With each year that passes weddings evolve to become even more unique. Grand exits are a great way to showcase your creativity, but few people give this part of the wedding much thought. I get it, sparkler exits make for absolutely beautiful photos (really, they do!), but as the trend grows increasingly more prevalent here are some fresh alternative ideas to help make your wedding’s grand exit the grand entry into your new life together!


1. Smoke Bomb

No, not a literal smoke bomb that will leave guests wishing for gas masks; a colorful non-toxic smoke bomb! This works best if your grand exit happens while it’s still light out, but this up-and-coming wedding trend is absolutely stunning and is sure to leave a lasting impression for years to come!


2. Glitter Toss

We know what your thinking… glitter gets absolutely everywhere, but hear us out because it’s totally worth it! (Especially because CFEC does the clean up for you!). It’s a special occasion, so why not? How many times will you get married? Risk the mess and use that glitter! Or, you could even use eco-friendly confetti.

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3. Lavender Toss

Looking for something that’s a little more zen? Fill paper cones or little bags with dried lavender for guests to throw at your grand exit! It’s pretty and smells heavenly. If you wanted, you could even add your monogram or favorite saying to the cone or bag! (ProTip: For a little extra oomph use other aromatic herbs like dried mint or basil).

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4. Ribbon 

Not only will this give your guests a beautiful keepsake, but ribbons make a lovely and whimsical grand exit! This will add a romantic, ethereal element to your wedding photos, and works especially well for spring and summer weddings. To add a personal touch you could even have your names and wedding date printed onto the ribbons so that they double as unique favors as well!

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These are just a few of the unique and creative ways to have a grand exit that’s sure to stand out in the minds of your guests! How will you exit your wedding, and open the door into the newest chapter of your lives together?


Content Credit: Title quote by Tom Stoppard| All images have been pulled from Pinterest and are not the property of Cypress Falls Events Center or it’s employees| Written by Josie Rasberry – Edits by Jenna Levy.