Here’s a handy guide for you to use to keep your wedding plans on track. Of course, everybody and every wedding is different, so this timeline should be adjusted to your needs. Good luck!

Wedding planning

9+ months before…

  • Gather inspiration from the Internet and magazines
  • Research vendors
  • Choose your wedding party
  • Work out a budget
  • Plan a guest list
  • Pick a date and book your venue

8+ months before…

  • Book your wedding DJ
  • Choose your photographer(s), caterers, and dress
  • Start your wedding registry

6+ months before…

  • Design (or have someone design) your invitation
  • Look into honeymoon destinations
  • Book your florist
  • Shop for wedding party suits and dresses
  • Arrange stay for out-of-town guests
  • Arrange transportation

4+ months before…

  • Book rehearsal venues
  • Decide on hair and makeup
  • Start choosing playlists with the help of your wedding DJ

3 months before…

  • Purchase rings
  • Finalize party favours, flowers, and menu items
  • Review playlists with your DJ

2 months before…

  • Check in with all vendors for updates
  • Send out invitations
  • Purchase bridesmaids’ gifts

1 month before…

  • Record RSVPs
  • Start seating arrangements
  • Have your last dress fitting
  • Obtain your marriage license

1 week before…

  • Confirm arrival times with vendors
  • Pick up your dress (at least one week before)
  • Pack for your honeymoon

Comment below if you’d like to contribute to this guide! We’d love to hear your ideas.