Hit all your planning milestones for the special day.
14 months: Your date is set when you have your venue booked.
On average engagements last about 15 months.. Start your planning now!
You have found your partner for a lifetime. It's time to reflect, to celebrate, and to plan!
7-9 Months: Register for gifts ahead of any engagement or bridal showers. Guest appreciate the ideas and guidance your wedding registry provides.
6-12 Months: Book your cake shop or bakery 6-12 months before the big day. Smaller shops may require more lead time.
1 Week: Finalize seating arrangement and give final head count to your caterer.
13-14 months: Wedding photographers and local bands book early. Secure these as soon as you can after finalizing your date/venue.
6-8 Months: Give your guests early notice of your wedding date. If you are planning a destination wedding, aim for 8-10 months.
6-9 Months: Along with your venue, cake and clothing choices, flowers will play a starring role in the look of your wedding.
8-12 Months: Start shopping 12 months in advance and be prepared to order with at least an eight month window for your gown to come in and for alterations.
6-8 Weeks: Mail Wedding Invitations. For a destination wedding allow more time and mail invites 3 months in advance.
6 Months: Plan and book your get-away. You'll be grateful for a break with your sweetie when the wedding is over!
1-2 Weeks: Ensure the fit and accessories for your formalwear are ready for the big day.