WEDDING TIMELINE CHECKLIST


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12 MONTHS BEFORE

-ANNOUNCE YOUR ENGAGEMENT AND SPREAD THE GREAT NEWS.

-CONSULT MEETING WITH WEDDING PLANNER,STYLIST

-ENVISION YOUR WEDDING STYLE AND COLOUR.

-DRAW UP YOUR WEDDING BUDGET.

-CHOOSE A WEDDING DATE AND TIME.

-START OUTLINING THE INITIAL GUEST LIST.

-RESEARCH CEREMONY AND RECEPTION SITES.

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10-11 MONTHS

-BOOK YOUR DATE FOR CEREMONY AND RECEPTION.

-BOOK OFFICIANT,PRIEST,MINISTER,RABBI.

-CHOOSE BRIDAL PARTY ROLES FOR OTHER VERY IMPORTANT FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

-SETTLE WITH STYLE AND COLOURS.

-DECIDE ON CATERER AND PRICE PER HEAD.START THINKING ABOUT RECEPTION MENU AND COCKTAIL HOUR.

-START SHOPPING FOR A WEDDING DRESS.

-FINALIZE GUEST LIST .

-RESEARCH PHOTOGRAPHERS AND VIDEOGRAPHERS.

-RESEARCH DJS AND RECEPTION BANDS.

-PICTURE YOUR FLOWERS.SET UP APPOINTMENTS WITH FLORIST TO DISCUSS OPTIONS .

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6-8 MONTHS

-ORDER YOUR WEDDING DRESS.

-REGISTER FOR GIFTS.

-PLAN THE CEREMONY WITH OFFICIANT.

-BOOK YOUR FLORIST.

-BOOK YOUR PHOTOGRAPHER.

-BOOK YOUR VIDEOGRAPHER.

BOOK YOUR RECEPTION BAND AND DJ.

-HAVE ENGAGEMENT PHOTOS TAKEN.

-START PLANNING HONEYMOON.

-THINK ABOUT HAIRSTYLES ,AND START RESEARCHING HAIR AND MAKEUP ARTISTS.

-BOOK A CAKE BAKER YOU LOVE.

-SCHEDULE BRIDESMAIDS FITTINGS.

-SET ASIDE A BLOCK OF ROOMS AT NEARBY HOTELS FOR OUT OF TOWN GUESTS.

-FINALIZE AND ORDER INVITATIONS.

-FINALIZE THE MENU WITH CATERER.

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4-5 M0NTHS

-FINALIZE YOUR FLOWER PROPOSAL WITH YOUR FLORIST.

-FORMAL FOR ALL THE GUYS.

-FINALIZE YOUR RENTAL LIST FOR THE RECEPTION.

-FINALIZE HONEYMOON RESERVATIONS.

-ADDRESS THOSE INVITATIONS.

-BOOK YOUR WEDDING NIGHT ACCOMMODATION.

-FINALIZE THE MENU.-

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2-3 MONTHS

-CHOOSE ACCESSORIES FOR BRIDESMAIDS ,AND CONFIRM DRESS DELIVERIES.

-MAKE PREWEDDING BEAUTY ,HAIR APPOINTMENTS.

-ATTEND PREWEDDING COUNSELING.

-SHOP AND BUY WEDDING RINGS.

-SEND OUT WEDDING INVITES 3 MONTH MARK.

-DECIDE ON WEDDING FAVORS.

-HENS ,BUCKS CELEBRATION DETAILS.

ARRANGE TRANSPORT FOR YOU AND WEDDING PARTY.

-CONFIRM DELIVERY DATE OF YOUR DRESSAND SCHEDULE YOUR DRESS FITTINGS.

-PURCHASE YOUR UNDER THE DRESS ESSENTIALS IN TIME FOR FIRST FITTING.

-HAVE BRIDAL SHOWER.

-CEREMONY READINGSAND REACH OUT TO PEOPLE YOU WANT INVOLVED.

-START WRITING VOWS.

-DRAW UP RECEPTION PLAY LIST SONGS.




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2 MONTHS

-WORK ON YOUR CEREMONY PROGRAMS.

-HAVE YOUR HENS,BUCKS PARTY.

-BUY WEDDING VEIL,SHOES,ACCESSORIES.

-DONT FORGET SOMETHING OLD,NEW,BORROWED AND BLUE.

-MAKE A PLAN FOR KIDS AT YOUR RECEPTION,ARRANGE A BABYSITTER IF NECESSARY.

-MARRIAGE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS.

-HAVE YOUR FIRST DRESS FITTING.

-SCHEDULE HA[R MAKEUP TRIAL 3-4 WEEKS BEFORE WEDDING.

-DON’T FORGET THANK YOU NOTES FOR THOSE GIFTS.

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1 MONTH

-FINALIZE THE CEREMONY .FOLLOW UP MEETING WITH OFFICIANT TO GO OVER TIMING AND DETAILS.

-FINISH CEREMONY PROGRAMS.

-WORK OUT A DAY OF SCHEDULE ,HOUR BY HOUR.

-PURCHASE GIFTS FOR PARENTS,ATTENDANTS AND EACH OTHER.

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1-2 WEEKS

-CALL GUESTS WHO HAVE NOT REPLIED TO INVITATIONS SENT.

-PUT SEATING CHART TOGETHER AND GIVE IT TO CATERER,MANAGER AND PLANNER.

-GIVE CATERER,CAKE BAKER AND RECEPTION VENUE THE FINAL HEAD COUNT.

-SUPPLY THE RECEPTION SITE MANAGER WITH A LIST OF REQUESTS FROM OTHER VENDORS, EG SETUP SPACE NEEDED BY FLORIST,DJ TABLE.

-ESCORT CARDS.

-CONFIRM TRANSPORTATION FOR THE DAY.

-PACK FOR HONEYMOON.

-CONFIRM FINAL PAYMENTS,DELIVERY,LOCATION TIMES WITH VENDORS.

-FINAL WEDDING DRESS FITTING.

- OVERNIGHT WEDDING BAG.

-GIVE MUST TAKE PHOTO LIST TO THE PHOTOGRAPHER.