18 Creative Exit Toss Ideas

Our favorite exit toss ideas from real weddings.
  1. ​Amazing photo ops aside, the celebratory wedding exit toss is an age-old wedding tradition that dates back to Roman times. (Grains were tossed at weddings to symbolize fertility — of crops and for the couple!) Today there's a ton of options to make your exit truly memorable. ​

  2. Explosive Confetti Poppers

    Colorful confetti wedding ceremony exit toss
    Photo by Mary Wyar Photography

    You can buy them at party supply stores — they're sure to provide a bang and an explosion of color.

    From the album: A Retro Glamorous Wedding at Museum of Contemporary Art in Cleveland, OH

  3. Lavender-Filled Paper Cones

    Wedding exit toss with lavender seeds
    Photo by Brandon O’Neal Photography

    Fragrant and delicate lavender buds were the perfect choice for this couple's purple palette.

    From the album: A Glam Purple Wedding in Lafayette, LA

  4. Custom Paper Airplanes

    Custom paper airplane for wedding exit toss
    Photo by Steffen Harris Photography

    For a wedding in a children's museum, it only makes sense to throw kid-friendly paper airplanes for exit well wishes!

    From the album: A Vibrant Eclectic Wedding at Carriage House Event Center in Altamont, IL

  5. Colorful Pom Poms

    Colorful craft pom pom wedding exit toss
    Photo by Megan and Seth Photography

    A crafty staple, these inexpensive and colorful pom poms are a festive (and soft!) something for guests to throw.

    From the album: A Vintage DIY Wedding in Monroe, LA

  6. Rainbow Sprinkles

    Rainbow sprinkle wedding exit toss as couple leaves the ceremony
    Photo by The Grays Photography

    One of the newest sweetest ideas is to give guests small bags of sprinkles to toss. Yes, like an ice cream cone with sprinkles on top kind of sprinkles!

    From the album: A Laid-Back Vintage-Inspired Backyard Wedding in Columbia, MO

  7. Ecofetti

    Ecofetti reception exit toss
    Photo by Amy Karp Photography

    For the more environmentally conscience couple (or the couple who wants to avoid clean-up), this snowflake-like confetti is biodegradable, water soluble and causes zero harm to animals, so you and your guests can toss it and leave it.

    From the album: A Modern, Unconventional Wedding in Fort Worth, TX

  8. Homemade Ribbon and Bell Wand

    DIY ribbon wand wedding exit
    Photo by J'Adore Love Photography

    Silk ribbons and wedding bells tied on the end of dowel rods make for a twinkly exit tunnel.

    From the album: An Intimate and Timeless Wedding in New York, NY

  9. Eucalyptus Leaves

    Eucalyptus leaves hanging from ceremony chair
    Photo by Angela Anderson Photography

    Make your exit toss do double duty! In birch bark cones, this couple had eucalyptus leaves serve as their aisle markers and as their exit toss material.

    From the album: A Rustic Destination Wedding at Shaker Village

  10. Whimsical Bubbles

    Bubble wedding exit with couple walking dogs
    Photo by Catherine Rhodes Photography

    Bubbles are a cheerful addition to a ceremony or reception exit. Personalize your mini wedding bubbles and they'll act as a favor!

    From the album: A Vintage Wedding in Jefferson City, MO

  11. Spirited Cheer Poms

    Wedding exit with orange and blue cheer pom poms
    Photo by Jenn Hopkins Photography

    What's more encouraging than the cheerleader's equipment of choice? Hand out cheer poms in the sport enthusiast couple's favorite school or team colors.

    From the album: A Stylish Modern Wedding in Jacksonville, FL

  12. Mini Beach Balls

    Beach wedding ceremony exit with beach ball toss
    Photo by Life Long Studios

    Get in beach mode at a destination wedding by throwing mini beach balls!

    From the album: A Fun Casual Beach Wedding in St. Pete Beach, FL

  13. Rose Petal-Filled Paper Cones

    Rose petal wedding exit toss
    Photo by VRAI Photography

    Rose petals are an exit toss staple — patterned paper cones printed with the couple's names add a personalized touch.

    From the album: A Vibrant Garden Wedding in Wheaton, IL

  14. Sky Lantern and Sparklers

    Bride releasing sky lantern
    Photo by Pat Furey Photography

    Amidst a sparkler exit, send off a wish lantern into the night for even more good luck!

    From the album: A Lakeside Romantic Wedding in Montville, NJ

  15. White Streamers

    Streamer wedding ceremony exit
    Photo by B&G Photography

    For a more streamlined look, stick toyour wedding colors, as these two did with an apple green and white streamer exit.

    From the album: A Creative Modern Wedding in Pasadena, CA

  16. Gold Glitter Confetti

    Gold glitter confetti toss over bride and groom
    Photo by Diana M. Lott Photography

    Simple gold confetti is a sparkly and modern choice.

    From the album: An Elegant, Napa-Inspired Lakefront Wedding in Austin, TX

  17. Yay! Flags

    Wedding guests and kissing bride and groom waving flags
    Photo by Jeff Tisman Photography

    Give your guests small flags to wave as you leave your ceremony and to take home after the party!

    From the album: A Casual Wedding in Old Bridge, NJ

  18. Eco-Friendly Paper Confetti

    Bride and groom leaving wedding ceremony while guests toss white confetti
    Photo by Jessica Johnston Photography

    Use environmentally friendly paper (it dissolves!) for an outdoor ceremony send-off.

    From the album: An Outdoor Wedding in Mackinac Island, MI

  19. Rice

    Bride and groom grand exit photo with white rice
    Photo by Michael Kaal Photography

    ​The tried and true classic, white rice, is an affordable and widely available option for any wedding. 

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