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Enjoy an Inspirational Valentine Bridal Show!
Wine, Roses and Valentine Chocolate!

 

The New Oxford Suites Sonoma County in Rohnert Park February 23rd, 2020...Be There!

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Wedding Timeline

10-12 Months Before

  • Select a wedding planner or date book
  • Talk with your fiancé and all parents about budget and theme-which includes everything from colors to cake.
  • Decide on the ceremony and reception sites and reserve both
  • Start shopping for your dress
  • Choose your attendants
  • Start booking consultants, caterers, bakers, photographer, videographer, florist and musicians

7-9 Months Before

  • With fiance visit your officiant or justice of the peace
  • Choose and order your dress and accessories
  • Register for gifts
  • Begin putting together your guest list and have your fiancé start his
  • Start consulting your travel agent about your honeymoon

4-6 Months Before

  • Plan the details with all wedding professionals (caterers, florist, photographer)
  • Book calligrapher, portrait photographer, and limousines, horse carriage for the wedding party
  • Order all wedding invitations and announcements
  • Shop for bridesmaid dresses
  • Discuss and schedule the rehearsal dinner with your fiancé
  • Reserve a block of hotel rooms for out-of-town guests
  • If necessary, secure rentals for tables, chairs, linens, etc
  • Complete your honeymoon plans and make reservations
  • Have fiancé shop for tuxedos and suits

2-3 Months Before

  • Finalize the guest list
  • Make appointment for first dress fitting
  • Order the wedding rings
  • Shop for honeymoon and lingerie clothes
  • Check state requirements for blood tests
  • Make your first appointment with your hairstylist

6-8 Weeks Before

  • Mail Invitations
  • Have programs printed
  • Shop for a guest book
  • Buy your fiance’s wedding gift
  • Choose gifts for all attendants
  • Have the final dress and headpiece fitting
  • Have your portrait taken
  • Pick up the rings
  • Plan your bridesmaid party
  • Write thank-you notes as you receive gifts
  • Send your announcement to the newspapers
  • If moving, arrange to transport belongings

2-3 Weeks Before

  • Make copies of ceremony readings…write your vows
  • Get the marriage license with your fiancé
  • Submit request lists to the photographer, videographer and musician
  • Arrange the seating plan
  • Confirm honeymoon reservations
  • Address your announcements to mail on the wedding day
  • Write toasts for the rehearsal dinner and reception

1 Week Before

  • Pick up your dress
  • Pack for Honeymoon; get your going-away outfit ready
  • Check with your bank about using your ATM card at your honeymoon location
  • Give the final guest count to your caterer
  • Check final details with all wedding professionals
  • Give the bridesmaid’s party
  • Keep up with all thank-you notes
  • Remind all attendants of the rehearsal details

Day Before

  • Treat yourself and mom to manicure and pedicure
  • Place a “touch base” call to the wedding professionals
  • Hold the rehearsal and the rehearsal dinner
  • GO TO BED EARLY!

Day Of Wedding

  • Eat breakfast-very important!
  • Drop announcements in the mail
  • Meet the girls early…hair and make-up ready…get dressed!
  • ENJOY-IT’S YOUR BIG DAY!
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