Frequently Asked Questions About Your Wedding Reception
At the bride and groom's table, where does the bride
sit? - The bride is seated on the groom's right.
With divorced parents, who attends the reception?
- Both may attend if agreeable by all, or separate
receptions may be given.
Who reads the congratulatory telegrams aloud?
- The best man reads any congratulatory telegrams.
Who proposes the first toast? - The best
man proposes the first toast to the bride and groom.
Who cuts the first piece of cake? - The bride,
with the groom's right hand over hers. They break the slice
and eat it together. A friend or waiter then takes over the
slicing of the cake.
What happens at the reception if other couples start
dancing before the bride and groom? - When the newlyweds
appear, everyone should stop dancing. Then the bride and groom
waltz once around the floor solo.
Is the groom obligated to dance with someone besides
his bride? - Yes, he is obligated to dance with his
mother, mother-in-law, and the maid of honor.
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