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Planning a Wedding Day – Order of Events


As your wedding day approaches, the excitement mounts and the need to organize every detail becomes paramount. One of the most crucial decisions for any couple is creating a well-thought-out timeline for the reception. With countless possibilities to consider, mapping out the events of the day can feel overwhelming. But fear not! With careful planning and attention to detail, you can ensure a seamless and unforgettable celebration for you and your guests. Our Team has put together the following guidelines to help you with the order of events for your wedding day.

Pre-Ceremony Preparation

In the lead-up to the ceremony, much of the timeline revolves around the arrival times of the wedding party members and vendors. From hair and makeup appointments to final venue preparations, this time is crucial for setting the stage for the day’s festivities. Coordinate with your vendors and bridal party to ensure everyone is on the same page and ready to kick off the celebration in style.


The ceremony itself will flow based on your discussions and rehearsal with your officiant. Whether you opt for a traditional religious ceremony or a personalized exchange of vows, this is the moment where your love story takes center stage. Be sure to communicate any special requests or rituals to your officiant in advance to ensure a smooth meaningful wedding ceremony.


Once the vows have been exchanged and the rings have been placed, it’s time to let the celebration begin! The wedding reception kicks off with the grand entrance of the newlyweds, followed by the first dance – a magical moment that sets the tone for the evening. From there, the timeline may include dinner service, toasts, cake cutting, and of course, dancing the night away with friends and family.

Complete Weddings + Events Jacksonville

At Complete Weddings + Events Jacksonville, we understand the importance of staying within your wedding budget while still achieving your dream celebration. When you book us for photography, videography, DJ services, photo booth rentals, and coordination, you not only save time and money but also gain peace of mind knowing that every aspect of your day is in capable hands.

Ready to start planning your dream wedding? Contact Complete Weddings + Events Jacksonville to begin creating a customized package tailored to your unique vision and budget. Our team is here to support you every step of the way, ensuring a stress-free and unforgettable experience from start to finish.

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