Originally Posted by EmilyT
Hey! I did my ceremony at 4:30.. cocktail 5:30 to 6:30 and reception 7-11. I cut back in other areas to extend the reception for one hour and IF you can find a way to do this i highly recommend it because it does go fast.. I remember not paying any attention to time and then checking it and realizing we still had an hour left of just dancing and I was SO happy i made that decision or the party would have ended right then and everyone was having a good time. Anyway 9:30 is early BUT u can all go to the lobby bar afterwards and then desires which is where we went to continue hanging out and dancing.
Thanks for this info! I missed it last night somehow, and just saw it now. How did you find the lighting for your pictures? Did you find you had enough bright light to get lots of pictures with family etc, and then also some time for sunset pictures? If that makes sense, hahaha. I checked and the sunset time for your date was around 6 pm, which is about an hour before ours, so I think I could definitely push back my ceremony and reception a bit. Did it get dark during your cocktail hour or earlier? And was it pretty much totally dark by the start of your reception? Also, how did you find this timing worked overall? Would you have spaced anything out differently to have more or less time for pictures or anything else?