Wedding "To Do" List

Our experts have been planning Albury weddings for years with a special to-do list to help you

Getting Started

  • Contact Minister, Priest, Rabbi, Registrar or Marriage Celebrant and discuss preferred date and style of service
  • Discuss the format and budget of your wedding reception
  • Draft a guest list
  • Call Rydges Albury and book your reception venue and accommodation
  • Choose your bridesmaids, best man, groomsmen and ushers
  • Decide where to spend your honeymoon and make bookings well in advance.
  • For overseas travellers check passports, visas and inoculations.
  • Book hire cars
  • Book photographer and video
  • Book musical entertainment
  • Decide on style of wedding dress, bridesmaid’s dresses and groom’s attire and start looking.
  • Decide on the options of hire, buy and/or dressmaker.
  • Confirm the booking with an officiant

3-6 Months Prior

  • Choose wedding rings
  • Choose a cake decorator, style and type of cake
  • Discuss floral arrangements for your reception and church, bouquets for bride and bridesmaids, buttonholes for groomsmen
  • Decide on shoes and any other accessories
  • Finalise guest list and write invitations and envelopes

 2 Months Prior Target date

  • Purchase gifts for bridesmaids, best man and groomsmen
  • Reconfirm honeymoon arrangements; passports, visas, travel insurance
  • Collect and engrave wedding rings
  • Choose music for reception, cutting of the cake and bridal waltz
  • Confirm menus and timings with Rydges Albury
  • Confirm final guest lists
  • Mail invitations

6 Weeks Prior

  • Discuss hair style with your hairdresser and try the style, then make an appointment for your wedding day
  • Final fitting for Bridal Party
  • RSVP date due

2-3 Weeks Prior

  • Confirm all acceptances and inabilities as they arrive
  • Confirm all transport arrangements
  • Reconfirm all details for the wedding and reception

 1 Week Prior

  • Arrange rehearsal of ceremony with all attendants of the wedding party
  • Collect all wedding attire
  • Confirm cake delivery arrangements
  • Confirm with Rydges Albury final numbers for the reception
  • Complete a guest list, arrange place cards and table seating and give to Rydges Albury
  • Final check on photographer, video and musical entertainment

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