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The price of weddings can be substantial. The average ceremony and reception reached $28,000 in 2021, according to a survey from the wedding planning site The Knot. But you may aim to pay much less. To help you figure out how much you’ll spend on your big day, NerdWallet’s wedding costs calculator provides a budgeting framework for the ceremony and reception, while also showing how adjusting individual expenses will affect the total.
Calculate your wedding budget
As you consider these wedding costs, remember that for some, you'll need to tack on gratuity. For example, you may want to tip the hairdresser.
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