(Closed) What’s the earliest time for a morning wedding?… Timeline considerations??

posted 8 years ago in Reception
  • poll: What is the earliest time you can have a morning wedding?
    11am : (12 votes)
    44 %
    10am : (13 votes)
    48 %
    9am : (1 votes)
    4 %
    8am : (1 votes)
    4 %
    Other! : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    1184 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    not gonna lie, i’d be kind of annoyed if i had to be at a 9am wedding, but i am NOT a morning person. i think 10 is more realistic. also, if your wedding is at 9 you would have to start getting ready at like 6am probably. i don’t think it is going to be too hot at 10am, and then the brunch is in a covered area so it will protect you from the sun.

    Post # 4
    2866 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Could you do photos at 9 (if the light is an issue) but not start till later? I’d imagine if the wedding was at 10 or 10.30 and the reception was at 10.30 or 11 then that’d be the perfect time for breakfast/brunch food.

    Post # 5
    362 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I agree with Camrie…see about the photos first for the lighting and then do the rest following! Sounds amazing though! Good luck!

    Post # 6
    5921 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    I actually think 10:00 would be the perfect time.  I wouldn’t be annoyed though if you HAD to do it earlier, especially since it is a destination wedding.  No one is traveling, they are already there.

    PS – I LOVE the brunch idea.  I would be so excited to come to a wedding like that! I love breakfast 😉

    Post # 7
    2392 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    I voted 11, but if everyone is already there, 10 could possibly work.  Though I went to a 10 AM wedding once and it was pretty miserable.  Also to consider is are a lot of guests coming from an earlier or later time zone?  When I travel west to east I am a night owl whereas if I’ve traveled east to west, I’m up and perky early.

    Post # 9
    4162 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I’m having a morning ceremony at 11am, and starting brunch at 1pm.  I’ve already gotten some grumbles because people are so used to having a ceremony at 2pm with the evening reception.  Do whatever YOU want.  If someone can’t get up for a wedding at a certain time when they have plenty of notice, that’s their problem!!!

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