- David Posnett
- 10 years ago
- Wedding: December 1969
With the recession it looks like average wedding costs have decreased from approximately $30,000 in 2007 to about $20,000 projected for 2009. That is according to my market research on the web.
Here is a break down. Do you agree?
Invitations, Announcements, Thank You Notes, etc., $327
Bouquets and Other Flowers, $1,500.00
Videography, $1,311 and up based on demand, experience, features, etc.
Photography, $1,500 and up based on demand, experience, features, etc.
Music, $750.00 (based on 5 hours)
Clergy, $250.00 and up.
Limousine, $393.00 and up.
Attendants’ Gifts, $308.
Wedding Rings (Bride and Groom), $1,016 and up.
Engagement Ring, $3,044 and up.
Bride’s Wedding Dress, $823 and up depending on quality and designer.
Bride’s Headpiece/Veil, $166
Bridal Attendants’ Apparel (5 attendants), $790
Mother of the Bride’s Apparel, $231
Groom’s Formalwear (Rented), $95 and up.
Men’s Formalwear (Ushers, Best Man), $449
Wedding Reception, $7,635 and up.
Grand Total $20,548 (amount will vary by state, and metro areas.)