Top 200+ Bridal Shower Wishes: Sentimental, Funny, & More

Words that let you express your love and wish the bride all the happiness in the world.

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There comes a time in life when you are unconditionally happy for a person that you care for. Marriage is one of those times, and in times like these, it is difficult to put your emotions in proper sentences. To help you with that, we have articulated a few touching bridal shower wishes that you can use for your friends and family.

A bridal shower is a celebration of a couple’s unity, togetherness, commitment, and love. It is a common tradition for a bride’s friends and family to organize a bridal shower. It is a chance for their friends and family to come together to wish the couple a lifetime of happiness and romance and “shower” them with loads of gifts and good luck! So, if you have planned on gifting the couple and have no idea as to what to write in a bridal shower card, you need to keep reading and find the one that works the best for you.

How Do You Congratulate Someone On A Bridal Shower?

Bride to be opening her bridal shower gifts under the decor
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A bridal shower is often seen as a nice little break to blow off some steam in between the hectic preparations for an engagement and wedding. So, assuming that there is a bridal shower planned, it would be imperative that you take a gift or a card at least to offer to the happy couple. This is where it could get a little tricky for you as it might be confusing what gift to take or what kind of bridal shower messages you should put on the card if you don’t know how to congratulate someone on a bridal shower.

To understand that, you need to know the type of bridal shower you would be attending. If it is a formal shower, you could get the couple a fancy gift, and if it is a more relaxed event, you could get them a lovely card with a meaningful wish. As for the meaningful wish, you could wish them a lifetime of a prosperous marriage and maybe crack a joke or anything you think that they would like.

Best Wishes For Bride On Bridal Shower

A wedding is an event of a lifetime for a couple that they wish to spend with their family and friends. In an event that is so important in a couple’s life, you need to make sure that your wishes and blessings for them are unique so that they remember them a long time. You could talk about your time together with the couple or how much they mean to you in your shower messages. You have to be positive about their upcoming journey and wish them the strength to start their new lives.

We have put a list together just for you to choose from a whole lot of variety from sentimental, meaningful, to funny wishes here. So go ahead and read them all!

Sentimental Bridal Shower Wishes

To make the happy couple get teary-eyed, you can choose any one of the cute bridal shower card messages give below:

  1. On this special bridal shower day, I want to remind you that you are one of the kindest, most amazing people I know, and I have no doubt you’ll be the most wonderful wife!
  2. It is a long way from saying “yes” to “I do,” and for making that journey, I wish a happy bridal shower to you!
  3. Congratulations are in order for the big day, and I can’t wait to celebrate this amazing day with you.
  4. The future is uncertain, but I wish you both a wonderful married life and a lifetime of being together.
  5. A very happy wedding and married life to the perfect couple!
  6. This is just the first stepping stone; the best is yet to come in this long journey!
  7. Cherish each moment with each other and make the most of the days to come.
  8. Make the most of each other and uplift each other in this journey of marriage.
  9. May your married life be filled with laughter, prosperity, and lots of love!
  10. I offer you the best wishes for your wedding day and upcoming life together!
  11. I could not be happier for both of you and your decision to be together for life.
  12. I have happy tears thinking of the incredible adventures that you are going to have in the near future.
  13. To loads of love, new experiences till infinity and beyond!
  14. Life is short, but you can start with being together forever! Best Wishes for that!
  15. May your love story continue to unfold with laughter and joy, just like today’s celebration!
  16. Here’s to a lifetime of shared dreams and endless happiness. Cheers to the beautiful bride!
  17. Wishing you a marriage filled with the same love and excitement as your bridal shower!
  18. As you step into this new chapter, may your love grow stronger with each passing day.
  19. To the bride-to-be: May your marriage be as sweet as the cake we’re enjoying today!
  20. Sending you all the love and best wishes as you embark on this wonderful journey!
  21. May your love be the guiding light on the path of your lifelong adventure together.
  22. Here’s to the bride- and groom-to-be creating their own fairy tale ending.
  23. As you say ‘I do,’ remember this beautiful day and the love that surrounds you.
  24. To a love that’s as timeless and beautiful as the bond we’re celebrating today.
  25. May your marriage be a masterpiece, painted with love, trust, and endless happiness.
  26. Cheers to a lifetime of romantic sunsets and morning smiles. Congratulations!
  27. May your love story be filled with endless chapters of love, joy, and unforgettable moments.
  28. Wishing you a marriage that’s even more amazing than today’s celebration!
  29. To the bride, may your heart always be as full as it is today, surrounded by love and well-wishes.
  30. To the bride, may your life always be the happily ever after that you have wished for.
  31. May your love story be that of a grand adventure, with each day more thrilling than the last.
  32. As you exchange vows, may you create a love story that’s the envy of all.
  33. Here’s to the bride, the star of her own romantic comedy with a happily ever after!
  34. Wishing you a marriage where every day feels like opening a precious gift.
  35. May your love be the music that fills your hearts with joy throughout your journey.
  36. Cheers to a love that’s as boundless and deep as the ocean. Here’s wishing you a happy bridal shower!
  37. To the bride, may your love story be filled with plot twists that only make it stronger.
  38. May your marriage make the future generation believe in love all the more.
  39. This is the first of many steps to building a life together one cherished moment at a time. Wish you the best bridal shower!
  40. May your marriage be the happiest ever-after you both have been dreaming of!

Funny Bridal Shower Wishes

Bride and her friends enjoying bridal shower at a bar
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A wedding day can be nerve-wracking for most. The preparations and pre-wedding jitters can affect the bride and the groom. Amidst all the hustle-bustle, if you can lighten the mood with your wedding shower wishes, it would be great! And for that, we have some of the funniest bridal shower sayings for you to use!

  1. “As you trade in your single status for a lifetime of shared closets and bathroom sinks, may your bridal shower be the perfect blend of laughter, love, and questionable gifts.”
  2. Don’t hesitate to act surprised to see the gift you had pre-registered! Cheers to a happy married life!
  3. My favorite soon-to-be bride! May your marriage be as full of laughter as there are bubbles in a bottle of champagne!
  4. I got a chance to buy a China set for this occasion, and I have never been happier about it!
  5. I want to congratulate you on finding that one person who is going to laugh at all your poor jokes!
  6. I wouldn’t miss your marriage for the world. It would be like missing out on the event of the year because nobody can believe that you finally said “yes”!
  7. I wish you a marriage that is as loving as your cat and as steady as your Wi-Fi signal.
  8. Your partner loves you unconditionally, and we are trying to figure out why.
  9. Marriage is like baking a cake, and at the moment, you are at the stage of getting the bowl out of the cupboard. Now, please take my word that it is going to take a lifetime to cook.
  10. Have an amazing bridal shower, and don’t forget that there is still time left to run! Kidding, of course!
  11. Congratulations on the wedding and also, I am only coming for the food and alcohol!
  12. To the bride-to-be: May your marriage be as drama-free as today’s cake cutting!
  13. Remember, in marriage, you’re a team just like you were in the ‘Two-Legged Race’ we had earlier.
  14. May your husband always be as ‘handy’ as he was today when helping with the decorations!
  15. Here’s to a marriage where the thermostat is always set to ‘happy wife, happy life!’
  16. Wishing you a lifetime of love and laughter, just like the laughter we shared today.
  17. May your marriage be as unbreakable as your dance moves on the dance floor!
  18. In marriage, remember that patience is key, especially while waiting to use the bathroom!
  19. “To the bride: May your future be brighter than your engagement ring!
  20. May your love be as endless as the to-do list that comes with marriage!
  21. To the bride and groom, may your love be as enduring as your Spotify playlist!
  22. In marriage, compromise is essential. Like deciding whose turn it is to do the dishes!
  23. May your marriage be as sweet as the candy bar we’re raiding later!
  24. Here’s to finding a husband who never leaves the toilet seat up!
  25. Remember ‘Netflix and Chill’ counts as quality time together in a marriage!
  26. May your love story be filled with more LOLs than OMGs!
  27. To the bride, may your wedding vows always be shorter than your text messages!
  28. Wishing you a lifetime of love and laughter, even when you can’t find your keys!
  29. May your marriage be a reservoir of love as today’s bottomless champagne glasses!
  30. Here’s to a husband who always remembers your anniversary (thanks to Facebook)!
  31. In marriage, never forget that love is a journey and so is finding a parking spot!
  32. May your love be as unshakable as your commitment to finding the perfect wedding shoes!
  33. To the bride and groom, may your love story have more ‘awws’ than ‘uh-ohs’!
  34. Wishing you a marriage filled with more cuddles and zero wet towels on the bed!
  35. Here’s to a husband who thinks ‘getting lost together’ is just another way of ‘going on an adventure’!
  36. May your marriage be as harmonious as a well-tuned karaoke duet – with no sour notes!

Short Bridal Shower Wishes

Bride to be pouring champagne for her friends at her bridal shower
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With these short and sweet ones, the bride and the groom will be touched on receiving these shower messages.

  1. Enjoy your dream of a perfect wedding becoming a reality for you!
  2. I hope that you are showered with lots of wishes and kitchen supplies!
  3. Wishing you both love, luck, and prosperity in your marriage.
  4. To a lifetime of love and laughter with your favorite person. Cheers!
  5. Raising a toast to eternal happiness and marital bliss for both of you.
  6. Enjoy the break from the madness of the wedding day. You will need it!
  7. Showering you a lot of happiness and warm wishes.
  8. I am elated to be able to share this joyous day with you.
  9. Here’s to a lifetime of shared dishwashing duties!
  10. Congratulations on making it this far; the rest is just a cakewalk!
  11. Enjoy the last party before the nerves set in for the big day!
  12. God Bless you both on your journey!
  13. To a lifetime of love, laughter, and chaos!
  14. Cheers to the happy couple!
  15. Wishing you endless joy together.
  16. To an eternity full of shared insanity and adventures!
  17. Here’s to your happily ever after!
  18. May your love story shine brighter with each passing day.
  19. Congratulations on this momentous chapter in your life!
  20. To the bride-to-be, may your marital life be as radiant as your look today!
  21. May your days be filled with love. Wish you the most fulfilling bridal shower!
  22. Cheers to your beautiful future!
  23. In love and laughter, forever.
  24. To the bride, you’re glowing!
  25. Wishing you lifelong happiness.
  26. Here’s to a love that grows.
  27. May your love be unbreakable.
  28. To endless love and smiles!
  29. Cheers to your special day!
  30. May your love story inspire everyone around you!
  31. To a lifetime of sweet moments, cheers!
  32. Wishing you a joyful journey.
  33. Here’s to your perfect match. Salud!
  34. Congratulations, beautiful bride!
  35. May your love story be epic.
  36. Wishing you a lifetime of bliss.
  37. To the lovely bride, your day is here!
  38. May your love story be timeless!

Bridal Shower Wishes For Friend

Excited bride receiving gifts from her friends at her bridal shower
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On your friend’s wedding day, you are as excited as them. Let them know of your happiness with these unique wishes at your friends’ bridal shower.

  1. The big day is almost here, and I am as thrilled as you, and I will be there if you need me till then and after as well!
  2. I could not be happier to know that you have found your happily-ever-after.
  3. Here’s cheering for your special day and every day after that with your partner.
  4. I hope that you are cherished as a partner as you are cherished as a friend.
  5. Best wishes for your upcoming wedding! May your union be blessed with all the good things life has to give.
  6. You both are proof that true love does exist. I wish that you both grow in love and care for each other always!
  7. May you stay the same; madly, crazily, and truly in love! Best wishes to you.
  8. It brings me so much joy to see you happy, my dearest friend. Congratulations!
  9. You have chosen the perfect person to grow old with. Best wishes!
  10. Choosing each other was difficult, you have done that, now you can relax and enjoy the rest of your life with each other!
  11. To my dearest friend, your happiness means the world to me. Cheers to your beautiful journey ahead!
  12. As your friend, I’ve seen your love story bloom, and today, we celebrate the next chapter. May it be filled with love and laughter!
  13. Wishing you a bridal shower as amazing as you are, my friend. Your love deserves all the celebration in the world!
  14. To the bride-to-be, from sleepovers to bridal showers, our journey together is one for the books. Can’t wait to see you walk down the aisle!
  15. May your bridal shower be the perfect preview of the happiness that awaits you, my dear friend.
  16. Here’s to the friend who found her ‘happily ever after.’ Your love story is an inspiration.
  17. To my partner in crime, may your marriage be as epic as our adventures together!
  18. Wishing you a lifetime of shared secrets, inside jokes, and endless love with your future spouse.
  19. Cheers to a friend who deserves all the love and happiness in the world. Today is just the beginning!
  20. May your bridal shower be filled with as much love as you’ve given to our friendship over the years.
  21. To the bride, you’ve always had a special place in my heart, and now you’re making room for someone else too. Best wishes!
  22. Wishing you a marriage that’s as incredible as the friendship we share, my dear friend.
  23. Here’s to the friend who’s always been there for me. I’m grateful to be by your side on this special day!
  24. May your bridal shower match up to how legendary your love story is!
  25. To the bride-to-be, you’re not just a friend; you’re family. Your happiness is my happiness.
  26. Wishing you a lifetime of happiness, my dear friend. Today is just the start of another amazing journey in this wonderful life!
  27. Cheers to the friend who’s found her forever love. Your bridal shower is just the beginning of your beautiful story.
  28. May your bridal shower be filled with as many cherished moments as we’ve had together, my dear friend.
  29. Here’s to a friend who deserves nothing but the best. May your bridal shower be as beautiful as you had always imagined it to be.
  30. To the bride, today is all about you, but tomorrow and forever, it’s about the love you share with your partner.
  31. Wishing you a bridal shower that’s as fun, exciting, and unforgettable as our friendship!
  32. Cheers to the friend who lights up every room she enters. Your bridal shower is a testament to your radiant spirit.
  33. May your bridal shower be filled with the same laughter and joy that you bring to our friendship.
  34. Here’s to the friend who’s always been there through thick and thin. Your bridal shower is just one more memory we’ll cherish.
  35. To the bride-to-be, your friendship has been a blessing in my life, and I can’t wait to see your love story unfold further. Wish you the loveliest bridal shower!

Infographic: 15 Unique Bridal Shower Wishes

Sometimes, picking the most beautiful and heartfelt bridal wishes can be challenging. Do not worry! We have compiled a list of some of the sweetest and most unique ones from the list above to wish your loved one the best in this amazing chapter of their life. Scroll down to find them in the infographic below.

15 unique bridal shower wishes (infographic)

Illustration: StyleCraze Design Team

A bridal shower is one of the most exciting pre-wedding events when the soon-to-wed couple is laid-back and wishes to have a good time with close friends and family. After this point, things will probably start getting chaotic and stressful for the couple and those closely related and involved in the wedding planning and preparations. Therefore, bring your best version on this occasion and write a meaningful message in your card, inspired by our list of the top 100 bridal shower wishes. Pour out your warmest wishes on this special day. The couple and their families will surely appreciate it.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you thank someone for a bridal shower?

You can start by saying thank you to the person for hosting your bridal shower and for making it a memorable and cherishable experience. If the host has given you a special gift, tell them why you like it or how you plan to use it. End your note or speech with a warm “thank you” again and convey your love for the host.

How do you address a bridal shower card?

Since the bride is someone close to you, you can make your shower card personal and short. You can go ahead and make it a little funny to add a note of lightness. Lastly, wish the bride and her groom happiness for the next chapter in their lives.

Should bridal shower wishes be sentimental or humorous?

The bridal shower should be arranged in accordance with the theme of the shower and the personality of the bride. If the event is formal and your bride appreciates sentimental expression, you can include sincere and heartfelt wishes. If your bride has a great sense of humor, make your wish funny and personal.

Is it appropriate to mention the groom in bridal shower wishes?

Yes, you can include the groom in the wishes, as long as the focus is on the bride.

What should I avoid writing on a bridal shower card?

Refrain from mentioning any past relationships of the bride, negative or critical comments, or religious/political messages.

Key Takeaways

  • Bridal showers are a great way of celebrating the bride and wishing her and her partner the best for their new life together.
  • Tailor your bridal shower wishes according to the relationship you share with the couple and the unique bond you share.
  • Keep your wishes concise yet meaningful to convey your love, support, and excitement for the couple’s future together.


If you’re looking for a sweet and heartfelt way to celebrate the bride-to-be at her bridal shower, check out the adorable poems mentioned in this video. You will never feel wanting for wishes for a lifetime of love and happiness again.

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Chris Rabanera is a licensed marriage and family therapist who provides online therapy in California, Michigan, and Nevada. With over a decade's worth of experience, he specializes in working with high performers, such as physicians, dentists, lawyers, business owners, management, and individuals in the tech industry. He offers services for individuals with relationship problems, physician burnout, anxiety treatment, depression treatment,...read full bio

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