Wedding Vendor Booking Timeline + Tips
We’re teaming up with WeddingWire.com to bring you a super handy Wedding Vendor Booking Timeline so that you’re wedding planning goes seamlessly. If you’re in the beginning stages of planning your wedding this will be so helpful to you. Imagine this: you contacted a wedding vendor who you love and have your heart set on. Maybe it’s BG Productions for all of your photography and videography wedding needs. Or maybe it’s a DJ or wedding band you saw at a friends wedding and just loved! Or maybe it’s the perfect venue that you can already picture yourself getting married at.
Chances are there are 20 or more other brides in your area getting married on the same day and they want the same venue as you do. Well in that case, this wedding booking timeline will help you ensure that you get that valuable and one-of-a-kind spot you’re dreaming of. WeddingWire.com created this timeline just for you and we totally agree!
When to Book Your Wedding Vendors
If you are reading this blog, you are on the right track! WeddingWire.com recommends visiting your ceremony and reception venues 12 months (or more) in advance. Do you want your ceremony and reception in the same place? Your planning job is even easier now and you can knock out two things on your checklist. It’s also a great time to look into wedding planners who will create your perfect wedding from your vision.
We, as your wedding photography and wedding videography team, recommend contacting us about 10 months in advance to see our availability and set up a face-to-face meeting. Things like wedding favors and transportation to and from locations can wait until 3-5 months before the big event. This timeline will help you organize everything you need to plan your wedding day. It will make it so you don’t get too overwhelmed and book all the wedding vendors you have been dreaming about.
Take a look WeddingWire.com’s recommended timeline. And we fully stand behind this preparation guide. Another helpful guide is their database of wedding venue locations in your area. A few of their recommended venues we have shot and and LOVE like Pomme, Tyler Gardens and Pearl S Buck Estates. And one of the first places to start would be there wedding checklist to put all your ideas in one place.
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We are big WeddingWire.com fans! We have been a member with them for a number of years. And we are so proud to say that we have won awards from them ever year since 2009! We won their Bride’s Choice Awards 2009-2013 and their Couple’s Choice Awards 2014-2017. And there are a ton of Philadelphia area wedding vendors listed there that we personally worked with and recommend.
To see more Wedding Tips and Advice, check out some of our other blog posts. Client Photographer Relationship. Wedding Day Tips. Why to Chose BG Productions as your wedding photographer and videographer. The perfect locations for your Philadelphia Engagement Session. How to have a Green Wedding and keep it eco-friendly. How to look GREAT in engagement photos. To write your own wedding vows or not? Plan a kid-friendly all ages wedding. Avoid wedding day woes.
Thanks WeddingWire for making providing this wedding vendor booking timeline! It will definitely help a lot of brides and grooms get a jump start on planning their special day!