Budget Wedding Ideas

Trying to plan your wedding on the cheap? (Who isn’t?)

Wedded bliss can happen on a budget. And we are firm believers that there's an art to strategic wedding planning—without breaking the bank! We've put together tons of resources to help you plan an incredible celebration no matter the bottom line. Start with the wedding budget articles in the tiles below, then scroll down to find even more—including curated lists of affordable wedding venues near you.


Beauty on a Budget: 7 Affordable Wedding Venues in Chester & Delaware County

Beauty on a Budget: 7 Affordable Wedding Venues in Chester & Delaware County

On the hunt for an affordable Pennsylvania venue for your special day? For couples with big wedding dreams and a small wedding budget, Chester / Delaware County has no shortage of lovely locations. From scenic historic estates to elegant country clubs, there’s truly something for everyone. Check out our curated list below and start planning your ideal wedding while staying within budget!


8 Amazingly Affordable South Central Pennsylvania Wedding Venues

8 Amazingly Affordable South Central Pennsylvania Wedding Venues

South Central Pennsylvania is home to some of the most beautiful wedding venues in the state, and lucky for the budget-conscious couple, it boasts some incredibly affordable options too! From a charming riverfront estate in Harrisburg to an industrial-chic space in the heart of York’s Royal Square district to a beautifully preserved late-1700s estate in Lancaster, there's truly something for everyone in this vibrant region. Take a scroll through our list below and fall in love with one of these budget-friendly beauties!


7 Affordable Knoxville Wedding Venues

7 Affordable Knoxville Wedding Venues

On the hunt for a beautiful Knoxville wedding venue that fits your vision and your budget? Set your sight on these stunners! From a serene mountaintop chalet to a modern greenhouse set on 47 verdant acres, these swoon-worthy settings offer the style and the amenities you want without breaking the bank.


6 Amazingly Affordable Wedding Venues in Northern Indiana

6 Amazingly Affordable Wedding Venues in Northern Indiana

Northern Indiana is home to some of the state's most beautiful wedding venues and offers options for every budget. We’ve done the work and gathered some of our favorite affordable locations in the area. From a beautifully reimagined 1870 church to an award-winning waterfront restaurant overlooking Cedar Lake, you’ll fall head over heels for these stylish settings that are easy on the eyes and your wallet!


21 Affordable New England Wedding Venues

21 Affordable New England Wedding Venues

From the stunning Atlantic coastline to the rolling mountain meadows, New England has beautiful spaces to say ‘I do’ around every corner. We’ve combed through all that Yankeeland has to offer and highlighted our favorite budget-friendly venues that come complete with all of the bells and whistles. Take your pick between charming inns, family-run farms, and breathtaking waterfront resorts that won't break the bank.


Beautiful & Budget Friendly: 10 Affordable Memphis Wedding Venues

Beautiful & Budget Friendly: 10 Affordable Memphis Wedding Venues

With the rolling farmland, elegant mansions, and sweet southern charm, Memphis is a beautiful place to say ‘I do’...even if you’re on a budget. Whether you’re picturing an outdoor ceremony in a sweeping meadow or an elegant affair in a historic manor, Memphis has countless affordable options to host the happiest day of your life.


Budget-Friendly Beauties: 10 Affordable Maine Wedding Venues

Budget-Friendly Beauties: 10 Affordable Maine Wedding Venues

Searching for a Maine wedding venue that fits your vision—and your budget? Look no further! From a historic inn perched above the rocky shoreline to a rustic, lakeside retreat backed by a lush forest, these stunning venues offer the style and the amenities you want without breaking the bank.


8 Affordable Vermont Wedding Venues You're Gonna Love

8 Affordable Vermont Wedding Venues You're Gonna Love

Vermont might be known for its epic scenery; majestic green mountains, stunning fall foliage, and forested hillsides, but did you know it’s also home to some budget-friendly wedding venues that are just as stunning? From a charming homestead nestled in the hills to a rustic resort on the shores of Lake Champlain, these venues prove that you don’t have to skimp on style when it comes to finding an affordable perfect place to tie the knot.


8 Amazingly Affordable Nashville Wedding Venues

8 Amazingly Affordable Nashville Wedding Venues

From dramatic gothic churches to serene family-run farms, Nashville is home to an eclectic mix of beautiful and budget-friendly wedding locations. Trust us when we tell you that you won’t have to sacrifice style or cut your guest list down in order to afford the venue of your dreams. From modern to medieval and everything in between, check out these stunningly chic spaces that will save you a bundle!


14 Affordable Pittsburgh Wedding Venues

14 Affordable Pittsburgh Wedding Venues

Searching for the perfect Pittsburgh wedding venue that’s high on style and low on cost? Set your sites on these budget-friendly beauties! From a beautifully restored 19th-century train station to a spectacular Beaux-Arts masterpiece in the heart of downtown, you’re bound to find “the one” among these amazing (and affordable!) event spaces.


14 Affordable Wedding Venues in Columbus, GA

14 Affordable Wedding Venues in Columbus, GA

Searching for that one-of-a-kind Columbus wedding venue that's easy on the eyes and your budget? You'll find what you're looking for here! From a renovated warehouse with all the boho-chic vibes to a rustic outdoor cathedral to a serene country estate overlooking a tranquil lake, these gorgeous locations offer the style and the amenities you want without breaking the bank.


12 Affordable Athens Wedding Venues

12 Affordable Athens Wedding Venues

Searching for a stylish Athens wedding that won’t break the bank? Look no further! From a gorgeous towering white event barn with an open-rafter ceiling to a historically preserved and restored cotton seed oil mill turned event venue, we've gathered a list of pretty places that will help you stay on budget while setting a stunning stage for your big celebration.


11 Affordable San Fernando Valley Wedding Venues

11 Affordable San Fernando Valley Wedding Venues

Cradled by the Hollywood Hills, the Santa Monica and Santa Susana Mountains, the scenic Valley holds plenty of venue gems that can accommodate budget weddings – while still providing picturesque settings, a rustic vibe, elegant interiors, or a unique experience, depending on your vision. Here are some of our favorite San Fernando Valley wedding venues with reasonable rates.


5 Affordable Cleveland Wedding Venues

5 Affordable Cleveland Wedding Venues

Hoping to find an affordable Cleveland wedding venue? We’ve got you covered! From a rustic seven-generation farm to a unique 1923 bank building, here are our top picks of places that won’t break the bank.


14 of Our Favorite Affordable Maryland Wedding Venues

14 of Our Favorite Affordable Maryland Wedding Venues

Searching for a stylish wedding venue in Maryland that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From a breathtaking farm overlooking Chesapeake Bay, to a 18th-century Georgian mansion in the heart of Annapolis, check out these lovely locations that offer champagne style on a beer budget.


How To Budget For Your Wedding Bar

How To Budget For Your Wedding Bar

Want a sobering experience? Try calculating the cost of your wedding bar. Already feeling dizzy? That's where we swoop in to save the day. From figuring out what you'll pay to picking the perfect bar package, here’s the scoop on how to budget for your booze.


6 Affordable Jacksonville Wedding Venues

6 Affordable Jacksonville Wedding Venues

Dreaming of a Jacksonville wedding venue that checks all of the boxes—and also fits your budget? You'll find what you're looking for here! From a pristine white barn enveloped by rolling vineyards to 16,000-square-feet of industrial space, these beautiful locations offer the style and the amenities you want without breaking the bank.


How To Get The Most Bang For Your Wedding Budget (even with inflation, labor shortages, and supply chain issues!)

How To Get The Most Bang For Your Wedding Budget (even with inflation, labor shortages, and supply chain issues!)

Have you googled “Cheap Wedding Ideas” recently? You’re not alone. As romantic as weddings are, they’re not immune to real-world issues like inflation, labor shortages, and supply chain issues. So here are 12 hacks to help you keep your wedding budget in check—even in these most unprecedented of times.


12 Affordable Raleigh Wedding Venues

12 Affordable Raleigh Wedding Venues

Dreaming of the perfect Raleigh wedding venue but need to stay within budget? Look no further! From a unique, urban-chic downtown space bathed in natural light to a quaint chapel built in 1875, these locations offer all the style and amenities you'll need without breaking the bank!


7 Affordable Portland Wedding Venues

7 Affordable Portland Wedding Venues

On the hunt for a gorgeous wedding venue in the Portland Metro area that won't break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From a chic boutique hotel with views of the downtown to an instaworthy Tulip Farm just outside the city limits, we've pulled some of the prettiest places Portland has to offer that won't blow your budget.


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