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Hey girls! Thanks for the link to the pics, Erin.....absolutely beautiful!

 

I'm getting married at Jade on November 4, 2011.....50 booked just off our save the dates! GULP! :) We're getting married at the Pergola at 4pm, then having our cocktail reception (2 hours) at the Blue Beach Bar. Dinner after that....I'm not planning a formal reception w/ DJ, etc. I thought we would just all hit the dance club after dinner. We're not interested in doing the first dance, dollar dance, etc., like at traditional receptions, and were hoping for to transition our dinner to the club for dancing/drinks. Does this sound like a reasonable timeline for those that have been married there? Also, one bride told me the dance club isn't open every night.....does anyone know for sure? I'd hate to count on us going there to party if it's closed. Any insight on timeline, etc. would be helpful.

 

I had a phone conversation w/ Ana last week and it helped so much....communicating by email wasn't working for us. I'm bringing my own photographer and minister and by email she wasn't budging at all on me trading that for other services. Per our phone conversation, she's allowing us to trade it for any live music, more flowers or a DJ. We may go w/ the Caribbean trio for our cocktail reception.

 

Happy Planning!

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I need help with my timeline of events. I'm getting married on June 21st. Sunset is suppose to be at 7:30ish.

 

What time shoud I start the ceremony? I was thinking 6:30, but my FI thinks that's to late. I'm worried if we start any sooner it's going to be HOT and the sun will be to bright for his eyes. 

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I was there for 11 nights and the dance club was open every night, so i think you'll be fine.  And yes i think thats a reasonable timeline...it sounds fun
 

Originally Posted by kimmysue View Post

Hey girls! Thanks for the link to the pics, Erin.....absolutely beautiful!

 

I'm getting married at Jade on November 4, 2011.....50 booked just off our save the dates! GULP! :) We're getting married at the Pergola at 4pm, then having our cocktail reception (2 hours) at the Blue Beach Bar. Dinner after that....I'm not planning a formal reception w/ DJ, etc. I thought we would just all hit the dance club after dinner. We're not interested in doing the first dance, dollar dance, etc., like at traditional receptions, and were hoping for to transition our dinner to the club for dancing/drinks. Does this sound like a reasonable timeline for those that have been married there? Also, one bride told me the dance club isn't open every night.....does anyone know for sure? I'd hate to count on us going there to party if it's closed. Any insight on timeline, etc. would be helpful.

 

I had a phone conversation w/ Ana last week and it helped so much....communicating by email wasn't working for us. I'm bringing my own photographer and minister and by email she wasn't budging at all on me trading that for other services. Per our phone conversation, she's allowing us to trade it for any live music, more flowers or a DJ. We may go w/ the Caribbean trio for our cocktail reception.

 

Happy Planning!



 


It depends on how long your ceremony will be, but I'd probably start around 6 instead of 6:30.  We started mine at 5:15 and i thought it was the perfect timing, but yours is on the longest day of the year. 
 

Originally Posted by Kara80 View Post

I need help with my timeline of events. I'm getting married on June 21st. Sunset is suppose to be at 7:30ish.

 

What time shoud I start the ceremony? I was thinking 6:30, but my FI thinks that's to late. I'm worried if we start any sooner it's going to be HOT and the sun will be to bright for his eyes. 



 



Private bar was $350 for me, and they didnt add the tax or service fee

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Can anyone tell me how much the private bar is?



 

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Erin-

thanks for sharing pics! It looks like you guys had a blast!

 

Couple questions: how many guests did you have? what buffet did you choose? Any feedback on the food? Did you have the DJ MC the wedding?

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Hey, your wedding is the day I arrive at Jade, and I get married four days after you!
 

Originally Posted by kimmysue View Post

Hey girls! Thanks for the link to the pics, Erin.....absolutely beautiful!

 

I'm getting married at Jade on November 4, 2011.....50 booked just off our save the dates! GULP! :) We're getting married at the Pergola at 4pm, then having our cocktail reception (2 hours) at the Blue Beach Bar. Dinner after that....I'm not planning a formal reception w/ DJ, etc. I thought we would just all hit the dance club after dinner. We're not interested in doing the first dance, dollar dance, etc., like at traditional receptions, and were hoping for to transition our dinner to the club for dancing/drinks. Does this sound like a reasonable timeline for those that have been married there? Also, one bride told me the dance club isn't open every night.....does anyone know for sure? I'd hate to count on us going there to party if it's closed. Any insight on timeline, etc. would be helpful.

 

I had a phone conversation w/ Ana last week and it helped so much....communicating by email wasn't working for us. I'm bringing my own photographer and minister and by email she wasn't budging at all on me trading that for other services. Per our phone conversation, she's allowing us to trade it for any live music, more flowers or a DJ. We may go w/ the Caribbean trio for our cocktail reception.

 

Happy Planning!



 

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We had 56 guests, we chose the IGUANAS buffet (delicious!), and yes we had the DJ MC the wedding.  He was great!

Originally Posted by shorn View Post

Erin-

thanks for sharing pics! It looks like you guys had a blast!

 

Couple questions: how many guests did you have? what buffet did you choose? Any feedback on the food? Did you have the DJ MC the wedding?



 

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sorry i have so many questions! Who was the DJ, did you send him a rundown of events? Or meet with him before the wedding?

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That's exciting! We'll stay through the following Thursday, so I'm sure we'll run into each other. We should definitely compare notes...and colors....maybe we can share some decorations! :)

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We used DJ Doremixx. A week or 2 before we went down, we exchanged a few emails with our schedule of reception, our play list, and our do not play list.  They have a standard form they use. Then we scheduled a meeting for wednesday...two days before our wedding.  We were actually high maintenance with our music because my husband wanted very specific songs.  And for the father daughter dance, my dad and i started out with a slow song and then went into a fast funny song.  They created it right there for me in the meeting on the computer.  They did the first song, then did a cool record scratching sound, and went into our fast song.  They were absolutely incredible.  

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