(Closed) Walking Down the Aisle Alone

posted 5 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 4
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013 - The bride's hometown United Methodist Church near Kalamazoo

I’m not married yet and not walking down the aisle alone, but I’m sure SOMEONE is, so here’s a bump!! Hope you find the stories you’re looking for! 😀

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

My friend’s Dad is a Deacon and he married her and her hubby. Her mom walked her down the isle and when they were a little more than halfway, here dad walked down and met her and walked her the rest of the way. I LOVED it, I’m actually getting choked up thinking about it. 

Post # 6
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I’m not married (or engaged for  that matter) but I will be walking down the isle by myself.  So did my sister.  Our father is not in our lives (actually we had security there making SURE he didn’t show up unexpectedly but that’s a WHOLE other thread, lol).  No one thought it was strange or odd that she was walking by herself, she was just the star of the show and you will be too! 🙂

Post # 7
Bee
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Father's Vineyard Church/ A Touch of Class Banquet Center

I walked halfway down the aisle by myself and Mr. D came an met me and walked me the rest of the way. Everyone thought it was beautiful!

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I would walk with your dad I knows for me if I hadn’t I’d never have madd it the support is amazing

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I don’t really have pictures (long story) but I did what @Mrs. Doily: did.  DH walked in, stood at the rear of the ceremony site with our Bridesmaid or Best Man.  MOH met him (her husband) and they walked up the aisle together, and then I walked, met Darling Husband and we went together.  I was so, so nervous for the part of the walk that didn’t include Darling Husband.  I got to where he was, and it was so much easier.

I didn’t have a choice, my Dad said he couldn’t come because he had to buy a boat.  (ugh) but given the choice of walking all the way alone, or the way I did it, there is no way I would have made it the whole way up alone.

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I walked down the first half by myself, and I liked it that way. Darling Husband met me in the middle and we walked the rest of the way together. We got a lot of positive comments on that. I have a friend who’s father married her, and he walked up with her, then “gave” her to her husband, and then just moved to his place to start the ceremony. 

Here is my picture walking alone. Sorry no face, but I promise I look happy!

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I’m planning to walk alone, but that’s not until next October. I’m sorry I have no pics for you!

Post # 14
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Walking down the aisle alone was one of my favorite memories. I just got to take in my soon-to-be-husband and enjoy the music and the excitement and see everyone’s faces. I loved it, and many of our guests commented on how cool it was. I was strangely calm, and I didn’t even cry! 

Plus, our photog captured it in one of my favorite photos of my dress and the church.

Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

@TogetherThroughLife:  I think the violinist just started playing, so people quieted down. Then the processional started when the music got to the right point, and everyone knows to stand up when the bride starts walking down the aisle anyways. There was certainly a start to the ceremony, it was just a little more natural instead of announced. And I believe they prayed as part of the ceremony, not before the bride and groom were at the altar. Hope that helps!

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