I wouldn't pre-em if you want to seed. The pre-em will keep the seed from germinating.
I'm guessing the wedding is on the property? Perfect opportunity to upsell a post-emergence application like Drive.
Aerate, or better slit seed and starter fert this round. Once you have a healthy stand apply a post-em. JMO
What we've got here is failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach, so you get what we had here last week which is the way he wants it. Well, he gets it. And I don't like it any more than you men. :Cool Hand Luke (1967)