We want to provide you with the right tools to make sure your planning goes smoothly. Print out our time-tested wedding timeline to ensure your wedding is perfect down to the last detail.
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▶ YOUR WEDDING TIMELINE
☐ Pick a wedding date.
☐ Work out your budget.
☐ Start a guest list.
☐ Start looking for wedding officiant.
☐ Reserve your ceremony and reception venues.
☐ Have engagement photos taken.
☐ Start shopping for attire.
☐ Throw an engagement party.
☐ Book a photographer.
☐ Book a DJ/band.
☐ Book a florist.
☐ Book a caterer and baker.
☐ Book wedding officiant if you haven't already.
☐ Book wedding transportation.
☐ Send save-the-date cards.
☐ Plan your honeymoon.
☐ Shop for wedding party attire.
☐ Contact Emily to find a hotel block.
☐ Register for gifts.
☐ Book rehearsal dinner venue.
☐ Purchase wedding rings.
☐ Order invitations.
☐ Look into state marriage license requirements.
☐ Choose your music.
☐ Shop for shoes and accessories.
☐ Contact Emily to notify her which hotel or venue you booked.
☐ Finalize attire.
☐ Order wedding cake.
☐ Finalize wedding bouquet, arrangements and decor.
☐ Take dancing lessons.
☐ Send invitations.
☐ Meet with caterer to choose menus.
☐ Choose songs and readings for ceremony.
☐ Plan (and enjoy) the bachelor/ bachelorette parties.
☐ Touch base with all vendors.
☐ Arrange for fittings.
☐ Purchase wedding party and parent gifts.
☐ Order wedding favors.
☐ Enter RSVPs into guest list database.
☐ Plan seating arrangements.
☐ Confirm day-of appointments.
☐ Get marriage license if you haven't already.
☐ Make arrangements for name-change transition.
☐ Give caterer and reception venue final head count.
☐ Pick up attire.
☐ Pick up rings.
☐ Finalize seating chart.
☐ Final check in with vendors.
☐ Finally, get married!