(Closed) whats the most important to you?

posted 5 years ago in Logistics
  • poll: whats your priority?
    Food/drink/cake : (36 votes)
    27 %
    music/party : (26 votes)
    19 %
    wedding dress/groomsmen/bridesmaids attire : (23 votes)
    17 %
    honeymoon : (10 votes)
    7 %
    Guests favours : (1 votes)
    1 %
    flowers/bouquets : (5 votes)
    4 %
    stationary : (3 votes)
    2 %
    venue/ceremony decor : (25 votes)
    19 %
    not bothered about any of these little details! : (5 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    307 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    Reception and photography were our most important spending decisions, followed by the dress.

    Post # 4
    739 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I voted for food & drink, music (we’re having a live band), honeymoon, and venue. Those were the biggest ticket items for us, and the most important. 

    (Side note: Fiance and I payed for our honeymoon ourselves, while my parents paid for pretty much everything else)

    Post # 5
    2759 posts
    Sugar bee

    My top 3 priorities are:

    1. Photography

    2. Dress/bridal party attire

    3. Decorations

    Post # 6
    3572 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    My biggest items were food/drink & photography

    Post # 7
    1416 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2013

    Guest list, photography, music/entertainment, dress, venue (mine was unique so it was a big deal), food were my personal priorities. Having the people I wanted there celebrating with me was number one, because you can have great food and music but if the people there aren’t people you love who want to celebrate your marriage then it won’t be any fun. Photography because the pictures are the only things that last a lifetime, even months later there are things I hardly remember because I was in a happy fog, but I remember through great pictures. Music was a big one for me, we paid a lot for our band and it was very worth it. We went over budget on the band and were very okay with that, the majority of the night was spent dancing so we wanted them to be GOOD. I spent a lot on my dress. I’ve never felt as pretty/sexy in my life and it was well worth it. Our venue was a gorgeous music library, it was perfect for us and is the thing people talk about most so spending the extra fee to rent the space was worth it, it was the only place we even looked at. Food…people need to eat. It doesn’t have to be fantastic, but it shouldn’t be sucky either. Flowers and everything else were just nice bonuses, but if we had a wedding just with the same guest list, photography, band, dress, venue, and caterer, it would have still been perfect.

    Post # 8
    272 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2014

    Our biggest items are photography, rentals (our reception is in our backyard so this including lighting and event design), and food.

    Post # 9
    2556 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    First is food and drink.  Second is music and party.  Third is venue.  Fourth is honeymoon.  Fifth is wedding dress.. and everything else, mah, whatever is left in our budget! 😉

    Post # 11
    9201 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

    Our priorities are a welcoming/comfortable venue where everyone can really enjoy themselves, plenty of booze, a great band (but this is cheap b/c they’re good friends), and great photography.

    Post # 12
    9570 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013




    Post # 13
    297 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    My biggest expense was the venue. I think the venue really sets the mood for the wedding and can make or break the overall feel for the wedding.

    Post # 14
    7771 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I think the experience is important- so food, location, feeling of the party (live music).

    Post # 15
    1181 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    my top three are



    food/drink/venue (it’s all included together)

    Post # 16
    8579 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2014

    Food/drink/cake & Honeymoon.

    EDIT : If there was the options, I would have also voted dj/music & alocohol. Both were very important to me.


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