Think about the scale of your wedding and your ancillary events:

rehearsal dinner, meet and greet, brunch, after-party, etc...


Determine budget and create a way to track it

Check in with your bridal shower planner


Book hair and makeup artists


Purchase favors and specialized items

Research and meet with vendors: photographer, DJ/band, caterers, florist, hotels, and more


Pick your theme and/or color scheme


Book an officiant

Start a guest list and RSVP mechanism


Choose your wedding party and approach them about participating


Visit and book your venue

Select and send invitations


Find the dress of your dreams (and groom attire)

Go cake tasting and order your cake, select menu, signature cocktail or drink

Choose your music and playlists

Plan a fabulous


honeymoon and wedding night accommodations


Check on bachelor and bachelorette party plans

Create your wedding events schedule and day-of-timeline


Write vows, buy rings, create seating chart


Create and print programs







Take a deep breath-- enjoy the day of your dreams!