8-12 Months in Advance

Tasks to perform 8-12 months in advance of your wedding

  • Announce your engagement to your families
  • Plan to have families meet, if possible
  • Set a wedding date
  • Have an engagement photo taken
  • Select wedding bands
  • Establish your wedding budget
  • Determine how the expenses will be shared
  • Choose a record – keeping system for payments
  • Go to as many Bridal Shows as possible
  • Decide what type of wedding  you want
  • Consider hiring a wedding consultant
  • Determine who will be invited
  • Reserve the ceremony site
  • Reserve the officiant
  • Reserve the reception site
  • Book caterer and determine menu
  • Book bartender and select liquor choices
  • Announce your engagement formally
  • Create wedding webpage
  • Shop for wedding gown and headpiece, shoes
  • Schedule fittings and delivery of wedding dress
  • Shop for bridesmaids’ dresses, headpieces, shoes
  • Select attire for groom and groomsmen
  • Schedule fittings for all attendants
Rob Black, Manager

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