The Average Cost Of A Wedding
In each of the past few years, Americans have spent an average of almost $29,000 on weddings. To help you get an idea of what other real life couples in your area have spent over the last year, we at Decidio have gathered data from around the country to help you budget for your own wedding.
To see what other couples in your area have actually spent on their weddings, enter your city and state into the field below.
The Cost Of A Wedding in
The budgets viewed here were compiled from many different sources, along with budgets directly entered to Decidio from many thousands of couples planning their own wedding. We hope that the data we share will help you and your future spouse learn where you can expect your money to be spent, and to create a realistic budget you can stick to.
HOW TO KEEP YOUR BUDGET UNDER CONTROL
Make a list of more important ‘must have’ items for your wedding, and a second list of ‘nice to have’ items you want, but can do without if need be.
ESTABLISH YOUR BUDGET
Agree on the total amount you and your future spouse want to spend on your wedding. Commit to that budget no matter what!
CLICK HERE to research the top wedding vendors in your area for each service needed, based on your available budget. Expect to pay a 50% premium or more for the top locations and most experienced professionals.
Once you have your list of vendors, negotiate for the best price. Work with the vendors so that you are both happy with the agreement. You may have to compromise on some things to stay on budget.
LOCK IN VENDORS
Lock in the availability of your selected vendors on your wedding date by signing contracts and putting down deposits.
Stick to your budget by tracking your receipts and expenses to-date.
ENJOY YOUR WEDDING!
All the planning is complete and the work is done. Now it is time to enjoy your wedding!