Sample Reception Timeline

 

Ceremony

5:00 PM Seating of Parents and Grandparents
5:05 PM Processional – Bridesmaids
5:10 PM Processional – Bridal Entrance
5:20 PM Unity Ceremony
5:30 PM Recessional

Reception
6:00 PM Reception Begins
6:40 PM Formal Entrance – Introducing bridal party, Bride, and Groom
6:45 PM First Dance
6:55 PM Table Blessing
7:00 PM Begin food service
7:45 PM Toasts
8:00 PM Cake Cutting – This is a good time to play the cake in the face game
8:15 PM Father/Daughter dance
8:20 PM Mother/Son dance
8:25 PM Dollar Dance
8:30 PM Shoe Game
8:40 PM Group Dances (Cupid Shuffle, Cha Cha Slide etc…)
8:55 PM Bouquet Toss
9:00 PM Garter Toss
9:05 PM Anniversary Dance
9:10 PM Open Dance Floor
10:00 PM Bridal Line Exit