Neffe
Master July 2020

How Many Hours is Your Reception?

Neffe, on August 9, 2018 at 9:05 AM Posted in Wedding Reception 0 36
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After the I-dos, it’s time to party the night or day away! How many hours will your reception be?

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36 Comments

  • Jennifer
    Master September 2018
    Jennifer ·
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    4.5 hours.

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  • BB-H
    VIP September 2018
    BB-H ·
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    The reception starts after cocktail hour and will go from 5-10! I think it's just enough time

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  • MelisM
    Expert January 2019
    MelisM ·
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    Ours is 4.5 hours.

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  • Tpatb
    Master August 2019
    Tpatb ·
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    After cocktail hour, 4.5 hours as well
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  • taetae88
    VIP October 2018
    taetae88 ·
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    4 hours plus we have cocktail hour.
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  • Adrian
    Dedicated August 2018
    Adrian ·
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    After the dinner, it will be 4 hours, but we have the room until 1 AM

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  • FutureMrsN14
    Super July 2018
    FutureMrsN14 ·
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    Ours was 4 hours Smiley smile
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  • Mrs.Bee
    Super August 2018
    Mrs.Bee ·
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    Only doing a dinner reception after our ceremony in Vegas. 3 hour time allotment. Then leaving it open for an after party because it is afterall the city that never sleeps!!
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  • Neffe
    Master July 2020
    Neffe ·
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    Woohoo!! This sounds fun!! Smiley sexy

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  • Neffe
    Master July 2020
    Neffe ·
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    Awesome! They'll have a good amount of time to dance the night away!! Smiley kiss

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  • Neffe
    Master July 2020
    Neffe ·
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    Great! You can probably engage in other activities to make use of the time!

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  • SRD
    Devoted June 2019
    SRD ·
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    5 hours but wondering if we should add more time or reduce it. We get the venue all day so we get to choose whatever times we want but still it’s like we are hoping this is enough time for everyone.
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  • Gen
    Champion June 2019
    Gen ·
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    4 hours, plus 1 hour cocktail hour
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  • Swtnss238
    VIP May 2019
    Swtnss238 ·
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    5 hrs. 1 oclock wedding so we r looking for the reception to end around 7pm. After that we r headed to our favorite mexican restaurant and bar for a little after party get together.
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  • K
    Dedicated September 2018
    Kara ·
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    Mine is from 3-8
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  • Adrian
    Dedicated August 2018
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    Definitely! We are doing the dance and an hour of cocktail/social hour!

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  • KarenO
    Master June 2018
    KarenO ·
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    We had a cocktail hour for an hour, then a 4-hour reception (7:30 p.m. -11:30 p.m.).

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  • MrsV1027
    Master October 2018
    MrsV1027 ·
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    Ours is just 2 hours. We had the option to extend an hour but we'll be in Vegas and we know everyone will want to experience Vegas since it's the first time for about half our guests.

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  • FutureMrsKC
    Master January 2019
    FutureMrsKC ·
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    6 hours, 5 after cocktail hour! Cocktail hour starts at 5, the reception ends at 11pm.

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  • C
    Master July 2018
    Cuoghi ·
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    5 plus a cocktail hour. It was barely long enough.!
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