82. The Wedding Reception I

The religious or civil ceremony that makes people a married couple is just one part of actual wedding. After the wedding comes the reception. wedding reception is a party held immediately after marriage ceremony. Usually there is a little bit time, about an hour, between the ceremony and reception to give people enough time to travel the ceremony location to the reception location. Most receptions are held at a catering hall, which a place that specializes in hosting big parties. , wedding receptions can be held in restaurants, parks, even in museums or zoos. A wedding reception usually not held at the same place as ceremony, but sometimes they do.

When guests arrive the reception, the bride and groom are usually there to meet them. Right after the ceremony newly married couple, the bridesmaids, and the groomsmen go somewhere to have photographs taken. While this happening, guests are usually treated to a cocktail at the reception site. During this time appetizers drinks are served. This also gives guests a to socialize. After the cocktail hour, the main hall is opened. At a wedding reception the is usually prearranged. Each guest will receive a telling him or her where they are expected sit. Tables are arranged by numbers. In front the reception hall, there is a special table the bride and groom.

Once everyone is seated, begin to serve salad or bread and drinks. receptions have an open bar, meaning the alcohol free. Other receptions have a case bar, meaning -alcoholic beverages are free; guests are expected to pay their own alcoholic drinks.