Grand Entrance

posted 3 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Will you/did you have your parents announced during your grand entrance?
    Yes : (9 votes)
    20 %
    No : (28 votes)
    64 %
    Not sure yet : (7 votes)
    16 %
  • Post # 3
    313 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @jinx628:  i thought we were supposed to and i will have an extra hard time with this bc the groom’s parents are divorced on bad terms. yikes. i was thinking of having his parents each walk in with a kid if they were announced.

    Post # 4
    1838 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    we did. it worked out fine. i don’t think anyone would have thought anything of it if we hadnt though

    ETA: i think we did just our parents, not grandparents. lol @ the fact thati already forget

    Post # 5
    4076 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I’ve seen it at some weddings, and not at others, and I’m not sure it makes a big difference either way.

    Personally I wouldn’t do it, because I don’t like the idea of suggesting the wedding is a marriage or two families, or joining of two families, but more like the two of us getting married. I don’t want to suggest his parents have anything to do with it.

    Post # 6
    11668 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Our parents were announced. 

    Post # 7
    6455 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I’ve never been to a wedding where the parents are announced. Didn’t even cross my mind for our wedding.

    Post # 8
    778 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I’ve been to weddings that did announce parents, and others that didn’t. We’re probably not going to announce our parents, but I’m including a rose ceremony for our mothers during the actual wedding ceremony to honor our moms…and our dads are giving speeches, so I think our parents are covered. 

    Post # 9
    55 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I personally think announcements should be made at the reception venue… the ceremony is all about YOU and YOUR fiance….

    but then again if you want to personalize it like this I say go for it, to make your family feel special and friends to feel in the loop if they don’t know who is who

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