You’re Engaged, Now What?!
Tips on what to do when you get engaged.Read More
Now comes time to start planning and getting ready for the big day! We know, you’re overwhelmed, it’s totally normal.
But don’t worry, we’re here to help!
But first, take a deep breath and enjoy the early days of your engagement!
Discuss wedding style, budget, ceremony and reception site.
Select wedding date.
Create wedding website.
Consult with clergy or officiant.
Begin compiling the guest list.
Visit reception sites.
Gather referrals for musicians, florists, photographers, etc.
Start to shop for your wedding gown.
Choose bridesmaids and groomsmen.
Finalize guest list.
Shop for rings; order engraving.
Hire musicians, photographer, videographer.
Select wedding gown, accessories.
Start registering for gifts.
Shop for invitations.
Review menu with caterer.
Arrange lodging for visiting guests.
Shop for bridesmaid dresses.
Finalize honeymoon plans.
Arrange limousine transportation.
Make hair, makeup appointments and trials.
Discuss flowers with florist.
Finalize ceremony details.
Begin to address invitations.
Print program for ceremony.
Prepare song list for musicians.
Order favors and bridal party gifts.
Order formal wear for groomsmen.
Apply for marriage license.
Plan rehearsal dinner.
Confirm guest list
Draw up seating chart.
Write out place cards.
Confirm honeymoon reservations.
Give caterer final guest count.
Pick up formal wear; check for fit.
Write out instructions for ushers.
Seal tips in marked envelopes.
Relax enjoy your wedding week!
Order photos and albums from photographer.
Write and send thank you notes
Enjoy being newlyweds
And… submit your wedding to New Jersey Bride!