(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

    5,000-7,000

    7,000-10,000

    10,000-15,000

    15,000-20,000

    20,000-25,000

    25,000-30,000

    30,000-35,000

    35,000-40,000

  • Post # 32
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    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I would LOVE to get married for under $10K, but Fiance wants a “big” wedding so when it’s all said and done it will be about $45-$50K 

    Post # 33
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    Including everything except honeymoon, around $145K for around 150 guests. Honeymoon is another $11k ish

    Post # 34
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    Bee Keeper

    Around 8/9k for 120 people for a Tennessee BBQ style wedding.  This includes the rehearsal dinner that was about $1500.

    Post # 35
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    $15000-$17000, although it’s crazy it was that much.  But that’s everything including rehearsal dinner, not including rings or honeymoon.

    Post # 36
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    $5600 for 60 ppl.

    Post # 37
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    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    Just under 5k for 70 guest including everthing wedding, hotel for night of, rings and honeymoon. I own a party rental business so I already have all the rental equipment, including tent, tables, chairs, silverware, dinnerware, glassware, linen, and arch which made this budget possible. I’m also doing lots of diy such as flowers, brooch bouquet, decorations, food, open bar, dance floor, photo booth, and my dj only charged $300, photographer charged $528 with engagement pictures included and cake is only $200, all being done by business owners I know. And I have bartered all deposits for my vendors with rentals for their events through out the year that we have been engaged. I also purchased my dress, flower girl dress, 2 jr bridesmaids dresses and fi tux online for only $300. Another big saving was finding bartender and server on craigslist, only charging $25/hr for both! 

    Post # 38
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    172 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: January 2014

    We’re at 25k for 150 people. Doesn’t include clothing & accessories, rings, planner, honeymoon or whatever else decides to come up. We’re in Southeast Texas.

    Post # 39
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I think in the end ours will run around 50,000. I’m sort of far out though so I don’t know how much the grand total will be. A lot of that will depend on guest count.

    Post # 40
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    Mine was $12,000 almost on the button

    Post # 41
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

    $25,000 not including the honeymoons which are $4000. 116 people formal eveningr reception. My wedding was cheap for NY!!

    Post # 42
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    8K including my e-ring and DH wedding band for 60 guests for a semi-formal reception. We did not pay for the venue which included the chairs for ceremony and reception, table and linens. It would have been 4K if we had to pay for the venue. We haven’t taken our honeymoon yet and I gotta get a custom wedding band made that goes on both sides of my e-ring. I’m expecting that to be about 2.5K.

     

    Post # 43
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    31 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Less that $2,000 for 75 guests

    Post # 44
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    343 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    In Seattle, we’re looking at about 13k for 120 guests.
    Hosted bar with sig cocktail, beer and wine.
    Honeymoon and rings not included.
    Lots and lots and lots of DIY and deal-making.

    Post # 45
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    381 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    55k for 360 guests.

    Post # 46
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    Bumble bee

    Right now, I’m budgeted at $25k for 50-55 guests in Washington DC, figure includes rings but not including honeymoon. I refuse to go over this amount…even if it means getting married in my pajamas or not eating at the reception haha.

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