The date’s been set for months and the nation is excitedly waiting the nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle this Saturday. If, like us, you’re getting ready to celebrate the event of the year, then follow our step-by-step guide to help you party like a royal this weekend.

Step 1: A Right Royal Dress Code

Notorious for the strict dress code, the arrivals procession on Saturday will give us our first glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan’s guests in all their finery. Set up a dress code for your celebrations and choose an outfit that’ll win you top style points and the royal seal of approval.For more outfit ideas, check out the 5 golden rules for dressing like a royal here.

Shop the outfit (top to bottom): Debut – Peach saucer fascinatorJ by Jasper Conran – Coral midi dress, Yves Saint Laurent – ‘La Laque Couture’ nail polish, No. 1 by Jenny Packham – Rose pleated clutch bag, J by Jasper Conran – Pink suede ‘Jolie’ high stiletto heel pointed court shoes.

Shop our gorgeous selection of wedding guest dresses here.

Step 2: Lay Out A Great British Spread

You can’t mark the occasion without a royal feast. Reign supreme from your living room to a street party with classic British snacks and wedding themed sweets. Even Meghan and Prince Harry would be impressed by this spread!

Shop the edit: 1. Sweet Shop – Princess Mix pick ‘n’ mix jar 2. Border – Luxury shortbread selection 3. The Snaffling Pig – Salt & vinegar pork crackling jar 4. Sipsmith – Sloe gin 5. Sipsmith – London dry gin 6. Sweet Shop – Rings & hearts pick ‘n’ mix jar 7. Sweet Shop – Liquorice all sorts jar of treats.

Step 3: Don’t Forget The Lemon & Elderflower Cake!

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have opted for an elegant lemon and elderflower flavoured wedding cake. Have a taste of the royal life and bake your own cake or cupcakes for a flavour of royalty.

(Photo credit: Instagram @getbakedwithsonia)

Discover everything you need to create a showstopping cake with our selection of bakeware.

Step 4: Pop The Champagne As The Couple Say ‘I Do’

Celebrate the happy couple tying the knot with a glass of bubbly and toast to their happiness with your friends and family. Sip in style with our sophisticated selection of glassware.

Shop the edit (top to bottom): Debenhams – Prosecco mixersLaurent Perrier – Cuvee rose brut champagneLaurent Perrier – Brut champagneRoyal Doulton – Set of 4 crystal champagne flutes.

 Step 5: Dress The House In Red, White & Blue

Prepare your home for the royal wedding and embrace the flag colours of both Great Britain and the USA by decorating with patriotic red, white and blue home accessories.

Shop the edit: 1. Ben De Lisi Home – Set of three plain red and cream city print tea towels 2. Royal Doulton – White porcelain ‘Pacific’ lines mug 3. Home Collection – Red and white striped knitted throw 4. Royal Doulton – White and blue porcelain ‘Pacific’ plate 5. Home Collection – Dark teal velvet cushion 6. Help for Heroes – Union Jack latte mug 7. Sass & Belle – White & gold ‘Mr and Mrs’ paper bunting decoration 8. Home Collection – Set of three multi-coloured ‘Hastings’ spice pots 9. Denby – ‘Monsoon Filigree Silver’ teapot 10. Royal Doulton – White porcelain ‘Pacific’ lines cereal bowl.

(Photo credit: Instagram, Rex Features)