Wedding To-Do List (Brides & Grooms)


Our wedding checklist is designed to assist your planning with effective time management. We list out as many details as we can based on our wedding planning experience.

12 Months or Before

_____ Determine potential wedding dates and times

_____ Decide wedding size, theme, style, etc.

_____ Create a wedding and engagement budget

_____ Reserve wedding and reception locations

_____ Book a wedding officiant

_____ Plan a wedding party and confirm the attendees

_____ Choose wedding rings

_____  Write down an initial guest name list

_____ Organize an engagement party

9~12 Months Before

_____ Order a wedding dress

_____  Order bridesmaids & groomsmen attire

_____ Book your photographer and videographer

_____ Reserve a wedding planner (discuss decor, covers, etc.)

_____ Book  DJ or other live entertainment

_____ Reserve a florist

_____ Order a wedding cake

_____ Reserve any rental items (if needed)

_____ Register for gifts

_____ Research accommodations for out-of-town guests

_____ Plan honeymoon

6~9 Months Before

_____ Decide wedding menus

_____ Reserve a soloist and/or musicians (ceremony)

_____ Reserve limousine service

_____ Order invitations

_____ Choose outfits for both mother and mother-in-law

_____ Check marriage license requirements

3~6 Months Before

_____ Finalize guest list

_____ Choose a reader(s) (ceremony)

_____ Finalize the order with the florist

_____ Make an appointment with hair/nail/ make-up/spa


2 Months Before

_____ Mail the invitations

_____ Write wedding vows

_____ Finalize wedding menus

_____ Confirm wedding details with musicians and officiant

_____ Purchase gifts for parents and attendants

_____ Schedule final dress fitting


A Month Before

_____ Apply for a marriage license

_____ Plan the rehearsal dinner

_____ Discuss details  with photographer and videographer


2 Weeks Before

_____ Draft the speeches

_____ Finalize reception details

_____  Call any guests who have not replied

_____  Consultation with hairstylist and make-up artist

_____ Deliver wedding song lists to musicians

_____ Confirm honeymoon reservations


A Week Before

_____ Finalize seating charts and write out the place cards

_____ Determine the order of the procession

_____ Hold a rehearsal

_____ Confirm accommodation reservations

_____ Pick up the attire for groomsmen and bridesmaids

_____  Confirm the final numbers with the wedding planner

_____ Confirm with limousine service

_____ Deliver the marriage license to the officiant

_____ Prepare any checks required for the wedding day

_____ Pack for honeymoon


Wedding Day!!


After The Wedding

_____ Send out thank-you notes to guests and vendors





You are now…



Mrs. _________________________________



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