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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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Marvel/harry Potter/star Wars Recessional Music?
Taylor, On July 22, 2021 at 08:45

Hello all! I am looking for some recessional song ideas. The wedding itself has a very halloween theme and the processional is going to be from Edward Scissorhands (for the bride). Now I'm looking for...

Jenn, tuesday 3-Aug-21 5 77
church wedding but not a parishioner?
Mulan, On July 27, 2021 at 19:57

Hi all, My fiancée and I would like to get married in a church although he is not Catholic (however I am). However the church that I am a registered parishioner at is a bit far from the venue we are...

Vinod, thursday 29-Jul-21 4 64
Eloping but want to do something special for our guests at our reception
Leah, On July 7, 2021 at 15:04

Hi everyone! My fiancé and I are toying with the idea of eloping this fall and keeping our wedding date as a reception only for our 130-ish guests. When we elope we will just have our MOH and best man...

Vinod, sunday 18-Jul-21 6 82
Officiant search
Sofia, On July 11, 2021 at 21:53

Hi . i am not sure where do i look for a officent !? do we pay them ? how does it work ?

Sofia, sunday 18-Jul-21 11 123
Wagon for ring bearer
Allison, On July 1, 2021 at 20:56

We had to move our wedding due to COVId and decided to have a baby in between - our baby will be 3 months at the wedding and I want him pulled in a wagon with a sign that says “daddy here comes mommy”...

Karen, monday 5-Jul-21 4 54
Rain on wedding Day
Erin, On June 20, 2021 at 22:42

We are getting married in June 26th and it is showing 70% chance of rain 😭. I just ordered clear umbrellas for the photos, but my big problem is finding a tent to rent that isn’t crazy expensive. I’m...

Karen, monday 5-Jul-21 5 190
Junior Bridal Party
Miranda, On June 26, 2021 at 09:25

Hello! We are getting married in September with just our immediate family. Parents siblings and grandparents. As I have 7 siblings and my fiancé has three sisters, we have decided to only have my...

Vinod, saturday 26-Jun-21 3 42
Virtual Ceremony
Hank, On June 22, 2021 at 06:49

For those who had a virtual ceremony in a church or venue, where did you place the camera? I've seen people do it all sorts of ways and was wondering how you will be tackling this. I've seen it mostly...

Hank, friday 25-Jun-21 7 101
Lindsey, On June 15, 2021 at 16:06

Hello! We have decided to do our ceremony only (social distancing rules allows us to invite everyone - 80) but with reception rules being 25 we are cancelling/postponing the reception. Hopping for...

Vinod, sunday 20-Jun-21 4 113
Wedding Ceremony Songs
Hank, On June 10, 2021 at 09:44

For your ceremony, are you using tracks by the original artist, a cover version, an instrumental version, or a live band playing the song? If you're using an instrumental version, is it the original...

Amanda, friday 18-Jun-21 17 185
Kimberly, On June 11, 2020 at 17:44

Is anyone else having a hard time writing vows. Like with covid and everything wedding life is hard. We’re still getting married July 18. But I’m really struggling with figuring out my vows my FH is...

Gary, thursday 17-Jun-21 6 334
Ring Holder for the Ceremony
Hank, On June 8, 2021 at 07:55

What are you using to hold the rings at the ceremony, before they're placed on your fingers? Locket? Fancy box? Top of a pillow? Also, who are you entrusting to carry the rings throughout the day...

Desiree, monday 14-Jun-21 14 148
Small Ceremony, with celebration later
Britteny, On April 28, 2020 at 15:59

My fiancé and I just got the go ahead from our town to acquire our marriage license which will enable us to have a small ceremony on our original date with about 5 people. Back story: our original...

Joseph, monday 14-Jun-21 7 222
What to expect/ask an officiant?
Jaquelyn, On May 12, 2021 at 22:40

Hi! I'm planning a ceremony-only wedding on August 2021 and I realize how now the most important part of the day will be the ceremony. The ceremony will be 30mins and non-denominational. We'll use the...

Jaquelyn, sunday 6-Jun-21 10 128 1
Music - recessional ideas
Gioia, On May 17, 2021 at 17:23

Hello everyone, so my fiance and I have everything figured out for our July 17th wedding except 1 thing. We have no clue what song we should use to walk out of the church from. We want something a...

Emma, sunday 6-Jun-21 13 254
Ceremony order
Jessica, On May 25, 2021 at 22:35

So I really don’t want to have the signing of our lisence in front of our guests. I feel like it really takes away from the intimate moment of your vows, exchange of rings and first kiss. I would like...

Sabrina, sunday 6-Jun-21 8 138
Ceremony Time
Hank, On April 28, 2021 at 07:44

For those of you eloping/doing a ceremony only this year and postponing/canceling the reception, what time are you having the ceremony? Does the venue restrict what hours you can have it (i.e. the...

Vinod, monday 31-May-21 6 107
Take on artificial flowers for the bride, bridesmaid, and maid of honor
Rebecca, On May 25, 2021 at 19:16

Hey guys, im getting married next year. I would like opinions on type of flowers. I would like to have some orange in. I love that color. But i also think that a real bouquet is very expensive. I was...

Megan, thursday 27-May-21 10 113
Involving cat in wedding :)
Kirsten, On May 9, 2021 at 15:00

We’re eloping due to covid and getting back into planning and wanted to focus on something fun! Any ideas of how to involve our cat in our wedding? We’ll be doing a hiking elopement so we were...

Vinod, thursday 27-May-21 12 121 1
Changing Ceremony Time
Shaelyn, On May 9, 2021 at 15:36

Originally when I started planning our wedding timeline I thought we'd have our ceremony at 3pm, and then planned the rest of the day around this. Our invitations went out, and they all say 3pm....

Vinod, wednesday 26-May-21 5 131
Ceremony structure/order of events
Kelsey, On May 25, 2021 at 18:53

I read an article on a general order of events during the ceremony, but it got me thinking because I didn't remember any weddings I've attended being done this way (or mostly just struggling to...

Tunisha, wednesday 26-May-21 16 201
Flower girl songs?
Sarah, On May 22, 2021 at 22:04

What is everyone playing for the flower girls to walk down the aisle to?Am I crazy for even considering let it go from frozen in an instrumental version?The kids are young and most are die hard frozen...

Sarah, tuesday 25-May-21 7 125
Outdoor weddings and sun?
Kelsey, On May 19, 2021 at 10:16

I have found a beautiful outdoor site for our ceremony but I'm nervous as it is mostly full sun area, and I'm worried the sun will be in our eyes and squinting the whole time and pictures will look...

Vinod, tuesday 25-May-21 19 245
Legal marriage now, the wedding later
Candice, On May 20, 2021 at 12:09

We have planned on getting married April 2020, but that got canceled, then December 2020 and that got canceled ( We booked our venue in southern Ontario, so no one had to drive up to us, as we live...

Vinod, tuesday 25-May-21 4 96
Elopement Questions & Ideas
Maria, On September 9, 2020 at 09:29

Hi Guys, Like most of us, COVID has done a number to our weddings. My original plan was Jan 2021 Havana, Cuba... but that doesn't look to be an option. Oh well, I've come to the point in my planning...

Amanda, friday 14-May-21 8 183
Korean/american Ceremony Looking for Korean Priest
David, On April 25, 2021 at 14:44

Hi Everyone, My Fiancé Jiyeon and I are having our wedding on August 15th in the Foundry Long Island City. She is from South Korea and we've been having a bit of a hard time finding a priest for our...

Joey, friday 14-May-21 2 40
Officiant Decision
Brianna, On March 2, 2021 at 14:33

How are you deciding on an officiant? How much are you going to spend on this? I'm finding that the prices are all over the place from $80-$500 and then also some require paying for...

Jackie, sunday 9-May-21 38 607
Ceremony songs
Karissa, On April 23, 2021 at 13:50

Hey needing help with bridesmaid entrance songs! We are only using a piano, please leave ideas in comments!

Kelsey, saturday 8-May-21 5 107
Ceremony location frustration
Liberty, On April 12, 2021 at 17:49

I have been emailing with the town to book a park for our ceremony location. They are taking between 2-3 weeks to get back to emails. My fiance has tried to call twice and both times his calls were...

Vinod, sunday 18-Apr-21 12 140
Mixed Denonimation Wedding - striking the right balance!
Emily, On April 6, 2021 at 21:23

We're having a mixed denomination wedding, but we're both not religious. It's more of a node to our families, and as I joke it's "Jewish and Hippy" wedding since my parent's we're more hippy's in the...

Amelia, friday 9-Apr-21 4 82
Avery, On March 28, 2021 at 18:14

Hey everyone. Needing advice on having an officiant versus having someone we know marry us(we would still have an officiant there to witness). My FH says it doesn't matter either way but I thought it...

Vinod, tuesday 30-Mar-21 7 128
Livestream or recording ceremony and sharing later
Hannah, On March 11, 2021 at 11:53

Hey everyone My fiancé and I are getting married in august and we’re having a small wedding but we wanted to include extended family and friends through some kind of live-streaming or recording of the...

Vinod, tuesday 23-Mar-21 7 149 1


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