Have the Wedding They Can't Stop Talking About with a Dream Team of Wedding Vendors!
Planning your wedding is an exciting process, and you want your wedding to be one to remember, right? Having an unforgettable wedding starts with hiring the right team of wedding vendors. Especially in NJ, where vendors seem to be getting booked more than 18 months out from the wedding, it is so crucial to do your research and if you connect with a particular vendor – whether it be a Wedding Venue, DJ, Photographer, or Videographer, lock them in right away!
How Do I Find Wedding Vendors Near Me?
A great way to find wedding vendors is to utilize your venue’s Preferred Vendors list. These wedding professionals will be familiar with the venue, the property, and the staff. Plus, in our area, you don’t find your way on a preferred list unless you’re one of the best wedding professionals in NJ.
Another great way to find wedding vendors is by joining bridal groups on social media, specifically Facebook. These are forums of past brides, giving honest opinions about all the companies they used for their big day. By searching “New Jersey Bride,” you will see many private groups that pop up – all with honest feedback on various wedding vendors.
What is a Wedding Vendor?
A wedding vendor is a person that provides a service necessary for your big day.
Examples include a wedding photographer, caterer, wedding venue, DJ, hair and makeup artist, florist, officiant, and more. When you plan your wedding in NJ, having access to various vendors will complete your day.
What is the Average Cost of a Wedding in New Jersey?
It is up to you how much you want to spend on your wedding, but in New Jersey, couples often pay between $70,000 and $120,000. We know seeing the total number may come as a surprise, but here’s a quick breakdown of some of the primary vendor costs:
- Wedding Venue ($40,000 – $65,000): Venues can run anywhere from $150 – $400 a plate, especially if you’re getting married on a Saturday night.
- Top Wedding DJ ($4000+): The best wedding DJs in NJ average around $4,000 for music and enhancements.
- Wedding Photographer ($6500): Photography teams who go above and beyond for their couples, creating custom timelines, offering luxurious wedding albums, timeless photos, and an unforgettable experience, will average between $4700 and $7500 per package.
- Wedding Videographer ($4700): If you’re looking for full-day coverage, with multiple videographers to capture different locations, who deliver multiple edits – including social media teasers, highlight videos, and cinematic full-length films, you’re going to be investing a minimum of $4000 for this vendor.
Beyond these essential vendors, Hair and Makeup, Florists, Caterers, Cake, Dresses, Formalwear, Transportation, and Overnight Accommodations are all things to consider when budgeting for a wedding.
For more information about how Limelight Entertainment can help provide you with the best day of your life, contact us here.