Select less expensive starters, like prawns rather than lobster, veggies like broccoli rather than asparagus will cut the price, too.
If you are having a cocktail hour, do you actually need an appetiser course? Do you need soup and salad? Mexican, Indian, Italian, or Chinese food is fun and much less expensive per individual than the conventional marriage menu.
Have the marriage cake only as pudding and eliminate any other candy ( eclairs, pastries, for example. Discount wedding centerpieces.
Consider a marriage breakfast or brunch ( omelettes, muffins, pancakes, French toast ), or a tea ( a range of tea tastes, finger sandwiches, scones and jams, and so on. "There are plenty of badly judged folks out there," Dunson recounted.
Have a pro camera man take the formal footage and shoot the function ; have guests take all reception stills.
Ask acquaintances and family to film the day for you.
Use flowers that are in season and / or locally produced they are more cost effective than out-of-season flowers that really must be distributed to your area.
You may be in a position to hire a pony and carriage for just as less.