Don't skip a beat as your reception runs smoothly and just how you imagined.


Every big moment at your reception should have its own unique feeling. Capture each one in one place.

Don't Forget...

Get ahead of the game and decide on your foundational moments and songs before your vendor questionnaires are due.

Don't Delay...

Download Instructions:

After checkout, you will receive an email containing the PDF of your product and instructions on how to access your Canva template.


This is the perfect document to contain all pertinent information for your entertainment provider, photographer, videographer, and coordinator. Song choices, toasts, special dances, cake cutting, and more are clearly defined. We've also included song recommendations for 6 unique moments during your reception along with select tips when communicating with your entertainment provider!


Timing and selecting the elements that comprise your reception can be difficult. We've created a fillable document in order of our recommend flow for the evening. Take a note from our book or move things around in one central document.

• Editable Digital Copy via Canva
• Printable PDF Worksheet
• Song Selection and Entertainment Tips

Reception Planning Guide


Abby and Drew | Sunstone Villa

Masterfully Detailed. Effortlessly Engaging. Truly Extraordinary. I cannot find enough words to express how eternally grateful & blown away my spouse & I are with Courtney Drake, Cait Madden & the Drake Social Team for tirelessly curating our dream wedding.”

Exceptionally Talented.

lizzie and Gordon | macarthur place

Drake Social Events was the single best investment we made for our wedding. From the initial consult to wedding day, we felt extremely taken care of. They were prompt with their communication, transparent on their process, patient and incredibly detail oriented."

can't recommend drake social enough...

lauren and carter | biltmore ballrooms

If you are a bride looking for a full service, bespoke, luxury planning experience, you absolutely must consider the Drake Social team. Courtney is the archetype of what you want your master of wedding planning ceremonies to look like - stylish and sophisticated; bubbly and effusive; discerning and business-oriented; and, above all, relationship driven."

stylish and sophisticated...

Saskia and Alex | Mandarin Oriental

when it came to planning weddings. She took our piecemeal vision and brought to life a celebration more breathtaking than we could have ever imagined. Her professionalism, creativity, charm, and warm personality are unparalleled."

In a league of her own...