A Complete Wedding Day Packing List

Wedding Day Packing List

Don’t rely on memory…you’ll have so much going on that you’ll be sure to forget something. Here’s a sample list of what you need to bring with you to the ceremony:

  • Marriage Certificate & pen to sign it
  • Wedding Dress in garment bag
  • Customized Hanger
  • Veil/Headband/Tiara/Hair pin
  • Wedding Shoes
  • Vows
  • Toss Garter and Keep Garter
  • Comfortable shoes for dancing
  • Earrings, necklace, bracelet
  • Engagement Ring (wear on your right hand until after the ceremony)
  • Groom’s wedding ring
  • Groom’s gift
  • Parent gifts if you haven’t given them at the rehearsal dinner
  • Ring bearer box or pillow
  • Flower girl basket
  • Petticoat/Hoop Skirt/Slip
  • Strapless bra
  • Undergarments
  • Phone & Charger
  • Makeup
  • Wallet
  • Clutch (to have on hand at the reception)
  • Overnight bag
  • Emergency Kit
  • Tip Envelopes
  • Wedding Invitation (for professional photos)
  • Something old, new, borrowed & blue

Groom’s Packing List

  • Tuxedo in garment bag
  • Tie
  • Pocket square
  • Dress socks
  • Dress shoes
  • Cuff links
  • Watch
  • Vows
  • Hair gel
  • Bride’s wedding ring
  • Bride’s gift
  • Phone & charger
  • Overnight bag

If you’re leaving from the hotel to go on your honeymoon, be sure to bring your honeymoon bags, passports, and travel itineraries and confirmations as well.

As always, be prepared, and don’t leave anything to chance; print this list and check each item off as you pack it. It’s always better to be safe than sorry!