(Closed) Pre-ceremony music -how early are you starting it? How early do people show up?

posted 8 years ago in Music
Post # 3
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

I don’t think that’s too early. I think that I am going to start mine maybe 20 – 30 minutes before the ceremony. We also will have a slideshow, so that will be playing too.

Edit: Should the music and slideshow play at the same time?

Post # 4
1940 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Our music will start at 5 and the ceremony starts at 5:30.

Post # 5
8353 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2011

We are starting ours a 1/2hr before the ceremony. I think that is pretty standard.

Post # 6
3526 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

I think 30 mins is standard as well.

Do most guests know to arrive earlier than ceremony start time? I’m concerned about people getting stuck in traffic!

Post # 7
41 posts
  • Wedding: September 2010

30 mins sounds perfect but maybe have 45 mins worth of music in case things start a little late!

Post # 8
359 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I’ve been planning on at least 30 minutes of pre-ceremony music, maybe a little more~

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