Save Your Wallet With These Budget Friendly Rehearsal Dinner Ideas

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Weddings can be a burden on your bank account, and most forget about the additional expenses surrounding a wedding like the bridal shower, lodging for family, and the rehearsal dinner. To help you save on additional expenses, we've come up with budget friendly rehearsal dinner ideas your friends and family will love.


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Image Source: Cedarwood Weddings

BUFFETS

Buffets are a great catering option for your rehearsal dinner because you can offer a few different dishes that fit into your budget. Who doesn't like a pasta and salad buffet, or some southern style mac and cheese and fried chicken?! 


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Image Source: The Sweetest Occasion

APP STATIONS

Appetizer stations are perfect for the bride and groom who want a more cocktail hour style dinner. Friends and family can feel free to socialize and have a lighter dinner. You can make your apps themed to go with your wedding or have stations representing cuisine around the world! 


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Image Source: Intimate Weddings

B.B.Q.

Barbeques are the laid-back option you didn't know you needed for your rehearsal dinner. Have a pre-wedding party and grill everyone's favorite burgers and dogs. Play backyard games, and just have fun!


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Image Source: Blog Lovin

MURDER MYSTERY

Gather everyone for an exciting murder mystery dinner night! You can play this in the comfort of your home if you have a small dinner guest list. It will help the happy couple forget about the stress of the upcoming day, and who doesn't love a party game?!


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Image Source: Whimsical Wonderland Weddings

A PICNIC

If there is a beautiful park in the area, consider having your rehearsal dinner picnic style! Bring comfy blankets, pillows, finger foods, and champagne! Everyone can be involved by either packing their own food or bringing a dish like a pot-luck.