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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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Walking down the aisle
Skylynn, on April 26, 2024 at 4:14 PM

I was wondering what kind of songs is everyone walking down the aisle to?? Instrumentals or soft lyrics? Give me ideas!!

Makala, Jul 3, 2024 108 2,437 6
Religious Officiant Help
Kayla, Yesterday at 9:28 AM

Hello all! We are working on finding an officiant for our wedding, and hoping to have a Christian pastor with a sense of humor to officiate and crack a joke or two. The problem is, there seems to be a...

Tressa, 7 hours ago 2 40 1
Officiant speech
Alexandria, on July 22, 2024 at 1:19 PM

Hi everyone! What are the customs for a officiant script? We have our uncle officiating our ceremony. Do we provide him with a script or does he create one? We are also doing a hand fasting ceremony...

Elly, Yesterday at 11:47 PM 3 36
How to ask my Dad’s best friends to walk me down the aisle?
Sarah, on July 6, 2024 at 1:38 PM

Hi all- My dad died about 9 years ago and he had two best friends that have known me since I was a baby. When we got engaged I mentioned to them that I wanted them to walk me down the aisle and they...

Heather, Jul 7, 2024 1 33
Wedding roles
Taylor, on June 30, 2024 at 10:41 PM

Hello! My FH has more people on his side than I do, and he still has some close friends he’d like to participate in the wedding and have some kind of special role. We already have an officiant and a...

Hannah, Jul 1, 2024 1 27
Bridesmaids walking down aisle song
Madison, on June 29, 2024 at 10:17 PM

I’m walking down to I get to love you by mysha Didi acoustic. And I’m trying to find a song for the bridesmaids to walk down

Madison, Jun 29, 2024 13
Bridal Party seated or stand
Kathryn, on June 23, 2024 at 9:13 AM

My bridal party is mostly older people, is it okay to have them sit during the ceremony?

Fateme, Jun 29, 2024 5 101
Lake side venue - noisy from jet skis and boats
Exec, on June 20, 2024 at 3:47 PM

Hi! What do you do if the venue is beautiful but the noise from the jet skis and boats are loud during the ceremony? Does the venue have any jurisdiction over this area/lake to tell them they can't...

Yasir, Jun 28, 2024 7 254
Is a 6pm ceremony too late?
Rose, on May 26, 2024 at 12:30 PM

Our ceremony starts at 6pm but then I realized cocktail hour is 6:30- 7:30 which puts dinner 8pm. Is this too late? We have to be done by 10pm so we have an hour to clean and are out by 11pm :/

Sarah, Jun 27, 2024 18 568
2pm Ceremony Time
Amanda, on February 12, 2019 at 2:25 PM

Hi there everyone! Our wedding is starting at 2pm (me walking down the isle at like 2:05pm) Can anyone give me some advice and a wedding timeline?? We are getting married in a church, and having the...

Sara, Jun 26, 2024 8 423
Bridal Bouquet
Katie, on June 19, 2024 at 9:06 AM

Hii!! Does anyone know of any good sites to get a bouquet from? I'm looking for black and purple dried flowers and I have a specific look I'm going for but I can't find any purple and black bouquets....

Skylar, Jun 26, 2024 2 30
Songs for Bridesmaids
Michelle, on June 20, 2024 at 2:32 PM

Hello everyone! I am getting married.....SOOOONNNNN I have my song to walk down the aisle but am struggling with the song for my bridesmaids. I do not want to give the name to mine as my spouse is on...

Andrea, Jun 21, 2024 1 51 1
Who would you call?
Christine, on June 20, 2024 at 8:24 PM

I'm helping with a wedding that will have four flower girls and three ring bearers / page boys. We are having one of the mother's walking down the isle with the children (to help make things run...

Andrea, Jun 21, 2024 2 175
Date on marriage certificate?
SHALEAN , on January 5, 2022 at 1:26 PM

We are having our ceremony and reception on 2/20/22 but we want to sign our marriage license on 2/22/22 and have that be our official wedding "date". I am very into Angel Numbers so I definitely want...

Luiscongo1, Jun 19, 2024 28 43,961 1
Non traditional wedding processional songs♡
Futuremrsresendiz, on February 7, 2019 at 9:57 AM

I'm doing a "happily ever after" love story theme. (Were high school sweet hearts, our son is our ring bearer♡been together 8 years) We have a small wedding party, just MOH, Best Man, 2 flower girls,...

Elle, Jun 14, 2024 17 1,841
Cancelling our venue and they ask us to pay the full cost
Ashley, on May 9, 2019 at 6:46 PM

Hello, We have to cancel our wedding due to personal issues and our venue is asking us to pay the full wedding cost in order to cancel. So far we’ve only paid the deposit. The contract says we are...

Michael, Jun 11, 2024 21 9,161 1
Communion for Bride and Groom
Natalie, on May 20, 2021 at 3:28 AM

Hi ladies! My fiancé and I have decided to take communion at our wedding (just the two of us). I know it seems like a silly little detail, but I really wasn’t sure - I was debating whether to order...

Christrina, Jun 10, 2024 18 6,980 1
Foot Washing
Macie, on July 13, 2019 at 5:12 PM

Anyone doing foot washing? During ceremony or reception? Seems like a beautiful thing as long as it's explained and maybe with some light music in the background

Carla, Jun 5, 2024 11 573
Wedding vow renewal ceremony after 5 years, what do you think about it?
Kim, on May 28, 2024 at 3:17 AM

The most important thing first: I love my husband and am grateful every day to have him in my life. There is only one point in this relationship that still makes me sad: our wedding. The decision to...

Yreka, May 29, 2024 2 96
Daughter is the only kid not invited to my brothers wedding
Belle, on January 13, 2024 at 9:50 PM

Venting. My brother is getting married and we just learned that our 14 year old daughter is not invited because the wedding is adults only. Although I wish she could see her uncle get married and...

Brainy, May 28, 2024 26 778
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