Beginner May 2022

Programs yay or nay

Beckie, on August 8, 2021 at 2:43 PM Posted in Wedding Ceremony 0 12
We are doing a very short wedding ceremony. I know they will end up getting thrown out so I was thinking instead of having a program for each person doing some alternative. Like maybe one for each row or a big sign that has it on there? What all is typically included on the program? Thx in advance.


Latest activity by Eileen, on August 17, 2021 at 1:43 PM
  • Hannah
    Master July 2019
    Hannah ·
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    Honestly, you can just skip them all together. Most people don't take them or look at them anyway, and they get thrown in the trash or just left on the seat. If it's a short, simple ceremony, people can follow along just fine without them.
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  • AJ
    Super October 2022
    AJ ·
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    Just skip them, additional signage isn't needed

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  • Stacey
    Super May 2021
    Stacey ·
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    Nay - not necessary unless you are having a unique/religious ceremony that would otherwise be difficult for guests of another faith to follow.

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  • Yasmine
    Rockstar October 2020
    Yasmine ·
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    I would just skip them
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  • Samantha
    Expert December 2021
    Samantha ·
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    Skip them and save or put the money towards other things. Everyone knows how weddings go at this point...no need to waste money on telling them what they already know.
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  • Hanna
    VIP June 2019
    Hanna ·
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    Unless you're having a religious ceremony, you can easily skip programs. We did have programs and we included the order of events and short explanations about the rituals, and we also listed the wedding party, but that was because our ceremony was a Jewish one. If yours is secular, then I'd probably skip programs altogether

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  • Meghan
    Master October 2019
    Meghan ·
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    Skip. No one reads them anyway. Regardless of if they are individual programs or a large sign.
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  • Cyndy
    Rockstar May 2019
    Cyndy ·
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    Definitely skip them. They get thrown out and for a short ceremony nobody will need them. It’s a great place to save money and stress.
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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle ·
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    I would skip it if it's a short ceremony

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  • SHY
    Master January 2022
    SHY ·
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    I say skip. As a guest, I've never kept a program and thrown it away right after.

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  • B
    Beginner May 2022
    Beckie ·
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    Thanks everyone we have decided to skip the programs. Or additional signage. 🖤 thanks so much for the input
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  • Eileen
    Savvy August 2021
    Eileen ·
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    We decided not to do programs.
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