To finish all important duties on time, the bride and groom
should plan a calendar of events in advance.
Print out this page to avoid last minute hassles.

Twelve to Eighteen Months Before the Wedding.

Announce engagement
Set wedding date and choose reception site
Consult clergyman or Justice of the Peace on necessary arrangements
Audition music providers
Hire photographer and videographer

Six to Twelve Months Before the Wedding

Compile the invitation list
Choose your bridal party
Select florist.
Select and order bridal gown from a "Full Service" bridal shop.
Select and order bridesmaids and Tuxedos from a Full Service bridal shop.
Pick honeymoon destination and begin making reservations

(If leaving the country check on passports, inoculations and other documents.)

Four to Six Months Before the Wedding

Order wedding invitations and Thank You notes
Select bridal registry
Shop for trousseau

Three to Four Months Before the Wedding

Confirm delivery date of bridal gown and bridesmaids dresses
Choose wedding rings and order engraving.
Buy gifts for the bridal party.
Finalize honeymoon plans.
Arrange limousine transportation.

Two to Three Months Before Wedding

Arrange accommodations for out-of-town guests.
Finalize wedding choreography.
Contact local newspaper to find out how to place wedding announcement.
Purchase reception favors.

One Month Before Wedding

Print and mail invitations.
Make arrangements to have bridal portrait taken.
Plan rehearsal dinner.
Make appointment with beauty salon.
Confirm honeymoon reservations.
Arrange for final gown fitting.
Consult caterer about menu.
Consult florist about church and reception hall decorations.
Check on marriage license, and blood test requirements.
Arrange to have belongings moved to your new residence.

One Week Before Wedding

Purchase Travelers checks for the honeymoon.
Pack for honeymoon.
Give final guest count to caterer.
Have final consultation with florist.
Inform attendants of time and place of rehearsal.
Review reception seating plans.
Arrange for name and address changes on bank accounts, credit cards, driver's license and social security.

The Day Before the Wedding

Give someone a copy of your honeymoon itinerary and have them check your home while you are away.
Check your luggage and get a good night sleep.

After the Wedding

Take your dress to Tunis Bridal to have cleaned and preserved.
Tell your friends about Tunis Bridal And do not forget...

The following is a checklist of agencies, people, and businesses, which will need to be made aware of your new name change.

Social Security Office
Internal Revenue Service
The State Motor Vehicle Office
Your Employer
Insurance Companies (Health/Life/Auto)
Banks and Credit Unions
Doctors and Lawyers
Passport Office
Voter Registration
Credit Card Companies
Any Leases/Deeds
Post Office