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Will you share your wedding day/ reception timeline with me??

*Mrs_D*, on September 9, 2014 at 12:48 PM Posted in Planning 1 29
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My DJ just asked me to send him our reception timeline- filled out with when our speeches, dances, garter/ bouquet toss, etc will be...

OOPSIE DOODLE. Totally spaced this one out. Help me with a template ladies Smiley smile


Latest activity by DisneyNut, on September 11, 2014 at 12:39 PM
  • DanieGee
    VIP October 2014
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    Watching and bumping, I need to see some as well!

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  • MichiganBride104
    VIP October 2014
    MichiganBride104 ·
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    Oh ya I just had ours printed! When I get home I'll post it!

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  • FutureMrsZottola
    Master July 2015
    FutureMrsZottola ·
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    Bumpity bump bump bump

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  • Daria
    Dedicated September 2014
    Daria ·
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    Here is my daughters but still working on it:

    5:00 – 6:00 Cocktail Hour

    6:00 – 6:10 Introduce Parents, Wedding party entrance/Bride & Groom

    6:10 – 6:15 First Dance

    6:20 – 7:30 Prayer/Dinner/Toasts

    7:30 – 8:00 Open Dancing

    8:00 – 8:05 Father/Daughter

    8:05 – 8:10 Mother/Son

    Dollar Dance

    Cake Cutting

    Bouquet/Garter Toss


    10:20-10:30 Sparkler Sendoff and Close

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  • Koch Bride
    Master September 2014
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    Absolutely! I'm about to make a post with all my stuff in it!!!

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  • MichiganBride104
    VIP October 2014
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    Ok, I'm home. It won't let me upload it and if I paste it, it gets all messy. What's your emails? I'll send it.

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  • Koch Bride
    Master September 2014
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    Absolutely! I'm about to make a post with all my stuff in it!!!

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  • AndixLyn
    Master June 2015
    AndixLyn ·
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    This is mine, Ceremony starts at 8pm, 4 hour Reception.

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  • *Mrs_D*
    Master October 2014
    *Mrs_D* ·
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    These ROCK you guys!!!!

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  • Sally
    Super October 2014
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    Here's ours!

    6p-6:30p: Ceremony

    6:30p-7:30p: Cocktail Hour/Photos

    7:30p-7:40p: Grand Entrance

    7:40p-7:45p: First Dance

    7:45p: Begin Serving Bread and Salads

    7:55p-8:10p: Toasts/Speeches

    8:10p: Begin serving rest of dinner here

    8:15-9:30p: Finish Dinner, Greg and Sally walk around to give “Thank-Yous”, Closer to 9:30, DJ lets music get a bit louder so people can begin dancing if they like

    9:45p-10p: Father/Daughter Dance, Mother/Son Dance

    10:30p: Cake Cutting

    11p: Bouquet Toss/Garter Removal

    11:30p: Reception End'

    Of course it's not super set in stone so if anyone has any input PLEASEEE let me know!

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  • Sally
    Super October 2014
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    Ohhhhh Andi you're doing a thank you toast? I really feel like we should but my family/FH/FH's family talked me out of it. We have people flying in from out of town and I just think it'd be nice to formally thank everyone.

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  • Sammy
    VIP October 2014
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    Here's mine!

    8:00 Breakfast

    9:00 Shower

    9:30 Hair and makeup for Bride, mom, and maid of honor

    12:00 Videographer arrives, Florist arrives

    1:30 Photographer arrives

    2:00 “Ready by” time, Linens are delivered

    2:15 First look, bridge picture

    3:15 Family pictures

    4:30 Ceremony begins

    5:00 Cocktail hour, Bridal party pictures

    5:43-6:13 Sunset photo session, private garter removal

    6:15 Grand entrance, first dance

    6:30 Dinner, toasts

    7:00 Dancing!

    8:30 Bouquet toss, cut the cake

    9:45 Last dance- Jesse's Girl!!

    9:50 Sparkler exit

    10:00 Off premises

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  • MichiganBride104
    VIP October 2014
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    Ok, apparently I'm dumb. Why can't I get mine to paste normal...?

    Wedding Timeline

    Description Time Location People Involved


    Rehearsal Dinner @ Brewery 4:30PM-730PM Rooftop of brewery Invite Only


    Set up decorations 10:00 AM Brewery Brides side, moms, whoever

    Hair & Make Up 12:00 Allure'a Salon Bride, bridal party, Mom's

    Photographer arrives 1:30 PM Hotel/Allure'a Salon Brett Markham

    Videographer arrives 1:30 PM Hotel/Allure'a Salon Nick Margetic

    Guys Dressed & Ready 3:00PM Hotel Matt & Groomsmen

    DJ arrives 3:30 PM Rooftop/Downstairs BlackTie Productions

    Baker arrives ~ 3:30pm Sugar High Bakery

    Florist arrives Main reception room/bride Frankenmuth Florist

    Transport arrives - guests to venue 3:00-4:00 PM Hotel to Brewery All guests

    Ushers to arrive at ceremony venue 3:00 PM Brewery Brad Wood & Joey Laidlaw

    Parents & groom arrive at brewery 4:00 PM Brewery Matt & all parents (Not FOB)

    Bride arrives at ceremony 4:15 PM Reception area/Stairwell Shannon w/ bridal party & Dad

    Ceremony starts 4:30 PM Rooftop of brewery Everybody

    Ceremony ends -signing of Marriage License 5:00 PM Rooftop of brewery B, G, MOH, BM & Photographer

    Family Photos 5:00-5:30 PM Rooftop of brewery Parents, siblings, Bride & Groom

    Wedding Party Photos at ceremony venue 5:30-6:15PM TBD Bridal Party

    Cocktail Reception for guests at reception venue 5:00 - 6:00PM 2nd room - lower level All guests

    Guests all seated at venue 6:00-6:15 PM Main reception room All guests

    Bride & Groom/Wedding Party entrance 6:30 PM Main reception room Entire bridal party

    Toasts 6:30 PM Main reception room

    Dinner starts 7:00 PM Main reception room All guests

    Cut the Cake 8:00 PM Main reception room

    1st Dance **** 8:00 PM 2nd Room

    Father / Daughter Dance 8:00 PM 2nd Room

    Mother / Son Dance 8:00 PM 2nd Room

    PARTY TIME! 8:30 PM Both rooms Everybody!

    Transport Arrives - guests to hotel 8:00-11:00 PM Front of Brewery to Hotel All guests

    Tear Down 11:00 PM Lower level, both rooms Anybody who wants to help!

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  • Happily Ever Harris
    Super November 2014
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    Time Line:

    8:30 – 10:00 – Breakfast for the girls in Santa Clarita or Agua Dulce

    10:00 – 12:30 – Getting ready at the Gwinn’s

    1:00- 2:00 – Arrive at venue, eat, and get dressed

    2:00 – 3:00 – First look and bride and groom portraits

    3:00 – 3:30 – Bridal Party Pictures

    3:30 – 4:00 – Family pictures

    4:00-4:30 – Guests come and bridal party and family in main house

    4:30-5:10 -Ceremony

    5:15-6 – “cocktail hour” and portraits if light is available

    6:00 – 7:00 – Dinner (food truck)

    6:30-7:30 – Speeches and first dance

    7:30-10:30 –Reception dancing and departure

    10:30 -All guests leave

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  • Mrs. F-u-...
    Master December 2014
    Mrs. F-u-... ·
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    I used this to help plan mine out: http://apracticalwedding.com/spreadsheets/

    Here is what I have right now. Minor tweaking may happen as it gets closer. (I keep changing my bouquet toss time, because I wasn't originally going to do it but decided to after all)

    7:30 AM Couple wakes up

    9:00 AM hair begins

    11:00 AM makeup begins

    12:15 PM pick up decorations

    12:30 PM venue opens

    12:30 PM leave for venue

    12:45 PM set up begins

    1:00 PM flowers set up

    1:00 PM wedding party changes

    1:15 PM photographer arrives

    1:30 PM Couple + Wedding Party get ready

    1:30 PM band setup

    1:30 PM cake delivered to venue

    1:45 PM bridal party photos

    1:55 PM wedding party photos

    2:05 PM groom's party photos

    2:00 PM guests start to arrive

    2:30 PM official start time on invites

    2:30 PM Begin Line up for processional

    2:35 PM processional

    2:50 PM recessional

    2:50 PM Couple Photos

    3:00 PM Band begins playing

    3:20 PM Couple joins party

    3:20 PM first dance

    3:25 PM buffet line opens

    3:45 PM toasts

    4:00 PM cake cutting

    4:15 PM bouquet toss

    4:30 PM Photographer leaves

    5:00 PM band ends

    5:30 PM caterer & family start breakdown

    6:00 PM families leave with stuff they're taking

    6:30 PM breakdown done, everyone out

    7:30 PM venue closes

    6:30 PM meet for dinner

    8:00 PM change into party clothes

    9:00 PM meet out at club

    12:00 AM ring in the New Year!

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  • KimS
    Master September 2014
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    Awesome!! Thanks for all the posts, everyone! Smiley laugh

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  • AndixLyn
    Master June 2015
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    @ Sally we totally are. it was the one thing i noticed about other peoples wedding, we never "formally" hear from them. aside form socializing with everyone, it gives us a moment to say thank you and acknowledge how much it means to us to have everyone there. i'm emotional and good with words so i'm sure FH will just have me speak but its important to me.

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  • DisneyNut
    Master October 2014
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    On my agenda for this week!! Thanks for sharing ladies.

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  • Catalina
    Super December 2014
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    Bump! I need all the help I can get with the timeline also

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  • K+S
    VIP October 2015
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    Following this because I need all the help I can get with a timeline. Thanks for sharing ladies!

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