Follow our step-by-step wedding planning guide for the big day

Not sure where to start once you’ve said “yes” to the love of your life? Let us help! From shopping for the perfect dress to taste testing delicious cakes, we’ve got the 12-month breakdown on how to plan your wedding stress-free! See our step-by-step guide below.

10-12 Months Before

  • Announce your engagement
  • Develop a budget
  • Book a venue/set a date
  • Compile your guest list

7-9 Months Before

  • Shop for your dress
  • Pick a theme
  • Hire vendors
  • Form your wedding party
  • Create a gift registry

4-6 Months Before

  • Pick a cake
  • Order invitations
  • Plan your honeymoon
  • Scout hotels for out-of-towners
  • Book officiant
  • Reserve for rehearsal dinner

2-3 Months Before

  • Send save the dates
  • Book makeup and hair
  • Order wedding rings
  • Get favours
  • Shop for bridesmaids dresses and groomsmen suits

1 Month Before

  • Solidify seating plan
  • Follow-up with vendors
  • Order rentals
  • Get a marriage license
  • Write vows
  • Pick up your dress

Weeks leading up to it

  • 4 weeks before: Arrange transportation
  • 3 weeks before: Book a spa day
  • 2 weeks before: Set aside cheques
  • 1 week before: Pack for honeymoon