Groom’s Checklist

groom-checklist-latino-bride-and-groomWe know your bride-to-be will appreciate all the help you can give with planning the wedding. Following is a list of planning details easily handled by the groom.


Formal Wear Shop________________

Travel Agency___________________

Wedding Site____________________


Six Months

  • Select formal wear.
  • Decide division of financial obligations.
  • Set budget.
  • Set appointment with clergyman.
  • Prepare your guest list.
  • Choose your best man and ushers (one usher per 50 guests).
  • Plan your honeymoon.
  • Check passports and visas.

Four Months

  • Buy wedding rings & order engraving.
  • Find a new place to live.
  • Shop for new home furnishings.
  • Make reservations for honeymoon.
  • Have a complete physical exam and update your immunizations.
  • Set appointments for blood test (requirements vary from state to state).
  • Shop for clothing for wedding trip.

Two Months

  • Set date with your fiancé to get marriage license (state laws vary s to time of validity).

One Month

  • Make reservations for rehearsal dinner
  • Select your bride’s gift and gifts for your attendants.
  • Review legal, medical and church documents.
  • Find lodging for out – of – town guests.
  • Reserve limousine or arrange special transportation for bridal coupe and wedding party.
  • Confirm honeymoon details and reservations.

Two Weeks

  • Arrange to move your belongings to new home.
  • Plan bachelor party or dinner.
  • Schedule hair-styling appointment.

One Week

  • Confirm time and place of wedding rehearsal and rehearsal dinner with all attendants.
  • Give final guest count to restaurant.
  • Pick up wedding rings.
  • Pick up your formal wear.
  • Give best man clergyman’s fee in sealed envelope for delivery.
  • Pack for honeymoon.
  • Relax, you’ve been a big help!

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