What’s Partial Wedding Planning?

Do you have a date and a venue locked in? Good! Need help in the search for your photographer, florist, DJ, and limo? We can help with that!

Partial planning gives you access to our services up to 12 months out, keeping you the ball, and us in the know. We are hands on when it comes to your vision + vibe, while matching you with your wedding vendor dream team.

How it works

pre wedding

  • Unlimited e-mail communication

  • Access to online planning portal + Day of Pittsburgh’s preferred vendors list

  • Monthly in person planning meetings to create wedding day vision, timeline, and to do list

6 weeks out

  • Collect all contracts, vendor contact info, timing & program details for review

  • Build master schedule & communications database of key vendors, family, & contacts

4 weeks out

  • Assign Lead Planner and assistant to wedding

  • In person meetup to review master schedule, add timeline details, & build final to-do list

  • E-introduction to all wedding vendors

2 weeks out

  • Final venue walk through to put finishing touches on master schedule

  • Connect with all vendors as new point of contact

week of

  • Compile & communicate all vendor questions to client in one e-mail

  • Distribute final schedule & timeline to key vendors, family, & contacts

  • Create master check-list of items for ceremony & reception


  • Lead Planner on site to execute rehearsal with your officiant, or run the show if needed

  • Gather last minute items, communicate any adjusted changes to timeline

  • Collect final vendor payments & gratuities for distribution on the day of

day of

  • Lead Planner on site to direct your wedding day for up to 12 hours

  • Assistant planner on site for up to 8 hours

vendor management

  • Check in with all vendors the morning of, manage their timeline throughout the day

  • Distribute payments & gratuities

bridal party

  • Point person for bridal party & emergency needs

  • Facilitate hair/makeup, photographer, and transportation arrivals


  • Set up/place any décor or items, confirm space is clean & organized

  • Run the ceremony as needed

  • Get you married!


  • Lead Planner on site prior to guest arrival to complete final walk through

  • Oversee vendor arrival and setup

  • Set out place cards & favors, manage DIY projects, etc.

  • Keep flow of reception on time, handle any hiccups  

  • Work with band/DJ/MC to coordinate speeches, special dances, etc.

  • Orchestrate Grand Exit

  • Grab dinner & cake leftovers

  • Deliver gifts & cards to appropriate car or final destination

  • Oversee event breakdown in accordance with the venue

  • Final sweep to collect any left behind personal items

Cool! How much?

Our partial wedding planning package is $3,000, and gets you all of the above. Intrigued?