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.


6 Affordable Portland Wedding Venues

6 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.


5 Affordable Seattle Wedding Venues

5 Affordable Seattle Wedding Venues

Searching for a Seattle wedding venue that fits your vision—and your budget? Look no further! From a rustic venue nestled in the beautiful Snohomish River Valley to a modern, industrial-chic venue in the heart of the Emerald City, these stunning venues offer the style and the amenities you want without breaking the bank.


5 Affordable Tacoma Wedding Venues

5 Affordable Tacoma Wedding Venues

Dreaming of a stylish Tacoma wedding that won’t break the bank? Then you're going to love this list of gorgeous spaces that are easy on the eyes— and the budget! From a charming Craftsman-style lodge to an industrial-chic space near the museum district, these pretty places provide a stunning stage for your celebration without blowing your budget.


12 Affordable Wedding Venues In Rockford and Northwest Illinois

12 Affordable Wedding Venues In Rockford and Northwest Illinois

Searching for your dream wedding venue in Northwest Illinois that will work with your budget? We’ve got you covered! From a private 7-acre country estate in Sycamore to a gorgeously remodeled log cabin lodge just outside of Rockford, we've pulled some of the prettiest places this area has to offer that won't break the bank.


3 Affordable Jersey Shore Wedding Venues

3 Affordable Jersey Shore Wedding Venues

The Jersey Shore is a hot travel destination thanks to its beautiful beaches and fun boardwalks, but did you know it’s also home to some gorgeous—and affordable—wedding venues? From a charming 1907 Georgian Revival mansion-turned-romantic B&B to a luxe turn-of-the-century resort, check out these lovely locations that offer champagne style on a beer budget.


21 Hidden Wedding Costs You May Forget To Budget For

21 Hidden Wedding Costs You May Forget To Budget For

You've probably already factored in the wedding budget basics, but what about those unanticipated costs that you wouldn't be aware of unless you worked in the wedding industry? You know Here Comes The Guide has got your back! We're calling out 21 pesky hidden wedding costs many couples get blindsided by.


13 Affordable Charlotte Wedding Venues

13 Affordable Charlotte Wedding Venues

Dreaming of a Charlotte wedding venue that's easy on the eyes—and your budget? You'll find what you're looking for here! From a renovated warehouse in the heart of the city to a serene wooded retreat overlooking a tranquil lake, these gorgeous locations offer the style and the amenities you want without breaking the bank.


7 Affordable Charleston Wedding Venues

7 Affordable Charleston Wedding Venues

Searching for your dream wedding venue in Charleston that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From a 100-foot private yacht with gorgeous views of the cityscape to a beautiful and historic home on a bluff overlooking the Sampit River, we've pulled some of the prettiest places Charleston has to offer that won't blow your budget.


12 Affordable Wedding Venues in Indianapolis

12 Affordable Wedding Venues in Indianapolis

Searching for an affordable wedding venue in and around Indianapolis? With its stunning skylines, serene riverfronts, and easy access to the great outdoors, you won’t have to look very hard to find a gorgeous location that won’t break the bank. Whether you're dreaming of an intimate affair in a downtown glass-enclosed rotunda, a boho-chic bash in a refurbished factory, or a laid-back gathering at a serene farm just outside the city limits, these spaces provide all the style and charm without blowing your budget!


7 Affordable Asheville Wedding Venues

7 Affordable Asheville Wedding Venues

Searching for a stylish wedding venue in Asheville that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From a rustic-chic farmhouse just outside the city limits to a 100-year-old factory-turned arts center with a cool industrial-chic vibe, check out these lovely locations that offer champagne style on a beer budget.


15 Affordable Wedding Venues in Savannah, Georgia

15 Affordable Wedding Venues in Savannah, Georgia

Searching for the perfect affordable wedding venue in Savannah? You’re in luck! We’ve included some of our favorite spots in the area that won't blow your budget.


9 Affordable North Georgia Wedding Venues

9 Affordable North Georgia Wedding Venues

Dreaming of a North Georgia wedding venue that's easy on the eyes—and your budget? From a historic waterfront venue featuring a hillside Victorian home to a charming, rustic resort in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains, you’re sure to find a beautiful location that won't break the bank!


13 Affordable Atlanta Wedding Venues

13 Affordable Atlanta Wedding Venues

Searching for an Atlanta wedding venue that's easy on the eyes—and your budget? Start your search here! From an industrial-chic haven in the West End to a charming blueberry farm just outside the city limits, check out these fabulous ATL locations that offer all the style and charm without those extra dollar signs.


5 Affordable Greenville Wedding Venues

5 Affordable Greenville Wedding Venues

On the hunt for an affordable Greenville wedding venue, but don’t want to sacrifice on style or amenities? We've got you, boo! From a rustic-chic barn to an elegant rooftop terrace with sparkling city views, we've pulled some of the prettiest places Upstate has to offer that won't blow your budget.


10 Amazingly Affordable Wedding Venues Near Orlando

10 Amazingly Affordable Wedding Venues Near Orlando

Searching for a stylish wedding venue in Orlando that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From a rustic-chic farmhouse just outside the city limits, to a loft-style event space with a cool speakeasy vibe, check out these lovely locations that offer champagne style on a beer budget.


8 Affordable Phoenix Wedding Venues

8 Affordable Phoenix Wedding Venues

Phoenix may be a hot wedding destination, but it's also home to a surprising number of affordable wedding venues. We’ve included our favorite spots in the area that offer champagne style on a beer budget, and don't skimp when it comes to stunning views and fabulous amenities!


4 Affordable Detroit Wedding Venues

4 Affordable Detroit Wedding Venues

Dreaming of a stylish Detroit wedding that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From a gorgeous greenhouse nestled in a 982-acre island park to a cool warehouse in the heart of Downtown, we've gathered a list of pretty places that will help you stay on budget while setting a stunning stage for your big celebration.


Big Day Savings: 9 Affordable Philadelphia Wedding Venues

Big Day Savings: 9 Affordable Philadelphia Wedding Venues

From its scenic rivers, rich history, and iconic landmarks, Philadelphia is full of unique and fabulous locations to tie the knot that won't break the bank! From a serene pre-Revolution farm to a whimsical museum to a gorgeous Gothic-style English manor house, check out some of our favorite wedding venues that offer champagne style on a craft beer budget.


Don't Break The Bank! 13 Affordable North Texas Wedding Venues

Don't Break The Bank! 13 Affordable North Texas Wedding Venues

Hoping to find an affordable North Texas wedding venue? Don't despair! From party barns and nature centers to ranches and industrial-chic downtown venues, here's a selection of gorgeous venues that won't break the bank.


Big Day Savings! 20 Affordable Sacramento Wedding Venues

Big Day Savings! 20 Affordable Sacramento Wedding Venues

With its vibrant arts scene, Gold Rush-era history, and ideal location in the heart of Gold Country, Sacramento has long been a sought-after wedding destination. With nearly 250 days of sunshine a year, you'll almost certainly find good weather on your big day—and some surprisingly affordable wedding venues where you can enjoy it, from a a charming, lushly landscaped bed & breakfast to a dramatic Arts & Crafts-style landmark.


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