What to Put in Your Wedding Day Emergency Kit

A checklist of what to put in your wedding day emergency kit | 48 Fields Farm in Leesburg VA

By the time your wedding day comes around, you’ll likely have been planning for many months. You’ve been double checking all the details and want to make sure nothing goes wrong on such a special and anticipated day. Odds are, though, that some small mishap will occur at some point. But fear not! You can be prepared to resolve any situation by putting together a wedding emergency kit!

Over the years, we’ve seen requests for all kinds of things, so here are our recommendations for what to put in your wedding day emergency kit.


  • Band aids
  • Black socks (for the guys)
  • Bobby pins
  • Bug spray
  • Cash (at least a little)
  • Chapstick
  • Clear umbrella(s) in the chance of rain
  • Deodorant
  • Dental floss
  • Double sided tape
  • Earring backs
  • Extra lipstick
  • Eye drops
  • Feminine products
  • Floral tape
  • Gum or mints
  • Hair spray
  • Hair ties
  • Lint roller
  • Lotion
  • Medicine – pain and headache
  • Mouth wash
  • Nail file
  • Nail polish – clear
  • Nail polish – in the shade of your manicure
  • Pens and sharpies
  • Safety pins
  • Scissors
  • Sewing kit
  • Sunscreen
  • Super glue
  • Tide pen for stains
  • Tissues
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Tweezers

To carry everything, there are probably cute cases available somewhere on Amazon, but a basic tool box with multiple compartments or a rolling make up artist case work great to keep everything organized.

With a solid wedding day emergency kit, any unexpected oversights or accidents won’t stand a chance of ruining the celebration on your big day!

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48 Fields Farm is a Leesburg Virginia barn wedding venue for celebrations of all sizes.
Our countryside barn and open fields are peacefully set in the heart of Northern Virginia wine country.

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