Post # 1
I am just wondering… What time do you have your rehearsal dinner? Usually?
We have to decorate our church (ceremony and reception) the day before and do the rehearsal too. The pastor asked that the rehearsal be in the evening after we decorate. I then have to be up early the next morning so I do not want to be up super later or out late at least. What options do I have for times and maybe places. It once crossed my mind to do it in the afternoon, but I do not know if that is early? Not much of a dinner then. Haha
Post # 3
we are doing the rehearsal at 6 pm and the dinner from 7-9 pm. how early did you want t ogo to bed? are any of your Bridal Party traveling to the wedding? dont schedule it too early because their flights may not have arrived or they may not have checked into their rooms.
Post # 4
True true. Although, that I know of, everyone is coming down the weekend before or 3 to 4 days earlier than the wedding. So that all works well with time. As for how early I want to try and be in bed by 11, if I can. Although my sister and my one maid of honor have threatened to lock in my room earlier to make sure I get sleep.
Post # 5
If everyone will be in town a few days before the wedding, could you just do the rehearsal dinner two nights before the wedding (the night before the rehearsal)? We have to have the rehearsal on Friday night, even though we’re getting married on a Sunday. Right after the rehearsal we’ll have pizza and beer at our house, but the actual "rehearsal dinner" isn’t until Saturday night. Kinda our of order, but it’s what works for us. If you do it the night before, you can still have a good time hanging out with your friends and staying up late, but you’ll also be able to get to bed at a decent hour the night before the wedding.
Post # 6
I think usually they’re the week of the wedding?? Our wedding is July 11 (Saturday) so the rehearsal will be the Thurs night (9th). Dinner will be at the venue as well since it’s a golf course.
Post # 7
We are doing a Thursday night rehearsal for a Saturday wedding, too. The rehearsal will be at 6:30, and the dinner will start at about 7:45. We chose to do Thursday night so we’d have Friday free for the Bridesmaid’s Luncheon, mani/pedis, decorating, and a casual dinner with out-of-town relatives… instead of having to rush to fit in a rehearsal & rehearsal dinner, too. We just made sure to okay it with the out-of-town wedding party members, first. They were planning on being in town by then, anyhow.