Average U.S. Wedding Cost in 2019: $24,675
According to The Wedding Report, the average wedding cost in the U.S. market was flat in 2019, from $24,723 in 2018 to $24,675 in 2019.
Given that costs nearly stayed flat for weddings, there were several minor wedding cost adjustments in a few wedding categories:
|Notable Cost Increases from 2018 to 2019||Percent Change|
|Makeup Service||Up 1.8%|
|Live Band||Up 2.0%|
|Musician/s, Soloist, or Ensemble||Up 2.0%|
|Notable Cost Decreases from 2018 to 2019||Percent Change|
|Event Flowers & Arrangements||Down 1.0%|
|Digital Photo CD/DVD||Down 1.1%|
|Wedding Album/Photobook||Down 1.2%|
Per the report itself, a few key points were highlighted with respect to 2019 U.S. Weddings:
- The average number of wedding guests in 2019 was 125.
- The average travel distance from home to get married was 50 miles.
- The average number of 2019 bridesmaids was 4.
- The average number of 2019 groomsmen was 4.
Source: The Wedding Report