Wedding Day Timeline Example

(With First Look)



• 9:00-11:00 am - Bride & Bridesmaids Hanging Out (breakfast/brunch, relaxing before the big day starts)


• 9:00-11:00 am - Groom & Groomsmen Hanging Out (breakfast/brunch, relaxing before the big day starts)


• 11:00 - 11:30 am - Detail Shots (Wedding Dress, Rings, Invitation Suite, Any Other Sentimental Details You Would Like Photographed)


• 11:30-1:00 pm - Bride Hair & Make-Up


• 12:45 -1:00 pm - Groom Gets Dressed


• 1:15-1:30 pm - Bride Gets Into Dress


• 1:45-2:30 pm - First Look & Romance Session (to get all of your wedding portraits done before the ceremony while you are still fresh!)


• 2:00 pm - Groomsmen & Bridesmaids Dressed By


• 2:30-3:00 pm - Bridal Party Photos


• 3:00-3:30 pm - Immediate Family Portraits


• 4:00-4:30 pm - Ceremony


• 4:30-4:45 pm - Extended Family Portraits


• 4:30-5:30 pm - Cocktail Hour


• 5:00 pm - Cocktail Hour (Introduction of the Bridal Party and Newlyweds to the cocktail hour)


• 5:30-6:15 or 6:30 pm - Dinner (Depends on how many guest and if it's buffet or not. The more people there are the longer dinner ends up being.)


• 6:15 or 6:30 pm - Formal Dances - First Dance & Parent Dances (when dinner is over to start dancing!)


• 6:30 pm - Dancing Begins


• 7:30 pm - Cake Cutting (Gives people a little bit of time for their dinner to settle.)


• Formal Exit (Whenever the end time is!)



Wedding Day Timeline Example

(Without First Look)



• 10:00-12:00 pm- Bride & Bridesmaids Hanging Out (breakfast/brunch, relaxing before the big day starts)


• 10:00-12:00 pm - Groom & Groomsmen Hanging Out (breakfast/brunch, relaxing before the big day starts)


• 12:00-12:30 pm - Detail Shots (Wedding Dress, Rings, Invitation Suite, Any Other Sentimental Details You Would Like Photographed)


• 12:30-2:00 pm - Bride Hair & Make-Up


• 1:45 -2:00 pm - Groom Gets Dressed


• 2:00-2:25 pm - Groom & Groomsmen Formals (group photos and then individual groomsmen with the groom photos)


• 2:30-2:45 pm - Bride Gets Into Dress


• 2:45-3:15 pm - Bride & Bridesmaid Formals (group shots and then individual bridesmaids with bride photos)


• 3:15-3:45 pm - Built in a little bit of cushion just incase we are running behind. If not a quiet time to rest before all of the fun begins!


• 4:00-4:30 pm - Ceremony


• 4:30-5:00 pm - Family Portraits


•5:00-5:15 pm - Bridal Party Photos (both sides all together)


•5:15-5:45 - Romance Session (Couples Session for gorgeous wedding photos!)


• 4:30-5:30 pm - Cocktail Hour


• 5:45 pm - Introduction of the Newlyweds to the reception


• 5:30-6:15 or 6:30 pm - Dinner (Depends on how many guest and if it's buffet or not. The more people there are the longer dinner ends up being.)


• 6:15 or 6:30 pm - Formal Dances - First Dance & Parent Dances (when dinner is over to start dancing!)


• 6:30 pm - Dancing Begins


• 7:30 pm - Cake Cutting (Gives people a little bit of time for their dinner to settle.)


• Formal Exit (Whenever the end time is!)





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