Average cost of a wedding in Washington DC with more than 300 guests is between $89,969 and $109,962

Wedding Cost Summary

How much does it cost for a wedding in Washington DC with more than 300 guests? The type of wedding is Elegant, Formal, Fun. The wedding color theme is Champagne. The typical wedding cost for a wedding of this type is between $89,969 and $109,962.

Lives in: Washington DC
Season: Fall Wedding
Getting married in: Washington DC
How many guests: This estimate is based on having 400 guests with a range of more than 300 guests. Adding a single guest will likely add $225 - $275 to the total amount spent.
Words that describe this wedding: Elegant, Formal, Fun
Primary color theme: Champagne

Wedding Cost by Category

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Category > Item Estimated Cost % of Total
Attire & Accessories $2,787 - $3,407 3.1%
Dress Accessories $295 - $361 0.3%
Tuxedo/suit/other Accessories $121 - $147 0.1%
Tuxedo/suit/other Rent/purchase $365 - $447 0.4%
Wedding Dress $2,006 - $2,452 2.2%
Bakery $1,792 - $2,190 2.0%
Wedding Cake/dessert $1,792 - $2,190 2.0%
Beauty & Spa $198 - $242 0.2%
Hair Service $131 - $161 0.1%
Manicure & Pedicure $67 - $81 0.1%
Entertainment $1,922 - $2,349 2.1%
DJ/MC $1,293 - $1,581 1.4%
Entertainment lighting $628 - $768 0.7%
Event Venue $48,644 - $59,454 54.1%
Wedding Venue Bar Service $10,238 - $12,513 11.4%
Wedding Venue Food Service $19,881 - $24,299 22.1%
Wedding Venue Location $12,034 - $14,708 13.4%
Wedding Venue Rentals $6,492 - $7,934 7.2%
Flowers & Decorations $6,728 - $8,224 7.5%
Bouquets $636 - $778 0.7%
Boutonnieres, Corsages $276 - $338 0.3%
Wedding Venue Accessories $1,594 - $1,948 1.8%
Wedding Venue Decorations $807 - $987 0.9%
Wedding Venue Flowers & Arrangements $1,995 - $2,439 2.2%
Wedding Venue Table Centerpieces $1,419 - $1,735 1.6%
Gifts & Favors $2,638 - $3,224 2.9%
Gift/s for Attendants $105 - $129 0.1%
Tips (for all services) $1,556 - $1,902 1.7%
Wedding Favors $977 - $1,194 1.1%
Invitations $3,556 - $4,346 4.0%
Guest Book $288 - $352 0.3%
Invitations & Reply Cards $926 - $1,132 1.0%
Postage $493 - $603 0.5%
Reception Menus $714 - $872 0.8%
Save the Date Cards $655 - $801 0.7%
Thank You Cards $480 - $586 0.5%
Jewelry $6,402 - $7,824 7.1%
Bracelet $203 - $248 0.2%
Earrings $239 - $292 0.3%
Engagement Ring $4,156 - $5,080 4.6%
Necklace $293 - $359 0.3%
Wedding ring/band for HER $943 - $1,153 1.0%
Wedding ring/band for HIM $568 - $694 0.6%
Officiant $293 - $358 0.3%
Officiant $293 - $358 0.3%
Other Events $1,036 - $1,266 1.2%
Rehearsal Dinner $1,036 - $1,266 1.2%
Photography & Video $5,583 - $6,823 6.2%
Engagement Session $348 - $426 0.4%
Photo Booth $475 - $581 0.5%
Prints and/or Enlargements $620 - $758 0.7%
Wedding Photographer $4,139 - $5,059 4.6%
Planner/Coordinator $4,184 - $5,114 4.7%
Wedding Planner $4,184 - $5,114 4.7%
Transportation $4,207 - $5,141 4.7%
Other Transportation $4,207 - $5,141 4.7%
Estimated Total Cost: $89,969 - $109,962 100%

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NOTE: The average cost of a wedding in Washington DC is based on the answers to your questions and spending of other couples getting married, not vendor prices. This typically includes purchases of both new and used items. This typically includes purchases of services from professionals, someone that simply provides the service, or a hired family member or friend. Every wedding is different, and the amount couples spend can vary widely.


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