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How Long Should My Wedding Reception Last?

The duration of a wedding reception can vary depending on factors such as the size of the guest list, the flow of events, and the venue's restrictions. A typical reception generally lasts around three to four hours. This allows time for guests to enjoy, dinner and drinks, speeches, dancing, and cake cutting. It's important to consider your guests' comfort and the energy level of the celebration. Discuss with your venue and wedding planner to determine a suitable timeline that accommodates your desired activities and ensures everyone has a memorable and enjoyable experience.

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