Reception advice???

posted 3 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
30423 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@blessedbethebride:  I think 4 or 4:30 for a cocktail-styled reception sounds great!  Go for it! 🙂

Post # 4
511 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I think that’s fine as long as you wrap things up early enough for people to get dinner after. If it went from 4-8 or something though, and I didn’t get food, I would be starving and probably kind of grumpy.

Post # 5
3280 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

I’d have the wedding at 2pm then the cocktail reception from 2:30-5. We usually eat dinner at 5/5:30 so any later and I’d expect dinner unless specifically mentioned. 

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