Here's What Bridesmaids Can Really Expect to Spend on All Those Pre-Wedding Events
Small Gift for the Couple $25-100Bridal Shower (25 Guests or Under, Hosted by You) Approximately $475-$725
Food and Beverage (Around $15 per guest) $375
Invitations and Postage $25-$50
Bridal Shower Gift $25-$200Bridal Shower (30-50 Guests, Hosted by You) Approximately $925-$1,200
Food and Beverage (Around $15 per guest) $750
Invitations and Postage $50-$100
Bridal Shower Gift $25-$200Bridal Shower (If You're Attending) Approximately$25-$200
Bridal Shower Gift $25-$200Bachelorette Party Approximately $120-$170 Remember, you'll most likely be expected to split the costs of the bride for the evening with the other bridesmaids and guests.
Limo Rental (Per Person) $50
Accessories & Games $20
Food and Beverages $50-$100Bachelorette Weekend (Approximately $300-$1,250) Estimates based on a weekend trip. Keep in mind that in addition to your expenses, you might be asked to help split the cost of the bride's expenses as well.
Transportation to Destination $50-$500
Food and Beverages $100-$300
Miscellaneous Activities (Think boat tour, night at the club, spa day etc) $150It's easy to see how those pre-wedding event expenses can quickly add up! While we're not telling you to blow off your pal's shower and bachelorette, it's important to consider the added costs before over-committing yourself! Want more bridesmaid budgeting tips? The Ultimate Bridesmaid Budget Guide 6 Super Smart Budget Hacks to Help You Save Big on Wedding Party Gifts