General Timeline Guidelines
All weddings are different & these times may or may not apply to you. This is here to hopefully assist you in your planning and to get a feel for how long things may take. All time frames can be modified for your day!
Details of Ceremony: Typically done between the pre-ceremony portraits & before the guests arrival (40 minutes before ceremony) Ceremony: Typically 20-60 minutes
-Family Formals: Typically 20-30 minutes
-Bridal Party Formals (after ceremony): Typically 15-20 minutes
-Romantic Portraits with the Couple: Typically anywhere from 20-60 minutes
Reception: Typically 2.5-3.5 hours depending on formalities
-Toasts: Typically 10-30 minutes+
-Formal dances: typically 15 minutes (parents & couple)
-Dinner: typically 30-60 minutes
-Dancing: We only need to document 20-30 minutes to make it look like you partied all night!
-Cake: Typically 10 minutes
-Bouquet/Garter: Typically 10-15 minutes
*Things to add time for: time in between locations, parking (especially during peak times & peak locations),