Wedding Checklist

9-18 Months Prior to your Wedding Day

- Book the Church or Registry Office

- Choose the Hotel for your Reception

- Set a budget & decide who is responsible for what

- Select your bridal party

- Make a first draft of guests


6-12 Months Prior to your Wedding Day

- Book your honeymoon, especially if you are travelling at peak season

- Organise wedding dress and Bridal Party attire

- Book entertainment, band, DJ etc

- Enroll for pre-marriage course

- Block book accommodation for your guests

- Order invitations

- Book transport for the Wedding Day

- Book photographer


3-5 Months prior to your Wedding Day

- Order wedding cake and check with hotel the size and type of stands available

- Organise wedding flowers, and consult with the hotel to see what they provide

- Finalise your invitation list

- Choose and order your wedding rings

- If you choose to have favours for your guest order them now

- Finalise honey moon plans and arrange for passports/visas etc

- Make appointment with hair dressers and beauticians


2 Months prior to your Wedding Day

- Send out invitations

- Keep a record all acceptances and refusals

- Schedule final fittings for the bridal party

- Make a seating plan for the reception

- Confirm menu details with hotel


1 Month Prior to your Wedding Day

- Meet with the Wedding Venue Banqueting Manager and confirm all details for the day, menu, numbers, table plan, times, drinks reception, toast drink, bar extension

- Arrange with your hair dresser and beautician for a trial

- Organise cloths for going away

- Buy gifts for your bridal party


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