Funny Father-of-the-Bride Wedding Speech

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Don’t stress over creating a funny wedding speech… just copy ours as a template!

Father Of The Bride Giving His Speech

Image from Alison & Trystan’s Real Wedding

As father-of-the-bride, you have an important role at the wedding of your daughter. You are going to walk her up the aisle to give her away, before making a sparkling, humorous and witty speech at the reception!

We thought you might like some help with a quick-fire way to make your wedding speech writing easier. All you need to do is copy this funny speech (inserting the right names, year and details where necessary!):

A funny father of the bride wedding speech for you to copy:

‘This is an important day for me… as I resuscitate my bank account and hand over Sarah’s spending habits to someone else.’

‘The good thing about weddings is that, as father-of-the-bride, you can show everyone how generous you are. I wanted to give you all an itemised bill so that you could see for yourselves how much these flowers cost, but Angela told me that it was not the done thing… as she slid into her astronomically-priced hat!’

‘Seriously, I have looked forward to this day for years. Sarah makes a stunning bride, John is a good man, and I wish them every happiness for the future. If they are even half as happy as my wife and I, then they will be very happy indeed.’

‘Marriage is an important commitment, so much so that you need a mortgage to pay for it! But it takes more than that. It needs patience and compromise, and I should know – I’ve been patiently compromising for years!’

‘Bob’s just looked at his watch, which is the signal that he needs a drink, so, ladies and gentlemen, please be upstanding. I give you… the bride and groom.’

If you need help with your father of the bride wedding speech you can now use our handy speech creator tool.

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