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Wedding Task List Wedding Date 11-Oct-12 Due Date Notes Action Item 12-Oct-11 Find the engagement ring. 12-Oct-11 Propose. 12-Oct-11 Set an initial budget. 12-Oct-11 Select a wedding date and time. 12-Oct-11 Announce your engagement. 12-Oct-11 Determine the type of wedding you want (day/night, indoor/outdoor, balcktie/formal). 12-Oct-11 Research availability of reception locations. 12-Oct-11 Select and book your reception location. 12-Oct-11 Research availability of ceremony locations, if not included with your hotel wedding package. 12-Oct-11 Select and book your ceremony location. 12-Oct-11 Determine who will officiate at the ceremony, if not provided with the ceremony location. 12-Oct-11 Determine how many guests you wish to invite. 12-Oct-11 Set aside hotel rooms for out-of-town guests. 12-Oct-11 Get a band or DJ, get one early because they can get booked quickly. 12-Oct-11 Decide if you want a bridal party, and if so, then how large. 12-Oct-11 Start to research your bridal gowns. 12-Oct-11 Start to research the grooms formal wear/tuxedo. 12-Oct-11 Start to research bridesmaids' dresses. 12-Oct-11 Start to research formal wear for the groomsmen. 12-Oct-11 Compare and find a photographer. 12-Oct-11 Compare and find a videographer. 12-Oct-11 Find local florists and set appointments to look at their work 12-Oct-11 Create a bridal registry, and/or an engagement registry. 12-Oct-11 Visit bridal shows. Check the schedule of upcoming bridal shows in your areas. 9 months 15-Jan-12 Start compiling the guest list (inform your families to do the same). 15-Jan-12 Select the attendants for your wedding party. 15-Jan-12 Purchase the bride's gown. 15-Jan-12 Purchase the groom's suit/tuxedo. 15-Jan-12 Purchase bridesmaid's dresses. 15-Jan-12 Arrange for you groomsmen to be measured and reserve the tuxedos. 15-Jan-12 Shop for the wedding dress, headpiece, veil, and other accessories. 15-Jan-12 Start planning for honeymoon, research you destinations. 15-Jan-12 Choose and reserve your florist. 15-Jan-12 Order the wedding cake, if not privded by the caterer or reception hall. 15-Jan-12 If you choose to have a Rehearsal Dinner, reserve a restaurant or make other arrangements. 15-Jan-12 Arrange for transportation for the wedding. Limousines, Horse & Carriage, Vintage cars, etc. 6 months 14-Apr-12 Check requirements for a marriage license. 14-Apr-12 Shop for wedding rings 14-Apr-12 Select and order the invitations and stationery. 14-Apr-12 Make sure all the men's attire has been ordered. 14-Apr-12 Complete the guest lists. 14-Apr-12 Inform mothers to select their dresses. 14-Apr-12 Select and order the men's attire. 14-Apr-12 Finalise honeymoon details and make the necessary reservations. 3 months 13-Jul-12 Confirm the menu and catering details with the hotel. 13-Jul-12 Prepare all maps and directions for the ceremony and reception. 13-Jul-12 Select your wedding rings. 13-Jul-12 Buy a wedding guest book. 13-Jul-12 Set the dates and times with the officiant for the rehearsal. 13-Jul-12 Determine your resources for designing and printing the program for the ceremony. 13-Jul-12 Finalise the florist details, photographer, videographer, musicians, etc. 13-Jul-12 Arrange the ncessary accomodations for out-of-town guests. 13-Jul-12 Plan your rehearsal dinner, time and place. 13-Jul-12 Confirm the wedding cake details with the baker. 6 weeks 30-Aug-12 Post invitations. 30-Aug-12 Confirm the Car Hire or other forms of transportation for the wedding. 4 weeks 13-Sep-12 Confirm your menu for the reception. Estimate the expected number of guests. 13-Sep-12 Buy a gift for the groom. 13-Sep-12 Schedule a final fitting for your gown so it can be ready for your formal bridal portrait. 13-Sep-12 Purchase a going away outfit. 13-Sep-12 Pick up your wedding rings. 13-Sep-12 Purchase (borrow) all wedding accessories such as the ring pillow, goblets, garter belt, candles, etc. 13-Sep-12 Confirm florist details and delivery times. 13-Sep-12 Plan the seating for the reception as well as other details for the ceremony and reception. 13-Sep-12 Start writing placement cards. 13-Sep-12 Make sure all bridesmaids' attire has been fitted. 13-Sep-12 Buy a gift for the bride. Choose the music for your ceremony, first dance and party and give information to band, dj, or other 13-Sep-12 musicians. 2 weeks 27-Sep-12 Handle business and legal details such as name changes, address, changes, etc. 27-Sep-12 Reconfirm your guests' accomodations. 27-Sep-12 Make sure all clothing and accessories for you and the bridal party are ready. 27-Sep-12 Get your marriage license. 1 week 4-Oct-12 Review any seating details with the ushers. 4-Oct-12 Make sure all wedding attire fits. 4-Oct-12 Finalise the seating arrangements. 4-Oct-12 Reconfirm your honeymoon reservations. Ensure you have any necessary plane tickets. 4-Oct-12 Start packing for your honeymoon. 4-Oct-12 Call any guests who have not responded yet. 4-Oct-12 Finish all the place cards for the reception. 4-Oct-12 Review all the final details with your photographer, videographer, etc. 4-Oct-12 Give a final head count to the hotel. 4-Oct-12 Confirm the availability of the musicians and vocalists. 4-Oct-12 Delegate responsibilities to reliable individuals on your wedding day. 4-Oct-12 Wrap and present the wedding party gifts. 4-Oct-12 Finalise your wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner arrangements or other plans. 1 day 4-Oct-12 Get a manicure or massage to relax yourself. 4-Oct-12 Stay with your family the night before and sleep early. 4-Oct-12 Review and rehearse all the details of your participants. The Big Day 11-Oct-12 Make sure the best man and maid of honor sign the wedding certificate 11-Oct-12 Allow yourself plenty of time to get dressed. 11-Oct-12 Be sure to eat properly. 11-Oct-12 Rest and relax with a good bath. 11-Oct-12 Prepare for your hairdresser and makeup appointments. 11-Oct-12 Enjoy your wonderful wedding and cherish each and every moment!
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