Rhode Island Wedding Guide

Wedding Planning

Wedding Reception Schedule

Who? What? When? Knowing the flow of the day's events will lead to smooth planning and help in hiring RI wedding professionals.

The following is a sample itinerary for an evening wedding. This itinerary can easily be adjusted for a day wedding.

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Time Activity
6:30 - 7pm Receiving Line
Occurs as guests leave the ceremony or enter the reception site.
7pm - 8pm Cocktail hour
Drinks and hors d'oeuvres are served to guests
Formal portraits are taken
8pm - 9:30pm Meal
Toasts are made before meal is served
Meal is served
9:30 to end Entertainment
First Dance
Cake Cutting
Bouquet Toss
Garter Toss
Final Dance

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