Simple Timeline To Make Your Wedding Day Awesome!

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Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash

Thinking about how to layout your wedding day so it’s goes smoothly? Wondering if the cake cutting should be before or after dinner? Trying to figure out when is a good time for the dollar dance?

Planning your wedding day can seem scary. But, with this sample timeline you'll have all you'll need for a super smooth wedding day!

Furlove Wedding

Date: October 12, 2020

Bride: Marian Amann 555-867-5309

Groom: Mat Furlove 123-456-7890


Location: Lakeside Ballroom – 180 Lakeshore Dr. N, Glenwood, MN 56334

# of Guests: ~260

Contact at Location: Jill! (320) 634-0307

Photographer: Xsperience Photography,

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Theme: Rustic with cranberry accents

Atmosphere: Semi-Formal/Casual

DJ Style: Outgoing, Conduct the whole evening

Take requests and keep people dancing

Bride’s Parents: Dad & Mom Amann

Groom’s Parents: Dad & Mom Furlove

Maid of Honor: Maid Amann (Bride’s sister)

Best Man: Best Man Furlove (Groom’s brother)

1:30 – SETUP


Music: Quiet acoustic and instrumental love songs

Bridal Party: Canon D by Barrymore Orchestra

Bride Entrance: A Thousand Years by The Piano Guys

Candle Lighting: Marry Me by Train

Recessional: Best Day of My Life by American Authors


Music: Love themed mix of folk, pop, oldies and today's hits

5:45 – Announcement: Guests please take you seat

5:50 – GRAND ENTRANCE (list wedding party by order of entrance below)

Music: 24k Magic by Bruno Mars

Ushers: Adam Sapple (Adam's apple) & Carl Arm (Car alarm)

Personal Attendant: Barb E. Dahl (Barbie doll)

Wedding Party:

Dinah Mite (Dynamite) & Ed Venture (Adventure)

Fran Tick (Frantic) & Gene E. Yuss (Genius)

Holly Dayin (Holiday Inn) & Ijaz Fahted (I just farted)

Maid Amann & Best Man Furlove

Mr. & Mrs. Mat & Marian Furlove (Marrying for Love) !!!

Photo by  Soulfulsounder

First Dance: Can’t Help Falling In Love by Haley Reinhart

6:00 – DINNER (Plated, Blessing by Father Furlove)

Music: Classic instrumental, big band and folk/americana

6:40 – SPEECHES/TOASTS (Best Man, Maid of Honor, Father of Bride, Couple)

7:05 – CAKE CUTTING (Announce: cupcakes for everybody in the back corner)

7:10 – SHOE GAME

7:15 – 1st DANCES

Bride/Father (Dad): My Little Girl by Tim McGraw

Groom/Mother (Mom): What A Wonderful World by Louis Armstrong

Bouqet Toss: Single Ladies by Beyonce

Party Starter: Can’t Stop The Feeling by Justin Timberlake

7:30 – Announcement: Shuttle will be coming/going every hour until midnight


Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers


Make You Feel My Love by Adele

You & Me by Lifehouse

I Hope You Dance by Lee Ann Womack

Thinking Out Loud by Ed Sheeran

Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton


Washtub Dance: I Knew The Bride When She Used To Rock And Roll By Nick Lowe

Garter Toss: Another One Bites the Dust by Queen

9:30 – Announcement: Pizza will be served

11:50 – LAST DANCE

Friends In Low Places by Garth Brooks

Photo by  Scotify

Photo by Scotify


Mix of classic jams and today’s hits with guest requests and a few slow dances sprinkled in. Basically, anything to keep the people dancing!


Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison, You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC, Copperhead Road by Steve Earle, Man! I Feel Like A Woman by Shania Twain, Uptown Funk by Bruno Mars, Yeah by Usher & Lil Jon


The Chicken Dance

As you can see, there’s a lot that needs to happen for your wedding day to be amazing! Planning ahead and working with a professional DJ can help make your wedding smooth and stress-free!

Contact me today to get your wedding planning started!

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