Creating a Wedding Timeline based on your Top Desires

A Day of timeline is a very important detail. One that should be shared with all of your vendors and your bridal party to keep things flowing. But it should also be something that is flexible. Your day shouldn’t have the added stress of a strict timeline. Instead it should be used as a guideline. There will always be unexpected things that come up on that day, a lot of them being really exciting things, such as an unexpected visitor in the park that you want photos with, or a surprise gift from a family member that deserves every ounce of your attention.

When planning out your timeline, take time to think about your dream day. What does it look like? Maybe a long dinner, featuring a stations menu, giving your guests plenty of time to make their way around different themed stations. Or do you want the dinner to go quickly giving your guests more time on the dance floor? Maybe the toasts or the welcoming from the Father of The Bride are super important but the traditional cake cutting not so much.

The awesome thing about getting married right now is THERE ARE NO RULES! You can design your day to fit your dream wedding  and it all works. 

 

Here an example timeline. Leave it to McHale’s to keep your day flowing effortlessly. Leave all of your thoughts and worries at the door.  

9am – Bridal Party meets for hair and makeup

2pm- Bridal Party photos

3pm- First look for Bride and Groom

5pm-5:30pm Ceremony

6pm – Reception Begins – Cocktail Hour for guests – photos for bridal party

6:45pm – Bridal Party arrives to reception 

7pm – Bridal Party Introduction

7:15 – Welcoming/Blessing

7:30 – Dinner Begins

8:15 – Champagne Toast

8:30 – First Dance

8:35 – Cake Cutting

8:45 – Formal dances

9pm – Open Dancing

11pm – Reception Ends

Make adjustments to fit your Perfect Day!

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