This article shows who traditionally pays for what and we all know that things have changed over the years. Depending on your family and culture, the list may not apply or be exactly the way you see it. Please take with a grain of salt and enjoy.

Bride’s Family
• All Reception Costs
• Church Fees
• Groom’s Rings
• Invitations
• Flowers for Church, Bridesmaids and Reception
• Music for Ceremony
• Transportation for Bridal Party
• Gifts for Bridal Party
• Groom’s Gift
• Lodging for Bridesmaids, if necessary

 

Bridesmaid
• Your Attire
• The Shower
• If you’re from out-of-town, Transportation to the Town the wedding is in
• Gift for the Couple

 

Groom’s Family
• Bride’s Ring
• Clergy Fees
• Bride’s Bouquet, Corsages and Boutonnieres
• Rehearsal Dinner
• Transportation for Groomsmen
• Gifts for Groomsmen
• Bride’s Gift
• Lodging for Groomsmen, if necessary

 

Groomsmen
• Your Attire
• The Stag
• If you’re from out-of-town, Transportation to the Town the wedding is in
• Gift for the Couple

The advice above is traditional. We realize that things have changed in the past 50 years.