(Closed) Boring Morning Wedding?

posted 6 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
942 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

It’s enough! I don’t want a grand entrance…no silly dance moves, quirkiness… we’re funny people, just not what I want for my day. Don’t feel pressured, stick to your plans and comfort!

Post # 4
31 posts

I ditto vintagekay! it’s what YOU (and your FI) wants that count. a wedding is defined as a celebration of (your) marriage… not a show worthy of youtube or vegas. i’m nervous about my early wedding as well : but it comforts me to know it’s more of what I want, and not what I need to do to cater to my guests’ expectations.

Post # 5
2385 posts
Buzzing bee

Do not be bullied into doing something you don’t want to you. If a grand enterence isn’t genuine to you as a couple, don’t worry about it.

Post # 6
5494 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2011

Can I just ask why your ceremony is so early?

Post # 7
267 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Do what you want! Ditto everyone — don’t be bullied into putting on a false show. If that’s not you, that’s not you.

We’re having a morning wedding also 10:30 with brunch after.  We’re doing 1st look and bridal party photos beforehand.

I do wonder why your ceremony will be quite so early? Keep in mind that you may have some stragglers and outright LATENESS since its that early. plus, that might end up being stressful on you. What time would you and your bridal party have to get up and get ready in order for you to be at the ceremony site by 8;30.  and don’t dare be late — if your guests get there that early for you, you absolutely have to be on time and ready to go.

Post # 8
3588 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2000

@KathPuj:  no, please don’t do the “show.” Please.

I think of morning weddings as being classy and sophisticated with none of the modern aspects of The Show (you know, The Entrance. The First Dance. The Cake Cut. The Garter Pull.) I guarantee that The Duchess of Cambridge didn’t have a “Grand Entrance” to her wedding breakfast or any of the other events that Americans think are necessary.

Suggest to your wedding planner that he acquire Some Imagination to put on a wedding that is not full of the the stale same ole same ole.

Post # 9
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

No, I think it’s a little strange actually when there is a “show”. Just do what you’re comfortable with. Your coordinator sounds quite flamboyant about weddings but that’s not my style. 

Post # 10
5956 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

Nothing that entails flapjacks and mimosas can be boring, tell the coordinator to shut up and stock up on syrup!

Post # 11
4656 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@Nona99:  A lady after my own heart.

Post # 12
1562 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

@FauxPas2012:  This.  Exactly.

Plus, if not having a grand entrance and choreographed first dance is not ok, then my wedding was super boring!  Because we did neither!

Post # 14
7673 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@KathPuj:  The guests will get up to see a wedding (two people they love uniting in marriage), not a [email protected] floor show. Do what you want. A wedding is a wonderful occasion in and of itself. I’ll add, no dance is better than a bad dance.

Post # 16
45 posts
  • Wedding: September 2013

I think you should kick it up a notch and do magic tricks! Pull a bunny out of a hat! Saw your husband in two! 

Seriously, do what makes you feel comfortable.  Your wedding isn’t a show.  A badly done (and I’ve never seen one that done well) grand entrance is excruciating to watch.

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