Your cart is currently empty.

42 Things to Do the Week of Your Wedding

October 2023 | Woogle Live-Love-Laugh

The week leading up to your wedding is a crucial time for final preparations and relaxation. Here's a checklist of 42 things to consider doing during that week:

Monday (6 Days Before)

  1. Confirm Final Details: Contact vendors to confirm delivery times and details.
  2. Pamper Yourself: Schedule a spa day or treat yourself to a relaxing massage.
  3. Pack: Begin packing for your honeymoon if you're leaving right after the wedding.
  4. Delegate Tasks: Share any last-minute responsibilities with your bridal party or family.

Tuesday (5 Days Before)

  1. Pick Up Attire: Collect your wedding attire, ensuring it fits perfectly.
  2. Finalize Seating Chart: Confirm the seating arrangement and provide it to your caterer.
  3. Rehearsal Dinner: Confirm details for the rehearsal dinner.

Wednesday (4 Days Before)

  1. Emergency Kit: Assemble an emergency kit with essentials like safety pins, tissues, and a sewing kit.
  2. Hair and Makeup Trial: Have a trial run of your hair and makeup.
  3. Dress Rehearsal: Run through your ceremony with your officiant and bridal party.
  4. Marriage License: Verify all required documents for the marriage license.

Thursday (3 Days Before)

  1. Manicure and Pedicure: Get a manicure and pedicure.
  2. Welcome Bags: Assemble welcome bags for out-of-town guests.
  3. Final Payments: Prepare final payments for vendors.

Friday (2 Days Before)

  1. Decor Setup: Begin setting up decorations at the venue (if allowed).
  2. Rehearsal Dinner: Attend your rehearsal dinner.
  3. Relax: Try to relax and get a good night's sleep.

Saturday (1 Day Before)

  1. Beauty Prep: Get a facial or beauty treatments (if planned in advance).
  2. Pack Essentials: Pack a bag with essentials for the wedding day.
  3. Handover Rings: Ensure the rings are with someone responsible for the ceremony.
  4. Give Gifts: Present thank-you gifts to your wedding party.
  5. Hydrate: Drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
  6. Limit Alcohol: Avoid excessive alcohol consumption.
  7. Stay Relaxed: Try to stay calm and get a good night's rest.

Sunday (Wedding Day)

  1. Morning Routine: Begin your day with a calm morning routine.
  2. Breakfast: Have a healthy breakfast to keep your energy up.
  3. Get Ready: Start hair and makeup as early as needed.
  4. Photography: Begin with pre-wedding photos.
  5. Check Attire: Ensure your attire is picture-perfect.
  6. Exchange Letters: Write and exchange letters with your partner.
  7. Ceremony: Get married!
  8. Photos: Have wedding and group photos taken.
  9. Reception: Enjoy the reception and celebrate with guests.
  10. Thank You Speech: Prepare and deliver a thank-you speech.
  11. Cut the Cake: Participate in cake cutting.
  12. Dance: Share your first dance.
  13. Bouquet Toss and Garter Throw: If planned, participate in these activities.
  14. Enjoy the Moment: Take time to enjoy the day and the company of loved ones.
  15. Capture Memories: Capture memories in photos and videos.
  16. Departure: Plan your exit from the reception.
  17. Honeymoon Start: If your honeymoon starts right away, ensure everything is packed and ready.
  18. End the Day: End your wedding day as a married couple, enjoying each other's company.

Remember that while this checklist is comprehensive, it's important to be flexible and adaptable as the week progresses. Don't forget to savor the moment and enjoy your special day!