Having a ceremony program will help inform your guests of many things — agenda, names of bridal party, parents, officiant, musicians, and of course, pets. Don’t know which style to choose? Take a look at our photo gallery to help you decide.
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Photo: The Big Affair
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Although ceremony programs are not entirely essential, your guests may be grateful for them as they answer important questions about your big day! No more worrying about who’s who in your wedding party and what’s on the schedule, your guests can relax and enjoy the full impact of your ceremony. Plus with an array of unique ideas, you can be as straightforward or creative as you like. Here are some of our favorite ideas:
Board - Rather than going the paper route, many couples are opting for the non-traditional board to communicate to guests all the important ceremony information they need. This is a great option to save paper, prevent any rattling pages as the ceremony takes place and saves time on clean up!
Photo: Continuum Weddings
Book or Pamphlet -This is the most traditional and common program style. Yet with so many designs out there, it’s easy to make it truly unique to you and your wedding style. Book and pamphlet programs also make great keepsakes for your guests to remember your big day.
Fan - Perfect for a hot summers day—this program design will keep your guests cool and comfortable while sharing the details of your ceremony.
Fun & Games - Why not think outside the box and provide something fun & entertaining for your guests. This is a great way for guests to learn about the couple and keeps spirits up and cheery throughout the ceremony!
Photo: Tiffiney Photography