Wedding Day Timeline

Every Bride should consider putting together a timeline for your wedding day. Then you’ll want to share it with your venue coordinator, your wedding party, your family and your wedding officiant. Be sure everyone knows what time they are expected to participate.

Here is a sample to work from. This is your day….make it yours.

Wedding Timeline

7:30am: Rise & Shine! Today is the day.
8:30am: Hair & Make up
12:30pm: Drive to Venue & Meet with coordinator
1:00pm: Set up Bridal Room
1:45pm: All members of the wedding party to arrive for photos
2:00pm: Photographer: Bride & Groom First Look
2:45pm: Family Pictures
4:00pm: Stop Pictures
4:30pm: Wedding Ceremony
5:00pm: Ceremony Ends
5:00pm: Reception Start – Bar Opens
6:00pm: DJ Announces entrance of entire wedding party
6:15pm: Cake Cutting
6:30pm: Dinner Service
7:15pm: Toast Start (best man and maid of honor)
7:50pm: First Dance
7:55pm: Father / Daughter Dance
8:00pm: Mother / Son Dance
8:05pm: Bride with father in law & Groom with mother in law
8:10pm: Wedding Party Dance
8:15pm: Open Dance
9:00pm: Bouquet and Garter Toss
9:50pm: Dollar Dance?
11:30pm: Last Call

A timeline helps your ceremony start on time.

A timeline helps your ceremony start on time.