(Closed) Do you have to have parents/grandparents walk into the reception?

posted 6 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
9053 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

Sorry, do you mean into the ceremony or the reception?

We didn’t have any of our grandparents walk into the reception or ceremony in any way that would call attention to them.  They were just there when we arrived.

Post # 5
102 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

my grandma was in a wheelchair and my parents weren’t talking, so we didn’t have parents or grandparents walk into the reception. just bridal party.


Post # 7
2692 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

For the reception?  No.  Only for the ceremony. 

Post # 8
10287 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

We had the parents and grandmothers walk in the processional but only our parents were announced into the reception. This is normally how I’ve seen it done at other weddings I’ve attended too. 

Post # 9
9916 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

I might walk over to the reception with my grandfather, because he has trouble walking and I love him to DEATH…but then, I’m not doing some kind of everybody stare SOME MORE at us walk into the reception thing.   We’re just gonna walk over.  

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