Just about every little girl dreams of their perfect Quinceanera. Everything should be absolutely perfect as this is the most important event a young lady will look forward to besides her wedding day. Limousines of Connecticut is proud to be able to be a part of such an event.

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The meaning behind a Quinceanera is a celebration that symbolizes a young girls coming of age and recognizes her journey from childhood to maturity. The celebration usually starts with a religious ceremony in which thanks is given to God and a young woman is presented to the community.

Planning a Quinceanera is similar to planning a wedding so you need to start plenty of time in advance so that you are not rushed and you can actually enjoy the planning process. No one enjoys feeling rushed and doing things at the last minute. Let Limousines of Connecticut help you with their expertise and enjoy reserving a luxury Bridgeport limo too!Check out our step by step planning time frame to ensure that your big day doesn’t turn out to be a total loss of excitement.

1 to 2 Years Before Your Quinceanera:

  • Determine your budget and attempt to stick to it.
  • Set the date for your Quinceanera.
  • Book the church. (Don’t forget to book a rehearsal so that the quinceanera, her court of honor and her family can have a walk-through before the big day.)
  • Book the priest/minister. (if applicable.)
  • Book the reception site.
  • Book caterer if reception location does not offer on-site catering.
  • Book the entertainment for the party: DJ, mariachi, and/or band.
  • Book transportation for the quinceanera, her court of honor and family, from the church to the reception.
  • Book photographer and/or videographer. (Make sure and check with the church on their policy about filming in the church.)
  • Research bakers and select cake for the reception.
  • Determine your party theme or style. (This can be anything from a flower, a recent movie, or based on a hobby of the honoree.)
  • Choose the main colors.
  • Put together a preliminary guest list.
  • Make a list of potential escort, damas, and chambelanes.

Plan-A-Quinceanera-In-Connecticut-imageNine Months Before the Quinceanera:

  • Begin shopping for your Quinceanera dress and accessories.
  • Decide on your honor escort and court of honor.
  • Choose and order the damas dresses and accessories.
  • Choose and order the chambelanes formal wear.
  • Hire a choreographer or dance instructor to help you with the quinceanera waltz during the reception.
  • Book rental services need for the reception such as tent, chairs, tables, etc.
  • Meet with ceremony officiant to discuss the quinceanera ceremony and your preferences.

Six Months Before the Quinceanera:

  • Choose and order Quinceanera Invitations.
  • Purchase decorations for the Quinceanera celebration.
  • Decide on and order quinceanera party favors .
  • Draft ceremony and reception outline.
  • Reserve hotel rooms for out of state guests.
  • If needed, find who will do alterations on your quinceanera dress.

Three Months Before the Quinceanera:

  • Finalize guest list.
  • Start addressing all quinceanera invitations.
  • Touch bases with all vendors such as the photographer, florists, and musicians to go over any details.
  • If you have not ordered your quinceanera dress, make sure to do so as soon as possible!

Two Months Before the Quinceanera:

  • Begin mailing quinceanera invitations.
  • Make appointments for hair, makeup, and nails.
  • Start preparing your speech to thank your family and guests.
  • Choose and prepare programs. (Optional)

Picture of Bridgeport Hummer LimoOne Month Before the Quinceanera:

  • Have a formal Quinceanera picture taken with your quinceanera dress.
  • Purchase gifts for the court of honor.
  • Select the music for the main waltz during the reception.
  • Finish any final alterations needed for the quinceanera dress.

One Week Before the Quinceanera:

  • Contact guests who have not responded.
  • Confirm guest total with the caterer and review final food and beverage selections.
  • Prepare reception seating chart and/or place cards.
  • Give the photographer a list of shots you would like included.
  • Give musicians a list of music for the reception.
  • Make a list of all the items you need to take to the church. (candles, gifts, rosary, bible, etc..)

The Day of the Quinceanera:

  • Decorate ceremony and reception sites. (if necessary)
  • Have hair, makeup, and nails done.
  • Prepare reception seating chart and/or place cards.
  • Make sure to eat a healthy breakfast prior to the ceremony? It might be a while before you eat again at the reception.
  • Have someone keep an emergency kit with an extra pair of pantyhose, band-aids, makeup, and mini sewing kit.
  • Get your checklist of items needed for the reception and ceremony and make sure you have everything before you leave.

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