(Closed) If you were a guest at my wedding would this be annoying???

posted 8 years ago in Logistics
Post # 3
1235 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

@beachchicbride: No, people might be confused..but Im sure theyll get over it once they see the food 🙂

Post # 4
204 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I think that sounds perfect

Post # 6
265 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

So, they get to the location and start having some nibblies and drinks, then the ceremony happens and then everyone gets to walk over to the reception site.  Correct.  I think that sounds lovely and fine.  Just to make sure everyone knows the deal put out a little sign, a program or a mention on website if you are having one.  For post ceremony picture time you could set out a type of game (quiz about you guys as a couple? ) and/or have a photobooth (homemade works fine) or a game that fits with your boardwalk theme.  Signage helps everyone to know what they can/should do so they don’t feel awkward. 

Post # 8
4485 posts
Honey bee

Wouldn’t bother me at all. Sounds like fun. Your guests will not be confused as most tend to go with the flow.

Post # 9
784 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I think as long as you keep people entertained you will be fine!!

The cocktail hour, and then ceremony and then reception sounds great!! its different. and everything will have something for everyone to do!

Post # 10
1137 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

We did cocktails before the ceremony for a few reasons and people really enjoyed it. We did put on the invitation:

5:00 Cocktails and Hors D’oeuvres

6:00 Ceremony

Dinner and Dancing to follow

That way people knew what to expect. Also, it gave a good buffer time so if people were running late or got stuck in traffic, there wasn’t any anxiety about missing the ceremony.

Post # 11
3519 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

I don’t think it’s annoying at all–not sure why it would be.  Make sure the programs reflect the timeline and you’ll be fine!  Sounds like so much fun!

Post # 12
492 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I think it sounds great!

Post # 13
196 posts
Blushing bee

We are doing cocktails and photos pre-ceremony at 4/4:30, the ceremony at 5:30, and dinner at 6.

Post # 16
5789 posts
Bee Keeper

Which beach and Boardwalk? There’s a few things I’d consider,first being where will the cocktail hour be and will the venue go along with it? You won’t be able to have any glass on the beach, and have you found out about having music or electricity available for your processional, and even chairs?

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