Rhode Island Wedding Guide

Wedding Planning

Who Pays for What?

The following is a list indicating who traditionally pays for what. This should be treated as a suggestion and not a hard and fast rule.

Since many couples are opting to marry later in life, they often cover the expenses of their weddings themselves.

 
Bride
Groom's ring
Wedding gift
Bridesmaids gift
Groom
Bride's wedding ring
Wedding gift
Gift for Best Man
Gift for Ushers
Flowers for bride, ushers, parents, other special guests
Marriage license
Officiant fee
Bride's Family
Invitations
Reception
Wedding Photographs
DJ or Band
Bride's gown and accessories
Bride's trousseau
Flowers for the ceremony
Flowers for the bridesmaids
Transportation
Bridesmaid's party
Groom's Family
Rehearsal Dinner
Bridesmaids
Bridal Shower/Bachelorette Party
Bridesmaid's dresses and accessories
Wedding gift
Ushers
Bachelor Party
Tuxes

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Find more on the average cost of a Rhode Island wedding.

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