Wedding Songs, Advice from a Birmingham Wedding Venue Owner: Bouquet Toss

For nearly one hundred years, brides have been tossing their bouquets in historic Woodrow Hall!

Based upon the belief that having a piece of the bride’s wedding dress was a lucky charm, brides several hundreds of years ago started to through the bouquet backwards as they ran away! Thus the bouquet became the good luck charm for any one catching it. There is also a belief that the person catching it would be the next girl married. It has been a fun tradition for hundreds of years.

Traditionally, unmarried ladies gather around and the bride looks away and tosses the bouquet over her head. Remember to let the photographer signal the event as this is a fun action shot for your wedding photo album!

Some popular Bouquet Toss songs include:

Ain’t no other man – Christina Aguilera
All I wanna do – Cheryl Crow
American Woman – Lenny Kravitz
Another One Bites the Dust – Queen
Bad Girls – Donna Summer
Can’t Hold Us Down – Christina Aguilera
Diamonds are Girl’s Best Friend – Marilyn Monroe
Don’t Cha – Pussycat Dolls
Foxy Lady – Jimi Hendrix
Girl’s Just Wanna Have Fun – Cindi Lauper
Hey Ladies – The Beastie Boys
Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar
Hot Legs – Rod Stewart
I’m so Excited – Pointer Sisters
Its Raining Men – The Weather Girls
Jump – Van Halen
Just a girl – No Doubt
Ladies Night – Kool & The Gang
Legs – ZZ Top
Man I feel like a woman – Shania Twain
Material Girl – Madonna
My Girl – Temptations
One way or another – blondie
Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It) Beyonce
Sisters are doin it – Eurythmics
This one is for the girls – Martina McBride
Uptown Girl – Billy Joel
Wannabe – Spice Girls
What A Girl Wants – Christina Aguilera
Wishin’ & Hopin’ – Ani Difranco

Woodrow Hall would be delighted to have you throw your bouquet at our romantic, fully restored, century old banquet hall!

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