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

By Real Simple
Updated January 27, 2009
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Attire: $2,057 to $3,407

Bride accessories: $261 to $433
Groom accessories: $138 to $228
Groom suit/tux: $189 to $313
Hair/makeup service: $138 to $228
Headpiece/veil: $245 to $406
Wedding dress: $1,086 to $1,799

Ceremony: $2,368 to $3,926

Ceremony accessories: $153 to $254
Ceremony decorations: $456 to $755
Ceremony location: $533 to $884
Officiate/pastor/priest: $191 to $317
Rehearsal dinner: $1,035 to $1,716

Entertainment: $2,641 to $4,376

Ceremony/reception band: $1,557 to $2,579
Ceremony/reception DJ: $594 to $985
Ceremony/reception musicians: $490 to $812

Flowers: $1,660 to $2,751

Boutonnieres/corsages: $145 to $240
Bride bouquet: $124 to $205
Bridesmaid bouquets: $198 to $328
Ceremony flowers: $354 to $587
Flower girl flowers: $40 to $66
Reception flowers: $799 to $1,325

Gifts and Favors: $834 to $1,381

Gifts for attendant: $386 to $639
Gifts for each other: $311 to $515
Gifts for parents: $137 to $227

Invitations and Stationery: $787 to $1,302

Bridal shower invitations: $82 to $136
Guestbook: $40 to $66
Invitations & reply cards: $349 to $577
Personal stationery: $110 to $182
Save the date cards: $134 to $222
Thank you cards: $72 to $119

Jewelry: $5,049 to $8,366

Engagement ring: $3,757 to $6,225
Her ring: $758 to $1,256
His ring: $534 to $885

Honeymoon/Planning: $4,112 to $6,812

Honeymoon: $3,025 to $5,012
Bridal consultant/planner: $1,087 to $1,800

Photographer/Videographer: $2,865 to $4,747

Photographer: $1,659 to $2,749
Videographer: $1,206 to $1,998

Reception: $12,758 to $21,141

Reception beverages/bartender: $1,808 to $2,996
Bride/groom hotel: $227 to $376
Cake: $437 to $724
Cake knife set: $35 to $58
Cake topper: $33 to $55
Reception decorations/centerpieces: $873 to $1,447
Favors: $291 to $483
Reception food service: $6,156 to $10,200
Reception location: $2,002 to $3,317
Reception rentals: $896 to $1,485

Transportation: $791 to $1,309

Car rental: $247 to $408
Limo rental: $544 to $901

Source: CostofWedding.com