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Wedding Timeline Suggestions

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6 to 12 Months 

  • Hire wedding consultant, if desired
  • Select photographer *
  • Select florist *

4 to 6 Months 

  • Select and order invitations (don’t forget menu choices on your RSVP cards)
  • Prepare and print map to include with invitations*
  • Hire stylists for wedding hair and makeup

2 to 4 Months 

  • Arrange rehearsal dinner
  • Make appointment to choose cake with bakery*

1 to 2 Months 

  • Mail invitations six weeks before the wedding
  • Organize seating arrangements, if desired
  • Select cake knife and server, cake topper, toasting flutes, favors and guest book
  • Finalize details for photographer
  • Apply for marriage license
  • Contact venue regarding chosen vendors including bakery, florist, etc.
  • Send rehearsal dinner invites to wedding party and guests

2 Weeks 

  • Give count to venue including meal choices

1 Week 

  • Final payment and wedding items to Venue

Day of Wedding 

  • Don’t forget your marriage license


Yesterday was absolutely wonderful! The group loved it! We look forward to more opportunities with Hornblower.

– Rabbi David