Do you put actual ceremony time on wedding invite?
Pad the timing.
Always pad the timing for your ceremony by at least ten to fifteen minutes (i.e. invitation may say 4 p.m. but you’ll actually start the ceremony at 4:15). This allows a little leeway for guests to run late, find their seats and file in at an appropriate pace.
What is the proper etiquette for wedding invitation wording?
All wedding invitations should include the following elements:
- Who’s hosting.
- The request to come to the wedding.
- The names of the couple.
- The date and time.
- The location.
- Reception information.
- Dress code.
- Separate RSVP card.
Is it rude to put an end time on an invitation?
And there’s nothing rude about making this clear on the invitation. … Specifying an end time on the invitation does more than just tell guests when you want them to leave. It also tells guests (or at least polite ones) when you want them to arrive.
Is 6 months too early to send wedding invites?
It’s OK to send your save the date cards out 6 -12 months before. However, if you send your invites as much as 4-6 months early, you risk them getting lost or your guests actually forgetting the date as it’s so far off in the future.
How early is too early for wedding invitations?
Send your wedding invitations out six to eight weeks prior to your wedding date.
What does a wedding invite include?
Wedding invitations always include the couple’s names, date and time, and where the ceremony and reception will take place. These cards also carry the wedding theme. Imagine your guests opening rustic-styled invites or a tropical getaway invitation package.
What time should an evening wedding start?
Latest Wedding Ceremony Start Time
4:45-5:45 p.m. Cocktail Hour. 6:00-10:00 p.m. Reception.
Is five thirty evening or afternoon?
A: “Half after five o’clock” is the traditional wording, but if you feel that sounds too formal, you can certainly use “five-thirty in the afternoon” or “in the evening.” Also, “afternoon” is fine, for the reasons you’ve given, even though five-thirty is technically evening.