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What Does a Wedding Cost?

Medding How Much Does a REALLY Cost? Did you know that nearly 50% of all couples end up spending more on their wedding celebration than they originally budgeted for? Weddings at Twin Oaks investigates how the average wedding budget is allocated along with 2011-2012 spending trends to help you visualize a realistic budget for your special day. Susprising Stats Many couples provided a variety of wedding extras that pushed the average spend per $204 guest to $204. per guest 24% 24% of weddings are destination weddings. Most expensive Average spend: place to $76,678 Manhatan get married: Least expensive Average spend: place to Alska $15,504 get married: December Most popular month to get engaged: December (16%) June Most popular month June (17%) to get married: Average engagement length: 14 months 23% 33% Most popular Blue: 33% Purple 26% wedding colors: Green: 23% Metallics: 23% 23% 26% 20% Only 20% of weddings are formal or black tie: Most brides have at least one DIY element, usually ceremony programs, favors, or escort cards. Guest 19% Only 19% of brides hire a wedding planner. 2011 National Avcrageo eSpend 2012 National Arerages Spend 2011 2012 Wedding Receipt Wedding Receipt ENGAGEMENT RING $5,130 ENGAGEMENT RING $5,431 WEDDING/EVENT PLANNER $1,753 WEDDING/EVENT PLANNER $1,847 INVITATIONS $440 INVITATIONS $453 WEDDING DRESS $1,121 WEDDING DRESS $1,211 GROOM'S TUXEDO $215 GROOM'S TUXEDO $230 CEREMONY SITE $1,599 CEREMONY SITE $1,711 RECEPTION VENUE $12,116 RECEPTION VENUE $12,905 CEREMONY MUSICIANS $536 CEREMONY MUSICIANS $554 RECEPTION BAND $3,122 RECEPTION BAND $3,084 RECEPTION DJ $929 RECEPTION DJ $988 PHOTOGRAPHER $2,299 PHOTOGRAPHER $2,379 VIDEOGRAPHER $1,486 VIDEOGRAPHER $1,619 FLORIST/DECOR $1,894 FLORIST/DECOR $1,997 FAVORS $285 FAVORS $289 WEDDING CAKE $535 WEDDING CAKE $560 REHEARSAL DINNER $1,078 REHEARSAL DINNER $1,135 $61 $63 CATERING (PRICE PER PERSON) CATERING (PRICE PER PERSON) LIMOUSINE $669 LIMOUSINE $708 $194 $204 AVERAGE PRICE PER PERSON OVERALL AVERAGE PRICE PER PERSON OVERALL $27,021 $28,427 OVERALL WEDDING COST OVERALL WEDDING COST SOURCES: and Real Weddings Survey (2012), WEDDINGS which represents nearly 80% of brides nationwide. TWIN OAKS GOLF COURSE DESIGNED BY:

What Does a Wedding Cost?

shared by JCGolf on Nov 07
How much do you think the average wedding costs in America? If you’re planning your San Diego wedding sometime soon, check out the infographic from Weddings at Twin Oaks to find out. From the eng...



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