1. Six months before the wedding.
-Start planning early and make a checklist of what needs to be done
-Finalize the guest list and send out invitations
-Reserve the wedding venue and other necessary locations
-Order the wedding dress and other attire
-Plan the ceremony and reception
-Purchase wedding rings
2. Four months before the wedding.
-Send out save-the-date cards
-Plan the menu and order food for the reception
-Hire any necessary professionals (photographer, DJ, etc.)
3. Two months before the wedding.
-Mail out invitations to guests who haven't responded to save-the-date cards yet
-Pick up marriage license
-Start working on wedding vows
4. One month before the wedding.
-Confirm RSVPs from guests
-Finalize the seating chart
-Make sure all payments for vendors have been made
-Pack for the honeymoon
5. Two weeks before the wedding.
-Get wedding dress and tuxedo fitted
-Send out thank you cards to anyone who has sent gifts already
6. One week before the Wedding.
-Rehearse the ceremony with the officiant and bridal party
-Have a final meeting with all of the vendors
7. Day of Wedding Checklist.
-Get dressed and have hair and makeup done
-Do a final check of the ceremony and reception locations
-Gather the wedding party and head to the ceremony
-Enjoy the reception and dance the night away