Windsor Castle Exterior

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Royal Wedding Timeline

May 18, 2018 - 7:31 am

If you are planning on waking up early to watch the Royal Wedding, this is the North Texas timeline you will need! 

Meghan Markle will have Prince Charles walk her down aisle in front of the guests then she will walk by herself as she approaches Harry. She came up with the plan herself. 

What time do you set your alarm? 

Here is your minute-by-minute breakdown:

Most TV stations will start their coverage at 3:00 or 4:00 a.m. (CST) 

3:30 a.m. Guest begin arriving at Windsor Castle for the wedding. 
5:20 a.m. Members of the Royal family beging to arrive. Prince Harry & Prince William will likely walk from Windsor Castle to St. George's Chapel on foot. 

Royal residences at Windsor Castle
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Shortly after that, Meghan Markle will leave the hotel where she is getting ready with her mother, Doria Ragland. She arrives at the church, meets up with her bridesmaids and paige boys outside before going into church. 

6 a.m. The wedding begins. it is expected to last about one hour. 

After the service Harry & Meghan will take a 25 min long carraige ride through Windsor,  this is where the public will get a good look at the newlyweds.

After that they will head to a more casual reception with guests.

Then later that evening (which is 1 p.m. our time) they will go to an exclusive reception with 200 people.