married couple sharing a kiss on the dance floor

Wedding Planner



  • Choose a wedding date
  • Determine your budget
  • Choose your wedding theme
  • Pick your wedding party
  • Schedule engagement photos
  • Start compiling guest list
  • Research venues for your ceremony and reception
  • Research bridal gown styles and plan a shopping trip!
  • Create and order your save the date

10-12 MONTHS

  • Reserve a venue for ceremony and reception
  • Choose bridesmaid attire and accessories
  • Book a photographer
  • Book a DJ/band
  • Ensure passport is valid if honeymoon is abroad
  • Book a wedding planner
  • Book a caterer
  • Decide on décor
  • Mail out save the date


  • Plan a honeymoon
  • Start looking for invitations and stationery
  • Start looking for favours
  • Finalize dresses and accessories for all
  • Find hotels for guests coming from out of town
  • Reserve tables, chairs, and linens required
  • Create gift registries
  • Reserve décor
  • Choose an officiant


  • Book an officiant
  • Order wedding cake
  • Schedule tastings
  • Decide on outfits for groomsmen
  • Book a florist
  • Finalize a guest list
  • Finalize timeline wedding rehearsal
  • Research hair and makeup and book stylists and artist
  • Book rehearsal dinner venue


  • Choose flowers for reception, party, attendants, etc.
  • Schedule dress fittings
  • Book honeymoon flights and hotels
  • Book room for wedding night
  • Finalize a rehearsal dinner guest list
  • Buy a ring bearer pillow
  • Prepare playlists for DJ/band
  • Book rehearsal dinner venue
  • Finalize reception menu


  • Order menu cards
  • Order wedding favours
  • Finalize honeymoon plans
  • Shop for outfit for bachelorette/engagement party
  • Book hair and makeup appointments
  • Book spa and beauty treatments
  • Plan reception seating
  • Book mani/pedi/massage for day before
  • Get "Something Old, New, Borrowed, Blue"


  • Send wedding invitations
  • Begin writing wedding vows
  • Meet with officiant to plan the ceremony
  • Apply for marriage license
  • Finalize fittings for wedding dress and wedding party
  • Finalize seating
  • Order transportation for wedding day
  • Pick up wedding rings
  • Create a wedding day schedule


  • Give a copy of your honeymoon itinerary to someone
  • Confirm honeymoon reservations
  • Pick up marriage license
  • Confirm date and time with venue/s
  • Update registries
  • Delegate someone to return all rentals
  • Provide wedding party and vendors with schedule
  • Check in with vendors and finalize details
  • Order thank you cards


  • Pack for honeymoon
  • Final dress fitting
  • Follow up with guests who have not RSVP'd
  • Give caterer the final count
  • Prepare wedding day emergency kit
  • Meet with photographer to discuss requests
  • Send playlists to DJ/band
  • Get haircut and colour
  • Enjoy scheduled spa and beauty treatments


  • Get a mani / pedi / massage
  • Attend wedding rehearsal
  • Have the groomsmen attire picked up
  • Final confirmation with all vendors
  • Deliver welcome bags to hotels
  • Confirm your hair and makeup appointments
  • Finish packing for the honeymoon
  • Ensure everything is laid out for the morning
  • Get your beauty rest. Don't stay up late!


  • Eat a healthy and hearty breakfast
  • Give best man wedding rings
  • Take a deep breath and relax and enjoy the day!