When to Say Your Wedding Vows: Three Alternative Moments to Consider

When to Say Your Wedding Vows: Three Alternative Moments to Consider

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the idea of saying your wedding vows on your big day? Between the chaos of the wedding day and the pressure of performing in front of everyone, it's understandable that you may want to consider an alternative moment to exchange your vows. Here are three different moments to consider:

Before or after the rehearsal

If you're having a rehearsal dinner, this is a great opportunity to sneak away from family and exchange your wedding vows in private. Set aside some time before the legal ceremony to express your love and commitment to each other without the added pressure of an audience.

During your honeymoon or minimoon

Looking for a romantic moment to exchange vows? Consider doing it during your honeymoon or minimoon! Whether you're sharing them over a candlelit dinner or reading them while lounging on the beach, you can enjoy this special moment without the stress of the wedding day.

The week after your wedding

Extend the newlywed bliss by sharing your vows a week after your wedding. This option allows you to reflect on your wedding day and add any sentiments or memories you want to include in your vows. Share a meal and your favorite beverage while expressing your gratitude towards each other.


Whether you choose to say your vows on your wedding day or one of these alternative moments, the most important thing is to do it in a way that feels right for you. And if you need some help crafting your vows, check out our wedding vow prompt journals!

We hope these alternative moments have inspired you to think outside the box when it comes to your wedding vows. Have you exchanged vows on a different day than your wedding day? We'd love to hear about it – send us a message or grab one of our journals

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