We know that planning your dream wedding in Mexico can seem overwhelming, so we’ve put together a typical timeline of events to help you stay on track.

12 months before your wedding day

  • Determine your wedding budget
  • Start thinking about your guest list
  • Choose your magical destination
  • Hire a wedding planner (if you want one in addition to your resort’s planner)
  • Start thinking about color schemes, décor, flowers and attire

6 to 8 months before your wedding day

  • Order your wedding dress, shoes and other accessories
  • Work with the hotel wedding planner to book all vendors
  • Consult your planner regarding guest accommodations
  • Finalize guest list and send out Save The Date cards
  • Register for wedding gifts
  • Create a wedding website to keep your guests in the loop

4 to 6 months before your wedding day

  • Start making honeymoon plans (if location is different from your wedding)
  • Purchase wedding rings
  • Finalize entire wedding party’s attire
  • Book and confirm travel arrangements
  • Place order for invitations

2 to 3 months before your wedding day

  • Send out invitations
  • Schedule menu and cake tastings with your venue if possible
  • Place orders for décor and favors
  • Gather all necessary paperwork and documents
  • Ship all wedding-day items to the venue
  • Create a seating chart
  • Schedule a final dress fitting and a trial hair and makeup run

The week of your wedding

  • Finalize seating charts, itineraries and other details with your planner
  • Confirm and pack for your honeymoon
  • Prepare your outfit and other necessary items
  • Pamper yourself!