(Closed) What time will you be starting your ceremony?

posted 9 years ago in March 2010
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

Ours is a month before yours and we’re starting ours at 3:30 – our photog said the light will be good right aound then!

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

I’m getting married on March 13 too!! We’re starting our ceremony at 5pm, but it really it depends on when you want your pictures done and if you are having pictures done or getting married outside.

Post # 6
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Depends how long your ceremony will take.  The best time for pictures is right before and after the sun goes down.  If the sun is scheduled to set at 5, make sure you’re done with your ceremony and at your picture location at 4:30. 

Post # 7
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2010 - Ceremony - First United Methodist Church; Reception - My parents' house!

From almanac.com, your sun times will be as followed on that day:

Sun will rise at 6:35 am, sun will set at 6:30 pm.

(That’s for Cypress, TX, since that’s where it says your wedding is by your namey-poo).

🙂

Hope that helps you make some decisions!

Post # 8
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2010

I’m starting ours at 6:00pm because in April sunset is suppose to be close to 7:00.  The photographer told me that in order to get really nice pictures to have the ceremony end 30 mins before sunset so they have time to get the group shoots and pics of me and my hubby before the sun goes down.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

 I was hoping for 3:30 but just heard from our venue that due to needing to make other guests leave the lawn at the resort and time to set up that we cannot have it any earlier than 4pm…. so I am debating 4 or 4:30. I guess I’ll have to check the almanac.

Post # 10
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

1 pm, lol i want a simple luncheon and pictures in the garden

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Our venue is pretty strict on timelines. So, we’re starting our ceremony at 7:30. We’re after daylight savings though, so we should be having our ceremony as the sun is setting. I love that we’ll have pictures from throughout the day (attendant pictures in the daylight, wedding with the sun setting and family/group pictures at dusk)!

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

We are getting married on March 3 and our wedding will start at 5 p.m. But we are also getting married in Florida and sunset isn’t until 6:30.

Post # 13
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Our ceremony will start at 4:30pm, we’re going to be the day before Daylight Savings so we wanted the earliest slot we could get without making it a lunch wedding which we didn’t want to do.

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

Our ceremony is starting at five o’clock, and the reception should start at around 6:30 or 7pm, depending on when our ceremony space is flipped into our reception space…

Post # 15
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Our ceremony is starting at 3, reception around 5, was going to have it later in the evening but we are having an after reception get together at our house and didnt want it to run over into the hours of the morning

Post # 16
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

I am thinking that I would like to have my wedding around 12 or 1 because that is when the light will be best as well as having a good afternoon with the reception and leaving evening alone time for us without being zonked.

I am in AK, and in a LDR…until the wedding. I have seen him once in the past 6 months (he proposed twoish weeks ago when he came to see me) and I will see him right before Christmas.

So we are REALLY going to be ready for alone time. Our engagement is rather short some might say, but I don’t want to be away from him any longer than I need too… 🙁

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