2015 Average Cost of Wedding in the US Rose Slightly to $26,645

(Per www.weddingreport.com)

The average amount US couples spent on their wedding in 2015 rose slightly to $26,645 from $26,444 in 2014. The latest average wedding cost data is based on 8,010 survey samples collected from January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015.

We get asked all the time “what does it cost?” Well, here are some average prices of different services that brides and grooms use on their wedding day!

*Please note that these are not average prices – these are on the low end for our area.

Attire

  • Dress Accessories $229
  • Tuxedo/suit/other Accessories $101
  • Tuxedo/suit/other Rent/purchase $203
  • Wedding Dress/es $1,226

Beauty & Spa

  • Hair Service $66
  • Makeup Service $53
  • Manicure & Pedicure $44

Entertainment

  • DJ $728
  • Live Band $1,706
  • Musician/s, Soloist, or Ensemble $611

Flowers & Decorations

  • Boutonnieres, Corsages $144
  • Bridal Bouquet $148
  • Bridesmaid Bouquets $179
  • Event Decorations $446
  • Event Flower Arrangements $438
  • Event Table Centerpieces $325
  • Flower Girl Flowers $85
  • Flower Petals $95

Gifts & Favors

  • Gift/s for Attendants $104
  • Gift/s for Parents $120
  • Tips (for all services) $385
  • Wedding Favors $235

Invitations

  • Ceremony Programs $121
  • Engagement Announcements $105
  • Guest Book $59
  • Invitations & Reply Cards $228
  • Postage $106
  • Reception Menus $124
  • Save the Date Cards $112
  • Table Name and Escort/place Cards $83
  • Thank You Cards $89

Jewelry

  • Engagement Ring $3,386
  • Wedding Bands $1,254

Photography & Video

  • Digital or Photo cd/dvd $305
  • Engagement Session $396
  • Prints and/or Enlargements $237
  • Wedding album/s or photo book/s $428
  • Wedding Photographer $1,644
  • Wedding Videographer $1,068

Planner/Consultant

  • A La Carte Services $957
  • Day of Coordinator $825
  • For Getting Started $883
  • Full Service $2,886
  • Month of Direction $1,085

Venue, Catering & Rentals

  • Ceremony Officiator $208
  • Event Accessories $325
  • Event Bar Service $2,378
  • Event Food Service $4,771
  • Event Location $3,628
  • Event Rentals $1,719
  • Hotel Room for After Reception $309
  • Limo Rental $480
  • Other Transportation $515
  • Rehearsal Dinner $577
  • Wedding Cake/dessert $422

What do you think of these prices?

Happy Planning!

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