Your wedding day is filled with unforgettable moments, but one of the most magical and photo-worthy is the wedding exit. It's that final flourish that sends you and your partner off into the beginning of your new life together. While traditional rice tosses are charming, there are countless creative and unique ways to make your wedding exit truly memorable. We've gathered the top 9 ideas from some of the Minnesota's most seasoned experts to help you create a send-off that will leave a lasting impression.
Picture this: You and your partner walking through a dazzling tunnel of sparklers, the warm glow reflecting in your eyes and smiles. Sparklers are not only a beautiful exit option, but they're also better for the environment and safer to handle than traditional alternatives. Tyretta Obeng of Glass House suggests using bamboo sparklers for an eco-friendly twist on this classic choice.
Ali Leigh - Aline Photo Co
Embrace Pure Joy
Michelle Dunlap's advice is simple yet profound: "Stay organic - pure joy, don't force anything, and just enjoy your crowd of people in your life that love and cherish you." Sometimes, the most memorable exits come from genuine, unscripted moments of happiness and celebration.
Lauren Haya Photography
A petal shower is a delightful recommendation for your wedding exit. Whether it's rose petals, wildflowers, or colorful leaves, this choice creates a whimsical and visually captivating send-off, adding a touch of romance and timelessness to your special day.
Perry James Photo & Sarah Heath Photo, Edited by Love Big Live Small Photography
Environmentally-friendly and delightful to both young and old, bubbles, as recommended by Melissa Powers-Walker of Mayowood Stone Barn, offer a whimsical way to celebrate your marriage. Blowing bubbles creates a dreamy, fairy-tale-like atmosphere and provides guests with a charming keepsake to take home. Melissa's creative touch adds a touch of magic to your wedding exit.
Amanda Nippoldt Photography
Vintage Getaway Car
For a touch of timeless elegance, consider making your exit in a vintage getaway car. Grace Eberhardt of Northern Pacific Center recommends this classic choice for a truly unforgettable departure. The charm of a vintage car will add a touch of old-world glamour to your wedding day memories.
Trish Allison Photography
Lakeside Boat Exit
For couples hosting lakeside receptions, Sarah Trotter of Lasting Impressions Weddings recommends a boat exit. There's something inherently romantic about sailing away into the horizon, and it's a unique option that adds a touch of adventure to your wedding exit.
Melissa Oholendt Photography
Sky Lantern Release
Consider ending your wedding day with a touch of magic by releasing sky lanterns into the night sky. Each lantern represents a wish for your future together, creating a breathtakingly beautiful and symbolic way to bid farewell to your guests, adding an extra layer of enchantment to your wedding exit.
A Streaming Success
Infuse your exit with a burst of vibrant color and excitement through a lively streamer celebration. Walking through a cascade of streamers propelled by cannons will create an exhilarating conclusion. Streamers offer a playful and visually captivating method to craft a memorable send-off that will be remembered for years to come.
Russell Heeter Photography
Glow Stick Extravaganza
Who says glow sticks are just for kids? Melissa Powers-Walker of Mayowood Stone Barn suggests that incorporating glow sticks into your wedding exit is a fun and vibrant way to create a memorable send-off. With different colors, shapes, and sizes, you can illuminate the night and ensure that everyone is smiling as you make your exit, adding an extra dose of excitement to your celebration.
Sydney Morman Photography
Your wedding exit is a moment to treasure and the options for creating an unforgettable one are endless. Whether you choose sparklers, vintage cars, glow sticks or explore other ideas, creating a wedding send-off that authentically mirrors your personality will leave an indelible mark on everyone who participates in your special day.