Welcome Speech format for Friends and Family get Together
[Below briefly focus on Sample Welcome Speech format for Friends and Family Get Together. For a family reunion, it is totally appropriate to kick it off with a speech, thanking everyone for making it and whatever else you’d like to add for a nice, warm welcome. You need to modify this sample according to your needs.]
Welcome ladies and gentlemen, to my wonderful home away from home by the beach. I am most happy and pleased you could all make it tonight to enjoy each other company. (Describe in your words). So please everyone if you could do one thing for me. Eat drink dance and talk the night away enjoy this party. (Describe on Program type/objective of today’s program).
Welcome my dearest friends and family. This is a special occasion as my amazing son is finally getting married and to a wonderful fantastic woman. (Explain all about the program schedule and ceremony). They have had a hard time but hopefully, their future is brighter as husband and wife. (Explain your expectation regarding today’s program).
Welcome ladies and gentlemen,
Today is a special day in so many ways. We feel exceptionally blessed and fortunate to be able to share today with all of you. (Describe in your words). An extra special word of welcome must go to all our friends, family and generous guests who have traveled far and wide to share today with us – we literally appreciate you going the “extra mile”. (Describe on Program type/objective of today’s program).
Speaking of miles, we have all come a long way together. Some of you have been around and part of our [family/community/society/group/church/school/ business] for a long time, while others may have only been welcomed more recently. (Explain all about the program schedule and ceremony).
However, we are without a doubt, especially grateful that you are all here today sharing in this special occasion as we celebrate. (Explain your expectation regarding today’s program). Our hope is that you will enjoy the day with us, that we will strengthen the bonds and fellowship that binds us all together.
May we all take the opportunity to re-affirm and confirm how lucky we are to be amongst each other, next to each other and part of each other’s lives. (Cordially describe your wish and greetings).
Long may our friendship and fellowship continue.