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Average Wedding Costs in Virginia

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

Bouquet of pink peoniesPhoto: Tara Donne; Flowers: Nicolette Camille

Bouquets of all one flower make a dramatic statement―especially when they’re the lush, wedding favorite peony.

Bouquet by Nicolette Camille

Attire: $2,137 to $3,450

Bride accessories: $272 to $438
 Groom accessories: $143 to $231
 Groom suit/tux: $196 to $317
 Hair/makeup service: $143 to $231
 Headpiece/veil: $255 to $411
 Wedding dress: $1,128 to $1,822 

 

Ceremony: $2,462 to $3,975

Ceremony accessories: $159 to $257
 Ceremony decorations: $474 to $765
 Ceremony location: $554 to $895
 Officiate/pastor/priest: $199 to $321
 Rehearsal dinner: $1,076 to $1,737

 

Entertainment: $2,743 to $4,431

Ceremony/reception band: $1,617 to $2,612
 Ceremony/reception DJ: $617 to $997
 Ceremony/reception musicians: $509 to $822

 

Flowers: $1,726 to $2,785

Boutonnieres/corsages: $151 to $243
 Bride bouquet: $129 to $208
 Bridesmaid bouquets: $206 to $332
 Ceremony flowers: $368 to $594
 Flower girl flowers: $41 to $67
 Reception flowers: $831 to $1,341

 

Gifts and Favors: $866 to $1,398

Gifts for attendant: $401 to $647
 Gifts for each other: $323 to $522
 Gifts for parents: $142 to $229

 

Invitations and Stationery: $816 to $1,319

Bridal shower invitations: $85 to $138
 Guestbook: $41 to $67
 Invitations & reply cards: $362 to $585
 Personal stationery: $114 to $184
 Save the date cards: $140 to $225
 Thank you cards: $74 to $120

 

Jewelry: $5,246 to $8,472

Engagement ring: $3,904 to $6,304
 Her ring: $787 to $1,272
 His ring: $555 to $896

 

Honeymoon/Planning: $4,272 to $6,899

Honeymoon: $3,143 to $5,076
 Bridal consultant/planner: $1,129 to $1,823

 

Photographer/Videographer: $2,977 to $4,807

Photographer: $1,724 to $2,784
 Videographer: $12,53 to $2,023

 

Reception: $13,258 to $21,411

Reception beverages/bartender: $1,879 to $3,034
 Bride/groom hotel: $236 to $381
 Cake: $454 to $734
 Cake knife set: $36 to $59
 Cake topper: $35 to $56
 Reception decorations/centerpieces: $908 to $1,466
 Favors: $303 to $489
 Reception food service: $6,396 to $10,329
 Reception location: $2,080 to $3,359
 Reception rentals: $931 to $1,504

 

Transportation: $821 to $1,326

Car rental: $256 to $414
 Limo rental: $565 to $912
 
 Source: CostofWedding.com
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