(Closed) Reception timeline?? About 300 people.

posted 3 years ago in Reception
Post # 2
9145 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

sunflowersforever:  Most weddings I go to at dinnertime last at least 4 hours.  So long as you have music until 9pm, I would expect a good percentage of guests to stick around.  With 300 guests dinner should take at least an hour or two depending on if it’s plated or buffet.  Calm down, there is no need to provide additional entertainment for the 4 hours.

5:00p – ceremony

6:00p – start cocktail hour

7:00p – announcement and first dance and father/daughter & mother/son dance

7:30p – start dinner

9:00p – cut the cake and start dancing


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