Getting a bit overwhelmed with the wedding planning process? We completely understand! There are many important details to consider when planning your dream wedding, and you deserve to see your vision come to life on your big day. That’s why we created this 10-step checklist for planning your dream wedding at Castle Ladyhawke. This is just a sample checklist, so feel free to add or remove items depending on your specific needs. Regardless, it’s a great starting point to help you get organized, and our award-winning team is here to help you every step of the way. Happy Planning!
1. Set your Budget
The first step to planning your dream wedding is to determine your budget. Be realistic about what you can afford and consider any financial assistance you may be able to receive from friends & family. Our team can work with you to create the perfect package that fits within your budget.
2. Choose your Date and Venue
Once you have a budget in mind, it’s time to choose your wedding date and location. Consider the time of year you want to get married and what the weather will be like. Castle Ladyhawke offers breathtaking views and lovely weather year-round; our experienced team can help you choose the perfect date to match the vibe you are looking for.
3. Hire your Wedding Planner
Having a great wedding planner can make all the difference in ensuring your dream wedding becomes a reality. Our team can recommend local wedding planners or work with your chosen planner to ensure your day is everything you envisioned. Keep in mind that you must hire a planner if you choose our Custom Luxury Package.
4. Send Out Save-the-Dates
Sending out save-the-dates well in advance will ensure your guests have plenty of time to make travel arrangements and plan accordingly. It’s also a great opportunity to get creative and establish the theme of your wedding!
5. Choose your Wedding Party
This is a fun task, but it’s also important to choose people close to you who will be supportive and helpful during the planning process. They will also be your “I do crew”, getting ready with you in your private suites on the big day!
6. Start Planning your Ceremony
Planning your ceremony includes securing the location, selecting an officiant, writing your vows, and choosing music. Our team and your planner will help coordinate all these details to ensure your ceremony is a beautiful and seamless experience.
7. Start Planning your Reception
Planning your reception includes coordinating menus for catering and bar, selecting florists, creating floor plans, and choosing your entertainment. Our team and your planner will help coordinate all these details and more, allowing you to sit back and enjoy your special day.
8. Choose your Wedding Dress and Accessories
Choosing your wedding dress is an exciting time, but don’t forget to stick to your budget. This includes any alterations that may be needed and accessories you choose to add on. Our team is happy to recommend local bridal shops that will ensure you feel beautiful and confident on your big day.
9. Plan your Honeymoon
After the wedding, it’s time to relax and enjoy the beginning of your new life together. Try to start planning your honeymoon as soon as possible so you can get the best deals on your dream destination!
10. Relax and enjoy the planning process!
Remember, planning your wedding should be a happy journey towards the most special day of your life. Take some time to relax and enjoy the process, knowing that our team and your planner are here to support you every step of the way.
At Castle Ladyhawke, we strive to make your dream wedding a reality. Our friendly team of experts is here to assist you in every step of the planning process, ensuring your day is everything you envisioned and more. Contact us today to start planning your dream wedding at Castle Ladyhawke!