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Discount Wedding Planners Bend OR

Discount wedding planners offer clients wedding ideas on a budget, including discount wedding supplies, wedding invitations, wedding dresses, wedding gifts, and much more. See below to find local discount wedding planners in Bend as well as advice and content on wedding counseling.

Mint Event Coordination and Design
(541) 318-7400
60321 Sage Stone Loop
Bend, OR
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Class ACT Event Coordinators
(541) 382-1816
Bend, OR
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

An Affair to Remember Inc
(541) 322-9355
811 NW Georgia Ave
Bend, OR
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Affinity Non Denominational Weddings
(541) 410-7005
2612 NE Civet Ct
Bend, OR
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Treasured Tea Parties
(541) 388-4823
61960 Janalee Pl
Bend, OR
 
Central Oregon Weddings
(541) 306-4528
20539 Dorchester West
Bend, OR
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Set In Your Way Tablescapes
(541) 388-0314
23095 Alfalfa Market RD
Bend, OR
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Whimsical Weddings
(541) 504-0578
Bend, OR
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Central Oregon Wedding Expo
(541) 330-0313
Bend, OR
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Discount Cards & Party
(541) 382-7525
694 Se 3rd St
Bend, OR
 

10 Tips for Saving on Your Wedding

Trying to plan a wedding on a budget? It’s not easy to have the wedding of your dreams on a shoestring, but you can cut corners and still have a memorable day.

Denise Vivaldo, author of Do It for Less! Parties, has a wealth of ideas in her book, Do It for Less! Weddings: How to Create Your Dream Wedding Without Breaking the Bank. And because food takes the lion’s share of a wedding budget, she’s lavished plenty of attention on budget-saving strategies for menu planning, catering, and even doing it yourself.

The founder of Food Fanatics, a full-service catering and media food-styling company, Vivaldo developed her celebration savvy in the trenches: She’s planned and catered more than 10,000 parties, both lavish and humble. Here, she shares her top 10 tips for keeping the costs down at your wedding.

1. Invite only those guests who are essential to you. Keeping your guest count down is the easiest way to ensure a reasonable budget.

2. Schedule your wedding after lunch and end the event before dinner. Your guests will not expect to be served a full meal. Your wedding invitation could read: Wedding ceremony at 2 pm and a reception to immediately follow. Then place a time limit on the reception.

3. Offer a limited menu and bar. Do you want to serve light appetizers with champagne or just cake with coffee? There’s nothing wrong with just serving cake and coffee. How about a fancy coffee bar complete with a barista?

4. Be your own wedding planner. Reserve three hours every Sunday for six months before the big day to place calls, return e-mails, and handle the details.  

5. Make your own wedding cake or enlist the help of the best baker you know. Having 100 guests? Baking your own cake can save you hundreds of dollars and take fewer than 10 hours.

6. Beg, borrow, and steal. Decide the adventure or thrill of your wedding is spending as little as possible. Ask your friends and family for help.

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OR Wedding Laws

106.120 Who May Solemnize Marriage; Fee; Personal Payment; Records. (1) As Used In This Section, "Judicial Officer" Means: (A) A Judicial Officer Of This State As That Term Is Defined In Ors 1.210 And Includes But Is Not Limited To A Judge Of A Municipal Court And A Justice Of The Peace. (B) An Active Judge Of A Federal Court. (C) An Active United States Magistrate Judge. (2) Marriages May Be Solemnized By: (A) A Judicial Officer; (B) A County Clerk; (C) Religious Congregations Or Organizations As Indicated In Ors 106.150 (2); Or (D) A Clergy Person Of Any Religious Congregation Or Organization Who Is Authorized By The Congregation Or Organization To Solemnize Marriages. Same Sex Wedding Law: Allows Gay Domestic Partnerships ( View Ruling ) To Perform A Marriage In Oregon You Need To Be Ordained And May Be Required To Provide Proof Of Ordination Such As An Ordination Credential , Wallet Credential , Or A Letter Of Good Standing From The Church.