wedding too and his opinion matters. So having him involved is important!

Here are some “getting your groom involved” ideas:


DIY Projects

If your groom is handy (or is wanting to learn) this is a great way for him to get involved with wedding planning! Whether it is building a piece of furniture used during the ceremony/ reception or assembling decor, his contribution is very valuable.

Photo & Video Ideas

When you meet with your photographer and videographer, make sure he is an active part of that conversation. What shots does he want to see? And make sure he hears what you would like, and the advice of the photographer & videographer. The more he is involved, the more buy in he has. Win-win.

Groom’s Cake

There are so many fun ideas for this! If your groom has a sweet tooth then this is something he could really enjoy! Maybe show him a wide variety of examples and let him run with it. Let it be a surprise to you as well (if you are brave)!


Keep in mind what your guy likes to do and is naturally good at. If numbers are his thing then maybe letting him help keep the budget in order would be a perfect task for him.

Reception Fun

When you are meeting with your DJ make sure you both come with ideas about songs you would like played (and if you have some that should be avoided if possible) and an overall vision for the reception. This is one area where he will likely have strong opinions and good ideas, encourage his involvement.

Specific Tasks

Give him very specific tasks (and clear deadlines). For example, tipping vendors, picking up supplies, or making a confirmation phone call. Make sure to follow up, but don’t hand-hold or nag, give him time and room so he can do it and enjoy the process.

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