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: $1,714 to $2,855

Bride accessories: $218 to $363
Groom accessories: $115 to $191
Groom suit/tux: $157 to $262
Hair/makeup service: $115 to $191
Headpiece/veil: $204 to $340
Wedding dress: $905 to $1,508

Ceremony: $1,973 to $2,117

Ceremony accessories: $127 to $212
Ceremony decorations: $380 to $633
Ceremony location: $444 to $740
Officiate/pastor/priest: $159 to $266
Rehearsal dinner: $863 to $1,438

Entertainment: $2,200 to $3,666

Ceremony/reception band: $1,297 to $2,161
Ceremony/reception DJ: $495 to $825
Ceremony/reception musicians: $408 to $680

Flowers: $1,383 to $2,306

Boutonnieres/corsages: $121 to $201
Bride bouquet: $103 to $172
Bridesmaid bouquets: $165 to $275
Ceremony flowers: $295 to $492
Flower girl flowers: $33 to $56
Reception flowers: $666 to $1,110

Gifts and Favors: $694 to $1,158

Gifts for attendant: $321 to $536
Gifts for each other: $259 to $432
Gifts for parents: $114 to $190

Invitations and Stationery: $656 to $1,094

Bridal shower invitations: $69 to $114
Guestbook: $33 to $56
Invitations & reply cards: $290 to $484
Personal stationery: $92 to $153
Save the date cards: $112 to $187
Thank you cards: $60 to $100

Jewelry: $4,206 to $7,011

Engagement ring: $3,130 to $5,217
Her ring: $631 to $1,052
His ring: $445 to $742

Honeymoon/Planning: $3,425 to $5,710

Honeymoon: $2,520 to $4,201
Bridal consultant/planner: $905 to $1,509

Photographer/Videographer: $2,386 to $3,978

Photographer: $1,382 to $2,304
Videographer: $1,004 to $1,674

Reception: $10,631 to $17,719

Reception beverages/bartender: $1,506 to $2,511
Bride/groom hotel: $189 to $315
Cake: $364 to $607
Cake knife set: $29 to $49
Cake topper: $28 to $46
Reception decorations/centerpieces: $728 to $1,213
Favors: $243 to $405
Reception food service: $5,129 to $8,548
Reception location: $1,668 to $2,780
Reception rentals: $747 to $1,245

Transportation: $659 to $1,098

Car rental: $206 to $343
Limo rental: $453 to $755

Source: CostofWedding.com