Wedding Planning

You have a lot on your mind. Use the guide below to keep on top of everything.

  • 12 Months
    • Contact and book a wedding consultant
    • Select and schedule a facility for the ceremony
    • Select a reception facility and book a caterer
    • Contact and book a photographer and videographer
    • Select and book a florist and bakery
    • Select and book the musicians for the ceremony and reception
    • Select your wedding party attendants
  • 9 months
    • Begin your guest list
    • Select hotels and reserve blocks of rooms for your out-of-town guests
    • Visit clergy member or a justice of the peace with your fiancé
    • Select and order wedding attire
    • Register for gifts
    • Consult travel agent about honeymoon
  • Six months
    • Order the invitations and prepare necessary maps to be enclosed
    • Order attendants’ dresses
    • Finalize honeymoon arrangements
    • Discuss rehearsal dinner with fiancé and families
  • 3 months
    • Finalize your guest list
    • Finalize music with musicians and DJ
    • Order place cards, thank you cards, etc.
    • Check state requirements for a blood test
    • Make an appointment with your hairstylist
    • Select and order wedding attire
    • Send an announcement to newspapers
    • Contact your caterer to set menu
    • Order rings
  • Six to Eight weeks
    • Give the estimated number of guests to your caterer
    • Place requests with photographer videographer
    • Mail invitations
    • Purchase gifts for your attendants
    • Have final fittings for wedding attire
    • Have portraits taken
    • Pick up rings
    • 1/3 payment due to caterer
  • Two weeks
    • The final number of guests to reception manager or caterer
    • Confirm details with musician, photographer, and baker
    • Make arrangements for gifts brought to reception
    • Get marriage license with fiancé
    • Confirm honeymoon reservations