You have likely been ironing out all of the details of your wedding day for a little while now, from narrowing down your dream team of vendors, to buying your dress, however there are still a handful if items left on your to-do list to check off. Whether you have a planner or not, we have curated a list of items to help keep you on tractor the next 6 months.

6 Months Out:

Determine the details for your rehearsal dinner 

Book any other weekend events 

Buy or rent the the Groom's and Groomsmen attire 

Secure your wedding transportation (including a getaway car if you are leaving at the end of the night)

5 Months Out:

Book your honeymoon

Begin premarital counseling 

Order your wedding invitations 

4 Months Out:

Purchase your wedding bands 

If doing gift bags, start buying your goodies and prepping the setup 

Schedule your final dress fittings

Go to your menu tasting with your caterers 

Confirm the details for your wedding cake look

Consider Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

3 Months Out: 

Stuff and send out wedding invitations

Book your hair and makeup trials 

Begin writing your vows 

Plan any pre wedding gatherings, such as a, bridal shower, bachelorette party, or bachelor party. 

2 Months Out: 

Pickup your marriage license (and keep it safe!)

Go to your first dress fitting 

Start thinking about your wedding day songs

Purchase any insurance required by your venue(s)

Go to your final site walk through 

Purchase flower girl basket(s) / ring bearer pillow(s) if needed

1 Month Out:

Prepare your final payments to vendors 

Attend your final venue walk through 

Finalize your seating chart and guest count 

Order day-of paper goods (i.e. table numbers, place cards, menus, etc.)

Assign any wedding responsibilities to bridesmaids

Week Of:

Take care of any final beauty items (i.e. wax your eyebrows, get a spray tan, get your nails done)

Go to your final dress fitting (bring a friend to learn how to bustle your dress!)

Confirm any honeymoon details 

Pack for your honeymoon

Get your ring cleaned 

Do a run-through of your vows 

Day Before:

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!

Prepare a small bag with any day of necessities 

Get plenty of beauty sleep 

Day Of: 

Eat breakfast 

Have your personal items ready for your photographer 

Thank your loved ones


Wedding Planning 6 Month Checklist

Wedding Planning 6 Month Checklist

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