What is a Recessional?

A Recessional is traditionally what happens when the wedding ceremony is over.

It is used to mark the newly married couple and the bridal party’s exit down the aisle.

Key Points

  • The recessional is when the wedding party exits the ceremony space down the aisle at the conclusion of the wedding ceremony.
  • There is often a triumphant and happy piece of music playing during the wedding recessional.
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