(Closed) Wedding Day Timeline

posted 9 years ago in October 2012
Post # 6
104 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

There’s also one from Wedding Chicks you can download for free: http://www.weddingchicks.com/2012/04/05/download-your-free-wedding-schedule/

And another hour by hour one from Hey Gorgeous Events: http://www.weddingchicks.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/HEYGORGTIMELINE.pdf

Right now, ours is looking like this: 

  • 8:00am-9:00am Wake up, eat breakfast
  • 9:00am-11:00am Bridesmaids/Bride get their hair done
  • 11:00am-12:00pm Bridesmaids do our make-up/finishing touches/get dressed
  • 12:00pm-12:30pm Light lunch 
  • 12:30pm-1:30pm Groom Portraits* then to Chapel
  • 1:30pm-2:30pm Bride portraits* then to Chapel
  • 3:00pm-3:30pm A short breather before the ceremony 
  • 3:00pm People start arriving at the Chapel
  • 3:30pm Ceremony starts 
  • 4:15pm-4:30pm Ceremony ends 
  • 4:30pm-6:00pm Family Formals/Bridal Party photos 
  • 4:30pm-6:00pm Cocktail hour 
  • 5:45pm Dinner is announced 
  • 5:45pm-6:00pm Guests find their seats 
  • 6:00pm MC introduces the wedding party: first parents, then bridal party, then bride and groom. 
  • 6:05pm First dance 
  • 6:10pm Welcome speech/toast to the bride (Dad) and blessing (Fr.)
  • 6:15pm Soup/salad served 
  • 6:45pm TOAST (best man, groom responds?) between courses 6:50pm Dinner is served 
  • 7:10pm TOAST (maid of honour, bride responds?) 
  • 7:20pm Cake cutting is announced
  • 7:40pm-7:50pm Dinner is finished up & cleaned up 
  • 8:00pm Cake is served 
  • 8:10pm Best man reads any messages sent to bride and groom 
  • 8:15pm Father-daughter dance, followed by mother-son dance 
  • 8:25pm Dance party begins 
  • 9:30pm Bouquet and garter toss (whatever we choose to do instead) 
  • 9:50pm Dance party continues
  • 12:00am-1:00am We turn into pumpkins (aka party ends).


Post # 9
104 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@JoanHarris:  LOL. If my Dad wasn’t such a planner, that is 100% what mine would look like, too πŸ˜›

Post # 10
5229 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Post # 11
799 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2013 - Kempinski San Lawrenz, Gozo

@Floating Elephy:  Thanks for the link! the list is perfect, i don’t have to change ANYTHING on the list! I just have to incorporate it into something more presentable πŸ™‚

Post # 13
689 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@Floating Elephy:  Wow, thanks for the post. I may need to steal some of this. 

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