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Step 1c. Make the Arrangements

There's lots to do to prepare for and hold your family reunion so write the key deadlines on your calendar to make sure everything is ready for the big day.

If any family members have to travel to attend your family reunion, you'll want to make sure they have someplace to stay.

If several family members are traveling from farther away, you may be able to save them money by arranging group fares.

Decide what signs you'll need to help people find their way.

How much will the family reunion cost?

Reserve the facilities, furnishings, travel and lodging you'll need for the reunion.

There are several ways to raise the money to pay for your family reunion.

A star indicates a task that is essential for all family reunions. Unstarred tasks may or may not be essential, depending on how you structure your reunion.