1. Six to twelve months before the wedding:
-Start planning and booking your wedding.
-Finalize your guest list and send out invitations.
-Plan your wedding budget and start saving money.
-Book your venue and vendors.
-Start preparing for the wedding ceremony and reception.
2. Five to six months before the wedding:
-Finalize the details of your wedding ceremony and reception.
-Order your wedding dress, bridesmaid dresses, groomsmen attire, and any other special clothing items you need.
-Order your wedding cake and other desserts.
-Plan your music for the ceremony and reception.
-Book a photographer and videographer.
-Plan your wedding rehearsal.
3. Three to four months before the wedding:
-Buy or make decorations for your ceremony and reception venues.
-Make copies of all important documents (wedding invitations, RSVP cards, directions to the venue, etc.).
-Pack for your honeymoon!
4. Two to four months before the wedding:
-Finalize all details with your vendors.
-Mail out thank you cards for gifts received prior to the wedding.
-Start practicing your first dance and other dances you plan to do at the reception.
5. One month before the Wedding:
-Get a final hair and makeup trial done.
6. Two weeks before the Wedding:
-Confirm all final arrangements with your vendors.
7. One week before the Wedding:
-Make a final checklist of everything you need to take with you to the wedding venue. -Pack for your honeymoon!