Wedding Itinerary - this is a detailed plan for the wedding day
The long-awaited wedding day has come, the day of which you dreamed and which you have been planning for more than one month. All the preparations for the wedding are over, and tomorrow you will be happy newlyweds. To keep your wedding day happy and easy, schedule your wedding by the hour. Create an hourly wedding plan.
So, we made an hourly wedding day itinerary template for you.
The hourly wedding itinerary example is very dependent on the wedding ceremony's time in the registry office. It is from this that we will build on when making up an hourly template for the wedding itinerary. Use these wedding itinerary examples to stay calm and confident!
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4.5 - 5 hours before the wedding ceremony:
Set multiple alarms 15 minutes apart. One 15 minutes before you need to get up, and the second for the time at which you get out of bed. In such a simple way, you will have time to calmly wake up, stretch on the bed, and collect your thoughts.
Duplicate the wake-up time with your family or loved ones; let them make sure you wake up at the agreed time.
Be sure to organize yourself a light breakfast. The restaurant is still far away, but the body needs a boost of vivacity in the morning. Don't overeat.
4 - 4.5 hours before the wedding ceremony:
Take a bath. Ask your loved ones to prepare a dress, veil, shoes, gloves, jewelry, a garter, in winter, if necessary, a cape on the shoulders.
It is also necessary to prepare a light snack, wine glasses, sweets for a trip in a limousine, and for a walk.
The witness with her bridesmaids proceeds to decorate the entrance and the apartment for the "bride price". Balloons, posters are being hung, props are being prepared.
3.5 hours before the wedding ceremony:
Come to you: hairdresser, makeup artist, photographer. The process of "dressing the bride". They do wedding styling, wedding makeup, and the photographer takes pictures of the actions for your "wedding album".
2 hours before the wedding ceremony:
You are already completely in the form of a bride. Hairstyle, visage, dress, and you look great.
The groom arrived at your house and, together with a witness and friends, is ready to see his beloved bride in full glory.
The cheerful "bride ransom" begins. The groom goes through a series of competitions and tests for "professional suitability" for the role of the groom. "Bride ransom" is carried out by a witness on the part of the bride and the bride's friend. Sometimes the toastmaster carries out the ransom. The bride is waiting for the groom at home.
1 - 1.5 hours before the wedding ceremony itinerary:
After the redemption, according to tradition, a small buffet table before leaving the registry office. Parents bless the young.
Witnesses confirm the arrival of cars, a limousine, minibusses for guests' trips, and newlyweds to the registry office.
Depending on the proximity and traffic jams, guests and newlyweds go to a wedding cortege to the registry office.
Don't forget to bring your passports and rings.
Itinerary for wedding ceremony:
Usually, a wedding ceremony, a photoset at the registry office, takes about an hour. Guests are seated on different sides of the hall, on the one hand, relatives and friends of the bride, on the other, relatives and friends of the groom. The most awaited and touching moment of registration of your marriage is coming. Now you are a young family, and your beloved chosen one is now your husband! Congratulations!!!
Travel for a walk for the newlyweds. Usually, the route is discussed in advance with the driver and photographer. Like no one else, a wedding photographer knows very well all the pros and cons of various places for the newlyweds to walk and will probably tell you the best option. Allow, if possible, no more than 3-3.5 hours for a walk. During the walk, the photographer organizes a photoset for the bride and groom's walk, about 1-1.5 hours. At this time, guests are on their own and may get bored and tired of waiting. It is advisable to provide guests with a light meal and champagne.
Departure to the restaurant:
Turn on funny music on the way to the restaurant, smile, rejoice. This is YOUR holiday.
Relatives have already prepared everything and are waiting for you at the entrance to the wedding feast. A wedding loaf is prepared. Tables have been laid, and the toastmaster has a lot of fun, incendiary competitions. Your family and friends will help you make your holiday unforgettable!
22 - 23 hours departure of guests to the houses:
The holiday ends with festive wedding fireworks, lighting, and releasing wedding lanterns into the sky.
You are the happiest couple in the world. You have spent the most wonderful holiday and now is the time to say goodbye to your relatives and guests. Guests are warned about transport that will take them home. You say goodbye and leave the guests.
Wedding Planning Assistant decided to help you a little. We have made up a wedding itinerary sample for a "virtual" couple, whose marriage registration is scheduled for 12.30 am, and the wedding banquet - at 6.00 pm. Go ahead and correct it for yourself!
Wake up! Calculate so that you have at least an hour before the hairdresser arrives. Take a shower, preferably a cool one. It will drive away from the remnants of sleep and invigorate. BE SURE TO EAT BREAKFAST. This sentence is highlighted in capital letters for a reason. In the experience of former brides, for many of them, breakfast was the only meal on their wedding day. Firstly, there are too many worries, emotions, and experiences waiting for you ahead. Secondly, there is simply not enough time for snacks. Even during a banquet, you will have to constantly pose in front of the camera, delight guests with sweet kisses, and participate in toastmaster contests. Therefore, even if breakfast is usually not on your schedule, eat something light: banana, yogurt, a couple of curd snacks.
8:00 am - 10:00 am
The work of a hairdresser. Depending on the complexity of the hairstyle, it takes from an hour to two. During this time, you will not be able to do absolutely anything; just sit quietly. Tune in to this in advance, and do not rush to run to give mom and witness the last instructions.
10:00 am - 10:30 am
Makeup artist work. It is not uncommon for a hairdresser and a makeup artist to work in pairs. While one is conjuring over a wedding hairstyle, the other is applying mascara to your eyelashes and lipstick to your lips. Therefore, when negotiating with a hairdresser and makeup artist, find out from them this point and take it into account when scheduling.
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Gathering the bride. Once your hair and makeup are ready, it's time to put on your wedding dress. Do not forget that all accessories must be prepared in advance. During your gathering, you will usually be actively filmed by a wedding photographer. If you want quality photos, a rush is not allowed. Some moments (putting on a necklace, garters, lacing a dress) will have to be done deliberately, slowly or even repeated several times.
11:30 am - 11:50 am
A small buffet at the bride's house.
11:50 am - 12:15 am
When calculating the time for the road, take into account the "force majeure" circumstances in the form of traffic jams from nowhere.
It is highly advisable to come to the registry office in advance. Especially if your wedding takes place during the "hot" season - in summer, in this case, even a 10-minute delay threatens to shift the entire sequence. Do you want to waste extra nerves on a day like this?
12:15 am - 12:30 am
The solution of organizational issues in the registry office. Before registering, you need to complete the necessary documents and, if you decide to order a photographer from the registry office, pay for his services.
12:30 am - 1:10 pm
Marriage registration. Solemn registration lasts about 10-20 minutes. Approximately the same amount should be allocated to the Champagne Hall and photographing.
1:10 pm - 5:30 pm
Photoshoot! According to wedding photographers, the optimal duration of a photo session is 2-3 hours. Otherwise, you will get too tired, and there is still a banquet ahead. However, it may take some time to get to the location. A tour of all the sights also takes time, and you will have to queue until the previous wedding leaves.
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Departure to the restaurant. Time to relax and touch up your makeup. The most intense moments are behind. Ahead of you are dances, funny contests, and many, many good wishes from your guests.
Each couple of newlyweds can plan their wedding day at their discretion. If you think well and calculate the time for each of the wedding day's events: from morning gatherings to a banquet, then this important day will not be hasty and stressful, but can only leave pleasant memories. To make planning easier, we have prepared several wedding itinerary ideas and options for you for each stage of the itinerary for the wedding reception. And you can already choose the most suitable for you and draw up a schedule for your wedding day.
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