Help me with timing of ceremony and reception please!!

posted 3 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: What time should our outdoor ceremony/reception be?
    Ceremony 3PM, Reception 5PM : (4 votes)
    22 %
    Ceremony 4PM, Reception 6PM : (14 votes)
    78 %
    Other : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    3280 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @sleepyhead22:  I like the new one a lot better! It’s pretty much the exact same as ours lol Dinner at 5 seems pretty early

    Post # 4
    4163 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - Baltimore Museum of Industry

    We had ceremony at 6PM (Friday wedding), cocktail hour at 6:30, reception started around 7:15, with meal served around 7:30. We had the venue until 11, and had an after party at the hotel bar. Was plenty of time for dancing- DH and I opened the reception with our first dance, then we did parent dances around 8, I think.

    Post # 5
    3836 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @sleepyhead22:   How long will your ceremony be?  And, hello month twin!!!  🙂

    Post # 7
    3836 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @sleepyhead22:   I’m finally making some progress, FI is helping me plan otherwise I’d be way behind!  lol   We just chose our florist and DJ.  *whew*

    Now we have to buy our rings (we chose them, just haven’t pulled the trigger yet).

    Mostly I need to diet!!!!!  Hard to get out and exercise when it’s all snow around here.  

    I think your new plan sounds great.  Having the sunset photos will be terrific, not to mention the extra hour of rest!  🙂  

    Post # 8
    1103 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    Ours is a Sunday, so we are starting earlier, but I like your second choice for the timeline!!

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