12 months before your wedding, determine your budget. Get your engagement ring insured, make a guest list, hire a wedding planner (optional), decide on the formality and theme, choose a venue and a provider of catering in Bay Area, California, and buy wedding insurance. 11 months out, think about the design and color motif and choose vendors such as the photographer, videographer, band, DJ, and host.
10 months before your wedding, start dress shopping, take engagement pictures, and think about the invitations. Nine months before, order your wedding dress and inform your guests of the wedding date. Eight months out, meet with your florists, choose accessories, reception dress (optional), and bridesmaid clothes, and schedule fittings. Seven months before, order rental items, hire musicians, hire an Officiant, and book a rehearsal dinner venue (optional).
Six months before your wedding, you need to have booked a lighting technician. Five months before, book the honeymoon, and transportation (optional), rent or buy the groom’s suit, and start premarital counseling. Four months out, buy your wedding bands, choose the groomsmen’s attires, go in for hair and makeup trials, and have the final tasting with your chosen catering service in Sunnyvale, Califonia.
Three months before, order the invitations, think of guest favors, write your vows, meet with your Officiant, and create the menu. There are many choices, such as Armenian, European, or Italian cuisine. 2 months out, send the invitations, get your marriage license, fit your dress, buy the party favors, and have a song selection. In the last month, pay the vendors in full, order escort cards, create a seating chart, and have a final walk-through of the venue.