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From the processional to the recessional - and everything in between - this is your space to get answers to everything you’ve ever wondered about vows, unity ceremonies, officiants, traditions, and more. After all, the wedding ceremony is what this whole shebang is about, right?!



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Uneven bride and groom party
Nicole, on September 18, 2023 at 5:35 PM

Even though we're having an extremely small wedding, with upwards of only 15 guests, possibly 20 but, that's a stretch, I still have multiple close friends in my bridal party. I have two of my closest...

Cece, Sep 19, 2023 4 87
Wording for a handfasting ceremony
littlemisssunshine, Today at 12:52 PM

We are doing a handfasting for our "unity" ceremony, and yes typically it's the officiant who does the wrapping but we would like for his oldest daughter to do it while the officiant does the speech...

Hannah, 48 minutes ago 1 6
Need Advice on Finding the Perfect Wedding Dress
StellaJonas, on September 7, 2023 at 6:12 AM

I'm so excited because I'm getting married soon, and I'm currently on the hunt for the perfect wedding dress here in Germany. Planning a wedding can be both thrilling and overwhelming, and finding the...

Andrea, 4 hours ago 4 60
Is 12 y/o too old to be the ring bearer?
Ellie, on September 17, 2023 at 10:39 AM

I am having a very small destination wedding with only 10 guests and no bridal party. It is my fiancé and I, my 12yr old future step son, and our immediate families. I really want to include him in...

Michelle, 15 hours ago 8 88
Ceremony Time
Lauren, Yesterday at 10:08 AM

Hi all! I need a little help timing my ceremony.. we’re getting married in a Catholic church, but just doing a ceremony not a full mass. It should take about half an hour, and our reception cocktail...

Michelle, Yesterday at 9:37 PM 5 65
Ceremony only venues in Ma/ri
Amber, Yesterday at 1:42 PM

Hello, I have my wedding venue for the reception but really don’t like how they set up an indoor ceremony and an outdoor ceremony is not an option. I’m having a hard time finding a place that will...

Michelle, Yesterday at 5:51 PM 2 39
Ceremony clean up?
Libby, on September 21, 2023 at 3:21 PM

We are looking at this venue for an outdoor wedding. I am wanting to have the ceremony on the lawn and cocktail hour/ reception dinner on the terrace. How would you handle clean up of the ceremony...

Keri, Yesterday at 1:45 PM 2 79
Vow Renewal
Nicole, Yesterday at 8:58 AM

Best location in Puerto Rico for small vow renewal

Nicole, Yesterday at 8:58 AM 6
Flower Girl Not Walking Yet
Brittani, on September 10, 2023 at 3:23 PM

Most of our wedding party is family, including the flower girl (his niece) and nephew (his nephew, flower girl’s big brother). Since the flower girl will be about 10 months on the wedding day, I doubt...

Brittani, Sep 21, 2023 6 196
Seating of the Mothers
Brittani, on September 20, 2023 at 11:54 AM

When the MOB and MOG are escorted to their seats, who goes first?

Brittani, Sep 21, 2023 2 46
Day of planner
Zarria, on September 20, 2023 at 4:06 AM

Most of the venues I have been looking at offer a day of wedding planner what has been the pros and cons. I’m having a exclusive wedding and it’s going to be 120 people max. I’m just lost on the topic...

Pat, Sep 20, 2023 5 108
Mother of the Bride Date??
Bree, on August 12, 2019 at 5:26 PM

My mother has asked me is she can have a plus one and has thrown out a couple of names of who she would like to bring...not all of them are men. She mentioend today that if she brought a male date...

Tina, Sep 19, 2023 11 654 2
Glass Unity
Amber, on August 9, 2023 at 8:24 PM

Hello! I am curious if anyone here has done the glass unity during their ceremony. I am looking at as it looks like the best option but definitely open to any suggestions. Also am...

Brittani, Sep 18, 2023 2 104
Help me brainstorm a separate venue for our ceremony!
Brooke, on September 17, 2023 at 7:21 PM

I need some help with ceremony ideas. I am catholic, but my partner is Jewish, and we have agreed to not get married in a church or a temple, however I do not want to have a first look. I was...

CM, Sep 18, 2023 9 126
Weird for groom’s mother to officiate wedding?
Cass, on September 13, 2023 at 7:57 PM

My fiancé and I are having a destination wedding. The important people in our lives are already in our lines and we want our officiant to be able to speak about us a couple. We thought having his...

CM, Sep 15, 2023 5 108
Best man's wife being difficult
Yana, on September 6, 2019 at 12:42 PM

So my wedding is next month and i'm getting close to finalizing everything. for the ceremony I want the best man (FH's brother) to walk down the aisle with the maid of honor (my best friend) and the...

Daniela, Sep 14, 2023 57 2,643
Rebecca, on September 13, 2023 at 9:43 AM

How would you order a Wedding ceremony if it includes a foot washing ceremony, special music, unity chord, moment of reflection, ring warming, and all of the other traditional aspects including vows,...

Veronica, Sep 13, 2023 3 71
Dad vs. Grandpa Walking Me Down the Aisle
Mattea, on April 24, 2023 at 2:19 PM

I have a very fragile relationship with my dad. I used to be fairly close with him growing up, but now it seems we can't be together in the same room without him disrespecting or belittling me somehow...

Mattea, Sep 11, 2023 7 135
Musical instrument for ceremony
Katherine, on January 4, 2022 at 1:07 AM

Hello Bride's! I still need to book someone to play during our ceremony. I prefer a live instrument, but I’m not sure what instrument to go with, anyone have any recommendations?

Jacenta, Sep 8, 2023 12 528 1
Any 420 friendly venues ?
Kardeja, on September 13, 2022 at 3:19 AM

My partner & I would love to have a weed bar & bud tending for our wedding . Trouble finding a venue that is 420 friendly !

Jenna, Sep 7, 2023 5 246
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