Wedding Checklist

So You’re Engaged, Now What?

weddingdressSix to Twelve Months Before the Wedding

  • Decide on a date
  • Discuss a budget and size of wedding
  • Select theme and colors palette
  • Call K-Bay Catering
  • Compile a guestlist
  • Choose location of ceremony, rehearsal & reception venue
  • Make an appointment with a Clergyman/Officiate
  • Register at bridal registries
  • Obtain floral & music estimates
  • Choose a professional photographer
  • Select the bridesmaids and groomsmen
  • Shop for and order wedding gown and bridesmaid dresses
  • Think about honeymoon destination (renew passports & inoculations, if required)

Five Months Before the Wedding

  • Finalize guest list
  • Order wedding invitations and personalized thank you notes
  • Reserve hotel rooms for out-of-town guests
  • Choose and order wedding rings
  • Check out bakers for wedding cake
  • Get estimates
  • Select florist
  • Schedule transportation for the bridal party to and from the ceremony & reception
  • Hire a professional coordinator or appoint someone to be point-of-contact at your wedding

weddingcakeTwo to Three Months Before the Wedding

  • Confirm ceremony details with Clergyman/Officiate
  • Mail invitations
  • Order wedding cake
  • Select florist
  • Finalize menu and beverage order with K-Bay Catering
  • Plan rehearsal dinner with K-Bay Catering
  • Select attendants’ gifts, grooms gift
  • Final gown fitting
  • Keep a gift diary
  • Make appointment for hair, make-up, manicures and pedicures
  • Meet with photographer to confirm photo selections

One Month Before the Wedding

  • Get marriage license
  • Meet with musicians to confirm selections for reception
  • Send rehearsal dinner invitations
  • Confirm transportation plans

Two Weeks Before the Wedding

  • Confirm all arrangements for reception and rehearsal dinner with K-Bay Catering
  • Give final guest count to K-Bay Catering
  • Confirm honeymoon arrangements

weddingflowersOne Day Before the Wedding

  • Relax
  • Get a Massage

Wedding Day

  • K-Bay Catering is here to make your day special
  • Enjoy your day!

Downloadable Planning Checklist PDF