Got a budget of less than $10,000? Fretting because you don’t think it will be enough to create that amazing wedding that you’re envisioning? Is that big, fat inflated number that keeps getting thrown around in the media ($28,400 for the so-called average wedding?) getting you down? We’re here to brighten your mood! You can have an incredible wedding- with gorgeous photos to boot – for less than $10,000. Want proof? Here are 50 real weddings that we’ve featured on IW- all with a budget of less than $10,000. (Click on the photo to see the real wedding.)

Julia and Luciano’s $7,000 Sonoma ranch wedding.

 Erica and Derrick’s Michigan brewery elopement. The cost?$4,225 

Elizabeth & Daniel’s east coast farm wedding for $10,000.

Brittany and Ryan’s Ohio DIY wedding for $2,500.

Jennie and Chris’s $9,000 Austin brunch wedding. 


Kimberly and Jimmy’s Charleston garden elopement for $2,500.

Melissa and Adam’s Saskatchewan at-home wedding for $5,000.

Kelly and Anthony’s $1,000 San Diego City Hall Elopement.

Charis and Aram’s $8,000 backyard wedding.

Michelle and Ben’s $2,200 park elopement.