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Wedding Processional

I'm trying to pick my processional order. I'm a bit confused with what is okay to change. The best man is my brother and the maid of honor is my fiancé sister. We're having his niece and nephew as junior bridesmaids and junior groomsmen. Along with them cousins we're close to will be junior bridesmaids and groomsmen. The kids are ages eight and ten. I was thinking to making it less hectic for the kids and us we were thinking of having the best man and maid of honor walk in first instead of last so the kids remember where to stand. Is that okay to do or would it look bad?

Re: Wedding Processional

  • It will be fine. 
  • MairePoppyMairePoppy Connecticut mod
    Moderator Ninth Anniversary 5000 Comments 500 Love Its
    You can put your wp in any order that makes sense for you.  

    TBH, a pair of 8 and 10 year olds should be able to walk down the aisle and take their places up front if given simple instructions. That's actually a perfect age for kids to participate, they're old enough to appreciate the honor.
                
    charlotte989875InLoveInQueensahoyweddingSP29
  • Jen4948Jen4948 Houston member
    10000 Comments Sixth Anniversary 500 Love Its 25 Answers
    edited July 2017
    That's fine. The order of the processional is strictly up to you, but it makes sense to me to have the kids follow your MOH.

    Edited to add: Since the only things the kids can't do that adults can are sign your marriage license as witnesses, drink alcohol and visit adults-only establishments, please drop the "junior" and just call them bridesmaids and groomsmen.
    SP29
  • holyguacamole79holyguacamole79 a taco truck in Houston member
    5000 Comments 500 Love Its Fourth Anniversary 5 Answers
    My flower girls were 7 & 10.  They followed directions from the rehearsal and knew where to stand. 



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  • Kids that age are probably used to standing/following in line at school; I think any order would be fine.
    DrillSergeantCat
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