(Closed) What time is/was your ceremony?

posted 7 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: What time is/was your ceremony
    Morning 9-11:30am : (5 votes)
    8 %
    Afternoon 12-4:30pm : (33 votes)
    52 %
    Evening 5:00pm onward : (26 votes)
    41 %
  • Post # 3
    94 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Our wedding is planned for 6pm on a Friday night with the following. So yours is not late!

    Post # 4
    5423 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2012

    6pm ceremony. 8pm dinner.  10pm dancing.  1030 am I would die!

    Post # 5
    9482 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    We had a 3 PM ceremony.  It worked great for us.  We were able to get ready in the morning without rushing.  I am not sure what time our dinner started because I was so busy and not paying attention.  There was a ton of food during cocktail hour though that no one would have been too hungry.  

    Post # 6
    5950 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: April 2018

    We were married at sunset.

    Post # 7
    4605 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Ours is going to be around 2pm. We didn’t want people to be starving when they came to our wedding since we’re only having finger foods, cake and drink at the reception. 2 seemed like a good time for that because most everyone would have had lunch. 

    Post # 9
    23593 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    5pm ceremony!

    Post # 10
    4438 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

    6:30pm for us!  Figure out everything you need to get done beforehand and then see when youre ceremony CAN be.  I wanted 6pm originally but needed to push it  back.  But that’s with doing a first look, professional hair and makeup.  

    Ask your Fiance if he wants to see my timeline LOL I’d have to get up at … nope, wait I’d have to go to hair and makeup immediately after the rehearsal dinner to have a 10:30am ceremony.

    Plus, what are you doing for a reception?  What kind of gap would you have to have to make it to the dinner hour?


    Men and wedding planning *PFFFFT!*

    Post # 11
    1893 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    4:30 ceremont. 5:00-5:15 cocktail hour. Dinner at 6:00-6:30. 1030 would be WAAAYYYY to early!!! you woud have to get up at like 4 am to get ready- hair makeup…

    Post # 12
    595 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    We did 4:30 and it was perfect.  Let him know that the earlier you have the wedding the earlier you have to get up to get ready and you and your wedding party are not going to be happy if you have to get up at 4am to get ready for the wedding.

    Post # 13
    1144 posts
    Bumble bee

    It will be at 3:00 pm and cocktail hour starts at 5:00 pm so guests will only have an hour to burn in between.

    Post # 15
    2065 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2011

    Our ceremony wasn’t until 6:30pm. Then the reception started at 7, with dinner around 7:30. We started getting ready around 1, with our first look and other various pictures starting at 4. What time is your reception? What does he think the guests are supposed to do all day??

    Post # 16
    283 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    We’re doing 7pm eek a little late, but it is NYE and we are doing an hors d’oeuvres reception. 

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