The weirdly entertaining history behind wedding hashtags (and why I want one!)

I really, truly love puns to the bottom of my being. They're one of my favorite things. Because of this, I love the heck out of wedding hashtags and would love to have one for my wedding. But… my partner John? Not so much. So. There you go. I suppose we're not having a wedding hashtag. But as a classic overthinker, I wanted to learn everything about them anyway. Here's the entertaining and brief history of the wedding hashtag…


Super cute free printable wedding hashtag sign

After you've played around with your names, your themes, and your favorite words because you've decide to come up with your most perfectly crafted #weddinghashtag, you'll need to let all your guests know to USE IT! We've created a little wedding hashtag sign printable that you can download, edit, and display.


Put your wedding's hashtag on the back of your place cards

You know what's awesome? Your friends taking awesome photos of your wedding, and sharing their fun moments online, where you can see 'em. You know what's not awesome? Missing those photos and tweets because you were distracted in the days surrounding your event.


Post your Instagram hashtag at your wedding reception

Bobbie and Mario knew a ton of their guests would be using Instagram at their wedding, so they posted a little sign letting everyone know the easiest hashtag to use, making it way easier to collect guest photos after the fact. That's just one of about a million clever things these guys did at their wedding (wait until you see their wedding arch!)… check out Bobbie & Mario's family-centric ranch wedding.