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WEDDING NUMBERS

 

TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com surveyed 17,500 brides who got married last year and came up with some sobering numbers. Listen up, brides and grooms-to-be:

  • The average wedding costs $28,427 ($77,000 in  Manhattan). That doesn’t even include the   honeymoon.
  • Wedding dress: $1,211
  • Venue (reception hall): $12,905
  • Photographer: $2,379
  • Florist/decor: $1,997
  • Wedding cake: $560
  • Engagement ring: $500,
  • Most expensive place to get married is New York  (Manhattan) where it breaks down like this:
  • Overall wedding (excluding honeymoon): $76,687
  • Wedding dress: $2,877
  • Venue (reception hall): $29,670
  • Photographer: $4,261
  • Florist/decor: $4,414
  • Wedding cake: $809
  • Engagement ring: $15,687

… The least expensive place to get hitched is  Alaska where the average wedding costs $15,504. That includes all the whale you can eat!