The average wedding cost in the United States for 2017 was $25,764. Couples, on average, spend between $19,323 and $32,205 but, 50% of couples spend less than $15,000. This does not include cost for a honeymoon. Understanding wedding cost now can help you with your wedding budget later.
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Note: The Average Wedding Cost is based on the spending of couples recently married not wedding vendor prices. This includes all types of weddings, event locations, purchases of both new and pre-owned items and purchases of services from professionals, someone that simply provides the service, or a hired family member or friend. Spending and prices can vary widely. Investigate all options and choose products and services that best meet your needs.
What's the story? Many times couples have a specific wedding budget in mind and while some stick to their budget, the reality is that things add up quickly and often exceed the original budget. Cost of Wedding was created to help couples understand real wedding costs. We provide several tools to help you map real wedding cost or spending to your wedding budget.
The numbers provided on this site are simply a guide to help you better prepare for real wedding cost to wedding budget expectations. Averages are based on spending of other couples not wedding vendor prices. Spending and prices can vary widely. You should expect to pay, on average, 50% to 100%+ more when choosing well-experienced professionals, designer labels, popular event locations, unique or custom products and services. Investigate all options and choose products and services that best meet your needs.