Dedicated September 2019

Getting drinks at bar?

Jessica, on September 17, 2019 at 10:25 AM Posted in Planning 0 12

This is a super silly question - I'm almost embarrassed to ask! How does a bride get drinks on the wedding day? Does she wait in line like everyone else? Does someone grab her a drink?? Does she go to the front of the line? Silly, I know - just not sure how that works!


Latest activity by Katie, on September 17, 2019 at 3:47 PM
  • Amber
    Master February 2020
    Amber ·
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    I would imagine that someone would grab a drink for the bride, maybe a member of the bridal party or the DOC? I don't think anyone would make the bride stand in line lol Smiley winking

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  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
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    If you have a DOC, they will typically make sure that you have drinks. Most guests will probably tell you to get in line in front of them or the bartender will just call you up to the front of the line, but I'm not the type of person to be like "move, I'm the bride." I don't mind waiting just like everyone else.

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  • Chandra
    Master May 2019
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    My DOC brought me drinks. H went up to grab a beer at some point and they asked if the bride wanted anything. I had a special drink I wanted made so I ended up at the bar with the recipe to show them. The only "special treatment" I got was they gave me mixed drinks on the house when our bar was open beer wine only.
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  • Kaitlyn
    Devoted May 2020
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    Our caterer told us that he's going to have a waiter designated to bring us food and drinks at our sweetheart table so we don't have to worry about it. Definitely talk to your caterer or bartender if they have wait staff that are going to be serving guests, if you don't have a DOC.

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  • Jessica
    Dedicated September 2019
    Jessica ·
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    I'm exactly the same way, I normally don't mind waiting at all but I also feel like that's time I could be spending welcoming more guests. Okay, will figure it out!!!

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  • B
    VIP July 2017
    Becky ·
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    Other people brought me drinks all night, so I never went up to the bar, but I would have if I'd needed to - I can wait in line like everyone else lol

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  • L
    Lady ·
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    I would jsut plan to stand in line - but it's unlikely that you would ever have to because people will insist you head to the front. Dont' worry about this at all.

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  • MrsD
    Legend July 2019
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    We had champagne & a drink of choice at our sweetheart table when we sat down (thanks to our caterer). After that, I just walked up to the bar! We had 4 bars so there wasn't a line. If there was a line, I would not have been standing in it though haha! I didn't have a ton of time for drinking since there was so much talking & picture taking & dancing though.

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  • Kiley
    Expert November 2019
    Kiley ·
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    Someone should always bring you a drink!! Whether someone from your bridal party, caterer, DOC, etc... it's pretty standard to have random guests at your reception ask if you need anything.

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  • M
    Dedicated October 2019
    M ·
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    Between friends, family, and staff, I have never seen a bride or groom wait in line for a drink or food. Everyone is always great about bringing them to you.
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  • Cyndy
    Rockstar May 2019
    Cyndy ·
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    The coordinator for our wedding let the wait staff know what our “drink of choice” was and we always had a drink. Someone from the wait staff was always making sure my drink was full.
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  • Katie
    Super November 2019
    Katie ·
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    I would just walk up to the front 😂
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