5 Ways to Save Money on your Wedding

Planning your wedding day can bring on a wide range of feelings, but planning your wedding day doesn’t have to be stressful. It also doesn’t have to cost a lot of money. It is very possible to have a beautiful dream wedding without breaking the bank and save money on your wedding.

With these 5 ways to save money on your wedding, you can rest easy knowing that you cut realistic corners to save as a means to sit back and fully enjoy the planning that goes on behind the scenes with your wedding day.

5 Ways to Save Money on your Wedding

Off Season Wedding Date

Plan your wedding date around off season, this allows you to get lower prices at fantastic locations because most wedding venue locations have lower rates during their off season. Planning an off season wedding date is by far the number one way to save money on your wedding day.

Shop Off Season & Thrift Stores for Décor

You have your wedding day theme set and you know what décor you are ready to have for both your wedding ceremony and reception. Be sure to shop during off season at bridal shops as well as to check out local thrift stores as a means to find high quality items at a heavily discounted rate to save money on your wedding.

Shop Consignment Stores or Sales for Wedding Dress

I got my wedding dress at a deep discount. I’m also going to take my wedding dress to a consignment store soon, both of which are great ways to get a really good deal on your wedding dress.

You would probably also be surprised at what great deals can be found on wedding dresses from Amazon, too.

Serve Simple Appetizers

Depending upon your vision of what food will be served for your wedding reception; you could cut corners in the area of food for guests by serving appetizers, like these Lil Smokie Stuffed Jalapeño Bacon appetizers and simple drinks versus having a cash bar or large main entrée meals. This is all about you and your partner, if you both feel there is no need for an expensive, extravagant meal then don’t feel pressured to do so.

Save on Entertainment

Try to find an apprentice DJ who can do both the wedding ceremony and wedding reception music. When you hire a beginner DJ you really can get the same quality as that you get with a more experienced DJ but at half the cost! Saving on your musical selection can really be an easy way to save money on your wedding.

To recap the 5 ways to save money on your wedding day featured here are to plan a wedding for an off season date, shop thrift stores for wedding decor, hire an apprentice DJ or a local band wanting to get started, serve simple appetizers and shop at a consignment store for your wedding dress.

When you use these 5 ways to save money on your wedding day, you will feel more relaxed and have the ability to fully enjoy your special day without breaking the bank.

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  1. I picked an off season wedding date (saved us a LOT!) but I wish I had known about these other tips too… a newbie DJ is a GREAT idea!

    You look so beautiful on your wedding day too, by the way ♥︎

    1. Author

      You really don’t have to spend a lot to have a beautiful wedding. Thank you so much, Penelope! <3

  2. Hi,
    Thanks a lot for sharing the helpful information with the readers like me. Now a day I am searching about the best wedding planning tips which keeps remain me in my budget and provides the best services because the wedding of my brother is near. Your write up helps me a lot in this regard.

  3. These are so great tips. I’ll pass them along to my cousin.

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