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Wedding To Do Checklist

Wedding To Do Checklist

Wedding planning should be started right after engagement because there are lots of arrangements and activities that take 12 months or more so you have to start your preparation before sufficient time to throw a wonderful wedding party. In order to make your work easy, you have to design a wedding to do checklist that will help you to understand what to do and when to do. Plan your wedding budget, theme and then decide what you want to do on wedding ceremony. Try to make your wedding ceremony memorable enough to please all guests as well as bride and groom. You can divide your wedding to do checklist according to the importance of all tasks and then write important steps. You can write the name of persons to whom you are providing some specific responsibilities.

Sample Wedding To Do Checklist

Following is a sample wedding to do checklist for your guidance purpose only. You can modify it as per your desires:


Things To Do for Wedding Planning

Special Notes

12 or More Months Before

Determine convenient dates and times for your wedding.
Decide appropriate theme for your wedding.
Decide wedding and engagement budget.
Reserve appropriate location for your wedding and reception.
Book your wedding officiant or clergy.
Prepare a guest list to confirm who will be invited on your party.
Choose your wedding rings.
Draw up an initial guest list.
Organize your engagement party.

9 to 12 Months Before

Order for wedding dress and other attires.
Arrange photographer and videographer to record your wedding.
Reserve a caterer.
Arrange for decor, chair covers and linens.
Book your live entertainment.
Book your florist.
Order wedding cake according to wedding theme.
Reserve important items from rental company.
Register your gift choices.
Research accommodation for those guests who are coming from out of town.
Plan your honeymoon.

6 to 9 Months Before

Decide on your menu.
Reserve the musicians and songster for your ceremony.
Reserve your limousine service.
Order your invitations.
Order wedding favors for your guests.
Choose outfits for bride, groom and relatives.
Check marriage license requirement.

3 to 6 Months Before

Finalize your guest list.
Choose the reader for your ceremony.
Finalize florist and decorator.
Reserve wedding attire.
Make an appointment with your hair dress

2 Months Before

Mail the invitations.
Compose wedding vows.
Finalize the reception menus.
Confirm the musicians and clergy or officiant.
Print all details.
Purchase wedding favors.
Make appointments with beauticians.
Schedule final dress fitting.

1 Month Before

Apply for a marriage license.
Plan the rehearsal dinner.
Meet with photographer and videographer.

2 Weeks Before

Have a party for the attendants.
Draft the speeches.
Finalize reception details.
Call any guests who have not replied.
Meet with your hairdresser and beautician.
Deliver song lists to musicians and disc jockey.
Confirm honeymoon reservations.

1 Week Before

Finalize seating plan.
Determine the order for the procession.
Have your rehearsal.
Confirm accommodations.
Pick up the attire for the groomsmen.
Confirm the final numbers with the caterer.
Confirm details with the limousine company.
Deliver your marriage license to the officiant.
Draw up a seating arrangement for the reception and write out the place cards.
Choose person who handout wedding favors to guests.
Designate someone who will return any rented items after the wedding.
Write any cheques required for the wedding day.
Pack for your honeymoon

On the Day

Arrange appropriate and matching bands for the best man.
Make payments to all vendors.
Provide gifts to parents and party guests.
Spend a relax day to get fresh look for your wedding.

After the Wedding

Prepare thank you notes for your guests.
Send thank you letters to suppliers and wedding guests.
Dry clean your wedding gown to preserve it as memory.



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