Groom's Checklist
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12 Months
 Choose wedding date
 Choose/Reserve locations
       ● Wedding
      
● Reception
 Discuss budget
 Send Save the Dates by Carlson Craft
 Reserve photographer/videographer

7-9 Months

 Select and ask attendants
       ● Best Man
       
● Groomsmen
       
● Ushers
 Choose/reserve rehearsal dinner location
       ● Decide Menu
 Choose/reserve DJ or Band
 Schedule engagement photo
 Compile wedding guest list
 Discuss Honeymoon location and budget
 Reserve accommodations for guests (block hotel rooms)

4-6 Months

 Select Carlson Craft wedding invitations
 Select wedding bands
 Choose/order men's formal wear
 Finalize guest lists
 Register for gifts
 Arrange wedding transportation
 Finalize honeymoon plans

2-3 Months

 Purchase meaningful gift for Bride
 Purchase gifts from Quite Personally! by Carlson Craft
       ● Groomsmen
       
● Ushers
       
● Parents
 Decide on rehearsal outfit
 Check tuxedo shop measurements
 Order Carlson Craft rehearsal dinner invitations
 Choose song for mother/groom dance
 Create information packs for out-of-town guests including directions and
      transportation details, hotel accommodations and list of things to do

6-8 Weeks

 Send wedding invitations
 Send information packs a week after invitations
 Send announcement to newspaper
 Confirm measurements with Tuxedo Shop

1 Month

 Send rehearsal dinner invitations
 Pick up wedding bands
 Take care of business and legal affairs
      ● Inform car/home/renter's insurance of marriage
      
● Change beneficiary to fiancé for will and life insurance policy

2-3 Weeks
 Get marriage license with fiancé
 Confirm
      ● Honeymoon reservations
      
● Transportation for all events
 Hair appointment
 Arrange to move belongings to new home
 Create wedding day schedule

1 Week

 Give final guest count to reception venue
 Confirm rehearsal dinner plans
 Pack for honeymoon
 Prepare for Groom's speech at reception
 Arrange for flowers to be delivered to bride, mother and mother-in-law

1-2 Days Before

 Pick up tuxedo rentals
 Give Best Man the officiant's fee

Wedding Day

 Give wedding rings to Best Man
 Give license to officiant
 Give gift to Bride
 Relax and let it all sink in!
 
 











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