Weddings typically involve various types of events and activities, including:
- Ceremony: The main event where the couple gets married, often held in a church, temple, garden, or other meaningful locations.
- Reception: A celebration after the ceremony, where guests come together to eat, drink, and enjoy the couple’s company.
- Cocktail Hour: A pre-reception gathering with drinks and appetizers.
- Dinner: A formal meal during the reception, where guests are seated and served.
- First Dance: The newlywed couple’s first dance together as a married couple.
- Father-Daughter Dance and Mother-Son Dance: Special dances between the parents and the newlyweds.
- Cutting the Cake: The couple cuts the wedding cake together, often symbolizing their first joint task as spouses.
- Bouquet Toss: The bride tosses her bouquet, and the single woman who catches it is believed to be the next to marry.
- Garter Toss: The groom tosses the garter, and the single man who catches it is believed to be the next to marry.
- Toasts and Speeches: Friends and family members give speeches and toasts to honor the couple.
- Dancing: Guests join in dancing to celebrate the occasion.
- Entertainment: Live bands, DJs, or other performers may provide entertainment.
- Photo Booth: A fun setup for guests to take pictures and create lasting memories.
- Wedding Games: Various games and activities to engage guests and add a playful touch to the celebration.
- After-Party: Some couples have an after-party for close friends and family to continue the celebration.
Remember, the specific events and activities can vary depending on cultural traditions, personal preferences, and the scale of the wedding.