Tips for father of the groom toasts include being prepared, keeping it short and being honest. Jot down a few keywords before the speech and be prepared to expand on the ideas. Speeches should have an introduction, an appropriate, focused middle section and a conclusion. Keep the toast light-hearted.
Father of the groom toasts and speeches should not exceed 15 to 20 minutes. Be aware of the expressions and body language of the guests. End a long toast with a joke if guests seem bored. Speak from the heart and be honest about your feelings and thoughts on your son's special day.