You are engaged, excited and ready to plan a wedding. How much does a wedding really cost? The answer – every wedding is different. Planning a down to earth, relaxed backyard BBQ wedding is different from planning an elaborate 350 person wedding. You still need to determine your wedding budget before going out and booking all your wedding vendors.
We will attempt to break down some costs for you – Based on a 100 person wedding.
Here’s how it breaks down…
The wedding venue, room rentals (including catering) eats up a third of the budget, at $9, 500
The rings and bands ring in at $3,000 (average)
The photographer snaps up $2,300
The gown costs $1,500- $3000
The decorations and floral arrangements $3,000
The transportation and limos- $850.00
The cake eats up $550
Jewelry and accessories cost comes out to $250
The hair and makeup takes a $450 including trials
Party favors demands $250
Wedding DJ and Ceremony Music $1400
The invites, programs, and other stationary needs draw out $550
Average cost of a Wedding Planner from $950-$3000.00
Other things to consider:
- Wedding tips
- Cake cutting fees
- Gifts to each other
- Deliveries of items such as cake
- Wedding dress alterations
- Corkage fees
- Tear down fees
- Church/ceremony and officiant
- Open Bar
There’s still time to shed costs before the big day. Don’t panic. A specialized wedding planner can determine your needs and create a wedding budget that works for you.
This gives you a great idea on the costs of weddings. Your wedding cost more or less depending on packages offered per vendor.
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