Here’s an example comprehensive timeline of the day of your wedding.

Your team will make a version of this customized for you, encompassing everything from your arrival for photos, ceremony details, toasts, dances and any other formalities, through the last dance.

5:30pm

Producer to greet in the lobby

Please provide a list of all guests arriving before the ceremony. Groups of more than 25 will incur additional security fees from the library.

Wedding lounge set

6:15pm

Courtyard set for ceremony

Names for the reserved seating

Bride’s side:

Groom’s side:

6:30pm

Ceremony musicians set for cues

Wedding party moved to wedding lounge for guest arrival

6:45pm

Musicians begin to play in Courtyard

Doors open and guests are directed to Courtyard

6:55pm

Wedding party lined up for processional

BPL electrician in place for fountain cue via radio

7:00pm

Officiant walks to place in Courtyard

BPL electrician cued for fountain off

Musicians cued to begin processional music

Song

Grandparents/Parents

Groom

Best Man

Groomsmen (shortest to tallest)

Bridesmaids (shortest to tallest)

Maid of Honor

Music change

Song

Bride escorted by

Ceremony

Final ceremony words

Fountain cued ON

Musicians begin

Recessional

Bride & groom recess to Wedding lounge

Wedding party to recess then join cocktails

7:30pm

Cocktail hour begins

Beverages & hors d’oeuvres passed

8:20pm

Champagne poured

8:30pm

Cocktail hour ends

Guests directed to dinner

8:45pm

Guests seated, servers to confirm main courses

Wine service

Announcement of the bride and groom

Opportunity for first dance

8:55pm

Welcome toast

9:05pm

First course served

9:15pm

Toast #1

First course cleared

Vendor meals served

9:30pm

Main Course served

9:40pm

Toast #2

9:55pm

Cake cutting

10:00pm

Guests invited to dancing

Band to play lively dance music to get guests to the dance floor

10:10pm

First dance

Father/daughter

Mother/son

Dance floor open for the remainder of the evening

10:25pm

Dessert & Coffee Station open

11:00pm

Wedding attendant begins packing elements to leave with client

11:30pm 12:00am

Bar closes

11:55pm 12:25am

Last dance

Guests begin to depart

12:00am 12:30am

Evening concludes