We recently reported the average cost of a wedding in 2019, based on The Knot’s 2019 Real Weddings Study of more than 27,000 couples throughout the country, was $33,900. Now, we break that down by individual expense.

Unsurprisingly, the Top 3 most expensive wedding expenses are venue ($10,500), engagement rings ($5,900) and honeymoon ($5,000). In 2018, these categories also made the Top 3, coming in at venue ($9,000), engagement rings ($5,000) and honeymoon ($4,500). 

Other average expenses include:

  • Venue – $10,500
  • Engagement Rings – $5,900
  • Honeymoon – $5,000
  • Band – $3,000
  • Photography – $3,000
  • DJ/lighting – $2,700
  • Videography – $2,400
  • Alcohol/Liquor – $2,300
  • Wedding Rings – $2,200
  • Flowers – $2,000
  • Rehearsal Dinner – $1,900
  • Wedding Dress – $1,600
  • Wedding Planner – $1,500
  • Guest Entertainment – $1,000
  • Transportation – $800
  • Invitations/Stationery – $560t
  • Cake/Desserts – $500
  • Wedding Musicians, i.e. Soloist, Ensembles – $450
  • Favors and Gifts – $400
  • Groom’s Attire – $300
  • Jewelry – $200
  • Officiant – $250
  • Groomsmen Attire (Each) – $180
  • Bridesmaid Dress (Each) – $140
  • Hairstylist (Bride) – $110
  • Makeup Artist (Bride) – $100
  • Makeup Artists Wedding Party (Each) – $70
  • Hairstylist Wedding Party (Each) – $70
  • Catering (Per Head) – $70

Fortunately, you don’t have to break the bank with Sound Precision Entertainment. Save by bundling our four brands: Sound Precision Entertainment; Cuff Link PhotographyRed Frame Videography; and Monocle Photo Booth. For more information, contact SPE at (216) 870-4513 or scott@spedj.com. And stay tuned for more upcoming blogs based on average wedding costs! 

 

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