Wedding traditions in Germany differ from region to region. Here are some of the highlights: Car Procession – after the wedding a car procession is formed and drives through town honking their horns – others honk back wishing the couple good luck. Costs – the father of the bride has to pay the wedding.
What are the grooms parents supposed to pay for?
Tradition dictates that the grooms family pays for the full cost of the rehearsal dinner, even though the brides family and friends attend the event as well. That includes food, drink, venue fees, entertainment, and transportation. Often the grooms family cherishes this responsibility.
Do the brides parents still pay for the wedding?
Traditionally, the bride and her family are responsible for paying for all wedding planning expenses, the brides attire, all floral arrangements, transportation on the wedding day, photo and video fees, travel and lodgings for the officiant if he comes from out of town, lodging for the bridesmaids (if you have offered
Who paid for wedding cost?
According to tradition, the bride and her family should cover the majority of expenses including the brides dress, venue hire, cake, decorations and other services, while the grooms main responsibilities are to pay for the engagement ring, honeymoon and the flowers for the bride.
Does the mother of the groom give the mother of the bride a gift?
Does the mother of the groom give the bride a gift? The mother of the groom traditionally brings a small gift to the bridal shower. When it comes to the wedding itself, the mother of the groom can give the bride a more sentimental gift, like a family heirloom, to officially welcome her into the family.
How much should a father pay for his daughters wedding?
According to the Brides American Wedding Study, parents cover anywhere between 35 and 42 percent of the cost of their childrens weddings.
How much is a wedding with 100 guests?
It depends on the cost per plate, but most receptions for 100 people cost around $5,000 to $10,000, with average cost being around $7,000. The average cost to cater a reception can vary, as the type of catering offered and the cuisine can both affect the cost per plate.
Does the mother of the groom give a speech at the wedding?
I believe the mother of the groom can give a speech at both the wedding rehearsal and at the wedding celebration, says celebrity wedding and event planner David Tutera. However, if you prefer to speak in a more intimate environment, you may opt to present your speech at the rehearsal dinner.