Wedding Reception Etiquette: Ending a Sunday Reception at 10:30 Too Late? FAVORITE Q: Is ending a Sunday reception at 10:30 too late? A: No, but guests who need to work on Monday may be annoyed. If you give them enough notice so they can take the next day off if they want to, don't worry. You can even let them know it's cool if they leave early. Wedding Ideas + Etiquette Planning More Articles We Think You’ll What's the Basic Wedding Reception Timeline? Wedding Etiquette: Can We Have An Easter Wedding? Do Bridesmaid Accessories Have to Match?