Detailed Wedding Planning Checklist

Want to cover all bases? Use our detailed wedding planning checklist:

At least 12 months before

  • You need to choose the date, or at the very least the month of your wedding. Be ready to be flexible to accommodate the space and the minister.
  • An evening wedding does not require the same kind of planning as an afternoon one.
  • Decide if you want to have an official engagement party.
  • Look at your finances and consider what kind of financial help you will get from your and your partner's parents, if any.
  • Reserve the location for the reception.
  • Choose an officiant for your wedding and reserve the date.
  • Decide if you want a big party or an intimate reception.
  • Write down an initial guestlist according to the reception size.
  • Look at online catalogues or go shopping for your rings.

9 to 12 months before

6 to 9 months before

3 to 6 months before

2 months before

1 month before

2 weeks before

1 week before

Wedding day

After the wedding

Detailed Wedding Planning Checklist Tips

Although this is a detailed wedding planning checklist, you should customize it to your own situation. Simply click on the Use List button to save it to your checklist account. You can then remove tasks or add your own. Don't forget to share the list with your loved one. It's a great time start sharing your workload and your life. After all, this is what the wedding is all about: an intro to your mutual life.