Who Pays For What At Weddings?

Traditionally, the bride and her family are responsible for paying for all wedding planning expenses, the bride’s attire, all floral arrangements, transportation on the wedding day, photo and video fees, travel and lodgings for the officiant if he comes from out of town, lodging for the bridesmaids (if you have offered

Who pays for what in a wedding 2019?

Bride and family pay for all professional services, including food and decorations. Groom’s family pays for the DJ or band and liquor.

What is the groom’s family supposed to pay for?

Grooms’ parents have typically been expected to chip in to cover a few expenses such as the marriage license, officiant fee, the bride’s bouquet and reception music and entertainment. Here’s a full breakdown of what the groom’s family is traditionally expected to pay for.

Why does the bride’s parents pay for the wedding?

The groom pays for the bride’s dress and the honeymoon. It was also customary for the parents of the bride to pay for the entire party because the groom was supposed to buy a house and support the woman from that day onwards. However, since now both work, and pay for expenses, things have changed.

Do bride’s parents still pay for the wedding?

Traditionally, the bride’s parents are responsible for covering the largest portion of wedding expenses, including invitations, flowers, photographers, transportation and both the ceremony and reception venues. But many couples still break down their wedding budget in a variety of ways.