(Closed) Sept 24 brides – what vendors have you booked?

posted 7 years ago in September 2011
Post # 4
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’ve booked venue.

I’ve got the caterer (who will coordinate the tent, linens, and tables/chairs/flatware/etc)

I’ve got the officiant (my godfather)

Pretty sure we have the ceremony music too (string quartet)

FI was supposed to call the DJ today.

 

 

Post # 5
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

You are further along then me! Just have venue, catering (including linens, etc.), photographer and that’s it. I feel behind too :(. Everyone keeps telling me it is too early to book other things right now. I think in Jan or Feb I will start booking more.

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Hiya gals 🙂  I was just thinking earlier today that I feel like I’ve had zero time to catch up on wedding planning…. so this is nice to read up on.

I’ve got the ceremony & reception site (caterer and linens included), DJ, Photographer, cake, and as for the flowers we are pretty much decided but I haven’t made the deposit for that vendor yet.

when is a good time for us to buy our dress?  a lot of girls at work keep telling me no later than late January because of delivery and alterations…. is this true?  

 

Post # 9
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@gymdive22- I am a Sept 24, 2011 Chicago bride as well! I think you have all the big things…but don’t forgot transportation (if needed), hair and makeup! I have been engaged for almost a year- so we’ve booked everything except for transportation, hair/make-up and finding stationary for our invitations.

When I booked our photographer/DJ in March- both of them had 2012 brides already…so I got moving! Are you getting married downtown or in the suburbs? I think that makes a difference since a lot of the cost effective but well recognized florists, caterers get booked first sometimes!

Good luck!

Post # 10
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

As of today, I have booked:

My ceremony and reception venue (paid)

 caterer and cake

 Videographer

Photographer

Officiant (free)

Dress (paid)

Save the Dates (paid)

Hotel Block

Wedding Coordinator

Florist

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