Wedding Day Timeline for Cross Creek Ranch Stable Weddings

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Example timeline for a 5:00 pm wedding

Bride Arrives 3:00 pm

(If Bride is staying on CCR property the night before, she should have hair and make-up completed by “Bride Arrives” time)

Tour Ceremony & Reception area 3:10 pm

Flowers Delivered                 3:00 pm

Photographer Arrives                 3:00 pm

  • Detail shots of ceremony & reception areas     3:00 pm
  • Bride getting ready photos                           3:20 pm

Groom Arrives                             3:30 pm

Groom Tour ceremony & reception areas 3:35 pm

Bride to get in her dress         3:30 pm

Bride & bridesmaid photos             3:45 pm – 4:15 pm

Groom photos                   4:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Time to Relax before you walk down the aisle         4:30 pm – 4:55 pm

Line up for Ceremony                                                              4:55 pm

Start Processional into Ceremony                             5:00 pm

Cocktail hour begins immediately after ceremony   

Formal pictures begin immediately after ceremony       (You have 45 minutes for photos)

Time to Bustle dress     6:15 pm – 6:30 pm

Introductions     6:35 pm

First Dance                           6: 40 pm

Toasts 6:45 pm

Dinner (time varies depending on # of guests)                 6:55 pm – ?

Father /Daughter dance,   Mother/Son dance   

Garter Removal, Garter Toss, Bouquet Toss, Replace Garter

Cut Cake

Open Dance Floor

Last Dance                   9:50 pm            

Exit             10:00 pm

Please note: This is our recommended schedule. Our staff will be available these hours to take care of you. If you need to adjust for an earlier arrival time or are having formal pictures before the ceremony please let us know so we are prepared to help you. Additional fee will be applied.