Pre Ceremony Reception

So I'm really into the sunset wedding idea, but I want an afternoon reception.  On our date the sun sets at 7:20 and FI came up with the pre ceremony reception idea, where we'll serve our dinner early and relax with our guests.  Then around 7 have our ceremony followed by cake and cocktails.  I like the idea as we're not traditional and will see each other before the wedding regardless of the order of events. And we'll be right on the edge of a lake with the sunset in the background.  But I like to hear what you ladies think.  So would you pre reception?  

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 8:15 am
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 I think it's an excellent idea! What time is the wedding until? The only thing I would worry about a little bit is guests being hungry after eating so early. I know they get cake later, but just something to consider. It sounds like a beautiful setting!

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 8:53 am
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 The wedding is going until dark, so around 9.  Food is a good idea, maybe I can come up with deone hors d'oeuvres.

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 9:05 am
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 i agree it sounds great!  once the sun sets, is it gonna get chilly?  if so, you may wanna think about that.  i have seen some rental places rent out those torchiere looking space heaters that seem to do a pretty good job.

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 9:58 am
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 Great idea! If you time it right, I don't think guests will be too hungry...but maybe having an appetizer or snack out is a good idea as Nicolejuliette mentioned. Honestly, I think it's a great idea.

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 10:09 am
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 Good call on the heater, it's on September 6th and with weather unpredictable in Central NY it could be 90 degrees or 40 degrees.  

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 12:21 pm
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i say go for it! its your day make it how you want to!! 

Posted on May 1, 2014 at 12:58 pm
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If its what you two want go for it.
Posted on May 3, 2014 at 5:49 pm
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