So, it's time to get married and you've decided you're going to hold it outdoors. Here's Tucson Bridal Magazine's quick checklist to make sure everything runs smoothly.

  • Secure a location
  • Discuss your wishes with the venue's coordinator
  • Decide on time of day — consult a sunset schedule and temperature chart
  • Select an officiant
  • Discuss the flow of the event, ceremony details
  • Choose colors and décor — linens, floral, centerpieces
  • Create a menu — consider dietary restrictions of any special guests
  • Select the music — pick out a song for your first dance
  • Decide on room set-up — table placement, assigned seating options, dance floor
  • Tour the site with your photographer
  • Confirm details with independent vendors/give phone numbers to coordinator
  • Provide guest attendance count to venue