Wedding receptions normally last between three to five hours. A careful planner should make a timetable. It is going to help everyone involved with your wedding including your guests, your caterer, the band, and the photographer. Keeping with the planned schedule can enhance your and your guests overall experience.
Regardless of the style or the duration of your reception, planning can benefit everyone. It is imperative that you plan ahead and establish a sequence of events for your reception. Spending time and effort before the wedding can save you from a lot of confusion and unnecessary distractions on your wedding day.
You can expect better results from any plan that is put in writing. Be sure to give a copy to your wedding vendors, your wedding attendants and family members so they know where they need to be and when.
Be as detailed as possible when preparing your reception itinerary. Include names, the order of events, specific locations and song titles of special dances.
As you prepare your schedule, don’t be too concerned about exact times. The times on your schedule should act only as a guide and to keep things moving in the right...