Tips can be a surprise. Some of your vendors will include a gratuity in their invoice, so make sure to take a look first! Here are a few examples of the industry standard, but it is always up to your discretion how much you tip!
Bartenders: 15 percent of total liquor bill (split)
Catering Manager: $200+ or a Personal Gift.
Catering Bill: Tip should be included 15-20% of total bill.
Officiant: $50-$100 for a civil officiant
Hairstylist & Makeup artist: 20%
Shuttle Driver: 15%
Maitre d’: 3% of food & beverage
DJ: 15% of fee
Musicians: 15% of fee for ceremony musicians; $25 to $50 per musician for reception
Photographer & Videographer: $100 (if you are not paying any overtime)
Parking Attendants: $1 per car
Waiters: $20 & up each (handed out by manager or maitre d’)
Wedding Planner: Personal Gift or 15% of fee