ARE YOU PAYING TOO MUCH FOR YOUR WEDDING VENDORS?
Friends, let’s be honest! Does anyone really know how much a wedding costs? I mean, how could you? You’ve never done it before right? Or it was so long ago you can’t remember?
Well, we have joined with The Knot to bring you some pricing knowledge about the big scary word, BUDGET.
We hope that this information will help guide you to the national average price of a wedding, to educate you so when sifting through all the vendors and contracts during your planning process, you can have peace of mind that what you are paying is actually what you SHOULD BE PAYING.
And before, we go any further. One of the most important things you can do for your planning process is…
SET A BUDGET
And the second most important thing you can do is…
List what is most important to you.
What part of your wedding are you NOT willing to cut back on.?Then know everything else, may have to compromise to ensure your budget it kept.
Below is the AVERAGE price of wedding vendors for 2017.
Ceremony venue: $2,311
Ceremony musicians: $761
Ceremony officiant: $284
Reception venue: $15,163
Reception bar/liquor: $2,365
Reception band: $4,019
Cake baker: $540
Makeup artist: $102
Sourced from theknot.com
Does this match with what you’re finding? If not, remember, you can allocate different amounts to categories that YOU THINK are a priority. And of course, your wedding planner is a great resource to help you digest all of this.
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