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Ready to start planning and personalizing your wedding ceremony? Whether you’re having a religious, civil or symbolic ceremony, you’ll find everything you need to make it memorable in these articles.



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Ceremony Songs
Liberty, On January 17, 2022 at 13:33

Have you picked out all the songs you need for the ceremony? Typically for a ceremony you will need the following songs. Now this will vary depending your ceremony. 1. Songs for while guests arrive 2....

Vinod, wednesday 26-Jan-22 9 101 1
Ceremony Time and Length
Hank, On January 19, 2022 at 11:00

What time is everyone having their ceremony: earlier in the day or closer to the reception? How long do you plan your ceremony to be? Do you have any specific elements in your ceremony that you'll be...

Vinod, tuesday 25-Jan-22 18 132 1
Unity Tequila Shot Ceremony
Courtney, On July 6, 2020 at 12:31

I am really wanting to do a unity tequila shot ceremony at my wedding, and had found a great little script on a blog online but the website is no longer up and running and I didn't think to save a...

Amy, thursday 20-Jan-22 5 7,581 2
Songs choices for Processional Order
Tunisha, On November 29, 2021 at 14:50

Hello Everyone 👋🏾 How is it going? Having a fun wedding planning time? Wanted to check up and see how everyone is doing on their songs choices for their Processional order. Do you have trouble...

Tunisha, wednesday 12-Jan-22 10 134
Wedding vows ! Traditional or custom?
Hailey, On December 30, 2021 at 23:51

Hi all; Who here has done custom vows/ traditional ones? I'm wanting to write my own vows but curious how many have done that and how you figured out what to put in them! Did you put humor in it? Any...

Hank, saturday 1-Jan-22 7 59
Ceremony Decor
Amanda, On December 9, 2021 at 13:53

Hi Everyone! What's your plan for ceremony décor? Are you keeping things simple and saving it for the reception? Decorating with candles, floral arrangements, or aisle runners? Let's share what...

Amanda, friday 31-Dec-21 15 169 1
Wedding with an anxiety disorder. Anyone else experiencing it?
Christine, On June 5, 2019 at 18:47

So I’m getting married in less than 5 months. I was diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder a few years ago and have been struggling with anxiety for over 15 years now. I’ve started thinking about...

Spor, friday 17-Dec-21 16 2,553
Officiant pricing based on # of attendees
KELLY, On November 23, 2021 at 13:36

Hey everyone! I have been looking for an officiant for some time and keep getting blind sided by pricing. There are many I have researched on WW that post pricing starting at $200 which only...

KELLY, tuesday 14-Dec-21 12 187 1
Ceremony Location
Liberty, On December 8, 2021 at 19:19

My wedding is in 5.5 months and we finally got our ceremony location booked!! We wanted to have our ceremony in a local park that's beautiful and only a 3 min drive from our reception hall! We...

Liberty, saturday 11-Dec-21 10 70
Officiant Cost
Emily, On October 18, 2021 at 17:18

I'm just curious to see what other people paid their officiant! I've come across such a different range of prices and I'm trying to figure out what a normal price point would be.

Megan, thursday 9-Dec-21 29 393
Caitlyn, On March 16, 2021 at 19:55

Is anyone else worried about who is doing their ceremony? I wanted my uncle to perform our service but after realizing the laws and hoops that one needs to jump through that idea was crushed.... I am...

Jeremy, friday 19-Nov-21 10 143
Ceremony arch / arbor
Cindy, On October 24, 2021 at 10:20

Hey everyone! Finally booked a venue so things are happening! Im looking for a circle arch for the ceremony. Wondering if anyone has any ideas on where to rent those or know any florists that have...

Vinod, wednesday 17-Nov-21 5 86
Ceremony music
Rayanne, On November 8, 2021 at 21:19

What is everyone doing for their ceremony music? I've been thinking more of the ceremony lately since most of the reception is taken care of now. I joined a Facebook group Grace Notes Events and I...

Vinod, monday 15-Nov-21 8 89
Wedding Vows! Who's writing their own?
Brooke, On October 22, 2021 at 16:33

Hello brides! My wedding is a year away but I've contemplated on the idea of writing my own vows. My fiance is a shy guy and is most likely going to request to do the traditional "repeat after me"...

Abbie, friday 29-Oct-21 14 212
In Memory
Stacey, On October 16, 2021 at 11:19

Has anyone done a butterfly release after their wedding ceremony? My mom passed away 1.5yrs ago and was thinking of doing a butterfly release in memory of her. Ceremony is outside.

KELLY, thursday 28-Oct-21 12 92 1
Walking Down the Aisle Alone
Kristen, On December 7, 2020 at 12:30

I am wondering if there are any brides out there that are planning to 'give themselves away'? I am planning to but am feeling a bit alone in this, it seems that there is a lot of expectation I should...

Carly, tuesday 26-Oct-21 60 765 1
What type of ceremony?
Rayanne, On October 16, 2021 at 21:28

We recently booked our officiant and we have a few types of ceremony to choose from. Traditional, partnership in life and Christian. We can also choose 1 to 3 readings for during the ceremony. It has...

Hank, monday 18-Oct-21 7 62
Splurging on Decor
Liberty, On October 12, 2021 at 00:17

Is there any decor you are splurging on? Or did you splurge on any decor? For me you could say I'm splurging on ceremony decor but that's because I want nothing to do with having to set up/tear down...

Vinod, thursday 14-Oct-21 18 129
You're getting married today! - Choose your ride
Emilie, On July 5, 2016 at 04:08

Hey future brides! Only 20 min before your ceremony!! Luckily one of these rides is ready to bring you there on time! Which one do you choose? 1. Luxurious Car 2. Fire truck 3. Bike Ride 4. Bus Ride...

Samantha, tuesday 5-Oct-21 10 82
James, On September 27, 2021 at 08:26

Hi! We are planning to have my fiancé’s cousin officiate. It seems there is a way in je to have someone be able to legally officiate one wedding; anyone done this? Any feedback on how the process...

Hank, monday 27-Sep-21 2 65
November Wedding Ceremony Ideas- Reception in Summer
Heidi, On September 13, 2021 at 20:16

Hi all, due to new covid restrictions, my fiance and I have decided to proceed with an outdoor wedding ceremony only and to put off the reception for a later date. I'm looking for ideas on how a...

Vinod, saturday 18-Sep-21 2 59
Finding an Officiant
Maria, On September 9, 2021 at 23:03

Hey everyone! We've been so fortunate so far to find what seems to be great vendors for our team to make our dream day come true. The one thing we're really struggling with is how to best go about...

Maria, saturday 11-Sep-21 4 86
Did anyone have to wear a mask walking down the aisle Indoors?
Tamara, On August 25, 2021 at 17:36

BC just dropped the mask mandate. I am walking down the aisle from INSIDE to OUTSIDE. Do I need a mask? I'm walking alone...

Vinod, friday 3-Sep-21 6 162
Officiant for ceremony
Megan, On August 31, 2021 at 14:01

Hi everyone! So my partner and I got legally married last year (no ceremony or anything special) due to requirements for our destination wedding we had planned. Well obviously the pandemic interfered...

Michal, thursday 2-Sep-21 6 153
Rain on your wedding day
Caitlyn, On August 27, 2021 at 20:13

I'm getting married in a week (eeeek!!) and we had initially planned on doing an outdoor ceremony with a backup plan for an indoor ceremony if needed. The forecast keeps changing, and as of right now...

Vinod, tuesday 31-Aug-21 4 103
Country recessional song!
Charlotte, On July 19, 2021 at 14:13

Country recessional song suggestions!!

Derek, thursday 26-Aug-21 5 96
Wedding ceremony music
Charlotte, On August 2, 2021 at 09:08

What was/is your ceremony music? We got married last weekend! We were undecided on a lot of our music until days before. We wanted country music. We decided to do an instrumental version of thousand...

Derek, thursday 26-Aug-21 4 77
Family Traditions
Hank, On August 17, 2021 at 20:11

Anyone incorporating a particular family tradition at your weddings? In Chinese weddings, we have a tea ceremony where we kneel in front of our parents and elders (grandparents, potentially uncles and...

Vinod, monday 23-Aug-21 5 76
Witness .
Sofia, On August 18, 2021 at 19:54

How this everyone decided who their witnesses is going to be ?? i have a hard time deciding and i have to because we are filling up the papers the officient gave us ..

Vinod, monday 23-Aug-21 12 204
Ceremony venues - let's see them!
Kelsey, On August 13, 2021 at 09:31

We just secured our ceremony venue yesterday, yay! 🎉 feeling like it was one of the last things we were lagging on and having trouble finding a place, so I'm so happy and relieved to have it booked....

Amanda, tuesday 17-Aug-21 17 251
Wedding role
Kenan, On May 31, 2021 at 17:06

I (M) have a really good friend who's a female. My fiancee would love her to be a bridesmaid but my friend doesn't really want too...I don't wanna make her a groomsman, well because she's a woman....

Shelly, thursday 12-Aug-21 8 196
Outdoor ceremony - no music?
Abbie, On July 27, 2021 at 07:36

Hi all! So our wedding is out in a wooded area on a golf course so there isn’t anywhere to hook up music for the procession. The venue said some people hire acoustic players but that’s not really in...

Shelly, thursday 12-Aug-21 33 417


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