Wedding Traditions: Wedding Cake Cutting and Garter Toss
When do you cut the cake and perform the garter toss at a wedding?
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The Wedding Guru says: The cake cutting (and serving) should be done at the very end of the wedding, after dinner. Some bridal couples like to end their special day with a reprise of their first dance; if they wish, they may ask their guests to join in. Here’s the traditional order of events, including the garter toss.
- Garter removal
- Garter toss
- Bouquet toss
- Garter placing
- Cake cutting
(I need to add that you and your guests having a good time supersede any set order of events!)
For more information, read my article on hosting a wedding reception here.