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
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