Wedding Checklist

Nov 17, 2020

Wedding Planning Checklist

My friends at the Barn at Kent Farms created this list for their brides and they were gracious enough to share it with us! Isn’t that nice of them! Thank you ladies! Photo taken at their venue by us!

12 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Have a master plan binder, notebook or google doc

         Make your first (of many) guest lists

         Make a wedding budget

         Find your wedding planner

         Search for a wedding photographer

10 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Start shopping for wedding attire

         Research food choices, begin to book caterers

         Shoot Engagement photos

         Finalize your guest list

         Design and order your Save The Dates

9 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Send out Save The Dates

         Research wedding invitations

8 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Shop for florists

         Book DJ or band

         Book Officiant

         Shop wedding cakes

7 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Book Florists if you haven’t yet

         Research hair and make-up artists

         Search for honeymoon destinations

6 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Think about rehearsal dinner options

         Finalized guest list

         Set up meeting with officiant to discuss ceremony and counseling

         Plan ceremony and vows

         Set up wedding registry

         Have a meeting with wedding planners and helpers to get on the same page

         Schedule cake testing

5 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Book the honeymoon

         Rent or buy suits

         Reserve wedding tent if you need one

         Schedule hair and make up artists

         Reserve hotel blocks for guests and wedding party

4 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Finalize rehearsal dinner

         Buy wedding rings

         Order wedding invitations and stationary

         Make sure passport is up to date

         Book wedding transportation

         Create spreadsheet for RSVP’s

3 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Mail wedding invitations

         Planning wedding ceremony script

         Start DIY projects

         Schedule dress fittings

         Research local marriage license, civil union and domestic partnership rules

2 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Work on wedding vows

         Make sure wedding party has outfits

         Pick out rehearsal dinner outfits

         Create packing list for honeymoon

6 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Start wearing shoes around the house to break them in

         Update gift registry

         Confirm out of town guests have found lodging

         Get guest book

         Write thank you’s for shower gifts

         Finalize your vows

         Make sure wedding outfits are on point

         Finalize meu

         Finalize wedding ceremony plans

4 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Put together seating chart

         Finalize ceremony outline

         Create wedding timeline

         Make nail and spa appointments

         Create wedding playlist

         Schedule final dress fitting

         Confirm rentals

2 WEEKS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Check with guest that did not RSVP

         Confirm head counts, menus, and delivery times

         Confirm photo requests and timeline with photographer

         Confirm rentals, flowers, cake deliveries

         Plan for venue set up and take down

1WEEK BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Pack overnight bag, don’t forget toothbrush, sleepwear, outfit for the next day, honeymoon luggage and passports

         Get manicure or pedicure

         Leave a copy of honeymoon plans with family and friends

         Get wedding day emergency kit made

         Pick up dress

         Try on wedding outfit

         Give vendors an emergency number to call that’s not yours

1 DAY BEFORE YOUR WEDDING

         Rehearse your ceremony and dinner

         Confirm honeymoon transportation

         Print or memorize vows

         Drop off favors, menus, table plans, place cards to vendor or wedding planner

ON YOUR WEDDING DAY

         Just breathe and focus

         Appreciate your family, friends and each other

         Last and not least…… GET MARRIED!!

AFTER THE WEDDING

         Send out thank you’s

         Make sure vendors have been paid in full

         Follow up with wedding photos and make sure you know how you will get those back

         Ensure all rentals have been returned

Visit The Barn at Kent Farms website Here!

Follow them on Facebook Here!

Follow us on Facebook

Follow us on YouTube

Follow us on Instagram

Follow us on Pinterest

Follow us on TikTok

Thanks for checking out our wedding checklist!

Subscribe To Our Blog!

* indicates required
FILED IN:

SHARE ON:

you said:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

LEAVE A COMMENT