The best man plays a crucial role in a wedding, serving as a support system for the groom and helping to plan and organize the big day. Here are some of the main responsibilities of a best man:
1. Acting as the groom's right-hand man:
The best man is expected to assist the groom with wedding planning tasks such as vendor research, appointment scheduling, and budget management.
2. Helping the groom prepare for the wedding:
The best man should help the groom with preparations such as getting his suit fitted and organizing the groomsmen's attire.
3. Holding the wedding rings:
The best man is traditionally responsible for holding the wedding rings during the ceremony and passing them to the groom when needed.
4. Planning the bachelor party:
The best man is traditionally in charge of planning the bachelor party, which is a pre wedding celebration for the groom and his groomsmen.
5. Making a speech:
The best man is expected to make a speech during the reception, typically after the father of the bride's speech, to toast the newlyweds and share some anecdotes or memories.
6. Helping the groom get ready on the wedding day:
The best man should arrive early on the wedding day to assist the groom with getting ready, such as helping him with his suit, tie, and last-minute preparations.
7. Standing up in the wedding ceremony:
The best man will be standing up in the wedding ceremony, next to the groom and other groomsmen.