(Closed) Sparkler send-off when we’re not actually leaving??

posted 9 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
6009 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2009

Could you do it right after you are announced at the end of the ceremony? Instead of an end-of-the-night send off?  In my experience when the last dance is announced, house lights are turned on, and people start cleaning up, guests get the idea that it’s time to leave…

Post # 4
2819 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

If you really want to have the sparkler send-off at night after the reception, you could always have people line up along the path leading to the front door of the estate, and you could then run through the line and into the building.

Post # 5
601 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2018

Jenniphyr’s idea is excellent!

You could also do sparkler send off and then take a long romantic stroll around the estate together, have a quiet moment to reflect together on the day. 

Post # 6
883 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2009

We did hte same thing (stayed at the same location that night – as did many of our guests). We did a sparkler exit from the reception and then headed up to change and have a few minutes together. Then we came back down more relaxed and invited everyone who was still around to a relaxed after party!  It was great!

Post # 7
2365 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

I would love to see it as a grand entrance type of thing!!!!!

Post # 9
447 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2009

A lot of these ideas are great. You could still do the sparkler send-off, but notify your guests that you will be returning. I’ve seen this before. The bride and groom have a send-off, perhaps for the wedding video but certainly not all, and drive around for a few minutes, then return to continue partying with their guests. But I’ve also seen weddings where there wasn’t an official exit at all, just a staged "getting into the elevator and returning a few minutes later" kind of thing.

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