Strathmere’s Wedding Check List
IMMEDIATELY AFTER VERBAL CONFIRMATION OF YOUR WEDDING,
□ Choose a Minister/someone to officiate your ceremony.
□ Contact potential overnight guests to ensure they call Strathmere (between 8:30 to 4:30, 7 days a week) to reserve an overnight guest room as availability may be limited.
□ A post-dated cheque for the food and beverage deposit(s) has been submitted, to be processed on the due date.
□ Start looking for a wedding dress (Ask particular bridal shops their approximate time for ordering).
SIX MONTHS BEFORE (or as soon as possible if booking less than 6 months prior),
□ Checklist “B” is completed and returned.
□ Look for tuxedos.
□ Choose photographer, florist, DJ (or form of music), and Wedding Cake (see Strathmere’s referral list).
□ Finalize guest list.
□ If applicable, arrange for hairdresser appointment and makeup artists
TWO MONTHS BEFORE,
□ Mail the wedding invitations so replies are received 30 days prior to the wedding day.
SIX WEEKS BEFORE, Strathmere’s Wedding Coordinator will contact you to schedule a meeting to discuss final details.
□ Checklist “C” completed and sent to Strathmere.
□ If applicable, specialty wines have been requested.
□ If applicable, specialty linen has been requested (including head table). If white linen ordered, white skirting should also be ordered as Strathmere’s skirting is ivory.
□ Decorators’ Policy is carefully reviewed and a copy given to decorators.
ONE MONTH BEFORE,
□ Follow-up on RSVPs not received in order to provide an accurate guest count by the 14-day cut-off.
□ Master of Ceremonies has been provided with the Master of Ceremonies Guidelines.
□ Obtain marriage license
FOURTEEN DAYS BEFORE, the following has been provided to Strathmere:
□ Final details completed and confirmed.
□ Final numbers confirmed.
□ Final estimate (less deposit/s) paid.
□ Seating Plan completed (matching the confirmed total guest count).
□ If applicable, specialty linen count finalized.
ONE WEEK BEFORE, suppliers have been provided with proper directions to Strathmere and informed of the following:
□ Strathmere will receive deliveries from 9:00 to noon the day before or on the wedding day.
□ Wedding cake can be delivered after 12 noon on the wedding day only
□ Photographer knows the time available for pictures (to avoid delays of the meal).
DAY OF WEDDING Allow plenty of time to get dressed and take pictures
□ Eat properly
□ Take it easy and enjoy your wedding!