(Closed) Would/did you attend your own cocktail hour?

posted 9 years ago in Reception
  • poll: would/did you attend your own cocktail hour?

    yes! more time to spend with my guests would be awesome

    no! it ruins the moment you "debut" as a married couple

    no, for another reason which i will tell you about right now...

  • Post # 32
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @bostongirl27:  i don’t feel great about having a gap either but i need 2-2:30 hours to take pictures bc we are getting married in FI’s hometown and we wanna do landmark shots. i tried to figure out how to avoid it and came up with squat

    Post # 33
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    Worker bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    We were not at our cocktail hour.  We were getting our photos taken, half the hour with our bridal party, half the hour just us.  We had a staff member set aside hors d’oeuvres for us and the bridal party.

    Looking back, I wish we had set aside some time between the ceremony and reception to be alone, just the two of us.  No pictures, no family members, no bridal party… just my hubby and I.

     

     

    Post # 34
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    We will not be attending our cocktail hour. We only have a 1 hour gap between ceremony and reception and that time will be used for photos.

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