Wedding Planning Timeline

On July 21, 2016

Categories: Inspiration, Wedding Tips

Charles Dickens once wrote,”It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Charles must have been in the middle of planning a wedding when he wrote this. Planning a wedding can be an exciting and precious time, but stressful nonetheless. Relax! We have created a wedding planning timeline for all of our procrastinating brides and grooms.

1 year before the big day:

1. Find and book venue

2. Create registry/open nest at

3. Throw engagement party

4. Guest list (draft)

10 Months before the big day:

1. Take engagement photos

2. Hire Officiant

3. Select your bridesmaids and Maid of honor

4. Choose vendors

5. Hire Photographer/videographer

8 months before the big day:

1. Dress shopping!

2. Hire makeup and hair stylist

3. Order Cake

6 months before the big day:

1. Send save the dates!

2. Bridesmaids/Groomsmen attire

3. Book Honeymoon

4. Purchase wedding bands

5. Plan rehearsal dinner

2 months before the big day:

1. Send out invitations

2. Confirm wedding day transportation

3. Vows for ceremony

4. Decide on accessories

6 weeks before the big day:

1. Apply for marriage license

1 month before the big day:

1. Bachelor/bachelorette party

2. Bridal Shower

3. Final dress fitting

4. Music meeting with DJ/Band

Day before the big day:

1. Rehearsal Dinner

Day of:

1. Get hitched and live happily ever after! 😉


‘Til next time!