Average Wedding Costs in New Jersey

Use these price ranges as a guide when planning the budget for your big day.

Attire: $2,886 to $4,482

Bride accessories: $367 to $569
Groom accessories: $193 to $300
Groom suit/tux: $265 to $412
Hair/makeup service: $193 to $300
Headpiece/veil: $344 to $534
Wedding dress: $1,524 to $2,367 

 

Ceremony: $3,324 to $5,164

Ceremony accessories: $215 to $334
Ceremony decorations: $640 to $994
Ceremony location: $748 to $1,162
Officiate/pastor/priest: $268 to $417
Rehearsal dinner: $1,453 to $2,257

 

Entertainment: $3,706 to $5,755

Ceremony/reception band: $2,184 to $3,392
Ceremony/reception DJ: $834 to $1,295
Ceremony/reception musicians: $688 to $1,068

 

Flowers: $2,330 to $3,618

Boutonnieres/corsages: $203 to $316
Bride bouquet: $174 to $270
Bridesmaid bouquets: $278 to $431
Ceremony flowers: $497 to $772
Flower girl flowers: $56 to $87
Reception flowers: $1,122 to $1,742

 

Gifts and Favors: $1,169 to $1,817

Gifts for attendant: $541 to $841
Gifts for each other: $436 to $678
Gifts for parents: $192 to $298

 

Invitations and Stationery: $1,103 to $1,714

Bridal shower invitations: $115 to $179
Guestbook: $56 to $87
Invitations & reply cards: $489 to $759
Personal stationery: $154 to $240
Save the date cards: $188 to $293
Thank you cards: $101 to $156

 

Jewelry: $7,083 to $11,003

Engagement ring: $5,271 to $8,187
Her ring: $1,063 to $1,652
His ring: $749 to $1,164

 

Honeymoon/Planning: $5,769 to $8,960

Honeymoon: $4,244 to $6,592
Bridal consultant/planner: $1,525 to $2,368

 

Photographer/Videographer: $4,019 to $6,242

Photographer: $2,328 to $3,615
Videographer: $1,691 to $2,627

 

Reception: $17,901 to $27,806

Reception beverages/bartender: $2,537 to $3,940
Bride/groom hotel: $319 to $495
Cake: $613 to $953
Cake knife set: $49 to $76
Cake topper: $47 to $73
Reception decorations/centerpieces: $1,225 to $1,904
Favors: $409 to $635
Reception food service: $8,637 to $13,415
Reception location: $2,808 to $4,362
Reception rentals: $1,257 to $1,953

 

Transportation: $1,109 to $1,723

Car rental: $346 to $538
Limo rental: $763 to $1,185

Source: CostofWedding.com