On any given day in America, a small child is dreaming of their wedding day. They might imagine ice sculptures or a multi-tier wedding cake. As fantasies meet reality, especially with many couples paying for the big day themselves, some aspects must change to meet the budget. Read on to discover ways to save on your big day:
Consider reception halls
Venues are the largest expense of a wedding. The location, the reception venue, the ceremony site, and transportation to and from the ceremony can account for $19,163 (The Knot) of the total cost or 54 percent of a wedding in America. If the backyard isn’t your style, consider reception halls. Many of them will offer price discounts on certain days and some even allow you to bring in your own catering.