(Closed) How much did your wedding cost?

posted 7 years ago in Money
  • poll: How much did / will your wedding cost?

    Less than 5,000









  • Post # 17
    5285 posts
    Bee Keeper

    About $8000 for 67 people, this included our clothing as well as the whole bridal parties clothing the invites. flowers and favours and the reception dinner. We had a destination wedding though so this made it alot cheaper. If we had had it in our hometown we would have had alot more guests and the cost for the wedding would have probably been close to $50,000!!!

    Post # 18
    1606 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Ours is around 35k not including rings, my dress, his suit or honeymoon (probably around 85k if we include those things.)  110pp, Brooklyn, ny.




    Post # 19
    3274 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    Ours is right around $18k for 300 guests in the STL area for buffett dinner and full open bar.

    Post # 20
    3194 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @HappinessIsInDaisies:  $27k. That includes everything (my dress, shoes, veil, jewelry, wedding bands, rentals etc). 150 guests in the midwest. Honeymoon not included at $2,300.


    Post # 21
    1285 posts
    Bumble bee

    Ours is just under $3500

    Post # 22
    1284 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    15k for 150 people at a lodge, buffet dinner, beer/wine/signature cocktails.

    Post # 23
    6111 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @HappinessIsInDaisies:  Our wedding – and all things wedding related to it even down to my longline bra – cost $3300.  It was a private destination wedding with two witnesses in another country.

    Post # 24
    865 posts
    Busy bee

    about 3500 for 200 people!

    Post # 25
    3823 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @HappinessIsInDaisies:  including rings and not including the honeymoon, around $35,000 for 78 guests

    Post # 26
    9795 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Still up in the air due to guest count, but $22-23k for 85-100 people.  HOPEFULLY!!  I invited 130 (including children) and I’d love to have no more than 100.

    Ugh, if all 130 showed up it would drive it up to almost $25k

    This includes rings, rehearsal dinner, my boudoir photos, and my air/hotel for a bachelorette trip to Vegas.

    Only thing not included is a honeymoon.

    Post # 27
    3571 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    About $18,000 for 165 guests: open bar, family-style dinner with cocktaill hour & dessert stations, we had a band and DJ, in Northeast Ohio. Including rings & Honeymoon add on about $6000.

    Post # 28
    526 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    We clocked in around $55,000 for 130 guests in the Greater Boston Area.

    Post # 29
    679 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2015


    My elopement cost less than $5,000 even with the honeymoon. We married at a luxury resort in the fall. The accomodations were expensive but worth it.

    My vow renewal will cost close to $6,500. We will be including many wedding elements partly for my parents who were hurt when we eloped. Since my husband and I prefer small gatherings, we will book a chapel for less than 30 guests. The packages include photography, food (including beautifully decorated cake), officiants and decorations with upgrades allowed at an extra cost. We are adding some upgrades to a cocktail and dinner reception package.

    Before my husband and I decided to elope, we were going to spend $30,000 on a family wedding. I felt sick when I thought of blowing that much on one day. We would have just used the chapel when we got married, but my mother was belligerent and dramatic about me having a small wedding. She likes to show off, so she was trying to force a lavish affair planned to HER liking, no matter how many times my husband and I tried to reason with her.

    Post # 30
    507 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    $17k for 100 people, outside ceremony, tented reception, buffet dinner.  That inlcudes his wedding band but not my e-ring.

    $27k with my e-ring included.  I am not doing a wedding band.

    Post # 31
    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    I believe less than $1000. 

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