Who is going to set your cake out? Make sure all the details are set in place? Make sure all your vendors are on time? What about lighting your reception candles? A wedding day-of coordinator is the perfect person to help with all these very imports details to ensure your big day goes as smoothly as possible.
What are the main benefits?
The main benefits of a wedding day-of coordinator really are endless. The biggest thing they will do for you is give you piece of mind on the biggest day of your life. Important, right? Sure, maybe you planned your entire wedding and know exactly what needs to go where and what not. But who is going to take care of that for you? You and your significant other are going to be the center of attention and won't have time for all the odds and ends during your wedding day. A day-of coordinator will solve all your problems for you.
What might they do?
Everyone says something will go wrong on your wedding day, no matter if you've planned every single little thing, it will happen and that's ok. Most things can be fixed, and by who? A wedding day-of coordinator! Here's some things that could happen that they would most likely fix for you:
A groomsman forgot his shoes! Your coordinator could contact the rental company and arrange an emergency delivery.
The cake hasn't arrived! Your coordinator will contact the cake company and confirm they are on their way to deliver.
The lights are too bright during reception dances! Your coordinator will ensure the lights get dimmed for these special moments.
Your uncle isn't there for family photos! Your coordinator will go find your uncle so the picture schedule can stay on the timeline.
Your welcome sign is set in the wrong spot! Your coordinator can get your sign moved to the correct spot.
What might your day-of coordinator's day look like?
Assisting the bride, groom and bridal party with dressing a photo timelines.
Ensuring all vendors have arrived on time and are in the correct spots.
Checking that all details are exactly where they are suppose to be.
Guiding the bride, groom, bridal party, and parents through processional recessional.
Setting out the cake and deserts.
Refilling the buffet for dinner.
Dimming the lights once speeches and dances begin.
Making sure gifts/cards are in a safe place.
Much, MUCH more! The day of your day-of coordinator will go above and beyond this. Anywhere you need them, they'll be there for you.
As you plan your wedding, we highly recommend a day-of coordinator to ensure your day goes as smoothly as possible. Sometimes, your wedding venue might have a day-of coordinator on site the day of your wedding so check with them, otherwise you can find a reliable one on theknot.com.