Use these price ranges as a guide when planning the budget for your big day.
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Attire: $1,895 to $3,650

Bride accessories: $241 to $400
Groom accessories:
$127 to $211
Groom suit/tux: $174 to $289
Hair/makeup service: $127 to $211
Headpiece/veil: $226 to $375
Wedding dress: $1,000 to $1,664

Ceremony: $2,181 to $3,628

Ceremony accessories: $141 to $234
Ceremony decorations:
$420 to $698
Ceremony location: $491 to $817
Officiate/pastor/priest: $176 to $293
Rehearsal dinner: $953 to $1,586

Entertainment: $2,431 to $4,045

Ceremony/reception band: $1,433 to $2,384
Ceremony/reception DJ: $547 to $910
Ceremony/reception musicians: $451 to $751

Flowers: $1,528 to $2,543

Boutonnieres/corsages: $133 to $222
Bride bouquet: $114 to $190
Bridesmaid bouquets:
$182 to $303
Ceremony flowers: $326 to $542
Flower girl flowers: $37 to $61
Reception flowers: $736 to $1,225

Gifts and Favors: $767 to $1,277

Gifts for attendant: $355 to $591
Gifts for each other:
$286 to $476
Gifts for parents:
$126 to $210

Invitations and Stationery: $725 to $1,205

Bridal shower invitations: $76 to $126
Guestbook: $37 to $61
Invitations & reply cards:
$321 to $534
Personal stationery: $101 to $168
Save the date cards: $124 to $206
Thank you cards: $66 to $110

Jewelry: $4,648 to $7,734

Engagement ring: $3,458 to $5,755
Her ring: $698 to $1,161
His ring:
$492 to $818

Honeymoon/Planning: $3,785 to $6,299

Honeymoon: $2785 to $4634
Bridal consultant/planner: $1,000 to $1,665

Photographer/Videographer: $2,637 to $4,389

Photographer: $1,527 to $2,542
Videographer:
$1,110 to $1,847

Reception: $11,745 to $19,546

Reception beverages/bartender: $1,664 to $2,770
Bride/groom hotel: $209 to $348
Cake: $402 to $670
Cake knife set: $32 to $54
Cake topper: $31 to $51
Reception decorations/centerpieces: $804 to $1,338
Favors: $268 to $446
Reception food service:
$5,667 to $9,430
Reception location: $1,843 to $3,066
Reception rentals: $825 to $1,373

Transportation: $728 to $1,211

Car rental: $227 to $378
Limo rental:
$501 to $833

Source: CostofWedding.com