The ocean presents one of the most beautiful settings during daylight hours for a beach wedding. I recommend to have a sound system and a microphone for the ceremony, sometimes the noise of the waves in the background can frustrate guests, because they can not hear when the bride and groom are exchanging vows.
Make sure to hire a DJ who matches your personality. Musicians and DJ’s typically wear back at the reception, but be sure to let them know how formal your reception will be and what you require them to wear. A good DJ will sense the mood of the crowd before proceeding with any fun and […]
At The Ceremony o Assist with last minute preparations o Helps keep track of belonging in dressing room o Receives bouquet at bride’s house and helps florist pass out flowers o Follows flower girl/ring bearer and precedes maid of honor down the aisle at the start of the ceremony o Accompanied by groomsman, […]
At The Ceremony o Assist with last minute preparations o Reviews seating areas for special guest o Sits guest appropriately upon arrival, bride’s guest to the left, groom’s guest to the right) o Offers arm when seating single female guests o Seats bride’s mother in the first pew on left and seats groom’s mother […]
At The Ceremony Coordinates transportation Organize ushers Acts as groom’s valet. Holds bride’s wedding band during the ceremony Together with maid of honor, exits down the aisle after the ceremony Holds clergy and ceremony fees and cash for tipping Signs marriage certificate as a witness At the Reception Accompanies bride and groom for pictures […]
At The Ceremony Prior to ceremony, helps the bride get dressed Precedes the bride, as well as the flower girl and ring bearer, down the aisle Arrange bride’s train and veil after the bride walks down the aisle and before actual ceremony. Holds groom’s wedding band during ceremony During vows and exchange of rings, holds […]
Before The Ceremony Arrive 1 hour before for ceremony pictures At The Ceremony Distribute wedding programs and maps to the reception as guest arrives Sits guest at ceremony as follows: If female: offer the right arm If male , walk along his left side If couple: offer right arm to female; male follows one step […]
Quick Reference Guide OUTER ENVELOPES INNER ENVELOPES Single Guests Unmarried Female Miss Jane Jones or Ms. Jane Jones Miss Jones and Guest or Ms. Jones and Guest Divorced Female-kept married name (Smith) Mrs. Jane Smith or Ms. Jane Smith Mrs. Smith and Guest or Ms. Smith and Guest Divorced Female-back to married name (Jones) Ms. […]