Average cost of a wedding in Chicago IL with 150 to 200 guests is between $46,490 and $56,822

Wedding Cost Summary

How much does it cost for a wedding in Chicago IL with 150 to 200 guests? The type of wedding is DIY, Elegant, Experience, Formal, Fun, Modern, Other, Romantic, Theme, Traditional, Unique. The wedding color theme is Blues. The typical wedding cost for a wedding of this type is between $46,490 and $56,822.

Lives in: Milwaukee WI
Season: Summer Wedding
Getting married in: Chicago IL
How many guests: This estimate is based on having 175 guests with a range of 150 to 200 guests. Adding a single guest will likely add $266 - $325 to the total amount spent.
Words that describe this wedding: DIY, Elegant, Experience, Formal, Fun, Modern, Other, Romantic, Theme, Traditional, Unique
Primary color theme: Blues

Wedding Cost by Category

Click the category name to view item details

Category > Item Estimated Cost % of Total
Attire & Accessories $1,391 - $1,700 3.0%
Dress Accessories $169 - $207 0.4%
Tuxedo/suit/other Accessories $80 - $98 0.2%
Tuxedo/suit/other Rent/purchase $168 - $206 0.4%
Wedding Dress $973 - $1,189 2.1%
Beauty & Spa $231 - $283 0.5%
Hair Service $91 - $111 0.2%
Makeup Service $76 - $92 0.2%
Manicure & Pedicure $65 - $79 0.1%
Entertainment $1,218 - $1,488 2.6%
DJ/MC $897 - $1,097 1.9%
Entertainment lighting $320 - $392 0.7%
Flowers & Decorations $2,480 - $3,031 5.3%
Bouquets $438 - $536 0.9%
Boutonnieres, Corsages $198 - $242 0.4%
Wedding Venue Decorations $545 - $666 1.2%
Wedding Venue Flowers & Arrangements $841 - $1,027 1.8%
Wedding Venue Table Centerpieces $458 - $560 1.0%
Gifts & Favors $981 - $1,199 2.1%
Gift/s for Attendants $93 - $113 0.2%
Gift/s for Parents $111 - $135 0.2%
Tips (for all services) $555 - $679 1.2%
Wedding Favors $222 - $272 0.5%
Invitations $1,089 - $1,331 2.3%
Ceremony Programs $133 - $163 0.3%
Engagement Announcements $117 - $143 0.3%
Guest Book $64 - $78 0.1%
Invitations & Reply Cards $230 - $281 0.5%
Postage $119 - $145 0.3%
Reception Menus $130 - $158 0.3%
Save the Date Cards $117 - $143 0.3%
Table Name and Escort/place Cards $87 - $107 0.2%
Thank You Cards $93 - $113 0.2%
Jewelry $4,384 - $5,358 9.4%
Bracelet $142 - $174 0.3%
Earrings $123 - $151 0.3%
Engagement Ring $2,903 - $3,549 6.2%
Necklace $163 - $199 0.4%
Wedding ring/band for HER $662 - $809 1.4%
Wedding ring/band for HIM $391 - $477 0.8%
Photography & Video $5,001 - $6,113 10.8%
Digital or Photo cd/dvd $253 - $309 0.5%
Engagement Session $293 - $359 0.6%
Photo Booth $339 - $415 0.7%
Prints and/or Enlargements $327 - $399 0.7%
Wedding album/s or photo book/s $565 - $691 1.2%
Wedding Photographer $1,924 - $2,352 4.1%
Wedding Videographer $1,300 - $1,588 2.8%
Planner/Consultant $7,048 - $8,614 15.2%
A La Carte Services $940 - $1,148 2.0%
Day of Coordinator $806 - $985 1.7%
For Getting Started $864 - $1,056 1.9%
Full Service $3,407 - $4,164 7.3%
Month of Direction $1,032 - $1,262 2.2%
Venue, Catering & Rentals $22,668 - $27,706 48.8%
Hotel Room for After Reception $302 - $370 0.7%
Limo Rental $729 - $891 1.6%
Officiant $319 - $389 0.7%
Other Transportation $860 - $1,051 1.8%
Rehearsal Dinner $581 - $711 1.3%
Wedding Cake/dessert $592 - $724 1.3%
Wedding Venue Accessories $311 - $381 0.7%
Wedding Venue Bar Service $3,513 - $4,293 7.6%
Wedding Venue Food Service $6,857 - $8,381 14.7%
Wedding Venue Location $6,008 - $7,343 12.9%
Wedding Venue Rentals $2,597 - $3,174 5.6%
Estimated Total Cost: $46,490 - $56,822 100%

Recommended Vendors

Photography & Video
TWA Photographic Artists

801 S Wells St., Chicago IL 60607

The best part about what we do are the stories we get to tell. As Chicago area wedding photographers for over twenty years now, we’ve seen and captured just about every incarnation of true love imaginable—and yet, no two stories have ever been the same. That’s why we approach your special day as a unique journey we take together.

Click here to get a free engagement session when you book any full-day package!

Attire & Accessories
Justin Alexander

We have a history of creating a love that lasts. Our company has been in the bridal industry for over 75 years and each collection of wedding dresses is as diverse as the brides who wear them - timeless and classic, modern and on-trend, free-spirited and adventurous, romantic and elegant, and trendy and fun. Endless possibilities await - explore our brands, find "The One" and locate a store near you!

Jewelry
Emblem

We're a family-owned and operated business that has proudly manufactured custom rings in our Utah workshop for over 20 years. Our passion is collaborating with you to design a ring that is perfect for your love story - down to every last detail. Customize his band online using our Ring Designer or browse our Bridal Collection to find her dream wedding band.

15% off with code: weddingreport15

Planner/Coordinator
Belissima Events

Chicago IL

Weddings can be overwhelming. There can be so much to do and so little time. At Belissima Events, our goal is to provide you a smooth process and make your wedding stress free and more enjoyable. We take care of all the planning details for you, like selecting reliable vendors, creating the budget, and custom timelines so you can focus on enjoying your special day! Here, we create and celebrate moments that matter for our couples and clients.

Want a Copy?

  • Get a link to this wedding cost estimate
  • Plus, get a copy of How To Save Money On Your Wedding - 4 Key Decisions That Have The Biggest Impact On Your Budget

NOTE: The average cost of a wedding in Chicago IL 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.


© The Wedding Report, Inc.