(Closed) heeeeelp me pleaseeee!

posted 6 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@alma060912:  Does the reception have a set start time? I would find one item with a set start time and start counting forwards and backwards from there.

Post # 5
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Search the threads on here…. here’s my rough timeline but take it with a grain of salt, I don’t really know much about weddings its more just based on what I’ve read from other bees and other websites… (**its on a Sunday)

Brunch with bridesmaids: 10am-11am

Makeup/hair/dressing: 11am-2pm

Light lunch: 1pm

Leave for location: by 2pm

Arrive location: by 3pm

Photos (separate): 3pm-4pm

Guests arrive: 3.30pm-4pm

Ceremony: 4pm-4.30pm

Photos/cocktails: 4.30pm-6pm

Dinner: 6pm – 7pm

Toasts: 6.30pm

First dance: 7.15pm

Cake cutting: 8.15pm

Garter/bouquet toss: 9.30pm

Last dance: 9.50

Bride and Groom depart: 10pm

Cleanup: 10pm-11pm

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Here’s my timeline:

7-10:30 get ready

11:00 get rooms tidy for photos
11:30…. Photographer arrives
prep photos
bride photos 
bride, bridesmaids photos
groom photos 
groom, groomsmen photos 
12:00 videographer arrives
12:30-1:00 groom, groomsmen go to church
1:15-1:45 bride, bridesmaids go to church
1:30 ceremony music starts, guests arrive
2:00-2:45 ceremony
3:00-4:15 church photos
4:20-4:50 travel to reception hall
4:50-5:00 Photos of cocktail hour details
5:00 cocktail hour begins
5:00-5:10 Bride, Groom photos
5:10-5:35 Wedding party, Bride’s family photos
5:35-5:45 Bride, Groom photos
5:45-6:15 photos of dinning hall details
6:15 Dining hall opened (sunset)
6:25 parents, wedding party enter
6:35 Bride, Groom enter
6:40 Bride’s dad welcomes everyone speech
6:45 First course
6:55 best man speech, maid of honor speech
7:05 Main course, all other speeches, bride/groom visit people at tables
8:00 dessert
8:15 first dance, other dances
8:45 garter/bouquet toss
9:00 more dancing
10:30 no more alcohol
11:00 reception ends


Post # 7
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1477 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Here’s my timeline:

7-10:30 get ready

11:00 get rooms tidy for photos
11:30…. Photographer arrives
prep photos
bride photos 
bride, bridesmaids photos
groom photos 
groom, groomsmen photos 
12:00 videographer arrives
12:30-1:00 groom, groomsmen go to church
1:15-1:45 bride, bridesmaids go to church
1:30 ceremony music starts, guests arrive
2:00-2:45 ceremony
3:00-4:15 church photos
4:20-4:50 travel to reception hall
4:50-5:00 Photos of cocktail hour details
5:00 cocktail hour begins
5:00-5:45 Winery photos
5:45-6:15 photos of dinning hall details
6:15 Dining hall opened (sunset)
6:25 parents, wedding party enter
6:35 Bride, Groom enter
6:40 Bride’s dad welcomes everyone speech
6:45 First course
6:55 best man speech, maid of honor speech
7:05 Main course, all other speeches, bride/groom visit people at tables
8:00 dessert
8:15 first dance, other dances
8:45 garter/bouquet toss
9:00 more dancing
10:30 no more alcohol
11:00 reception ends


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