Wedding Planning Checklist & Guide

Wedding Planning Checklist & Guide
(A definitive guide that will continually be updated and linked to additional information from wedding pros)

12 Months Before the Wedding
Announce your engagement
Plan your engagement party
Schedule an engagement photo shoot
Set up Your Registry
Download Wedding Planning app
Decide on your budget

10 Months Before the Wedding
Start your guest list
Select your wedding date
Find and book your wedding planner
Choose a color scheme
Select your wedding party
Select and Secure Your Ceremony and Reception Sites
Create your wedding hashtag
Create your wedding website

9-7 Months Before the Wedding
Find and book your photographer
Find and book your caterer
Find and book your florist
Find and book your videographer
Find and order your wedding attire
Find and book your band
Find and book your DJ
Research songs

6-4 Months Before the Wedding
Update your vendor team
Finalize your guest list
Find and book your officiant
Find and book your ceremony musician
Find and order wedding party attire
Reserve hotel rooms for guests
Create and send save-the-dates
Find and order your wedding cake
Find and order your wedding invitations
Find and order your event rentals
Find and book your rehearsal dinner
Research wedding insurance
Find and book your hair and makeup vendor
Update your registry
Plan and book your honeymoon
Find and order your partner's attire

4 Months Before The Wedding
Purchase your wedding accessories
Schedule your ceremony rehearsal
Book accommodations for your wedding night
Find and book your transportation vendor
Find accessories for your bridesmaids and groomsmen
Find and order attire for your ring bearer and flower girl
Address and send your wedding invitations
Order your wedding favors
Schedule your wedding dress and tux or suit fitting appointments
Purchase your wedding rings

2 Months Before the Wedding
Purchase guest book
Purchase gifts for wedding party
Order alcohol for your wedding
Order ceremony programs and menu cards
Set up your custom guest app
Write your vows
Send rehearsal dinner invitations
Plan your wedding ceremony
Create wedding day timeline
Finalize your vendor team
Obtain your marriage license

1 Month Before the Wedding
Call guests who have not RSVP'd
Write a sweet note to your partner
Pick up wedding dress, suit or tux
Confirm final details with all of your vendors
Assign duties to wedding party
Create and share your seating chart
Pick up your partner's attire
Prepare toasts
Confirm all final deposits
Pack for your honeymoon
Pull together last-minute essentials
Drop off decor to reception venue
Confirm location for first look


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