Post # 1
Here is my timeline. The thing I am mainly worried about is having 2 dance sets after the cake cutting. I know a lot of people leave after the cake, but I want people to stay and dance! Should I switch the garter/bouquet toss with the cake cutting? Any other suggestions? Thanks!
7:00 – 7:10 Grand Entrance
7:10 – 7:15 First Dance
7:15 – 7:25 Horah
7:25 – 7:30 Welcoming Toast
7:30 – 7:35 Challah Blessing
7:35 – 8:35 Dinner for Guests
8:10 – 8:25 Pour champagne
8:25 – 8:40 Toasts
8:40 – 8:50 Special Dances
8:50 – 9:30 1st Dance Set
9:30 – 9:40 Cake Cutting, Coffee
9:40 – 10:20 2nd Dance Set
10:20 – 10:30 Garter/Bouquet, B&G Toast
10:30 -11:00 Final Dance Set
Post # 5
I think this is a great timeline! I agree maybe you want to do the cake cutting a little later.
Have you thought about combining the cake cutting and the bouquet/garter toss together? That way you have less slow downs for people to lose steam.
That way it’s a little later in the evening for the cake cutting too!
My reception is from 7:30-11:30pm, so I’ll probably have a similar schedule and worry about the same thing! 🙂
Post # 6
@JackiMoon: i was thinking of doing that too. i’m guessing the band (who made the timeline) does the cake cutting and bouquet toss between sets so they can have a break during those.
I think that’s the best option though, to combine the 2 of possible
Post # 7
I am going the cake cutting then 15 minutes later doing the tosses and our exit. You are right, everyone waits for the cake and bouquet tosses so do those last.