What time to start reception?

posted 3 years ago in Reception
  • poll: What time to have reception?
    5:30-10:30 : (4 votes)
    40 %
    6:00-11:00 : (5 votes)
    50 %
    Other : (1 votes)
    10 %
  • Post # 3
    10748 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Later. Then it goes later. 10:30 is incredibly early to end the night IMO.

    Post # 4
    3217 posts
    Sugar bee

    @MrsN14:  I will say that I don’t think you have nearly enough time for the receiving line.  You will have less then 10 seconds per guest.  And each person is going to want to say Congratulations, you look beautiful, and you thank you for coming with both you and FI. 

    You also haven’t accounted for any time to get to the locations, or the time it will take to gather up the bridal party, (someone will have to go to the bathroom), then get to the picture location.


    Post # 5
    721 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    i voted for 6-11pm

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