The Receiving Line enables you, your groom, your parents, and the key members of the wedding party to meet and greet your guests. The order from the head of the line is: Bride’s Mother Bride’s Father Groom’s Mother Groom’s Father Bride Groom Maids of Honor Bridesmaids
Everyone who is invited to the ceremony should be invited to the reception with one exception: if the ceremony is held in a church that’s very large and is an open church ceremony ( meaning the entire congregation is invited) have light refreshments afterward for all those in attendance and then have a smaller , […]
You shouldn’t expect guests to travel more than 30 minutes from the ceremony to the reception. Don’t allow more than an hour between the end of the ceremony and the beginning of the reception. If you’re concerned about having enough time for pictures with the bridal party we recommend to plan a cocktail hour with […]
Be sure sufficient overnight accommodations are available near the reception site. Give few options of varying rates so your guests can pick the place that matches their budget. To ensure all guests have a place to stay, reserve a block of rooms at two or three night in the block. For a wedding of 150-200 […]
Informal weddings take place in a informal setting such a chapel, rectory, courthouse, home or garden. Typically the guest list is fewer than 75 and have an informal buffet. The food can be catered or prepared by friends and family. invitations can be handwritten or telephoned if the guests are fewer that 50.
Semi-formal weddings can be held about anywhere, including hotels, synagogue, church, country club, garden, large home or at the beach. The number of guests are between 75-200, and either a sit down dinner or a catered buffet is often served. engraved invitations are sent with formal responses expected