Best Man Toasts: 39 Ways to End Your Speech

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If you’re feeling stumped on how to end your speech, we can help. Whether you’re looking for something sincere or funny — our list of best man toasts will help you find the perfect closing line for your awesome speech. And don’t forget to check out our ultimate best man speech guide for polishing and perfecting your speech too.

Traditional Toasts

  • Please join me in raising a glass to the happy couple — to John and Rachel!
  • To my brother and his beautiful bride — the new Mr and Mrs Smith!
  • Ladies and gentlemen, if you would please rise for a toast to John and Rachel. May you both grow old together, but stay young at heart. Cheers!
  • Let’s all raise a glass to the newlyweds. May the love you share today serve as the bedrock of a happy, healthy and everlasting marriage. Cheers!
  • Let us raise our glasses to the beautiful couple — may they always be as happy as they are in this moment. Here’s to John and Rachel!
  • Raise your glass and join me in a toast to John and Rachel — may you always remember the love that brought you here today.
  • Ladies and gentlemen, please join me in toasting John, and his beautiful bride, Rachel. May the love you two share today grow stronger as you grow older. To the Bride and Groom!
  • Please make sure your glasses are full and join me in toasting the new Mr and Mrs Smith. Ladies and gentlemen, to the bride and groom!
  • I’ll end my speech here by proposing a toast to the happy couple. To John and Rachel, may this day always remind you of your love for one another. Cheers!
  • Here is a toast to the perfect couple — may your life together be filled with happiness, adventure and endless memories.
  • To close, I’d like to invite everyone to raise a glass and toast the bride and groom, Mr. and Mrs. Smith. I hope your wedding days are few, but your anniversaries many. Congratulations!
  • I’d like to propose a toast to John and Rachel — may your marriage be blessed with faith, joy, and love. Cheers!
  • John and Rachel, thank you for inviting us to this very special occasion. Let us all toast to my beloved brother and his beautiful wife — may your love and affection grow with each passing day. Cheers!
  • Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to toast to John and Rachel, who have so greatly enriched all of our lives, may you do the same for each other in the years to come. Cheers!
  • Family and friends, please raise your glasses and join me in a toast. May the joys you share today be the beginning of a lifetime of great happiness and fulfillment. To two very special people, John and Rachel!
  • Here is to love, laughter, and a happily ever after, John and Rachel your fairy tale is only beginning.
  • They say you marry the person you can’t live without. I think that sums up John and Rachel perfectly. To the happy couple!
  • Here’s to John and Rachel. May your love be modern enough to survive the times, but old fashioned enough to last forever. Cheers!
  • I’d like for everyone to join me in wishing the new Mr and Mrs Smith all the health, wealth and happiness in the world. To the newlyweds!
  • To you both, may your love carry you through a lifetime of blessings and happiness. Here’s to John and Rachel!
  • From all of us on your wedding day — may your marriage be always loving and beautiful. Here’s to John and Rachel!
  • Here’s to John and Rachel. May you share joy that grows deeper, friendship that grows closer and a marriage that grows richer through the years. Cheers!
  • To John and Rachel — here’s to a lifetime of love and happiness. Cheers!
  • As this day ends, it will mark the first of many joyful days in the lives of John and Rachel. May they have good fortune at every turn of their lives together. Cheers!
  • John and Rachel, it’s been both a privilege and a pleasure to share in your happiness today. I wish for you both the best that this life has to offer. Congratulations!
  • To love, to laughter, to happy ever after, the fantastic new Mr & Mrs Smith!

Funny Toasts

  • Without these two very special people here today, none of this would be possible. And the best part is, most of us will get to enjoy their company throughout the night. So please join me in giving a special toast to — the bar staff!
  • Let us raise our glasses to the beautiful couple. And may I remind you, no one will judge if you get more than a bit tipsy — so cheers!
  • To the wonderful couple, may their marriage be everlasting, and every wedding speech they hear be funnier and shorter than mine. Cheers!
  • Down the hatch for the perfect match. To the bride and groom!
  • Here’s to the husband and here’s to the wife. May their love last for the rest of their life. Cheers!
  • Now I want everyone to raise their glasses. Give it a little swirl. Now stick your nose in there and see if you can pick out the fruity notes. I can’t believe some of you did that. Here’s to the lovely couple — James and Mary!
  • For one last time, I’m going to ask everyone that can still stand — join me in giving a toast to the newlyweds. To James and Mary!
  • Everyone, please raise your glass and join me in toasting the young couple — well, young enough anyways. Here’s to James and Mary!
  • They say the two things that make a great marriage are selective hearing and a good sense of humor. I’d say you’re both off to a great start. Here’s to James and May — cheers!
  • Before we toast the happy couple, here’s to wives and lovers everywhere — and to them never, ever meeting!
  • James and Mary, I’d like you to turn to face each other — you’re now looking into the eyes of the person who is statistically most likely to murder you. Cheers to the bride and groom!
  • Keep a happy wife for a happy life and never laugh at her choices, because you my friend…are one of them. Cheers to the bride and groom!
  • Let’s all take a glass and toast to James and Mary’s two-hour wedding anniversary. May many more hours of happiness await you. To James and Mary!
  • Let’s raise a glass, put on some Santana and go absolutely bananas for the new Mr and Mrs Johnson!
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