Take note of the order and timing of the following events.
Background music plays, refreshments, a gift table, the guestbook (from the ceremony) and decorations await the guests.
(Bride & Groom and/or Wedding Party). Review names with announcer. Know where you are to go upon entrance. Don't enter until you are certain the announcer knows you are entering.
After your introductions, you may wish for time with guests.
To be given by the best man. Make sure the best man is aware of his responsibilities.
Following the toasts, you may wish to have someone offer a blessing for the meal.
Name of person: _____________________________________
(Buffet or Formal). Background music continues. The wedding party and families should be served first
Song requested: _____________________________________
The newlyweds feed simultaneously or one-at-a-time.
All single ladies are assembled to the dance floor. Bride throws bouquet. The one who catches is thought to be the next to marry
Single men are assembled to the dance floor. Groom removes garter from the bride's leg. The Groom throws the garter. The one who catches is thought to be the next to marry
This is optional and a way to help couples financially on their honeymoon.
Things to remember: