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What's your wedding day timeline look like? Here's a draft of my schedule:

 

8:30 AMBREAKFAST IN ROOM

9:30 AMMASSAGE(S) AND WALK ON BEACH

12:00 PMLUNCH (w/ ladies?)

1:30 PMSHOWER

2:00 PMHAIR AND MAKE-UP APPOINTMENTS

4:00 PMPHOTOGRAPHER ARRIVES

4:00 PMCHIPS, SALSA, AND REFRESHMENTS IN ROOM

4:15 PMGET INTO DRESS?

4:30 PMSET-UP CHAPEL (Programs, Music)

4:40 PMGUESTS ARRIVE (20 Minutes of Pre-Ceremony Music)

4:50 PMGUESTS SEATED

5:00 PM CEREMONY (Chapel)

5:30 PMGROUP PHOTOS

5:35 PMPHOTOGRAPHS

5:45 PMINFORMAL GATHERING FOR COCKTAILS – WHERE?

6:45 PMDINNER (El Cocotal)

6:50 PMPRAYER?

7:00 PMTOASTS?

7:10 PMSUNSET

9:00 PMRECEPTION (Gaviotas Seashore Bar)

9:15 PMCAKE CUTTING

9:30 PMFIRST DANCE?

9:35 PMPARENTS†DANCES?

10:00 PMPHOTOGRAPHER LEAVES

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My timeline so far looks like this:

8:00 am - breakfast with the girls at the buffet

8:45 - plop all bridesmaid stuff in my room and then head to spa

9:00 - spa appointments start

12:30 - Lunch - order in room service while getting read (also, flowers arrive)

1:30 - photographer arrives to shoot getting ready shots

2:15 - bridesmaids get dressed

2:30 - I get dressed

2:45 - bridesmaids and moms depart for ceremony

2:50 - dad and I have a moment and then go to the ceremony

3:00 prelude begins, guests seated

3:05 - everyone is seated. Mom's pour sand and have a seat

3:10 - groomsmen & officiant walk down aisle

3:15 - bridesmaids walk down

3:20 - Dad and I walk down.

3:45 - Ceremony done - group shot

4:00 - beach wedding party/family photos

5:30 - cocktail hour

6:30 - dinner

7:30-10:30 - reception

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Wow, am I the only bride going to Mexico so I don't have to plan out my wedding day? I was just glad I had decided on a time for the wedding by now! I feel like maybe I should be figuring this out now...
Nope --- you're not the only one ... I'm getting married on March 8 and I haven't even thought about this!!! blush2.gif

Thanks girls for sharing yours! It helps not to start from scratch!
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wow- you girls are so organized!! I haven't even thought about it-- did resort people help with this!?!?!

 

Here's what I would have so far....

 

- determined to not get out of bed before 9AM- even if awake

- coffee, coffee, coffee- with maybe a mimosa (or 2!) in between the coffees

- have room service/breakfast delivered to room

- have "wine bath"spa treatment at Spa- 50 minutes- scheduled for 10:00AM

**at this point, hoping to avoid most everyone--I'm weird, but want this morning to just be me by myself to get my head straight... the FI is spending the night before in his best friends' room (though we've lived together for 5 years- hehe).

- shower and meet everyone at hair salon/spa at 12:30PM for hair appt(s).

- photog arrives at 2:30PM

- guests are seated from 3:30-3:45

- ceremony is from 4-4:30PM

- private white glove cocktail party at Giovatas(sp?) from 4:30-6PM-take more pix!

- dinner at Fuentes from 6-8PM

- private chocolate fondue party/cake cutting/reception at covered pool from 8-11PM

- photog left at 9PM.

- me and FI go back to room (for "free" decorated jacuzzi and champagne)- friends will probably get in trouble at resort bar until 2AM.....

 

 

I definitely have some work to do-- but it got me thinking!! good post! :)

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I hope this attachement is viewable, I'm still a newbie on here so bare w/me.
You should be able to view my VERY detailed wedding day timeline .. more geared towards the actual wedding party than myself, still working those details out :)

- Judy
WWW.ADAMANDJUDY.COM
Wow, now that's a timeline thank you for sharing!
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Originally Posted by shannon View Post
wow- you girls are so organized!! I haven't even thought about it-- did resort people help with this!?!?!

Here's what I would have so far....

- have "wine bath"spa treatment at Spa- 50 minutes- scheduled for 10:00AM
**at this point, hoping to avoid most everyone--I'm weird, but want this morning to just be me by myself to get my head straight... the FI is spending the night before in his best friends' room (though we've lived together for 5 years- hehe).

I definitely have some work to do-- but it got me thinking!! good post! :)
What's the wine bath spa treatment and you're not weird at all for wanting to spend some quality alone time! :-)
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