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Wedding Planner Checklist

This wedding organiser page and wedding planner has been designed to help you plan your wedding!

We have a big and detailed wedding planning to do and to don't list below!!!!

When you are planning a wedding there is so much to do and remember to ensure your wedding runs smoothly. We have a range of suggestions for weddings listed below. Use it as a checklist of wedding ideas or shopping list if you like.

Before finalising your wedding, dont forget to accomodate any of your guests who has special needs, such as diabetics, allergies or access needs or perhaps gluten free requirements. For wedding cakes, to have your invitation design printed on your wedding cake, check out our wedding invitations and wedding and engagement supplies?



Now for the Wedding Plan Checklist!!


Announce your engagement and place announcements in newspaper if desired

Even better - use Little Dance Invitations engagement announcements!

Arrange engagement party and send engagement announcements or invitations.

Book an officiant.


Now we have to organise and plan our wedding.

Set a wedding date.

Confirm who is paying and how much and then set the budget for the wedding

Choose a bridal consultant, wedding planner or wedding co-ordinator.


Decide where the wedding ceremony is to be held and book the wedding venue.

Need a wedding venue? Try our wedding venues directory

Organise a guest list and plan numbers

Visit our Party Inspiration page for great party ideas !


Confirm where your wedding reception is going to be held and book

Will your wedding have a particular style, religious aspect or theme?

Review appropriate entertainers for a wedding reception and book.

Need wedding entertainers or Emcees? Try our Wedding Directory!

List all items that will be required on the wedding day from confetti to teaspoons. Price equipment hire 

Nominate your wedding party 

Go shopping! (for a wedding dress, dressmaker and wedding or bridal accessories)

Get the groom organised for a suit or tailor and accessories

Look for suits, dresses and accessories for bridal party - all in our wedding services directory!

Arrange a wedding florist and floral arrangements.

Visit our Party Inspiration page for great party ideas !


Choose transport (cars, horse and carriage, limousine, helicopter)

Arrange a photographer/ or videographer . There are plenty in our wedding services directory! Check their references.

Arrange accommodation for guests and family for your wedding night.

Plan a romantic honeymoon in a suitably exotic destination.

Organise passports, visas and vaccinations

Apply for and get leave from work. If they wont give you leave to get married – find a new job.

Keep a scrap book or diary of ideas and samples ideal for your glory box

Agree on mutually acceptable wedding ceremonial vows

Visit our Party Inspiration page for great party ideas !



Complete the "Notice of Intended Marriage" form – your wedding officiant may assist with this..

Finalise wedding ceremonial vows

Choose your Emcee (Master of Ceremonies). If you don’t know anyone consider hiring a professional Emcee. A wedding planner may help here.

Order your wedding rings

Order your wedding invitations !


Guest book – get a guest book!

Double check and triple check your guest list Choose carefully whom you sit next to whom. Good luck with this one.

Consider a gift registry and gift list.

Send your wedding invitations from at least 8 weeks before your wedding day.

Prepare your bonbonniere

Choose the style of cake and book cake decorator. Look at the beautiful photo cupcakes at Little Dance! 

Finalise a list of all items and hire equipment that needs to be ordered and booked.

Visit our Party Inspiration page for great party ideas !


Book it! (The list above)

Bride, groom and bridal party fittings

Buy your wedding accessories

Book your wedding night if you haven’t already booked it.

Book your honeymoon if you haven’t already.

Choose and book your stylist for hair and makeup



Organise his bucks night. Optional accessories include ball and chain, handcuffs, and feathers. To browse our bucks night invitations click the image below!


Organise her hens night/bridal shower. Non optional accessories include champagne and dancing.To browse our hens night invitations click the image below!


Engrave your wedding rings



Ensure everybody in the wedding party knows what they are going to be doing, and when.

Choose your wedding music for the wedding ceremony

List the music for any listed dances in your wedding plan (father of the bride and bride dance, for example)

Make sure the DJ gets a list of music that you would either like or definitely not like to have played at your wedding

Are all honeymoon or eloping travel documents is sorted and ready? ( passport, visa, credit cards)

Visit our Party Inspiration page for great party ideas !



Bucks night! - Bucks Night Invitations also by

Hens night or bridal shower! - Bridal Shower Invitations also by

Hold your wedding rehearsal (unless it’s a surprise wedding)

Final fittings for bride and grooms outfits

Make sure all of the wedding attire for the bridal party is complete and fitting

Do you have all your accessories ready?

Ensure marriage license is in order, change of name forms for the bride

Anticipate eagerly. And possibly nervously.

Get your rings….that’s right …pinch yourself…its really happening now!

Visit our Party Inspiration page for great party ideas !



Collect all of the wedding attire 

Make sure that everyone who is in the bridal parties has what they will need on the wedding day.


Run through the to do lists with everyone in the bridal party and confirm that they really do know what and when they will be doing things. Particularly the Best Man or Groomsman, and the priest (if you are having one).

Confirm with the caterer and the wedding reception venue of how many guests will be attending, any special access, dietary or other needs and seating arrangements

Confirm all the services you will need are booked and deliveries are scheduled as planned. Take nothing for granted, speak to all involved to confirm.

Make sure all those who will be speaking are preparing their speeches, and toasts.


Wedding Day!!!!

For the bride: It’s your day to shine. Bask in the love and admiration of family and friends. Relax and enjoy. Wine helps.
For the groom: Calm the nerves. Don’t forget to kiss the bride, but only after they say you can! I never understand that one….

Don’t forget your wedding rings and your marriage licence


Otherwise, why not have a look at some of these fun kids party supplies and products?

Personalised kitchen tea invitations

Buy photo invitations online in Australia

Personalised birthday banners online

Party banners for girls

Kids party invites online