Wedding hashtags are currently all the rage. It is a great way for guests who couldn’t make it to your wedding to get updates on your big day. Also, it is a way for you and your guests to interact. Whether you are out shopping for flowers or tasting the cake, snap a picture, use your hashtag, and by the time your wedding rolls around you can your loved ones can look back at the journey. Here are a few ways on how to find your wedding hashtag and use it on your big day! (I also added tips as a bonus!)
Wedding Hashtag Ideas
1.Making a contest for your wedding guests
Having a contest during your engagement party or bridal shower party is a great way to create original creative hashtags for weddings. Not only will it be fun with you and your significant other to see what your family thinks is a clever wedding hashtag and what funny wedding hashtags they might create, it’s a no-brainer you’re going get so many options and laughs! Or maybe you want a cute wedding hashtag, your family and friends can help you here as well. Depending on how crafty you are you can decorate a box for hashtag entries, but a mason jar will also do the trick!
If your family is competitive, you can award the winner with a gift card or give the hashtag creator a shout out on your wedding website!
2. Use an Online Generator
Below are links to a few generators to help create your hashtag. Generators usually produce generic hashtags so if you want anything personal this may not be the best wedding hashtag option for you!
3. Find a Freelancer
Yes I know what you are thinking, you can get paid to make hashtags? The answer is yes! This option is surprisingly popular. Depending on the company you use you can get a custom hashtag within a week! Below are companies who specialize in hashtag making.
Once you have a hashtag make sure that they are easy to remember, the shorter and easier they are the more likely guests will use it. Having a fun or cute hashtag will make it more likely for your guests to remember as well. The easier it is to write, the faster it is to get back on the dance floor! Another tip is to make sure your hashtag has not been used already! Even though this is rare, it could happen and unless you want to share a hashtag with another wedding you might want to check and double check on all social media platforms.
Creative Wedding Hashtag Examples
Here are some ideas for creative and cool wedding hashtags:
Bonus! Here are a few tips on how to use your perfect wedding hashtag.
Discreetly post the hashtag throughout your upcoming events!
The best way to get anyone to remember your hashtag is by seeing it multiple times during the wedding planning process and the actual wedding. The earlier you think of a hashtag the more opportunities you and your loved ones can use it. Below are examples of places you can use your perfect wedding hashtag!
Perfect for Bridal Showers
Bridal shower, engagement party, wedding brunch. Welcome your guests with a sign for any event. Just make sure to include your bridal shower hashtag!
Signature cocktails stirrers
Everyone loves cocktail hour. Make your signature drink stand out by including this stirrer!
Flyers and Invitations
Put your hashtag on every invitation! Most people hang their invite on the fridge, aka more opportunities to remember that hashtag!
Photo scavenger hunt
A wedding scavenger hunt using your hashtag is a great to look back and see Grandma making a funny face with the groom!