Total Package - $750

 

The Total Package includes as much or as little of the following, but is not limited:

 

Rehearsal

  • Distribute wedding timelines to best man and maid-of honor

  • Work with wedding officiator to choreograph wedding ceremony, processional and recessional

  • Alert wedding party as to where they need to be the following day, and at what time

Pre-Ceremony

At brides “getting dressed” location:

  • Facilitate on-time arrival of hair and make-up stylists and instruct them as to where to set up hair dryers, brushes and any other equipment they have with them

  • Coordinate hair and make-up schedule with bridal party and stylists and ensure that hair and make-up is completed in a timely fashion

  • Coordinate any food deliveries and set up and clear all meals

  • Make sure personal flowers i.e. bridal bouquet, bridesmaid”s flowers and father of the bride’s boutonnière arrive on time

  • Blot personal flowers with paper towels and distribute to wedding party

  • Make sure photographer arrives on time and has a “must shoot” list

  • Gather bride, bridal party and immediate family for photos

  • Call out names on “must shoot” list for photographer

  • Ensure that transportation arrives on time and instruct wedding party as to when to depart for ceremony

  • Assist bride with putting on her wedding gown

  • Maintain Bridal Emergency Kit (just in case)

  • Kit Includes such items as stain sticks, hairspray, safety pins, a sewing kit, scissors, Static Guard, deodorant, straws, Band-Aids, snacks, and many other things you may need on the wedding day

  • Communicate with best man to make sure groom is getting dressed and on-time

  • Make wedding party aware of any last minute details

  • Communicate with transportation driver and maid-of-honor/best man while bridal party is on the way to the ceremony location

 
Ceremony

  • Set up programs and other ceremony items i.e. guest book, unity candles, kiddush cups, wine or yarmulkes

  • Ensure that ushers/groomsmen arrive on time and are ready to pass out programs

  • Ensure that personal flowers i.e. flower girl bouquet and groomsmen boutonnières have arrived at ceremony location

  • Alert ushers/groomsmen as to when to begin escorting guests to their seats and remind them as to how to be a “proper” usher

  • Ensure that ceremony musicians have arrived and direct them as to where to set up

  • Confirm the music that ceremony musicians will play during the ceremony, as well as start times for each piece of music. Determine what hand signals will used to cue musicians

  • Act as a liaison with the ceremony officiator and decide what cue will be used to signal the start of the ceremony

  • Communicate with bride and groom so that they know how much time remains before the start of the ceremony

  • Handle any emergencies that may arise

  • Line up the bridal party for their entrances down the aisle

  • Cue ceremony musicians when bridal party is ready to begin processional

  • Gather family and friends for after ceremony photos

 

Prior to Reception

  • Greet vendors and instruct them as to where to set up i.e. wedding band, florist, and caterer

  • Arrange escort cards

  • Make sure reception flowers/décor is set up according to flower order

  • Ensure that tent and lighting are set up properly and troubleshoot as needed

  • Meet with catering staff to confirm food timeline

  • Set up guest book and pen, champagne flutes, cake cutting utensils

  • Set up table numbers/names and menu cards

  • Set up amenities baskets, hand towels, candles etc. in bathrooms

 

Reception

  • Ensure proper flow of cocktail hour food

  • Look over dining tables and make sure they are set up properly

  • Along with catering staff, encourage guests to join bride and groom for dinner at the end of cocktail hour

  • Help guests locate their escort cards and dining tables

  • Locate bride and groom and instruct them to stay to the side of main dining room until they receive cue for their introduction and first dance

  • Cue band when the majority of guests have found their tables and bride and groom are ready to be introduced

  • Cue band, photographer, and videographer when important events take place at reception i.e. first dance, cake cutting, toasts and parent dances

  • Cue best man and father of the bride when they are about to be announced for toasts

  • Alert catering staff to pour champagne just before the toasts

  • Be aware of timing of catering service and make sure people are served promptly

  • Distribute final payments/gratuities to vendors at the end of the evening (no negotiation in the terms of vendor contracts will be handled by Ms. Lisa Weddings at this time)

  • Prevent & fix any problems that may arise during your event

  • Remain easily accessible through the entire event in case there are any details you would like attended to

  • Set up favor table towards the end of the evening

  • Pack up gifts/cards, miscellaneous ceremony and reception items and have them ready to be taken to a family members car at the end of the night

  • Coordinate reception departure transportation