Wedding Emcee Script Template to Make Your Own

For The Wedding Ceremony and Reception

Your close friends are getting married and you’ve been tasked to emcee for the event. Serving as the master of ceremonies at a wedding is both a privilege and a significant duty. As the emcee, you play the pivotal role of hosting and directing the celebration, ensuring its seamless flow and timely progression. While each wedding is unique, having a structured script and strategy can instill confidence in fulfilling this essential responsibility. Within this guide, we provide a sample wedding ceremony and reception script to empower you in mastering the art of wedding hosting.

Wedding Ceremony Emcee Script:

An Elegant Wedding Featuring Unique Florals at The Estate and Majestic Hotel


Good [morning/afternoon/evening], ladies and gentlemen! Welcome to the beautiful union of [Bride’s Name] and [Groom’s Name]. We are gathered here today to witness and celebrate their love as they embark on this incredible journey together.

Acknowledgment of Guests:

We would like to extend a warm welcome to all the family and friends who have traveled from near and far to be here today. Your presence truly makes this day even more special.

Opening Remarks:

Before we begin, let us take a moment to appreciate the significance of this day. Love is a beautiful thing, and today, we are privileged to witness the merging of two hearts, two families, and two souls. [Optional: Insert a personal story of the couple]

Housekeeping Announcements:

Throughout this ceremony, you will witness the exchange of vows, rings, and promises that will bind [Bride’s Name] and [Groom’s Name] together in marriage. It’s a significant moment for the both of them and their families, therefore please remember to keep your phones on silent mode. There will be professional photographers and videographers shooting, so do be mindful about limiting movements on the aisle. In a moment, we will be welcoming the bride and an announcement will be given to rise as she makes her way down the aisle. Thank you for your understanding and kind co-operation.

Ceremony conducted by Officiant or Celebrant

Closing Remarks:

Let’s give a round of applause for the newlyweds, [Bride’s Name] and [Groom’s Name]! [Give direction for group photography if relevant]

Wedding Reception Emcee Script:

A Wedding Sequel Oozing With Elegance and Sentiment


Good [afternoon/evening], My name is [your name] and I will be your emcee for [this afternoon/tonight]. Welcome to the wedding reception of [Bride’s Name] and [Groom’s Name]. Tonight, we gather to toast to their happiness and to create memories that will last a lifetime. Before we dive into the festivities, let us take a moment to acknowledge the journey that has brought us here today. [Optional: Share a short story of the couple’s journey]

Housekeeping Announcements:

Before we begin, here are just a few housekeeping details to cover. The restrooms are located [give directions]. The full bar is now open for cocktails just across the hall and there is a photo booth located [give directions] so be sure to head over and grab some photos with friends and family. Do sign the guestbook and take a wedding favour on your way out tonight. [Optional: Share the significance of the any special activity or wedding favour prepared]

Introduction of Newlyweds:

Without further ado, let’s give a big round of applause as we welcome the stars of the evening, the newlyweds, [Bride’s Name] and [Groom’s Name]!

Childhood Montage:

I hope everyone is enjoying the company and sumptuous menu the couple has prepared this afternoon/evening. Before we proceed further, let’s take a heartwarming journey down memory lane with a special treat for you – a childhood montage showcasing some adorable moments from the lives of [Bride’s Name] and [Groom’s Name]. Let’s dim the lights and enjoy these precious memories together.

Highlight Photos or Video:

As we continue our celebration, let’s also take a moment to appreciate some highlights from the wedding ceremony. We have a selection of photos or a video showcasing the beautiful moments that unfolded earlier today.

Champagne Toast:

We would like to invite the couple on stage for their champagne toasts. Champagne symbolises celebration and happiness, and we wish [Bride’s Name] and [Groom’s Name] an everlasting flow of love and joy in their marriage.

*Proceeds immediately to the traditional Chinese toast after popping off the champagne and pouring it over the champagne tower

Traditional Chinese Toast:

In accordance with tradition, we invite all the immediate family members of the bride and groom to join us on stage for a special toast. Please, let’s welcome them with warm applause as they come forward. Let us all rise and raise our glasses to give three toasts to celebrate this happy occasion. The first toast will be headed by the father of the bride -a toast to wish the lovely couple a blissful marriage full of mutual respect! The second toast headed by the father of the groom – to wish the bride and groom eternal love. And, finally the third toast, headed by the groom – to bless the newlyweds with offsprings soon!

Cake Cutting Ceremony:

Now, I’d like to invite [Bride’s Name] and [Groom’s Name], to please make your way to the beautiful wedding cake for the cake cutting ceremony. As they cut into this delicious symbol of their union, let’s all share in their joy and love. [Optional: The emcee can provide some lighthearted commentary or invite the couple to feed each other a piece of cake.]

Toasts and Speeches:

Following these heartwarming moments, we will hear from some special guests who would like to share their well wishes and anecdotes. Please welcome on stage [Best Man] / [Maid of Honour] / [Father of the Bride] / [Father of the Groom] to deliver their speeches.

Dinner Service and Entertainment:

While we enjoy the sumptuous meal prepared for us tonight, we have some delightful entertainment lined up for your enjoyment. Sit back, relax, and let the celebration continue!

Dancing and Celebration:

I hope you’ve eaten and drank your fill as it’s now time to hit the dance floor! Let’s celebrate the newlyweds with music, dancing, and laughter. Don’t be shy – let loose and have some fun!

Every wedding is unique and personal. Feel free to customise the script further to suit the preferences of the couple, the style of the celebration and the order of events. Sharing personal anecdotes and history of the couple will ensure a better hosting experience for all.

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