Budget wedding – time between ceremony and the reception

posted 4 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

You need to have some type of appetizers. 

Some budget friendly options:

cheeses, crackers, spreads

chicken wings

fruits and veggies

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@mark_sheffield:  Hi, I like your idea of just having the evening reception. In fact  good few of the weddings I’ve been to – just have the one party. I’m not even sure you need to provide anything to be honest..    I’m sure they’ll be happy just having a drink.. been to loads of weddings where we have waited a few hours for the buffet to be served. However, if it’s very important to you, you could put some bowls of nibbles on the tables. Nothing expensive, just some crisps/nuts/whatever. 

Post # 5
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320 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I have a similar problem we have church at 2.30 and reception at 7.30 and food at 8 which is finger buffet. we just gave r guests a list of local shops cafes and country pubs to have a snack and some drinks before re joining us for the evening. plus r golf club is open all day if they wanna arrive early.x

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