Reception Etiquette

There are some wedding reception etiquette rules to follow, but you can adjust them to make your wedding celebration more relaxed for you and your guests. The reception equals party. It is time to celebrate with your family and friends your new life.





Here are some etiquette points to consider:

1) Receiving line-up. One of the ways to stand in the receiving line is as follows:

a. Parents of the bride

b. Parents of the groom

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d. Maid of Honor and Best Man

e. Bridesmaids and Groomsmen in pairs

2) Who seats where. You can have one parents’ table or one for each family. Your parents seat here along with your grandparents, some close uncles and aunts, and people very close to the family.

3) The people seating at the head table are:

a. Bride and Groom in the middle

b. Maid of Honor next to the bride

c. Best Man next to the groom

d. Bridesmaids and Groomsmen can seat on either side (guys with the guys and girls with the girls) or in pairs (boy, girl, boy, girl)

4) Entering the hall. The order to enter the hall is as follows:

a. Parents of the bride

b. Parents of the groom

c. Bridesmaids and Groomsmen in pairs

d. Maid of Honor and Best Man

e. Flower girl and ring bearer

f. Bride and Groom

5) Favors. These are gifts the couple give to their guests as a “thank you” for their attendance. They can be handed personally when the couple goes from table to table to greet their guests or they can be left on the tables.

It is not that complicated, huh? The most important thing is that you enjoy your wedding celebration. Following some etiquette rules will make it more than perfect.

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