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WEDDINGS CHECK LIST
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Wedding check list
NOW, TAKE A STEP BACK AND BREATHE, YOU’RE HALFWAY DONE.
Stay with us, and let us guide you through that final stretch. Keep on checking your to-do list:
9 MONTHS BEFORE YOUR WEDDING
Set up your wedding website and create your registry.
Select your Palace Resorts honeymoon resort. It may be the same resort as your ceremony or choose a different one.
Book your photographer and videographer with your Palace Resorts Wedding Coordinator.
Schedule the rehearsal dinner.
Start gown shopping.
Book your reception entertainment. Options range from soloists, to Mariachi bands and more.
Decide on the style of the cake.
Review and finalize contracts. Start paying for all your wedding items.
Order or make your wedding stationary.
6 MONTHS BEFORE
If you are choosing to do a legal ceremony, the Palace Resorts Wedding Coordinator will guide you regarding all the paperwork needed (passports, documents needed for marriage application and license).
Select and order your gown and bridesmaid dresses.
Make final selections for your flowers, decor, menu and cake.
Select music for the ceremony, cocktail hour and reception if you haven’t booked entertainment.
Make arrangements for any transportation at the location such as a shuttle for guests to and from the airport.
Encourage your guests to book their rooms through the same method that you have.
Send out invitations.
Compile your gift registry within your wedding website.
5 MONTHS BEFORE
Have groom and groomsmen rent tuxedos, if wearing them, or arrange alternative wedding attire.
Select and buy wedding favors. If you are making them, this is the time to start.
4 MONTHS BEFORE
Buy shoes, jewelry and other accessories.
Follow up with any late RSVP’s. Confirm that all guests have booked and paid for their rooms and flights. Release any rooms that are not needed.
Start to think about ceremonial vows.
Get a facial.
3 MONTHS BEFORE
Make sure your wedding website is updated with your most recent information.
Research group activities and excursions.
Prepare the welcome.
Letter to your guests and itinerary of events to include in gift bag.
Book the make-up artist, hair stylist and nail technician.
Finalize honeymoon details.
Plan your bridal shower.
Shop for wedding rings.
2 MONTHS BEFORE
Set up a seating chart.
Test a spray tan if you plan on getting one for the wedding.
Organize your wedding program together with your Palace Resorts Wedding Coordinator.
Plan your bachelor & bachelorette party. There are many opportunities for great fun at Palace Resorts.
Arrange ceremony details with your Palace Resorts Wedding Coordinator like: guest book and pillow for the ring bearer.
Bride and groom’s parents coordinate outfits.
Watch a wedding movie to get in the mood.
Provide a list of preferred songs to your DJ/singer.
Make sure that all in the wedding party are aware of what is required of them.
Confirm your honeymoon reservation and any special requests.
Schedule dress fitting and final touchups.
4-6 WEEKS BEFORE
Finalize details with your Palace Resorts Wedding Coordinator and local vendors.
Review an order of events schedule with your wedding coordinator.
Revisit ceremony details: write vows, finalize music.
Finalize the music choices for the ceremony.
Ask guests to RSVP for group activities via e-mail.
Ship gift bag items, printed materials (programs, etc.) to site or plan how you will take with you.
Purchase gifts for your wedding party.
Finalize seating arrangements and place cards.
Review all confirmed details with your Palace Resorts Wedding Coordinator.
3 WEEKS BEFORE
Finalize guest head count and confirm group activities.
Update your wedding website with final itinerary.
Address any wedding announcements, stamp and arrange for mailing on your wedding day.
1 WEEK BEFORE
Finalize the seating plan.
Pack what you need for the wedding and honeymoon; pick up tuxes.
Put together an emergency kit (spot remover, Band-Aids, aspirin, etc.).
Determine photo schedule and shot list for the photographer.
Confirm your in-person date and time meeting with the Palace Resorts Wedding Coordinator and the vendors for when you arrive.
DAY BEFORE DEPARTURE
Update your wedding website.
Contact wedding party and make sure they know how to reach you.
Organize and confirm roles and responsibilities for the day.
3-4 DAYS BEFORE
Arrive at Palace Resorts and meet with your Palace Resorts Wedding Coordinator, officiant and vendors to review final details.
Have a hair and make-up trial.
Get a massage and enjoy!
ON YOUR WEDDING DAY
Eat something light.
Relax and enjoy every minute of your wedding day.
Thank everyone personally for their attendance and contribution to the wedding.
AFTER YOUR WEDDING
Make your honeymoon more romantic by selecting a honeymoon package.
Enjoy your honeymoon!
ONCE YOU ARRIVE HOME
Send out Thank You cards to all your guests.
Enjoy the rest of your life together!
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