The Traditional Procession starts after the seating of the Bride's Mother. At that time the Groom, the Best Man and the Officiant will enter the room/chapel from the front. Once in place the rest of the groomsmen will come in from the back followed by the Bridesmaids, the Maid of Honor and then the Flower Girl and Ringbearer. After all of the wedding party has arrived at the front of the room/chapel, it is customary that the Mother of the Bride be the first to stand and look at the back of the room/chapel for her daughter's entry. This is the signal for the audience to stand and the Bride to make her entry with her father escorting. Most wedding venues in Orange County have a separate room for the Bride to wait in.
Once the Father of The Bride and the Bride arrive at the front of the room/chapel The officiant will face the audience and the wedding party will take up the following positions: