Wedding Ceremony Processionals

Ceremony Processional Ideas

The following are examples of different processionals.
There are no hard and fast rules about how it should be done.
Generally, the Bride’s family is on the left and the Groom’s family is on the right.
Read through and you’ll get the idea. (Front rows should be reserved for family members.)

Example 1
Groom, Best Man, and Groomsmen start at altar (on the right)
Mother of the Bride seated by Usher
Mother of the Groom seated by Usher
Bridesmaids walking alone
Maid of Honor walking alone
Flower Girl/Ring Bearer
Bride

Example 2
Best Man seats Mother of the Bride (stands by altar)
Groom seats Mother of the Groom (stands by altar)
Maid of Honor walks alone
Flower Girl/Ring Bearer
Bride

Example 3
Groom waits at the altar
Mother of the Bride seated by Usher
Mother of the Groom seated by Usher
Groomsmen each walk down with a Bridesmaid
Best Man walks Maid of Honor
Flower Girl/Ring Bearer
Bride

Example 4
Best Man seats Mother of the Bride
Groom seats Mother of the Groom (waits at altar)
Best Man has meanwhile walked back around (not up the aisle)
Groomsmen walk Bridesmaids
Best Man walks down Maid of Honor
Flower Girl/Ring Bearer
Bride

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