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Just Said Yes September 2022

Which vendor was first?

Ava, on January 14, 2021 at 9:20 PM Posted in Planning 0 24
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Which vendor did you book first?

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Latest activity by Kena, on January 17, 2021 at 1:24 AM
  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
    Caytlyn ·
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    Venue first.
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  • Hannah
    Rockstar July 2019
    Hannah ·
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    Venue. You don't have a date until you have a venue, and you don't want to book any other vendor until you know the date for sure.
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  • Meghan
    Dedicated November 2021
    Meghan Online ·
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    I booked my venue first! It essentially determines your official date of the wedding.
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  • A
    Super September 2020
    Alli ·
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    Venue, officiant, photographer, videographer, HMUA, florist, and then day of coordinator I s what we did Smiley smile
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  • Lisa
    Rockstar July 2022
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    We technically booked our photographer first, though our venue was also holding our date for us until we were able to pay the deposit and sign the contract. It was around a month in between when we signed the contract with our photographer and when we signed the contract with our venue.
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  • Liz
    Devoted June 2021
    Liz ·
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    Venue for sure
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  • Brianna
    Dedicated October 2022
    Brianna ·
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    I'd say it's a toss up between venue and photographer. If you want your engagement pics taken early, I would go with photographer and let them know the few dates you have in mind for your wedding. Most of the time, they'll take those engagement photos, and by the time they deliver them to you, your date and venue are locked in!

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  • Dana
    Savvy October 2021
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    Definitely the venue. You can't send save the dates til you have one booked w them. Then we did photographer n DJ at the same time.
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  • Jasmine
    Rockstar January 2022
    Jasmine ·
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    We booked our venue first.
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  • Jamie
    Dedicated July 2021
    Jamie ·
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    I did venue followed by photographer
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  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle Online ·
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    We got the venue first also
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  • Hanna
    VIP June 2019
    Hanna ·
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    Officiant. It was super important to us that our rabbi could officiate our wedding, so we consulted with her first to see which weekends she was available during the month of June. We then booked our venue the next day.

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  • Erin
    Expert May 2021
    Erin ·
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    We contacted my pastor first, but officially We booked our honeymoon first!! Checking out a church this weekend that has our date available!
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  • Rebecca
    Rockstar August 2019
    Rebecca ·
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    I bought my dress first thing. There was a pop up sample sale, 3 of my friends said it sounded like a fun Tuesday... and, uh, surprise, I found my dress!

    ...I'd been engaged a week.

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  • Shelly
    Rockstar January 2022
    Shelly ·
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    Venue was first!

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  • Meghan
    Rockstar October 2019
    Meghan ·
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    Venue. Without a venue, you don’t have a wedding date.

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  • Nicole
    VIP September 2020
    Nicole ·
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    Venue. Without the venue, you don't actually have a date. It was followed immediately by our photographers and caterer (required caterer at our venue, so not much of a choice in that regard).

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  • Future Mrs.Randolph
    Dedicated February 2022
    Future Mrs.Randolph ·
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    I booked the venue first!
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  • Cyndy
    Rockstar May 2019
    Cyndy ·
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    We booked our venue first.
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  • Biaani
    Expert May 2021
    Biaani ·
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    Venue absolutely. and right after, our DJ.

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