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wedding planning checklist

Month by Month Wedding Planning Checklist

Once the excitement from getting engaged simmers down a bit, it’s time to start planning the wedding planning

is a godsend in such situations, so check out the following list and keep it with you as you plan your big


12 Months Prior

Announce your engagement to friends and family and plan your engagement party

Plan an announcement for your local paper

Devise a budget

Hire a wedding planning checklist or purchase wedding planning software if desired

Choose a wedding date–have a few dates in mind in case your chosen venue is booked on your first choice

Choose a location and reserve your ceremony/reception sites

Start on the guest list and compile addresses

Decide on a bridal party, including Maid of Honor and Best Man

Start shopping for your wedding gown

Attend a local bridal show for inspiration. Bring a pen and paper!

Purchase a wedding organizer or wedding calendar to help you keep track of fittings and other important dates

Six to Nine Months Prior

Research and choose multiple bridal registries

Order your wedding gown and purchase the undergarments you’re going to wear with it–bring these to your

Order bridal accessories, such as shoes, veil and gloves

Start shopping for bridesmaid dresses

Find an officiant

Research local vendors and book musicians, wedding band or DJ, florist, caterer, photographer and videographer

Four to Six Months Prior

Select and order your wedding invites, invitation envelopes and thank-you cards

Hire a calligrapher if desired

Select and purchase wedding favors and wedding favor accessories

Purchase ceremony and reception accessories you need, such as a unity candle, aisle runner, vases, etc.

Start researching wedding cake ideas and local bakeries

Book your honeymoon and verify what travel documents you need

Book a room for your wedding night

Book hotel rooms/other accommodations for out-of-town guests

Finalize the guest list and send save-the-date cards

Print directions to rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception and hotel for guests

Make a list of area information and attractions for out-of-town guests

Reserve transportation for you and your wedding party as well as bus or trolley if needed

Two to Four Months Prior-wedding planning checklist

Find out your state’s marriage license requirements and get blood tests if necessary

Order tuxedos for the groom and groomsmen

Meet with the caterer to discuss menu options and bar/liquor needs

Meet with your officiant to discuss vows and other ceremony wording/details

Order your wedding cake

Choose wedding readings

Buy thank-you gifts for attendants, ring bearer and flower girl

Purchase a gift for your groom

Select and purchase wedding rings

Choose a rehearsal dinner location

Contact party rental companies regarding tents, arches, tables, etc.

Book other specialty services if applicable–photo booth, ice sculptures, etc.

Purchase luggage and other honeymoon travel necessities

Order/renew passports if applicable

Schedule a dentist appointment if you want your teeth cleaned/whitened

One to Two Months Prior

Mail invitations at least eight weeks before wedding date

Complete name-change documents if applicable

Fill out change of address form, if applicable

Print ceremony programs

Purchase a guest book, pen, other wedding accessories such as toasting glasses, ring pillow, cake knife

Keep your wedding website updated with details and directions

Choose hair and makeup stylists and schedule trials; book wedding day hair and makeup appointments

Review insurance information with your groom to find out what requires updating once you’re legally wed

Two Weeks to One Month Prior

Create a seating chart for the reception, make table numbers and place cards

Contact your caterer with the final guest count

Print out an event timeline for your wedding party and vendors, and include all contact info

Meet with your photographer to finalize your wedding shot list

Contact your florist to confirm the final order

Finalize ceremony and reception music with your wedding band/DJ

Confirm lodging for out-of-town guests

Plan a wedding announcement in your local paper

Plan a bridal luncheon or dinner with the bridesmaids

Pick up wedding bands and ensure the fit

Schedule a final dress fitting

Apply for your marriage license

Write rehearsal dinner toasts

One Week Prior

Write out final checks to wedding vendors, place them in envelopes and have your wedding coordinator
distribute them at the wedding

Pick up your wedding gown and marriage license

Confirm the limo or other travel arrangements

Have your post office hold your mail, if necessary

Treat yourself to a spa day!

The Day Before

Welcome out-of-town guests wedding planning checklist

Go for a walk or take a yoga class

Schedule a hair appointment before the rehearsal dinner

Attend and enjoy the rehearsal!

The Big Day

Wake up early and perform some easy exercises or go for a walk

Set aside time to present bridal party/family with gifts

Eat a big, healthy breakfast

 Enjoy this magical, special, wonderful day!
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