Mr. Orca and I knew right off the bat that we were in no position to throw ourselves into debt with this wedding. So far, we are debt free (other than our car payment), and we like it that way!
Oregon is a wonderful place to get married for a lot of reasons, but we give super big thumbs up to the cost of getting married here. Yes, there are your $50,000 venues, and no, we didn’t really search in metropolitan (read: pricey) areas. Nonetheless, we felt confident in our abilities to plan a wedding that was financially responsible and the wedding of our dreams.
So, here’s our number: