YOUR WEDDING TIME LINE
Want to know how far in advance of your big day you need to choose the Melbourne wedding venue your wedding timeline , find the caterer, select the band, and all the rest? Check out the timeline below to know exactly how much advanced planning time you need when preparing for the wedding of your dreams:
Your Wedding Timeline and Checklist
12 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING
Starting planning a year in advance may seem like way too much time, but it’s definitely not!
Book the venue
Remember, some wedding venues can be booked for months in advance.
Make the guest list first draft
List EVERYONE you’d like to see at your wedding.
Register for gifts
Sign up with the gift registry at your local department stores
10 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING
Choose the bridesmaids
It’s tough to choose from among your friends, but lock it down now!
Choose your vendors
Start looking around for catering now.
Select the officiant
Once you have the venue, consider whether you’re going to go with a priest, a pastor, or some other form of officiant to lead the ceremony.
8 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING
You don’t want to rush this one, so make sure to set aside a week or two for daily cake tastings.
Try out hair and makeup artists
You want to look your absolute best, and you want to make certain that the hair and makeup artist you hire will be an amazing job.
Order your dress
This is very important to do now, as you have enough time to make any alterations. (You can also drop that last pound or two easily in time for the wedding.)
6 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING
Send out Save the Dates
You’ve got the wedding and reception venue, so it’s time to let people know where and when the wedding will be.
Order the bridesmaids’ dresses
You’re the star of the show, but they need dresses that look good too.
Look into honeymoon options
You can book it any time, but you need to know what your options are.
Buy the wedding bands
Take your time with this one.
Finalize the guest list
3 MONTHS BEFORE THE WEDDING
Dress the men
Get the tuxes for the groom and groomsmen ready.
Plan rehearsal dinner
Get everyone prepared for the big day.
Confirm the vendors
Sign those contracts with the catering, drinks, and entertainment companies.
Send out invitations
This gives the postal service plenty of time.
Start writing your vows
It takes time, so get started now.
Rent the limo/car
1 MONTH BEFORE THE WEDDING
Apply for the marriage license
Throw the bridal shower and bachelorette party
2 WEEKS BEFORE THE WEDDING
Try the dress on one last time
Hash out final details with wedding photographer
Prepare song list with band or DJ
FINAL DAYS BEFORE THE WEDDING
Finish the seating chart
Get facials, waxing, tanned, pedicure, manicure, etc.
Wrap gifts for bridesmaids and groomsmen
Hold the rehearsal dinner
Throw bachelor party
DAY OF THE WEDDING
Have the ceremony of your dreams!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
WHY IS RED SCOOTER MELBOURNE’S MOST POPULAR WAREHOUSE WEDDING VENUES?
It boils down to one simple thing: our mothers raised us right!
Our mums taught us to:
Be considerate of others and their things
Treat others like we want to be treated
Go the extra mile to make people happy
Thanks to these simple life lessons, Red Scooter has made it a point to go above and beyond to give each customer EXACTLY what they want.
LET RED SCOOTER MAKE YOUR WEDDING DAY THE HAPPIEST DAY OF YOUR LIFE
You focus on the ceremony, your family, your friends, and the wild wedding party, and let us handle the details! Our wedding planners will handle everything you need:
Floral arrangements and décor
Catering and bar service
Ceremony and reception seating
Full facilities and amenities for the bridal party and guests
Our Wedding Planner will take all the stress off your shoulders, and will keep things rolling smoothly until the moment you’re ready to take off for your honeymoon.
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The Your Wedding Timeline ideas listed here are only a sample of what Red Scooter The Unique Events Venue can provide at our New York inspired warehouse venues. We can tailor any function package to suit your needs – and this is only limited by your imagination. We specialize in making every occasion a unique experience – from your guests arrival to the last dance we will help bring your dreams to life at Red Scooter.
Visit us just outside of Melbourne’s CBD, and talk with our professional event planners to see how our award-winning event planning service can help you create the wedding of your dreams! Your satisfaction is our guarantee, and we’ll take all of the stress off your plate – freeing you up to enjoy the wedding you deserve.
Our convertible warehouse chic event space allows you to put your best event forward. With modern, customisable venues for up to 380 people. Each of our venues lends itself as a blank canvas for you to fully customise.
OUR FOOD CART BROCHURE
Learn about the latest trends in event catering
AND OUR HISTORY OF EXCELLENCE
Red Scooter is proud of its achievement being voted the Best Function Venue according to Restaurant and Catering Victoria. We have also been commended as The Sustainable Business Award from the Environmental Protection Agency for our responsible environmental practices. Wedding Ceremony & Reception.
“WE STRIVE FOR A NEW YORK VIBE – AN EXCITING, COLOURFUL, SPARKLING MELTING POT OF CULTURES, CUISINE AND DÉCOR…”
Eammon Hamilton – Director of First Impressions
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