Your wedding day is a special occasion that you will cherish for the rest of your life. It's a time when you celebrate the start of your new life with your partner, your loved ones, and sometimes even strangers. At Up Next Entertainment, we specialize in providing entertainment for your big day. We take the time to understand your preferences and expectations for your wedding reception. While we can certainly provide you with a standard timeline for the reception, we believe that your wedding day should reflect your unique personalities, needs and wants. That's why we work with you to create a customized plan that will ensure your celebration is unforgettable. 

We have experience performing in a variety of settings, from elegant venues in and around Springfield and Branson to rustic locations in Southwest Missouri. No matter where your wedding is taking place, we are committed to providing the highest quality entertainment that will make your special day truly memorable. 

When planning the events in your wedding reception you want to think about certain events that you want to plan, such as:

  • Precession Music
  • Introduction of Bridal Party Event / Music
  • First Dance Song
  • Mother / Son Dance
  • Father / Daughter Dance
  • Bouquet Toss Event
  • Garter Toss Event
  • Dollar Dance
  • Do you want Karaoke?
  • What kind of crowd do you have?
  • Will there be dinner, what kind of music?
The following items are typically included in most wedding receptions, but of course, they can be customized to suit your preferences and those of your family. If you find it difficult to come up with the answers to some of these, don't worry, we will be happy to assist you! Our goal is to make your wedding experience as easy and enjoyable as possible, so that you can have the time of your life. We promise that you will never have felt this way before, and we swear it's the truth!

Wedding Reception Timeline