Usually more than two
South Asian weddings traditionally have events called Holud** or Mehndi leading up to the Wedding day. Did you know those events traditionally have processions as well? Couples put much time and effort into deciding their wedding procession and rehearsing for their wedding day. At a South Asian American wedding you basically add a planned procession to each separate event. A lot of times we put off planning for processions thinking it's not important, or it might even come together at the spur of the moment. But that's far from the truth. If you are detail-oriented, appreciate a smooth flow of agenda, and you desire a well orchestrated event, it will haunt you for the rest of your life if you do not plan for your Holud day procession as well as your wedding day or each event that follows. I have planned, coordinated, and attended enough weddings to know the difference.
If you are having a Mehndi or Holud day, plan your procession in advance and share with your bridesmaids and coordinator. Things to consider while planning:
Usual order of Events
Traditionally, each event had a full day designated to it. Events can last for a week, but now 2 & 3 are usually combined and 4 is held in conjunction with 5 and 6..