Question: Who pays for wedding in Jamaican culture?

In past generations, the brides family paid for the majority of the wedding expenses. The grooms lucky family got off with just the rehearsal dinner, and the groom himself paid for the honeymoon, the brides rings, and assorted other small expenses.

What is a traditional Jamaican wedding?

Traditional Jamaican wedding food includes two staple ingredients; goat curry and rum. While the rum is in the cake, a goat is usually chosen by the bride and groom prior to the wedding. It is then killed and used to make the curry which will be served at the reception.

How much does a Jamaican wedding cost?

Jamaica wedding prices are far more affordable than the average wedding in the United States. Thanks to the islands all inclusive resorts, you can easily do a Jamaica wedding on a budget. The typical Jamaica wedding package can cost anywhere between $2,000 for a basic wedding to $20,000 for a luxurious affair.

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