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Wedding Planning Checklist and Budget

Planning a wedding takes a lot of work. Here is a list to get you started. No two weddings are alike, so edit the list to make your perfect wedding planner.

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Marc Harrison
Marc Harrison
24th April 2023 in weddings
Wedding Planning Checklist and Budget
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  • When
    12 months

  • Choose a date

  • Personalize and order Save the Date

  • Discuss your budget, and who is paying

  • Announce the engagement

  • Create a wedding website or Facebook Page

  • Start collecting ideas for the wedding style

  • Choose the bridesmaids and maid of honor

  • Choose the groomsmen and best man

  • Insurance for engagement ring (and wedding?)

  • Take engagement photo

  • Begin compiling guest list

  • Consider whether you want to use a wedding planner

  • Begin researching musicians

  • Begin researching caterer

  • Begin researching photographer, videographer

  • Research wedding dress and veil styles

  • Start compiling a short-list of venues

  • When
    10 Months

  • Mail Save the Dates

  • Research florists

  • Choose bridal party attire and accessories

  • Book ceremony and reception venues

  • Book officiant

  • Book musicians

  • Book caterers

  • Book photographer, videographer

  • Purchase wedding dress and veil

  • Establish a fitness routine

  • Establish a skin care/beauty routine

  • When
    8 Months

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