Here’s the timeline which can help you manage a chaotic wedding day. Just print and add your time.
Hair and Makeup/Getting ready
Bride and bridesmaids arrive
Vendors arrive for setup
Groom and groomsmen arrive
Wedding party goes to take photos
Guests begin to take their seats at the reception
Guests head from Ceremony area to reception area and find their seats.
Emcee introduces bride and groom
The first dance.
Dinner buffet is ready and guests should be serving themselves food.
Out onto the dance floor.
A dance set begins with more upbeat songs to entice most guests out of their seats.
A couple of slow songs play.
Back to more upbeat songs.
The cake cutting.
Guests are asked to grab some cake.
The bouquet toss
The last dance, followed by your grand exit.
Reception concludes; guests depart; begin breakdown
Break down complete.