Wedding Cost Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: Association of Bridal Consultants
Research Date: April 9th, 2015

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Average Total Cost of Wedding$28,082
Attire & Accessories$1,600
Wedding Dress$1,053
Dress Accessories$144
Headpiece and or Veil$119
Tuxedo / Suit / Other Accessories$111
Tuxedo / Suit / Other Rent/Purchase$271
Beauty & Spa$130
Makeup Service$60
Hair Service$71
Manicure & Pedicure$47
Live Band$1,751
Musician / Soloist / Ensemble$559
Flowers & Decorations$1,800
Boutonnieres, Corsages$134
Bridal Bouquets$139
Bridesmaid Bouquet$180
Ceremony Decorations$235
Ceremony Flower Arrangements$298
Flower Girl Flowers$86
Flower Petals$88
Reception Decorations$287
Reception Flower Arrangements$348
Reception Table Centerpieces$366
Gifts & Favors$800
Gifts for Attendants$196
Gifts for Parents$148
Tips (for all services)$374
Wedding Favors$262
Ceremony Programs$110
Engagement Announcements$150
Guest Book$59
Invitations & Reply Cards$255
Reception Menus$119
Save the Date Cards$125
Table Name and Escort/Place Cards$84
Thank You Cards$94
Engagement Ring$3,465
Wedding Band$1,862
Photography & Video$2,800
Digital or Photo CD/DVD$296
Engagement Session$335
Prints and/or Enlargements$224
Traditional Leather Bound Album$459
Wedding Photographer$1,777
Wedding Videographer$1,152
Planner Consultant$1,250
A La Carte Services$1,123
Day of Coordinator$845
For Getting Started$880
Full Service$2,491
Month of Direction$1,302
Limo Rental$487
Other Transportation$420
Venue, Catering & Rentals$10,500
Ceremony Accessories$206
Ceremony Location$937
Ceremony Officiator$219
Hotel Room for After Reception$281
Reception Accessories$203
Reception Bar Service$2,207
Reception Food Service$4,339
Reception Location$2,672
Reception Rentals$1,385
Rehearsal Dinner$865
Wedding Cake/Dessert$386
Marriage License$70

A wedding is a ceremony where two people are united in marriage. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly between cultures, ethnic groups, religions, countries, and social classes.

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