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Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist

Planning your dream wedding can be incredibly overwhelming. There are so many details to consider and the idea of missing something out is so stressful. Don’t worry, we have your back. Our ultimate wedding planning checklist is designed to make sure you haven’t missed any details, from extraordinary welcome drinks with champagne dresses to keeping your guests entertained with roaming acts such as magicians during the reception.

12 Months Before the Wedding

  • Set the date and venue for the wedding ceremony and reception.

  • Determine your wedding budget.

  • Create a guest list.

  • Book a wedding planner, if desired.

  • Choose your wedding party and ask them to be a part of the big day.

  • Start looking for dresses, suits, and outfits for the wedding party.

  • Research and book vendors for catering, flowers, photography, and music.

  • Get in touch with Nova Events to book unforgettable entertainment.

  • Plan the honeymoon and make necessary travel arrangements.

6-9 Months Before the Wedding

  • Choose and order your wedding invitations and other stationery.

  • Finalise the guest list.

  • Book accommodations for out-of-town guests.

  • Schedule hair and makeup trials.

  • Purchase the wedding dress and accessories.

  • Hire any additional vendors, such as a wedding coordinator or transportation.

  • Plan the wedding ceremony and reception details, such as the order of events and seating arrangements.

3-5 Months Before the Wedding

  • Mail out the wedding invitations.

  • Purchase or rent suits and outfits for the groom and groomsmen.

  • Purchase wedding rings.

  • Schedule fittings for the wedding party.

  • Choose and order the wedding cake.

  • Finalise menu and beverage selections.

  • Create a wedding day timeline.

1-2 Months Before the Wedding

  • Apply for a marriage licence.

  • Confirm details with all vendors and suppliers.

  • Finalise seating arrangements and create a seating chart.

  • Have the final dress fitting and make any necessary alterations.

  • Purchase or create wedding favours.

  • Plan the rehearsal dinner.

1 Week Before the Wedding

  • Pack for the honeymoon.

  • Double-check all details with vendors and suppliers.

  • Confirm the wedding day timeline with the wedding party.

  • Have a manicure and pedicure.

  • Arrange for transportation to and from the wedding.

Wedding Day

  • Relax and enjoy your special day!

Our wedding planning checklist is designed to give you peace of mind so you know everything is organised and your guests will be entertained on your special day. Our team loves creating special memories with our diverse range of acts and would be honoured to be included in your special day. Happy planning and congratulations!



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