(Closed) Is anyone else having a late ceremony/reception?

posted 8 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

My ceremony will start at 7:30 pm and we plan to leave at 11pm.  But we are not serving dinner- heavy hors d’oeuvres instead. 

As long as your ceremony isn’t too long, and you are okay with spending just 2-3 hours with your guests at the reception, I bet you can make it out by 11 or 11:30 pm.

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

our wedding will start at 5…and we will leave at 10 pm…We plan to have a full sit down dinner hence the early start time…I think 8 is a little late…but hopefully there wont be an issue…I say just go with the flow…see what happens and if you get out at 12 am or 11 pm I dont think you should worry about it! There is a good chance if you are aiming for a time to get out of there you will be thinking about it and not enjoy your wedding day as much as you should!

ps-Im guessing you already booked your honeymoon? If not or if its flexible maybe you can leave not the day after your wedding…but the day after that?

Post # 6
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

Can you take most of your pictures before the ceremony such as a first look and photos with the wedding party and family?  That should help you get out on time.

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