Don't forget to check these items off your list before the Big Day!
  • Start to notify banks, employers, and other agencies and organizations of name and/or address changes.
  • Visit the reception site with the site manager to plan the setup’s lighting, acoustics, and air circulation.
  • Choose the linens and place settings. Coordinate the reception decor and the floral centerpiece with the florist, the reception-site manager, and the caterer.
  • Have the final fitting of your gown and accessories.
  • Have your wedding portrait taken if desired.
  • Assemble and mail your wedding invitations six to eight weeks prior to wedding date.
  • Mail your wedding announcement write-up to any newspapers.
  • Apply for and obtain your marriage license.
  • Reconfirm your honeymoon plans; pay the final deposits as required.
  • Do any shopping for your “going away” outfit and honeymoon.
  • Make sure your attendants have their outfits in order: purchased, altered, rented.
  • If a flower girl and ring bearer are participating, confirm that their outfits are in order.
  • Make hair, nail, and spa appointments as necessary.
  • Verify with rehearsal dinner hosts that invitations are mailed.