Do both sets of parents sit together at a wedding?

Traditionally, the parents all sit at the same reception table, along with siblings not in the wedding party, the officiant and his or her spouse (if they attend the reception) and any grandparents.

Who should sit together at a wedding?

The bride and groom have the option to sit a sweetheart’s table together or at a bridal party table with all members of the bridal party sitting together. Some couples also opt to sit a table with the Best Man, Maid/Matron of Honor, their parents and their grandparents.

Who do the parents of the bride sit with?

Traditionally, the bride and groom’s parents sit at the same reception table, sometimes with the officiant and his or her spouse (if they attend the reception) or with your grandparents.

Who sits at table 1 at a wedding?

Typically, the bride sits on the groom’s left, with the best man on the bride’s right and the maid of honor on the groom’s right. Head table seating is traditionally boy-girl, but you don’t have to follow this tradition.

Where does mother of bride sit at reception?

The parents of the bride always sit in the first pew or row on the left, facing where the ceremony will be held; the groom’s parents sit in the first row on the right. At same-sex marriage ceremonies, the couple might assign each family a side, and seat guests on “Bill’s side” or “Kevin’s side” accordingly.

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Does the groom’s family pay for honeymoon?

Today many modern couples save up for their honeymoon together or ask wedding guests to pay for certain parts as a gift. But traditionally it is the groom or his family’s job to pay the full cost of the honeymoon from flights to hotels to excursions.

Preparing for the wedding