- 2 years ago
Our planned timeline is ceremony at 3:30, say half an hour, go out and take some photos with family. Then we go off to take photos while guests head to the reception venue (approx 5-10 min drive / Uber). The reception venue is normally a bar so not very strict at all on hours. Drinks will be available upon arrival (whenever guests arrive).
Cocktail reception starts at 5:30, so people can start snacking if hungry, we might not arrive till closer to 6. Speeches planned for 8 (when food is estimated to finish being served). I’m expecting dancing will probably start around 8:30-9, no planned end time, I’m estimating around 11-midnight based on past wedding I’ve been to (esp fiancés sister’s wedding since many of the same people will be there again and it’s also a cocktail reception).
So in total I’m estimating 8-9 hours from start to finish.