9:58 AM PT -- The rumors are true -- the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived for the wedding ceremony. Harry and Meghan are looking sharp and smiling at the Villa Aurelia in Italy, where Misha and Michael are set to be wed Friday.
Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are taking advantage of their friends' fancy wedding weekend ... by turning it into a fun-filled, romantic time of their own.
The engaged couple looked happy and in love at a pre-wedding dinner party in Italy Thursday night ... smooching at their table at the seafood restaurant Pierluigi.
The celeb couple's in Rome to see their friend, fashion designer Misha Nonoo, tie the knot with millionaire entrepreneur Michael Hess.
Katy and Orlando aren't the only big names attending the lavish wedding -- Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, along with supermodel Karlie Kloss and hubby Joshua Kushner are on hand ... and there are rumors royalty will be in the house too. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expected to show for the ceremony.
As with most weddings, the vibes were jovial at the dinner. At one point Katy and Orlando were spotted walking out arm in arm with other guests looking like they were having the time of their lives.
Bet they can't wait for the real reception.
Originally published -- 7:03 AM PT