You’ve got to be ready for the biggest wedding you’ve ever attended.
The logistics of booking, organising and attending a wedding can be daunting.
So we’ve put together this wedding planning guide to help you get ready and make the most of your time at the big event.
Whether you’re a seasoned groom, bride or a first-time bride, you’ll find it easy to navigate through the planning process and help you make the right decisions.
We’ve covered everything from where you can get a wedding dress to what to wear for your ceremony and reception.
We also know that weddings are just as big and important as other celebrations in your life.
What do you need to know before you go?
We’ve put everything together so you can prepare yourself for your wedding day.
Here are the key points to remember: -You can’t go to a wedding without planning ahead -You should get advice from a wedding planner before you get married -You’ll need to organise your own day to ensure you have everything planned ahead -Make sure you’ve got everything organised for the reception You’ll need: -Two separate hotel rooms with separate rooms and bathrooms -Four separate cars for each guest, including a car to take guests to the reception (this includes parking) -A guest card for the wedding You’ll also need: -A guest book that details the venue and time for your reception -A key card for your guests to use during your reception You should also: -Plan for how much food and drink you’ll be bringing and how much you’ll need for each party -Bring a personalised list of your favourite food and drinks (you can even make a personal list of what you want to eat and drink at the reception!)
-Make arrangements to have a party for you and your guests at the wedding venue -If you’re planning a family wedding, you might need to choose your parents to accompany you.
You can also have a separate party for your grandparents and other relatives.
But before you head out, check out our handy guide to finding the right venue for your big day.
Get ready to get your day on the right track: -Find out what’s on your agenda and where you want it to be -Make plans to meet at the venue (or at least your venue!) on the day of your wedding -Make reservations for your venue -Make the arrangements for your day and reception at the hotel (or elsewhere) -Plan the events you want your guests and guests of your friends to attend (you might need help with these!)
If you’re not ready to do the planning yourself, there’s a few things you can do to help.
-Ask your family and friends to help -Make a note of everything you can about your venue and what to expect from your guests -Set up a meeting with your wedding party to make sure you have all the information you need for the day -Find your own party for a wedding (you’ll need some space) -Make yourself available at the ceremony and your reception.
You’ll be able to make your own arrangements to help with your reception and party.
The first step is to find out what to look out for.
Before you get to planning your wedding, it’s important to make a list of everything to take into consideration before you decide on what you’re going to do.
There are so many things that can go wrong at a wedding that it can be hard to remember everything.
We’re going into more detail in our wedding planning tips section, but here are some things to look for: -Food: You might have to have some extra catering and supplies to prepare your special event.
Make sure you ask the venue if they’ll be carrying food for you.
-Carnival rides: If you need a carnival ride to help make your event happen, make sure they are organised for your event.
-Gifts: You’ll want to make arrangements for any special events you plan.
If you plan to make birthday cake or a big reception, make arrangements to include a cake or reception.
If your reception is going to be a party, you need some time to set up for it.
-Costumes: You will need to plan for your dress and accessories.
You might also need to arrange a dress for your party.
-Venue: You may need to consider the size of your venue.
If there are large spaces in your hotel room or in the car, you can ask the reception staff for a room that is smaller.
You could also make arrangements with your venue for a different venue for the ceremony.
If a venue is booked and you can’t get into the venue, you should get in touch with the venue before your event, or call ahead to ask about the venue.
-The best way to plan your wedding is to meet with your friends and family, and discuss the plan with them.