(Closed) The Order of the Wedding Party – Walking into Ceremony

posted 9 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - Bernardo Winery

Typically (or in all the weddings I’ve been in and been to) it goes…
Bridesmaid or Best Man on the outside
othe BMs
Maid/Matron of Honor
Bride (And father) 

Are you having a rehearsal? This would let everyone get an idea of where they need to stand when they get up there to avoid a lot of shuffling.

Post # 4
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Helper bee

I just read that it’s the farthest from you that walks first. Plus I see it as the closer the person is to you the more important. Ya know?

Post # 5
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Sugar bee

I had the person closest to me walk first with the groomsmean (according to height), then the ringbears, then the flowergirls, the Maid/Matron of Honor and then me

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

BMs and GMs are walking together, furthest from the center first.  Then Maid/Matron of Honor and Best Man.  The me and my daddy-o.

Post # 7
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Sugar bee

We did what Frenchie described, although my brother walked me down the aisle not dad.  I’ve always seen it done this way, although that’s not to say you couldn’t try something else. 

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

I’ve always seen the person furthest from the bride and groom go first, and Maid/Matron of Honor go last. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do it differently if you think it will look better!

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