The order of your wedding processional or recessional, will depend on the type of wedding ceremony you're having. We usually see a religious or civil ceremony, and sometimes a military wedding ceremony. We'll discuss what we normally see at our weddings and events, but remember, this is your big day, so you can do whatever you'd like, traditional or not! :)
Christian Wedding Ceremony Processional Order
We provide our DJ and photo booth services for numerous weddings, every month, all year long. Most weddings that we do are traditional, Christian weddings. The Christian processionals and recessionals usually follow the same order. The processional order in a Christian, heterosexual wedding ceremony is:
Civil Ceremony & Same Sex Wedding Processional Order
Today, wedding ceremonies are becoming less traditional. Whether the ceremony is religious or not, couples should do what they want to do. There are no set rules and there is no set order for a civil ceremony. You can borrow procedures from a religious ceremony, or simply create your own. Just discuss what works for you, write it down (or your planner will) and practice it at the rehearsal. Again, what's most important is that the ceremony feels right to you!
Here's an example of the processional order in a same sex wedding ceremony.
We hope this has been helpful. By no means is our lists the only way. As always, feel free to contact us and we'll be happy to help!
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