Day of Timeline

Please share :) I'm not really sure where to start! I know my ceremony is at 2:30 and reception is at 6:30 but that's about it.

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Re: Day of Timeline

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    mink492mink492 member
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    edited December 2011
    You should hire a DOC :) I attempted mine quite a few times before I hired Rachel at A Beautiful Day Events & she included tons of stuff I never thought of. She made my headache go away. haha. seriously tho.
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    edited December 2011
    This is my timeline...I used one I found online (I wish I could remember where I found it).  I realize your timing is a bit different, but just start with the ceremony time and start working from there, updating the times etc.  hope it helps!

    Time/Task   8:00  breakfast
       9:00  Cristina’s hair
     10:00  Erica’s hair                                                               
    10:00 Decorate Hall/have everything ready for staff to set up
     11:00  Bethany’s hair
     12:00  Ashely’s hair
     12:00 Lunch (order in or have someone pick it up!)
       1:00  Deb’s hair
       1:45 Bride to step into dress (Allow 15 min)
       2:00  Diane’s hair
       2:00 Bridal Portraits (allow 45 min)
    Bride with each Bridesmaid
    Bride with all Bridesmaids
    Bride with MotherBride with Mother and Father
    Bride with Father
       2:45 Groom and Groomsmen Getting Ready (allow 15 min)
       3:00 Groom Portraits (allow 30-45 min)
    Groom with each Groomsman and each Usher
    Groom with all Groomsmen, Groomsmen & Ushers
    Groom with Mother
    Groom with Mother and Father C.
    Groom with Father C.Groom with Father T.
       3:45 Ushers to Start Ushering (allow 15 min)
       4:00 Ceremony (allow 30 min)
    ­   4:30 Receiving Line/Release rows (30 minutes)
       5:00 Formal Portraits (allow 1 hour, 30 minutes for each family)remind family members and wedding party to stay close after the ceremony.
    Bride & Groom with bride’s parents, siblings
    Bride & Groom with bride’s parents
    Bride & Groom with groom’s parents & siblings/families (x2)
    Bride & Groom with groom’s parents (x2)Bride & Groom
       6:00 Wedding Party Photos (off site)
       6:00 Guest Cocktail Hour (going on as Formal Portraits are taken)
       7:00 Grand Entrance
       7:10 Salads Plated and Speeches
       7:45 Entrées Served­
    First Dance, Father/Daughter and Mother/Son Dances, Bridal Party Dance­
    (cup) Cake Cutting
       8:40 to 12:00   Open Dancing!!  Have a fun!!
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    Kimbus 87Kimbus 87 member
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    edited December 2011
    We did hair from 9 am to 11:30. Ran to subway and ate and drove. 12:30 met photo at church. Girls got dress. Everyone did makeup and bride photos at 130. Guys arriving 130. Girl photos until 215 guy photos from 215 to 230. 230 groom and bm "hide" and gm sat ppl. Ceremony at 3. Wedding from 3 to 320. Pics till 4. Arrive at reception at 5. Photos till 6. Introduction at 615
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    jodyk23jodyk23 member
    First Anniversary First Comment
    edited December 2011
    Wedding Timeline

    10:00am:              Hair appointments


    12:00pm:             Lunch and makeup at venue


    2:30pm:                Get dressed


    3:00pm:                Bride & Groom First Look, exchange gifts


    3:30pm:                Pictures


    4:00pm:                Guests arrive


    4:30pm:                Ceremony begins


    5:15pm:                Ceremony ends


    5:15pm:                Bar opens, appetizers served


    6:00pm:                Bar closes


    6:15pm:                Grand Entrance


    6:20pm:                First dance


    6:25pm:                Cut cake


    6:30pm                 Toasts


    6:40pm:                Prayer


    6:45pm:                Dinner served (bar re-opens)


    7:45pm:                Cake is served


    8:00pm:                Teddy Bear Toss


    8:15pm:                Parents/Bridal party dance


    9:30pm:                Late night snack


    11:00pm:             Bar closes


    11:30pm:             DJ ends music

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