Sample Full-Day Timelines

 

Ceremony & Reception (4 Hours photography)

4:30 CEREMONY STARTS
5:00 Family & Wedding Party photos
5:30 Couple's photo session
6:15 Grand entrance
6:30 Dinner
7:30 Program (speeches, toasts, first dance, parents dances, bouquet & garter toss, cake cutting, slideshow, etc.)
8:30 End

 

Ceremony & Reception (5 Hours photography)

4:00 Ceremony Details (photos of the ceremony set up before guests arrive)
4:15 Candid photos of guests arriving
4:30 CEREMONY STARTS
5:00 Family & Wedding Party photos
5:30 Couple's photo session
6:15 Grand entrance
6:30 Dinner
7:30 Program (speeches, toasts, first dance, parents dances, bouquet & garter toss, cake cutting, slideshow, etc.)
8:30 Open dancing
9:00 Photography ends

 

Getting Ready, Ceremony & Reception (7 Hours photography)

1:30 Finishing touches of hair & makeup / Bridal details (rings, dress, flowers, invitation, jewelry, etc.)
2:30 Bride & Groom change to wedding attire
3:30 Ceremony Details (photos of the ceremony set up before guests arrive)
4:00 CEREMONY STARTS
4:30 Family & Wedding Party photos
5:15 Couple's photo session
6:00 Grand entrance
6:15 Dinner
7:30 Program (speeches, toasts, first dance, parents dances, bouquet & garter toss, cake cutting, slideshow, etc.)
8:30 Photography ends

 

Getting Ready, Ceremony & Reception (9 Hours photography)

12:00 Finishing touches of hair & makeup / Bridal details (rings, dress, flowers, invitation, jewelry, etc.)
1:00 Bride & Groom change to wedding attire
2:00 First ​look / B&G photos around the hotel
2:45 Family & Wedding Party photos
3:30 Ceremony ​Details (photos of the ceremony set up before guests arrive)
4:00 CEREMONY STARTS
5:00 Ballroom ​Doors ​Open
5:35 Grand Entrance
5:40 First Dance
5:45 Thank You ​Speech
6:00 Dinner (table photos)
7:15 Speeches
7:35 Cake cutting
7:40 Game
7:55 Centerpiece giveaway
8:00 Slide Show
8:15 Bouquet & Garter toss
8:30 Father Daughter / Mother Son Dance
8:40 Open dancing
9:00 Photography ends