Wedding Budget Guide

Ceremony: 3%
Location fee, officiant fee, marriage license, musician’s fees, ring pillows

Reception: 48%
Reception Site, Food, Drinks, Rentals, Cake, Favors

Attire: 10%
Dress, Headpiece/veil, undergarments and hosiery, shoes, accessories, jewelry, hair and makeup, Groom’s Tuxedo or Suit, shoes, bow tie, cuff links, studs, suspenders

Rings: 3%
Rings, engraving

Flowers: 8%
Ceremony, bride’s bouquet, maid-of-honor and bridesmaid bouquets, corsages and boutonnieres, centerpieces, flower-girl basket

Music: 8%
Ceremony Musicians, Band and/or DJ, cocktail hour musicians, sound system rental

Photography: 12%
Photographer and Videographer’s fees, albums, additional prints, disposable cameras for candids

Transportation: 2%
Transportation for wedding party, guest shuttle and/or parking attendants

Stationery: 3%
Invitations, response cards, thank you notes, postage, calligraphy, guest book

Gifts: 3%
Bridesmaid and groomsmen, parents, welcome baskets for out-of-town guests