The best recommendation I can provide you with is to check your ideas in the location under pragmatic conditions to get rid of upsetting surprises. It can be as straightforward as moving the tables around a corner, or across the park to a more sheltered area.
OK , if you are marrying in San Diego, you can count on perfect conditions, but failing that, your event might be warmer, wetter, or less warm than many guests would like. If it is cold, have a tent, heaters, a hot libation when they arrive, and lap blankets. Inclement weather - or maybe just normal sea waves and bird calls can cause havoc with still photos and videos alike. I recall a newbie marriage video where almost all of the sound was the wind whistling around. DECORATIONS I have seen even material table-cloths blow in the wind, turning over glasses, candles and centerpieces. I'm hoping that these steps will help you schedule the details concerned with your marriage rite and reception. It is vital that you note that these are general and the process for your private marriage may alter according to your preference and these of your officiant as you incorporate your faith, heritage and customs. I have included steps for incorporating youngsters in re-marriages and mixing families. Rite Steps : The ushers seat guests as they arrive for the celebration. At the booked start time, unless the officiant, the groom, and the best man are in the processional, they take their places at the altar ( or rite place ). The bride enters last, escorted by her dad or by both mother and father. In a spiritual marriage, the officiant leads a short opening prayer. In re-mariage the promises - mixing family -vows from folks to youngsters. In re-mariage giving each kid a bit of jewellery and the pronouncement "exclaiming you a new family". Then do what you want to do, or resolve it's "good enough" and do not worry. you have to limit the things you've got to stress about if you are going to enjoy yourself. Which brings up - all ages will probably be there, and must be considered.