Wedding Packing List Survival Kit

Packing List: Wedding Day

Jennifer Nodjak Make it Posh, Weddings Leave a Comment


We hope you don’t have any emergencies on your wedding day, but it’s always better to be prepared! Don’t forget any of the items on this Packing List as a just-in-case backup plan!

Packing List:

  • Marriage license (if not turned in at the rehearsal)
  • The rings!
  • Gown, tux or wedding suit with accessories
  • Shoes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Full size mirror if venue does not have one
  • Clean, simple iron with steam and multiple heat settings (follow your seamstress’ instructions when treating wrinkles or performing touch-ups)
  • Travel steamer
  • Clean white cloth (to be used with iron, if needed)
  • Makeup and necessary personal hygiene items
  • Undergarments
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  • Garters
  • Deodorant
  • Cologne, perfume or body spray
  • Button-down shirt
  • Tissues
  • Your prescription medications
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Hair accessories, tiaras
  • Hairbrush
  • Veil
  • Copy of vows
  • Extra copies of readings
  • Flower girl basket(s)
  • Ring bearer pillow(s) or box
  • Here Comes the Bride (or similar) signs
  • Master copy of event day timeline with vendor contact information and delivery details
  • Contact information for all wedding party members
  • Extra copy of recorded ceremony music, if any
  • Guest book or signature item, and something to sign it with
  • Wedding day gift for fiancé(e)
  • Cash for gratuities
  • Driver’s license or photo identification
  • Your phone, earbuds and some tunes to keep you calm
  • Chargers for cell phones and other devices
  • Wedding day emergency kit


Wedding Day Emergency Kit

  • Breath mints
  • Antacid
  • Bandages, gauze, medical tape
  • Burn cream and antibiotic cream or gel
  • Cornstarch or commercial anti-chafing product
  • Over-the-counter medications (allergy, pain relief)
  • Lip balm
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  • Eye drops (dry/red eyes)
  • Stick pins
  • Safety pins
  • Deodorant (men’s and women’s)
  • Bobby pins (various colors)
  • Hairspray
  • Double-stick tape
  • Clear tape
  • Clear nail polish
  • Touch-up nail polish
  • Super glue
  • Glue stick
  • Glue gun
  • No-damage mounting tape, squares, hooks
  • Iron-on hem repair tape
  • Scissors
  • Sewing kit
  • Lint brush
  • Same pens used on any signage, escort cards, place cards, or other item in case changes or additions need to be made
  • Straws
  • Disposable cups/glasses
  • Snacks, water, clear beverages
  • Shoe-shine kit
  • Chalk
  • Extra black socks
  • Hand lotion
  • Stain removing wipes
  • Toothpicks and dental floss
  • Extra travel toothbrush sets for wedding party or family
  • Mouthwash
  • Razor
  • Shaving gel and cream
  • Emory boards
  • Nail scissors and clippers
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Makeup remover
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Oil absorbing sheets
  • Banquet lighters
  • Small umbrella
  • Plastic rain hats (sold in drug stores to keep hairdos dry if it rains)

Other last minute planning advice? Click here for to-do’s the night before!

Need help organizing everything on your wedding day? Contact us to see how we can help!

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