If you’re a Royal Wedding fan like me, here is a minute-by-minute schedule of the happy occasion.

You! Are! Welcome!

And yes, I’ll be awake watching and tweeting!

(All times PDT)

  • Between 12:15 a.m. and 1:45 a.m.: The general congregation will arrive at the Great North Door of Westminster Abbey
  • From 1:50 a.m.: Governors-general and prime ministers of realm countries, the diplomatic corps and other distinguished guests arrive at the Abbey.
  • 2:10 a.m.: The bridegroom and best man Prince Harry leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:15 a.m.
  • 2:20 a.m.: Members of foreign royal families arrive at the Abbey from Buckingham Palace.
  • 2:20 a.m.: Carole Middleton and son James leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:27 a.m.
  • 2:25 a.m.: Members of the Royal Family (except those listed below) leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:30 a.m.
  • 2:35 a.m.: The following members of the Royal Family leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:40 a.m.:
    * The Duke of York * Princess Beatrice of York * Princess Eugenie of York
    * The Earl and Countess of Wessex
    * The Princess Royal and Vice Admiral Timothy Laurence
  • 2:38 a.m.: The Prince of Wales (Charles) and Duchess of Cornwall (Camilla) leave Clarence House for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:42 a.m.
  • 2:40 a.m.: The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh leave Buckingham Palace for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:45 a.m.
  • 2:48 a.m.: The bridesmaids and pages leave the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey. They arrive at the Abbey at 2:55 a.m.
  • 2:51 a.m.: Kate Middleton, accompanied by her father, Michael, leaves the Goring Hotel for Westminster Abbey.
  • 3:00 a.m.: The marriage service begins. It will be relayed by loudspeakers along the route.
  • 4:15 a.m.: The carriage procession of the bride and groom with a captain’s escort of the Household Cavalry, followed by the Queen’s procession with a sovereign’s escort of the Household Cavalry, leaves Westminster Abbey for Buckingham Palace.
  • 4:30 a.m.: The bride’s carriage procession arrives at Buckingham Palace.
  • 4:40 a.m.: Members of the Royal Family and members of foreign royal families arrive at Buckingham Palace.
  • From 4:40 a.m.: Other guests for the reception arrive at Buckingham Palace.
  • 5:25 a.m.: The Queen and the bride and groom, together with their families, appear on the balcony.