(Closed) Average Age of Flower Girl

posted 10 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
296 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2008

I don’t think it really matters, truthfully. I think you can do whatever you want to do. But if you’d rather, you could always make her a Jr. Bridesmaid.

Post # 4
3 posts
  • Wedding: August 2007

I agree, I don’t think it matters how old or tall a flower girl is..well as long as she isn’t like 16 or something!

I had 2 flowergirls. They are sisters. At the time of my wedding, they were 7 and 4. And the 7 year old is quite tall as well.

Post # 5
116 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2008

Go for it…

Post # 6
112 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2018

I have asked two girls (sisters) if they would like to be our flower girls.  They will be 7 and 10 I believe.  Actually the older one, we both thought she was a bit old, but I felt bad if we only asked the younger one.  When I asked the elder sister if she would still want to be a flower girl or if she was too big for that, she said no and she would want to be one.  So that’s that.  We’ll see though.  She is sprouting like a beanstalk and may be just as tall as me by next summer! 😛

Post # 7
117 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2008 - United Methodist Cathedral & historic downtown hotel in Cleveland

I don’t think it matters at all- and her being a little bit older may make it easier for her to follow directions.

Post # 8
2 posts
  • Wedding: June 2008

My flower girl is 7 and she is soooo excited. I’ve wondered a little if that is too old, but I’m glad to see there are alot of 7 and older flower girls out there. In the end I just went with it because she’s the one I wanted most to be my flower girl. 

Post # 9
438 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2008

My darling nieces will be mine, they will be 2 and 5, young, but they are usually pretty good.  and adorable!  they will however, be walking together.

Post # 10
629 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2005

Nope, not at all. You could have a 12-year-old flower girl if you wanted to and no one is going to swoop down and stop you. Mine was 9 (my sister), but age didn’t matter….I just wanted her to be part of the ceremony.

Post # 11
180 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2008

i believe i was 10 when i was a flower girl for my aunt and uncle… i had never been a flower girl, and i was quite tall as well. (probably 5’0"-5’2")
 i was thrilled to be asked, it was the first and only time i was a flower girl, and i don’t think anybody cared that i was a bit old and a bit tall. 🙂

our flower girl is my fiance’s cousin, and she is 7, almost 8. our ring bearer is my littlest brother, who will be 10 when we get married.

Post # 12
5 posts

We are thinking about having a flower girl and ring bearer. They will be 9 and 10, and I was afraid that was too old. Glad to hear other ppl have done this.

Post # 13
3866 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

my son is going to be our ring bearer, he’ll be 9 (his bday in in oct, wedding in april, so he’ll be 10 on his bday), my daughter will be a flower girl (she’ll turn 6 in June – two months later).  I’m having a niece who’ll be 5 also be a flower girl (I think) and my two nephews are going to “escort” the girls (they’ll be 8 and 6 – or close enough to count, lol).

I think as long as they enjoy it and want to be a part of it, it’ll be great!  Also, the older will be able to walk with the little one and keep her from freaking or anything, lol. 

Post # 14
2588 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

Ours will have just turned three by the time we tie the knot. 🙂

Post # 15
4765 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

That’s definitely not too old!

Post # 16
529 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: January 2011

Mine will be 9 and 3 by the time of the wedding… The older one is the oldest of my cousins’ children (I come from a small, very close family), the other is my fiance’s goddaughter

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