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: $1,928 to $3,202

Bride accessories: $245 to $407
Groom accessories: $129 to $214
Groom suit/tux: $177 to $294
Hair/makeup service: $129 to $214
Headpiece/veil: $230 to $382
Wedding dress: $1,018 to $1,691

Ceremony: $2,222 to $3,688

Ceremony accessories: $144 to $238
Ceremony decorations: $428 to $710
Ceremony location: $500 to $830
Officiate/pastor/priest: $179 to $298
Rehearsal dinner: $971 to $1,612

Entertainment: $2,477 to $4,112

Ceremony/reception band: $1,460 to $2,424
Ceremony/reception DJ: $557 to $925
Ceremony/reception musicians: $460 to $763

Flowers: $1,557 to $2,585

Boutonnieres/corsages: $136 to $226
Bride bouquet: $116 to $193
Bridesmaid bouquets: $186 to $308
Ceremony flowers: $332 to $551
Flower girl flowers: $37 to $62
Reception flowers: $750 to $1,245

Gifts and Favors: $782 to $1,298

Gifts for attendant: $362 to $601
Gifts for each other: $292 to $484
Gifts for parents: $128 to $213

Invitations and Stationery: $737 to $1,225

Bridal shower invitations: $77 to $128
Guestbook: $37 to $62
Invitations & reply cards: $327 to $543
Personal stationery: $103 to $171
Save the date cards: $126 to $209
Thank you cards: $67 to $112

Jewelry: $4,736 to $6,198

Engagement ring: $3,524 to $5,850
Her ring: $711 to $1,180
His ring: $501 to $832

Honeymoon/Planning: $3,856 to $6,403

Honeymoon: $2,837 to $4,711
Bridal consultant/planner: $1,019 to $1,692

Photographer/Videographer: $2,687 to $4,461

Photographer: $1,556 to $2,584
Videographer: $1,131 to $1,877

Reception: $11,967 to $19,840

Reception beverages/bartender: $1,696 to $2,816
Bride/groom hotel: $213 to $354
Cake: $410 to $681
Cake knife set: $33 to $54
Cake topper: $31 to $52
Reception decorations/centerpieces: $819 to $1,360
Favors: $273 to $454
Reception food service: $5,774 to $9,586
Reception location: $1,877 to $3,117
Reception rentals: $841 to $1,396

Transportation: $741 to $1,231

Car rental: $231 to $384
Limo rental: $510 to $847

Source: CostofWedding.com