Timeline Template

Step-by-step instructions

  • Please copy the entire timeline template directly below these instructions and paste it into a new document for editing.
  • Please adjust the order and times of events in this timeline to match your wedding schedule. To familiarize yourself with the general time it takes for each wedding activity, click here >
  • Please fill in responses to all of the pink sections.
  • For song recommendations click here >
  • Please write down any additional details relevant to DJing (i.e. musicians playing during ceremony need microphones, projector for slideshow during dinner needs to be connected to DJ speakers, etc.) 
  • Once the the timeline has been finalized, please email the completed document to me at: djethanstone@gmail.com and include the word “timeline” and the “date” of your wedding in the subject line. I will confirm receipt and follow up with any questions. 
  • That’s it. Thank you in advance for completing this. I look forward to your Big Day.

DJ Ethan Stone’s Wedding DJ Timeline Template

Wedding Date: 
Phonetic (as they sound, not as they are spelled) pronunciation of Bride and Groom’s first and last names: 

Venue

Venue Name and Address?
Coordinators Name and #?
Guest Count?


Ceremony

4:30 p.m. Guest Arrival

5-6:00 p.m. Ceremony

Song For Groom – Song?

Song For wedding Party – Song?

Song For Bride – Song?

Song For Exit – Song?

Cocktail Hour

6:00 p.m. cocktails begin

– Music Type?

(please feel free to share a link to a Spotify playlist if you use this service. Otherwise please type out genres and/or song and artist names) 

7:00 p.m. Cocktails ends and guests are ushered into the reception


Grand Entrance

7:20 p.m. Introduction and first dance

Wedding Party Entrance Song?

Role / Couple / Person Name?

Role / Couple / Person Name?

(repeat as necessary)

Bride and Groom Entrance – Song?

Announcing Mr. & Mrs. ___________>? 

Bride and Groom First Dance – Song?

7:40 p.m. Welcome speech from parents 

– Names?

Dinner

7:45 p.m. Dinner

– Music Type?

(please feel free to share a link to a Spotify playlist if you use this service. Otherwise please type out genres and/or song and artist names) 

8:45 p.m. Toasts

Toast 1 given by – Name? – Relationship?

Toast 2 given by – Name? – Relationship?

Toast 3 given by – Name? – Relationship?

Toast 4 given by – Name? – Relationship?

Toast 5 given by – Name? – Relationship?

Toast 6 given by – Name? – Relationship?

Dancing

9:00 p.m. Parent dances

Father(Name) Daughter – Song?

Mother (Name) Son – Song?

9:10 p.m. Dance party

– Music Types/Song Requests?

(please feel free to share a link to a spotify playlist if you use this service. Otherwise please type out genres and/or song and artist names) 

10:00 p.m. Bouquet/Garter

Bouquet Toss – Song?

Garter Removal – Song?

Garter Toss – Song?

10:30 p.m. Cake cutting

Cake cutting– Song?

11:30 p.m. Reception ends

Last Dance – Song?

Reception Dance Party Song Requests

Must Play (Please list song titles and artist names)

Play If Possible (Please list song titles and artist names)

Do Not Play (Please list song titles and artist names)

Additional Notes: (Please write anything feel is important for your DJ to know)