Three to Four Months Out

• Review and approve your printed invitations.
• Book a rehearsal and dinner venue.
• Send your guest list to the hosts of any bridal showers.
• Start your dress fittings and obtain the shoes you want to wear.
• Order the wedding/groom’s cakes.
• Finalize your music.
• Confirm appointments for hair and makeup, if needed.
• Confirm final menu, readings, solos, toasts, and flowers.
• Order favors if planned.
• Finalize the ceremony and reception schedules. Send these finals to each vendor.
• Finalize and book your honeymoon.
• Buy any needed undergarments/honeymoon attire.
• If needed, print menus and programs.
• Buy your rings.

One to Two Months Out

• Check in with all vendors to ensure everyone is scheduled and confirm your selections.
• Mail invitations.
• Take care of newspaper announcements.
• Get your marriage license.
• Bachelorette party ‘til you just can’t party anymore!
• Document your RSVP’s, you’ll need these final numbers for the caterers.
• Mail rehearsal and dinner invitations.
• One last dress/tuxedo fitting!
• Confirm hair and make-up appointments one last time.
• Complete your seating chart.
• Purchases bridesmaid’s and groomsmen gifts.
• Finalize your vows if you chose to write your own. Better check to be sure your mate has done the same thing.
• If needed, get your hair cut/trimmed/colored.