The Wedding Process

You got engaged… congratulations…. So what’s the next step?

1)      Choose date…. Set a date that is important to you if you can such as when you first met or your great grandparents wedding anniversary. This makes the date easier to remember.

2)      1-2 years in advance…Choose a venue. Sometimes you may have to be flexible with dates or change the year you are getting married if you have a dream venue in mind

3)      6-12 months in advance….Choose a Celebrant. Your Celebrant is a very important part of your wedding. Choose someone you feel comfortable with and who best fits with the personality of you and your fiancé.

  1. Sign the Notice of Intended Marriage with your Celebrant. This needs to be signed one month and one day before you get married and no more than 18 months.

4)      6-12 months in advance… Ask your Bridal Party to be part of your special day.

5)      6-12 months in advance…. Think about a theme and or colour scheme.

6)      3-6 months in advance Start organising flowers, hair and make-up, DJ/Music, cake, cars and a photographer and or videographer.

7)      Send out save the date cards about 6 months before your wedding day.

8)      1-2 months in advance….Begin to finalise Ceremony with your Celebrant.

9)      Send out Invitations approx. 2-3 months before wedding date. Earlier if people need to organise accommodation, flights and or babysitting.

10)  2-3 weeks…..Finalise ceremony with your Celebrant, including Vows.

11)  2-3 weeks…. Hens/Bucks Party

12)  1-2 days before weddings….Sign Declaration of No Legal Impediment with Celebrant/Rehearsal.

13)  Get married.