(Closed) Encore Bride-who is walking with you?

posted 7 years ago in Encore
Post # 3
1841 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I’m an older encore, so my procession may not work for you… My son (22 YO) will be walking me down the aisle; both of my parents have passed on, and I have no siblings.

Post # 4
2938 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

We’re walking in together. Why shouldn’t he get to have a big, fancy entrance, too?

Post # 5
11330 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: City, State

I walked myself down the aisle.  Worked fine for me.  

Post # 6
71 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

I was thinking of having my 12 year old son walk me down the isle. But I kind of like the idea of walking down together 🙂

Post # 7
197 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’m also an older encore whose parents have been gone many years.  My son-in-law is walking me down the aisle!  It was actually his idea and I think it will be great!  Originally I was just going to walk down by myself.  My daughter is my matron of honor.   

Post # 9
1826 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

I’m having my 17 year old son walk in with me and stand on my side.

Post # 10
9129 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

I agree it feels a bit odd as a grown woman getting married for a second time to ask someone to walk her down the aisle.  I plan to ask my dad on Father’s Day if he would do me the honor of walking me down the aisle a second time.  I don’t plan to have the officiant ask who is giving me away; Dad will simply walk me down the aisle and pass me off to my FH then sit down.

Post # 11
923 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

My son (15) will be walking me down the aisle. 

Post # 13
2959 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

I am having an old friend of mine and my older brother escort me. It’s my third time too!

Post # 14
1281 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

My daughter and future step daughter are walking me down the aisle (eek!) tomorrow!

Post # 15
11266 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

my adult son walked me down the aisle.  it’s been the two of us for years so it was very fitting.

Post # 16
522 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I’ll be walking in with my fiance.

And to answer your second question, my dad is still around and he will be attending the wedding, but it feels wrong to have my dad “give me away” when I’ll be 30 years old and getting married for a second time.  

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