• Wednesday, May 25, 2022


A Quick Guide on the Average Cost of a Wedding

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Planning your wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest times of your life until you see how expensive everything can be. Over time weddings have become expensive but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t know what the average cost of a wedding should be.

The average cost of a wedding can vary depending on the state you live in there are factors that affect the cost that we want to share with you.

Continue reading now and get ready to let those wedding bells ring.

Where Are You Getting Married? 

The first factor that will affect wedding prices is the venue you select to host your nuptials. Some venues provide all-inclusive packages that allow you to host your wedding and the reception in the same place.

Others only ask you to pay a fee to use their space while bringing in your own vendors and decor for the wedding. In this case, you’ve got to ask yourself if you want the job of finding outside vendors or want to use what the venue has provided for you to use.

Hiring an Event Planner 

Planning a wedding isn’t always as stress-free as it might seem. This is why some couples decide that hiring an event planner is the way to go.

Event planners have several services they can offer to you but keep in mind the more work they must do the higher their price will be. Some event planners meet with you throughout the planning process and are present on the day of the wedding.

Others offer their services in the month leading up and the day of. And lastly, you can opt for a day of only service. It’s all about the budget you’ve allotted to hiring a wedding planner.

Most people want to enjoy their day without worrying about anything which is one of the biggest benefits of a day of wedding coordinator.

Feed the Guest 

You can’t have a wedding reception without food, can you? Most people don’t understand that outside of the venue the food you have at your wedding can increase the overall cost drastically.

If you’ve chosen from the vendors offered by the venue, chances are they will charge you based on a set number of people. The same with outside catering companies.

The more guests you plan to have at your wedding the more expensive it’s going to be. While we’re discussing food don’t forget to include a dessert bar.

Theme & Decor 

There are several types of weddings out there that each has its own theme and decor to go with them. Are you a couple that wants an over-the-top elegant feel on your wedding day?

Or do you prefer to keep the decor as minimal as possible? Whatever you choose the cost of decor depending on your theme will fluctuate but you can make it work to fit your budget.

What’s the Average Cost of a Wedding? 

It’s hard to answer what the average cost of a wedding is because many factors can change the cost. Do you want a wedding coordinator or is there are specific themes you’ve chosen?

All these things and more can increase the cost of your wedding but who cares, it’s going to be the best day of your life. Want more exciting information?

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