Post # 1
As of now we are planning on doing our rehearsal dinner on Thursday night for our Saturday wedding. Almost 95% of the people that will be attending are local (within 15 minutes) and the rest of bridal party that will be attending are arriving wednesday and staying at our home Thursday night (my half sisters and brothers) Also we are throwing our rehearsal at an irish pub and it I’m sure will turn out to be quick a party. I also really want to spend Friday with my family and not feel like I’m rushing. So far the only person who has voiced his dislike is my younger brother, who lives in Brooklyn (we live in Conneticcut) and he doesn’t want to travel out twice. Any other Bees done Thursday night rehearsal dinners. How did it work out for you?
Post # 3
It wouldn’t have been a possibility for us because the large majority of the wedding party (including us!) didn’t live locally. But in your case it sounds like it’s totally doable. I will admit it would have been nice to have all day Friday before my wedding to take care of last minute things instead of worrying about the rehearsal.
Is your wedding ceremony really complicated? If not, I would just let your brother know that you totally understand if he can’t be there. One of the other groomsman can totally fill him in on the day of.
Post # 4
Our ceremony isnt super difficult just alot of people (11 bridesmaid 11 groomsmen) and his girlfriend is presenting the gifts…but thats a good idea to give him that option! thanks!!!