Who should sit together at a wedding?

Do the parents of the bride and groom sit together?

Traditionally, the bride and groom’s parents sit at the same reception table, sometimes with the officiant and his or her spouse (if they attend the reception) or with your grandparents. … If either of your parents is divorced, you’ll probably want to have each parent and his or her spouse host their own table.

Who sits at the bridal table?

Usually, the bride sits between the groom on her right and the best man on her left, while the maid of honour sits to the groom’s right (check out our first bridal table option).

Should you seat couples together at a wedding?

For long rectangular or banquet-style tables, couples traditionally sit opposite one another – but you can seat them side-by-side if you prefer. It’s up to you. The only couples at a wedding that don’t usually sit together are the maid of honour and her partner, and the best man and his partner.

Does mother of bride or mother of groom walk down aisle first?

The groom’s parents precede the bride’s mother during the processional. Here’s a rundown: After the ushers have seated all of the guests, the grandparents start up the aisle, followed by the groom’s parents. Then the bride’s mother takes her turn. She is the last to be seated before the bridal party procession begins.

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Does the groom’s family pay for honeymoon?

Today many modern couples save up for their honeymoon together or ask wedding guests to pay for certain parts as a gift. But traditionally it is the groom or his family’s job to pay the full cost of the honeymoon from flights to hotels to excursions.

Do personal attendants sit at the head table?

Head Table Seating. The bride and groom should be seated at the center of the head table, with their attendants flanking them. Some couples include the ushers in the wedding party table seating while others choose to reserve a table near the front of the reception for them.

Who should sit at the bride’s parents table?

Our wedding etiquette expert is here with the answer. Traditionally, the parents all sit at the same reception table, along with siblings not in the wedding party, the officiant and his or her spouse (if they attend the reception) and any grandparents.

Where does the girlfriend of the father of the bride sit?

Seating married parents

The parents of the bride always sit in the first pew or row on the left, facing where the ceremony will be held; the groom’s parents sit in the first row on the right.

Do personal attendants walk down the aisle?

The maid or matron of honor is the last of the bride’s attendants to walk down the aisle, either alone or with the best man. The ring bearer walks in next. The flower girl walks in just before the bride. It’s acceptable for the ring bearer and flower girl to enter together.

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