Are you getting married? Congratulations!! Planning a wedding can be hectic and confusing. As a result, a wedding checklist is crucial to keep track of all wedding to-do’s. Iludio Wedding Checklist is designed to fit most situations. You will find links to helpful guides that relate to tasks. For a wedding on a short schedule, just start at the beginning of the list and move as quickly as possible. You should consider creating a gift registry to get the right wedding gifts.

6 – 12 months before

3 – 6 months before

  • Start shopping for wedding gown
  • Select and notify your wedding party
  • Determine the marriage license requirements
  • Create and send save-the-date cards
  • Research and hire photographer(s). Read Tips to Select.
  • Schedule and take your engagement photo
  • Pick your wedding colours. Read Choosing Your Colours.
  • Research and hire videographer(s)
  • Research and hire caterer(s)
  • Research and hire your decorator
  • Research and hire your florist
  • Create your wedding gift registries. Start one Here.
  • Reserve hotel room blocks
  • Order wedding and reception dresses
  • Shop for wedding ring
  • Shop for bridesmaids dresses
  • Research and hire your cake baker
  • Start planning your honeymoon. See Things to Consider.
  • Finalize wedding guest list
  • Order invitations, programs and other stationery
  • Research and hire makeup artist and hair stylist
  • Book honeymoon flights and hotels
  • Arrange visas, passports and vaccinations for honeymoon
  • Research and hire MC
  • Research and hire DJ
  • Research and hire Band/Musician
  • Research and hire day-of transportation
  • Select groom and groomsmen attire
  • Select bridesmaids dresses
  • Order wedding rings
  • Order wedding cake(s)
  • Order accessories (shoes, etc.)

1 – 3 months before

  • Book wedding night accommodation
  • Finalize music with DJ and/or band
  • Finalize food and drink menus with caterer(s)
  • Plan wedding rehearsal and dinner
  • Obtain a marriage license
  • Have beauty (hair and makeup) trials
  • Send wedding invitations
  • Confirm all transportation plans
  • Confirm car decorations

1 week before

  • Provide final head count to caterer(s) and reception venue
  • Confirm honeymoon arrangements – accommodation, travel documents, etc
  • Pack for your honeymoon
  • Pack an emergency kit for wedding day
  • Get a reliable person to bring vital items (including the emergency kit)
  • Arrange for reliable person(s) to collect cash sprayed
  • Review final details with officiants and wedding party
  • Have final beauty treatments
  • Confirm payments with vendors
  • Set aside payments for vendors on the wedding day

Day before wedding

  • Attend rehearsal and dinner
  • Review contingency plans with planner
  • Get some rest and sleep early

On wedding day

  • Have a good breakfast
  • Get dressed at least 2 hours before
  • Get Married! Have fun, smile and be calm. Make it memorable.

Post-wedding day

  • Complete outstanding vendor payments
  • Write Reviews for your vendors
  • Send thank-you messages or make thank-you calls