How to Watch the Royal Wedding This Weekend + the Drinking Game You Need to Play

In three days time, Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle will be MARRIED!

While not everyone has the luxury of heading overseas to see the big day, we are still itching to see every moment. The dress, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Charlotte, Prince Louis and Prince George, the stars who will be in attendance – this might just be the must-see event of the spring.

To make sure you get to see it in all of its glory, we’ve rounded up just where you can stream the wedding live straight from your couch. Make sure you stock up on some tea and scones to get the full effect. BONUS: scroll down for our delightful (if we do say so ourselves) drinking game to play while you watch. Bring on that prosecco. 


NBC and

Catch the cast of The Today Show as they broadcast live from Windsor starting at 4:30AM EST. Worried about waking the rest of your house with all your excitement? Stream live straight from



Coverage starts at 5:00AM and goes until 10:00AM EST. Stream live on the ABC site or watch on the big screen.



More interested in a commentary of the wedding? Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon will dress up once again as co-hosts Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan to give you their full rundown titled, The Royal Wedding Live with Cord and Tish!, of the event starting at 7:30AM EST.



For the biggest of fans, you can start bright and early at 4:00AM EST on CBS.



Shepard Smith, Sandra Smith and Ainsley Earhardt will co-host the mornings events from Windsor with coverage starting at 6:00AM EST.



Meredith Vieira and Matt Baker will host special episodes, called Royal Wedding Watch, leading up to the wedding all about Harry and Meghan. PBS will also broadcast the wedding live straight from St. George’s Chapel.


At a Movie Theater

Not really into waking up early to see the show but still want the royal treatment? 200 movie theaters all over the US will be showing the wedding ceremony at 10:00AM. Get your tickets here.



TLC starts his coverage a day early with three documentaries all about the happy couple called Prince Harry: Wild No More, Meghan Markle: A Royal Love Story, and Secrets of the Royal Wedding. TLC will then broadcast the wedding live starting at 5:00AM EST. Most interested in the fashion? Royal Wedding Revealed begins at 10:00PM EST, an hour long commentary hosted by Say Yes to the Dress hosts Randy Fenoli, Lori Allen, and Monte Durham.


If you don’t have cable…

There are plenty of ways to stream Harry and Meghan’s nuptials online for free! The New York Times will live stream the event on will start its broadcast at 6:00AM EST and will also live stream the ceremony. Just interested in hearing the vows? Decca Records will be recording the entire wedding and making it available just hours later on Spotify and Apple Music. (It’ll be available on vinyl May 25!) Lastly, and maybe the best way – take advantage of free trials! YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, Playstation Vue, Sling, Vubu and DirecTV all have free trial options on their sites. Get a whole week of new shows on top of a free way to watch the wedding on one of the networks above.


The Royal Wedding Drinking Game

Pop that prosecco because THERE’S ABOUT TO BE A WEDDING. We made a handy little drinking guide, whether you’re watching the nuptials in the wee hours of the morning (like a true fan) or catching a rebroadcast, enjoy every second by getting delightfully sloshed. As always, please drink responsibly. Also fun if played with tea! Because it’s super British, ya feel me?


Are you watching the Royal Wedding this weekend? Are you excited as we are? Let us know in the comments!