Wedding Planning Timeline

There are a lot of components to planning a wedding. As a wedding planner, one of the most important things is ensuring the wedding planning process is as stress-free as possible for bride and the groom. When creating a wedding planning timeline, it helps clarify what tasks need to be completed by a certain deadline.


Here is an example of a wedding planning timeline: 


10-12 Months

  • Choose wedding date

  • Explore wedding venues

  • Build your wedding party

  • Brainstorm wedding style and colors 

  • Create wedding budget

  • Interview and book wedding planner


6-9 Months

  • Purchase wedding dress

  • Finalize guest list

  • Book vendors

  • Take engagement photos

  • Plan your honeymoon

  • Send Save-the-Dates


2-5 Months

  • Have your bridal shower

  • Mail wedding invitations 

  • Order wedding favors

  • Finalize seating arrangements

  • Start writing vows

  • Create wedding day timeline