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Wedding Checklist

Sedona Wedding Checklist

1 Year to 6 Months Before Your Wedding

1. Announce your engagement.

2. Order wedding rings.

3. Meet with parents to discuss type of wedding and who is going to pay.

4. Plan your wedding budget. This is a good time to choose a caterer or reception venue so you have an idea of the cost per person for guests.

5. Book a wedding planner or wedding coordinator.

6. Choose your wedding and reception site.

7. Choose your attendants.

8. Shop for the bride's dress and order it now.

9. Plan your color scheme, (it may help to talk with caterer/venue for this regarding tablecloths and napkins, etc.).

10. Consult your wedding planner about lodging and honeymoon plans.

11. Register at wedding gift registry.

12. Begin guest lists.

13. Order invitations. Seat your guests in style with placecards.

14. Select and book your photographer, videographer and entertainment.

3 to 4 months before

1. Complete your guest list.

2. Invite out-of-town guests early so they can plan plane, hotel and other travel.

3. Address invitations as soon as they arrive. Confirm addresses before you write out the envelopes.

4. Order bridesmaid dresses.

5. Order groom's, groomsmen's and father's tuxedos.

7. Shop for your wedding cake.

8. Talk to florist to choose wedding flowers and wedding reception decorations.

9. Plan ceremony and reception details with your planner.

10. Arrange for wedding transportation.

11. Complete your honeymoon plans.

1 to 2 months out

1. Buy wedding gift for each other.

2. Mail wedding invitations. For a destination wedding, this should happen earlier, move to 3-4 months out.

3. Plan the rehearsal and rehearsal dinner.

4. Pick up wedding rings.

5. Have final fitting of gown & bridesmaid dresses.

6. Contact newspaper regarding the wedding announcement policy.

7. Arrange for hotels for out-of-town guests.

8. Send thank you notes for early gifts.

9. Purchase gifts for attendants.

Last Two Weeks!

1. Pick-up Arizona marriage license

2. Send announcement to newspaper.

3. Have your hair done by hairdresser like you plan to wear it on your wedding day! Don't forget to bring the veil.

4. Check on honeymoon reservations and airport transportation.

5. Address your wedding announcements, have someone mail them for you on your wedding day so they're postmarked that day.

6. Confirm final details with florist, entertainment, rental services, caterers, photographers, reception sites, etc.

7. Pay all balances due at this time.

8. Pay any security deposits.

Final 2 days

1. Rehearsal dinner - attendant gifts.

2. Look back over the checklist and make sure you haven't missed anything. This way you can relax.

3. Double check with caterer and rental company to be sure they're exact on the details of when and where the reception is going to be.

Take pleasure in your beautiful Sedona wedding.

All the fun planning your wedding in Sedona comes beforehand, so now, simply relax and enjoy your sweetheart, friends and family in one of the most gorgeous places in the world.

It will be a loving memory that lasts a lifetime.