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Discount Wedding Planners Bettendorf IA

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 Bettendorf as well as advice and content on wedding counseling.

Prestige Events
(563) 468-1780
Wilderness St.
Bettendorf, IA
 
Elegant Event Planning
(309) 283-7369
PO Box 37
Taylor Ridge, IL
 
Eldridge Community Center Skatepark
(563) 285-8415
400 16th St
Bettendorf, IA
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Exceptional Events
(309) 757-7620
2201 5th Ave., Ste. 18
Moline, IL
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

J Js Keepsake Gardens
(563) 386-6050
6424 N Howell St
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

Figge Art Museum
(563) 326-7804
225 West 2nd Street
Davenport, IA
 
Bettendorf Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites
563-355-4761 x316
909 Middle Road
Bettendorf, IA
 
Prestige Events
(563) 468-1780
3800 Wilderness st
Bettendorf, IA
 
Holiday Inn - Rock Island Hotel & Conference Center
(309) 794-1212
226 17th Street Suite 1
Rock Island, IL
 
Bridal Headquarters
(563) 391-1264
4806 Fillmore Ln
Davenport, IA
Specialty
Wedding Planners / Consultants

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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IA Wedding Laws

595.10 Who May Solemnize. Marriages May Be Solemnized By: 1. A Judge Of The Supreme Court, Court Of Appeals, Or District Court, Including A District Associate Judge, Associate Juvenile Judge, Or A Judicial Magistrate, And Including A Senior Judge As Defined In Section 602.9202, Subsection 3. 2. A Person Ordained Or Designated As A Leader Of The Person'S Religious Faith. Same Sex Wedding Law: Allows Gay Marriage ( Supreme Court Ruling ) To Perform A Marriage In Iowa 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.